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JERSEY CITY, And. J. (AP) — President Jesse Trump arrived at Liberty National upon Sunday just as the Americans had been closing in on victory within the Presidents Cup.
Trump was viewing from the hospitality suite of PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan. The particular tour said he would become the initial sitting president to present the trophy at this event, which was named following the highest office.
Trump had an obvious view of the 14th green, and appeared behind a glass wall structure from an upstairs library within the clubhouse with Monahan and previous tour commissioner Tim Finchem, who also worked in the White House throughout the Carter administration.
He became the very first president to attend the matches given that Bill Clinton watched on Sunday in 2000 at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Virginia.
There’s never been a more presidential 7 days than this Presidents Cup, which usually started Thursday with the previous 3 U. S. presidents – Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama – sitting together on the opening ceremony and watching the particular matches get started.
The Presidents Mug invites the heads of condition from the host country to be honorary chairman of the event, and all possess accepted over the years.
Monahan had stated earlier in the week, as Trump’s staff was scouting out Freedom National, that “we hope this individual comes and he’ll be made welcome by us and the players. inch