Obama to get golf lessons from Tiger Woods' former swing coach

Perhaps the president is contemplating going pro some day. He's certainly getting enough practice while playing at being president. Mr. Obama will be in Florida this weekend to get in a few rounds of golf, and will be tutored by the great swing coach Butch Harmon, who was Tiger Woods' coach for many years. The President's golfing weekend at The Floridian GC in Palm City, Fla., will include more than golf on a Tom Fazio course or an afternoon of ball beating at the Harmon School of Golf on campus. The Harmons, Butch and son Claude III, are flying in to work with President Obama, who inquired through an aide if they would be on property during his stay. 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 a real keen golfer. I'm looking forward to it. It should be fun." The President's host, club owner Jim...(Read Full Post)