Barack Obama congratulated the U.S. team on its first Ryder Cup victory in eight years.
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By GOLF WIRE
Monday, October 03, 2016

The U.S. team deserved high praise after defeating Europe 17-11 to capture the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2008, and it doesn’t get much higher than the President of the United States.

President Barack Obama, an avid golfer, took to Twitter on Sunday night to congratulate Davis Love III’s squad on the victory following an emotional week that started with the death of beloved golf icon Arnold Palmer.

Last week, Obama issued a statement saluting Palmer, calling him "the American Dream come to life."

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