Friday, June 17, 2011

President Barack Obama met earlier this week with United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love, Bubba Watson and Phil Mickelson. In addition to inviting the commander in chief to attend the Ryder Cup next year at Medinah, Love gave the President a uniquely stamped Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport 2 putter. 2011NP2obama_1_600x450 2011NP2Obama_2_600x600 Mickelson gave President Obama, who is a fellow left-hander, three Callaway X Forged wedges and a 9.5° Callaway Diablo Octane driver. Each of the wedges (a 56°, 60° and 64°) was made by Roger Cleveland personally and was stamped PREZ "44" on the back. Cleveland jokingly said, "I weighted them so they wouldn't go any further left." DSC00424_600
Watson presented President Obama with an exact replica of his driver, a Ping G15 (7.5°) with a Grafalloy Bi-Matrix shaft. Maybe Obama will use the clubs when he plays Saturday with Republican House Speaker John Boehner. See-Try-Buy: Learn more about Callaway, Ping and Titleist/Scotty Cameron clubs, and schedule your fitting with GolfTEC. More US Open coverage: Leaderboard | Photos | Video | Download Front9 app Related: Follow David Dusek on Twitter | Facebook

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