Considering the last call he got led to Phil Mickelson's epic performance in Scottsdale, Butch Harmon should be able to work wonders for the President's golf game when he and son Claude III work with Barack Obama this weekend in Florida.
Tim Rosaforte with the details of Obama's visit to The Floridian where there is also a Harmon Golf School.
"I've played golf with Ike, Nixon, Ford and President Bush 41," Harmon said from his golf school in Henderson, Nev. "I never played with President Clinton. I met him in the Oval Office. It'll be interesting. I know the President is real keen golfer. I'm looking forward to it. It should be fun."
**You can also read the same item on GolfChannel.com, re-written with all of the quotes and information gleaned by Tim Rosaforte but not written by someone named Tim Rosaforte. I'd provide a link, by why encourage stealing?
**An unbylined AP story paints a picture of the ultimate buddies weekend trip:
The White House arranged for the reporters who travel with the president to stay at a hotel in Port St. Lucie, about a 20-minute drive away from Palm City. They were not expected to see the president again until it's time for the return trip home.
Obama's longtime friend from Chicago, Eric Whitaker, joined him aboard Air Force One for the trip from Chicago to Florida. The two have played golf together in the past. Another regular member of Obama's golf foursomes is White House trip director Marvin Nicholson, who also traveled with the president on Friday.