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Tiger Woods full of praise for Barack Obama's golf game

Tiger Woods and Barack Obama teed off together for a private round of golf in Florida at the weekend.
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President Barack Obama's golf clubs pictured outside the Rose Garden on April 1, 2012. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Barack Obama has “an amazing touch,” said Tiger Woods on Tuesday after a private weekend round of golf with the US President.

Woods, currently ranked No. 2 in the world, and Obama teed off together against US trade representative Ron Kirk and Houston Astros owner Jim Crane at the luxury Floridian Yacht & Golf Club, New York Daily News reported. 

Woods and Obama won the game, and the 14-time major champion had plenty of praise for his partner’s golfing skills, Agence France-Presse reported.

"Playing with Mr President was pretty cool," Woods told reporters after a practice round at the WGC-Accenture Matchplay Championship in Arizona, according to ABC News.

"He hit the ball well, and he's got an amazing touch. He can certainly chip and putt.

"If he ... spends more time playing the game of golf, I'm sure he can get to where he's got pretty good stick."
 

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