11 golfing presidents: A visual history
From William Howard Taft to Barack Obama, our commanders-in-chief have found much-needed reprieves on the links
President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) REUTERS/Larry Downing

It turns out bipartisanship is alive and well in Washington, D.C. On Saturday, President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) teamed up to beat Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) in a much-anticipated round of golf at the Joint Base Andrews' course. Though Obama and Boehner won $2 off the losing politicians, they weren't able to squeeze in a deal on raising America's $14 trillion debt ceiling. Of course, Obama isn't the first president to hit the fairway, nor, with an estimated handicap of 17, is he the worst (that honor goes to Calvin Coolidge). Here, a look at 11 previous golfers-in-chief.



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