Trump reports scoring a 68 in golf game

President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Camerota clashes with Trump's immigration head over president's tweet LA Times editorial board labels Trump 'Bigot-in-Chief' Trump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates MORE shot a 68 in a game of golf last month, according to October records from the U.S. Golf Association. 

The USGA Handicap Index shows that the president shot the score on Oct. 17 at his own golf club, Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., that has a handicap index of 2.5. 

The score is likely a 4-under par game on a 72-hole course that Trump has frequently visited during his time in office. It is the first score posted for Trump this year on the USGA site.

Trump also reported shooting a 68 in 2007 at Bel-Air Country Club in Los Angeles, according to a Sports Illustrated report


"He really can play. He's very, very good," retired professional golfer Gary Player, 81, who has golfed with eight former U.S. presidents, told CNBC. Player also said the president needed work on his short game. 

Trump's most recent golf outing on Oct. 28 to his club in Virginia was his 76th visit to a golf club since assuming the presidency, according to a NBC News tracker. Trump often works from his clubs, according to the White House.