Obama Golfs With Tiger Woods (Update: Press Blocked)
2:14 PM, Feb 17, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
President Barack Obama, who is on a weekend getaway in Florida this weekend, hit the links with Tiger Woods today, the White House reveals.
"The President played golf today with USTR Ron Kirk, Jim Crane and Tiger Woods," deputy press secretary Josh Earnest says in a statement.
It's the first time Obama and Woods have gone golfing together. "President Barack Obama had an intimidating partner for a round of golf on Sunday - Tiger Woods, the world's No. 2 ranked player, according to a report," Reuters reports.
The president is vacationing by himself this weekend. The rest of his family, Michelle Obama and the two Obama daughters, are in Colorado on their own vacation.
UPDATE: The White House pooler reports that the press has been blocked from a photo-op:
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