The U.S. and International squads from the 2013
"I want to thank Phil Mickelson for giving me an excellent tip on my sand game," he said. "Because I'm pretty sure I could shave at least two or three strokes if I could just get out of the darn sand."
The visitors also included
Obama talked about serving as honorary chairman at the last two competitions, both won by the U.S. ("I'm just saying," he quipped.) He mentioned the presence of 20-year-old phenom Jordan Spieth.
"They might card him later at the reception," the president said.