2016 Presidential Hopefuls: Hit The Links!

Emily Kay does a nice job examining the most stunning Presidential electoral trend of all...pols who play golf in some form, at some point and in some way, stand a better chance of moving into the White House. (Thanks reader Todd.)

    •    1980: Ronald Reagan (golfer) defeats Jimmy Carter (non-golfer)
    •    1984: Ronald Reagan defeats Walter Mondale (non-golfer)
    •    1988: George H.W. Bush (golfer) defeats Michael Dukakis (non-golfer)
    •    1992: Bill Clinton (golfer) defeats George H.W. Bush
    •    1996: Bill Clinton defeats Bob Dole (non-golfer)
    •    2000: George W. Bush (golfer) defeats Al Gore (non-golfer)
    •    2004: George W. Bush defeats John Kerry (non-golfer)
    •    2008: Barack Obama (golfer) defeats John McCain (non-golfer)
    •    2012: Barack Obama defeats Mitt Romney (the anti-golfer)