Former President Donald Trump on Monday issued a formal statement using his official letterhead to let everyone know he nailed a golf shot.
“A lot of people are asking, so I’ll give it to you now, it’s 100% true,” the statement began. He said he was playing at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, with professional golfers Ernie Els, Gene Sauers, Ken Duke and Mike Goodes, when “I made a hole-in-one.”
He then explained the conditions in which he played and claimed that he hit the ball “beautifully in a fairly strong wind, with a cut of about 5 feet, after which it jumped twice and then went. sounds, in the hole. ”
He said he would not reveal who won the match, “because I’m a very modest individual, and you would then say I bragged – and I do not like people who brag!”
The shot was not filmed, but Trump shared a video of himself takes the ball out of the hole while his companions clap their hands.
As president, Trump has visited golf clubs on nearly 300 occasions, with the time spent on golf outings equating to about 110 days, according to a tracker. During those visits, he apparently played golf at least 150 times.
He is notorious for cheating on the track and being dishonest about his accomplishments. Rick Reilly, author of “Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump,” has known the former president for years, saying he is “the worst scam ever and he does not care who knows.”
The Twitter brigade responded as expected to the statement: