Obama and Tillerson join DC-area golf club
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Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonTrump cannot blame policy of separating children on Obama North Korea looked to set up communications back channel through Kushner: report North America wins 2026 bid to host World Cup after lobbying from Trump MORE and former President Obama have both joined an exclusive country club outside Washington, the Washingtonian reported Wednesday. 

Obama accepted an invitation in May to join the Army Navy Country Club, which charges an initiation fee of nearly $75,000, a member told the news outlet. The member said that Obama held an honorary membership at the Arlington, Va., club before joining, as do all sitting presidents. 


Tillerson also joined the club over the summer, the member says, calling the former Exxon CEO "approachable" and "personable."

Obama also accepted a bid for honorary membership the Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Md., this month, one of the oldest in the country. The former president reportedly had golfed there before joining.

He also joined the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Virginia in May. 

The 44th president appeared alongside fellow former presidents and noted golfers George W. Bush and Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonBest-selling author jokes he knows 'what Pence must feel like' on book tour with Bill Clinton Bill Clinton blasts family separation: 'Children should not be bargaining chips' In memory of Charles Krauthammer, an American genius and dear friend MORE at the 2017 Presidents Cup golf tournament in September, where they united to watch the tournament's opening shots.