Obama accuses Derek Jeter of hustling him at golf
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Derek Jeter might not get another invite to play golf with President Obama, after the commander in chief accused the retired New York Yankee shortstop of hustling him during one visit to the links.

While speaking at a Democratic fundraiser in Nevada on Monday night, Obama recounted the time he teed up with Jeter and the event’s host, Las Vegas Sun owner Brian Greenspun.


“The last time I saw Brian, I have to admit that he and Derek Jeter stole money from me at Shadow Creek,” Obama said to laughs from the crowd, according to a transcript of the remarks released by the White House.

Obama, whose love of golf is well documented, played with the MLB star and Greenspun last November at Shadow Creek, Las Vegas’s famed golf course.

Calling it a “setup,” the president continued, “I knew Derek, but I hadn’t played golf with him before. And as we got up to the practice range, he was shanking balls everywhere.”

“And I said, ‘Well, do you play golf, Derek?’"

“He said, ‘I just started two weeks ago,’ ” Obama recalled.

Greenspun agreed to be Jeter’s partner, according to Obama.

“And we gave Derek Jeter like 30 strokes. And then on the first tee, suddenly the ball just went straight and down the middle of the fairway,” said the president.

Jeter’s surprisingly good golf game meant Obama had to pay up: “And we had to take a picture of me handing Derek Jeter money at the end of it.”