Pro Golf Daily: President Obama Persuaded Tiger Woods To Design Course

BY Fansided and Adam McGee/FanSided via Pro Golf Now • January 14, 2017

Our latest daily roundup is here as Barack Obama is said to have been instrumental in recruiting Tiger Woods to design a South Chicago golf course.

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As such, this column will act as a means to recap everything that you might have missed from us on the previous day, but also more importantly to share with you some of the work from around the internet that is worth your attention as a fan of the game.

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    Let’s get down to it:

    Best of Pro Golf Now From 12/17/16

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    Best of Golf Across The Internet From 12/17/16

    Barack Obama Instrumental In Tiger Woods Becoming Lead Designer at New Chicago Course (read here): Tiger Woods has been enlisted as the lead designer for a new golf course on Chicago’s South Side, thanks in part due to a plea from President Barack Obama. The course is expected to be completed by 2020.

    Dave Stockton designed this putting green at Augusta home featuring Augusta National logo (read here): Putting guru Dave Stockton and his son have designed a residential putting green at an Augusta home that features the Augusta National logo at front and center.

    15 best shots of 2016 (read here): T.J. Auclair of PGA.com rounds up his top-15 shots of the year with an unexpected entry coming in at no.1 overall.

    That’s it for today’s roundup but check back in tomorrow when we’ll do it all again.

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