Trump praises Tiger Woods after the two golf together

Trump praises Tiger Woods after the two golf together
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpRosenstein expected to leave DOJ next month: reports Allies wary of Shanahan's assurances with looming presence of Trump States file lawsuit seeking to block Trump's national emergency declaration MORE on Sunday heaped praise on Tiger Woods for his performance during the pair's round of golf a day earlier, declaring in a tweet that "Tiger is back & will be winning Majors again!"

"Everyone is asking how Tiger played yesterday," Trump tweeted. "The answer is Great! He was long, straight & putted fantastically well."


Trump played a round of golf on Saturday with Woods and Jack Nicklaus. It was Trump's first visit to one of his golf courses in 2019. He played again on Sunday with acting chief of staff Mick MulvaneyJohn (Mick) Michael MulvaneyTrump’s state of emergency declaration imperils defense budget Mulvaney told Trump officials their 'highest priority' will be deregulation: Axios High stakes as Trump, Dems open drug price talks MORE.

The president tweeted that Woods, who trails only Nicklaus in terms of all-time major championship victories on the PGA Tour, shot a 64 at Trump International Golf Club in Jupiter, Fla., which would be eight strokes under par.

Woods, who has 14 major victories to Nicklaus's 18, has not won a major tournament since the 2008 U.S. Open. The major championships include the Masters, the U.S. Open, the British Open and the PGA Championship.

Trump is a regular golfer, and has played previously with both Woods and Nicklaus. Woods has done business with the Trump Organization, designing the company's course in Dubai. Nicklaus endorsed the president in 2016 and has designed the Trump course in Jupiter, Fla.