President Obama jokes that Derek Jeter hustled him in golf game

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Derek Jeter hustles President Obama on the golf course
Tuesday August 25th, 2015

President Barack Obama spoke at a fundraising dinner in Las Vegas on Monday night at the home of Las Vegas Sun owner Brian Greenspun, and the President started off the evening with a story about golfing with his host and former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.

Jeter, Greenspun and Obama hit the links at a North Las Vegas country club, and the President thinks he may have been set up to take a fall by the MLB legend, according to Politico.

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“He and Derek Jeter stole money from me at Shadow Creek,” Obama said of Greenspun, referring to the course in North Las Vegas. “It was clearly a set up, because when we got to the practice range, he was shanking balls everywhere. I said, ‘You play golf Derek?’ And he said, ‘I just started 2 weeks ago.’”

They gave Jeter 30 strokes, Obama said, but he realized that was a mistake as soon as they were on the first hole. Jeter crushed him, he said

“We had to take a picture of me handing Derek Jeter money at the end of the game. Despite that, Brian is a great friend.”

Hopefully the president won some of that money back recently when he and Ray Allen defeated Stephen Curry and his father Dell in a recent round of golf.

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