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President Barack Obama tells of getting hustled in golf by Derek Jeter

President Barack Obama golfs on Wednesday, Aug. 12,

President Barack Obama golfs on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, on the island of Martha's Vineyard. The president, first lady Michelle Obama, and daughter, Sasha, are vacationing on the island. Credit: AP / Steven Senne

Derek Jeter was a five-time World Series champion with the Yankees and a one-time hustler of President Barack Obama.

Obama attended a fundraiser on Monday night for the Nevada Democratic Party at the home of Las Vegas Sun owner Brian Greenspun.

Politico reported the president's opening remarks at the event were recalling a trip to Nevada last November when he golfed with Greenspun and Jeter.

"He and Derek Jeter stole money from me at Shadow Creek," Obama said, referring to a golf course in North Las Vegas. "It was clearly a set up, because when we got to the practice range, he was shanking balls everywhere. I said, 'You play golf, Derek?' And he said, 'I just started two weeks ago.'"

Obama said they gave Jeter 30 strokes. Obama then said how quickly he realized that was a mistake -- the first hole.

"We had to take a picture of me handing Derek Jeter money at the end of the game," Obama said. "Despite that, Brian is a great friend."


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