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Obama, on vacation, golfs and gets national security briefings
Obama, on vacation, golfs and gets national security briefings

President Obama started his annual vacation on Martha’s Vineyard as he began the previous four and in the same way he will likely end it: on the golf course. With barely 24 hours on the island behind him, Obama was already into his second round of golf at a semi-private course with a view of Nantucket Sound. The Farm Neck Golf Club is an Obama favorite; it was his first stop last year, as well. Obama getaways tend to stick to familiar patterns. He keeps a low-key schedule of golf and dinners out with a cluster of friends who also retreat to the seaside haven in August. He works in an occasional bike ride and an ice cream run with his daughters. He created a minor stir last...

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