Donald Trump lashed out at his golf club after a disappointing swing during his latest trip to the links.
Exclusive DailyMail.com photos showed the former president at his Trump International Golf Course in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Sunday afternoon with a large group that included pro golfer Bryson DeChambeau.
Trump appeared in high spirits up for most of the outing – except at one point when he grew visibly frustrated at his performance.
He was seen thrusting his club into the ground in an apparent fit of rage after a big swing-and-a-miss in front of his buddies.
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Donald Trump lashed out at his golf club after a disappointing swing during his latest trip to the links in West Palm Beach on Sunday. Exclusive DailyMail.com photos showed the former president slamming his club into the ground
Trump took to his Trump International Golf Course in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Sunday with a large group of friends
Trump was joined on Sunday by pro golfer Bryson DeChambeau (pictured together)
Trump donned his trademark golf attire for the Sunday outing – including a monogrammed white polo, navy slacks and bright red Make America Great Again cap.
Several members of his entourage also sported MAGA gear as they enjoyed picturesque 73 degree weather in West Palm Beach.
Trump’s frustration with his botched swing may have been fueled by the fact that he was being watched by DeChambeau, who boasts eight major wins on the PGA Tour.
The pair were seen chatting close together as they made their way through the course.
Trump and DeChambeau were seen chatting close together as they made their way through the course
A few young golfers also joined Trump on Sunday’s trip to the links in West Palm Beach
Trump donned his trademark golf attire for the Sunday outing – including a monogrammed white polo, navy slacks and bright red Make America Great Again cap
Several members of Trump’s entourage also sported MAGA gear as they enjoyed picturesque 73 degree weather
Trump took to his golf course on Saturday as well, accompanied by his once-again close ally Senator Lindsey Graham and with rising LPGA star Jaye Marie Green.
It was believed to be the first time Trump met with Graham since late last month, when the Republican from South Carolina made a pilgrimage to Mar-a-Lago to beseech the former president for support in several key GOP senate races in the 2022 midterms.
Graham had harsh words for Trump following the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, repudiating the former president’s claims of election fraud.
But, just as after their harsh battle in the 2016 primaries, Graham has apparently wiggled back into Trump’s good graces, in part by staunchly opposing his conviction in a second Senate impeachment trial.
Graham has previously credited golf with helping foster his close alliance with Trump.
Their relationship blossomed in earnest in October 2017, when Graham made an improbable claim on Twitter that Trump had shot a 73 on the par-72 Championship course at Trump National Golf Club Washington.
‘Not one mulligan. Not one,’ Graham said at the time of Trump’s game when pressed on his dubious claim by Golf.com, before gushing: ‘He hit the ball on the screws almost every time.’ Trump and the savvy South Carolinian were soon fast friends.
Trump took to his golf course on Saturday as well, accompanied by his once-again close ally Senator Lindsey Graham (left) and rising LPGA star Jaye Marie Green (right)
Sunday’s golf outing followed reports that Trump is planning a return to social media in the next few months with a platform of his own,
Donald Trump will return to social media in the next few months with a platform of his own, longtime advisor Jason Miller revealed Sunday.
‘I do think that we’re going to see President Trump returning to social media in probably about two or three months here with his own platform – and this is something that I think will be the hottest ticket in social media,’ Trump’s longtime advisor Jason Miller revealed Sunday during an interview with Fox News ‘MediaBuzz’ host Howard Kurtz on Sunday morning.
Miller, a principal at SHW Partners and spokesperson for Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign, added that the new platform will ‘completely redefine the game’ of social media – potentially attracting ‘tens of millions’ of new users.
Trump was a prolific Twitter user before and during his presidency, but the social media platform shuttered his account and permanently banned him from posting after the US Capitol riots on January 6.
Since being booted from his favorite social media site to use and criticize, Trump started releasing statements both from his America First political action committee and from the Office of the 45th President.
Those statements, which are more long-form but reminiscent of Trump’s Twitter activity, have been lauded as more presidential than his tweets ever were by supporters and critics.