Congressional Golf, Seventies Style
President Gerald Ford and Representatives Les Arends, Tip O’Neill, and John Rhodes show their individual styles on the Andrews Air Force Base golf course during the third annual Congressional Golf Tournament. September 16, 1974.
"I have just realized that it is due to you, and to Mr. James Thomas and his staff of the Army Navy Country Club that the putting green here on the White House lawn is already in such excellent condition. I assure you that I get a great deal of pleasure and relaxation out of using the green in an occasional late afternoon hour …"
Letter from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Rear Admiral John S. Phillips, April 12, 1957
-from the Eisenhower Library
Can you imagine giving golf tips to the President?
Here, members of the U.S. Ryder Cup golf team help President Clinton up his game in the Rose Garden of the White House. Included in this picture are Tom Watson, Raymond Floyd, Lee Janzen, Tom Kite, and Corey Pavin.