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Golfing At St. Andrews



President Barack Obama golfing at St Andrews Golf Club, near Dundee in Scotland




Dan Roberts: Barack Obama Tees Off Scotland Visit With Round Of Golf

Barack Obama arrived in Scotland for his first ever visit and a round of golf at St Andrews before a charity dinner in Edinburgh that could hardly strike a more contrasting note with his successor. Obama was warmly received by the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, during an earlier visit to Berlin on Thursday and then landed in Scotlandon Friday amid the sort of excitement normally reserved for current world leaders. Nonetheless, many camera phones were present to witness the famously golf-obsessed president complete his homage to St Andrews and tee off to a round of applause. After the third hole, Obama wandered over to the crowd who had been following him round the course. He shook hands with people and spoke with them before heading back to resume play.

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