Donald Trump: Take a look at this POTUS golf swing against a PGA Tour pro

By Alex Butler

Nov. 7 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump was on the links again this week, golfing with PGA Tour pro Hideki Matsuyama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Trump tweeted a video of himself golfing on Sunday.


"Playing golf with Prime Minister Abe and Hideki Matsuyama, two wonderful people!" He wrote on the caption for the video.

The video featured Trump striking a golfball toward the green at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The course is the site of the 2020 Olympic golf competition.

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"I wasn't sure if I'd be good enough. But I hope to have fun so that it will be engraved in my memory. I'll do my best not to lose [to Trump]," Matsuyama told the Japanese press on Friday, according to

Matsuyama is ranked No. 4 in the Official World Golf Ranking. He won the 2017 WGC Bridgestone Invitational and the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Trump posted a round of 68 in October, according to his GHIN profile page. His previous low was a 70 in August of 2013, according to the site.


"A round of golf with a marvelous friend [President Donald J. Trump], full of spirited conversation," the Prime Minister's Office of Japan wrote in a social media post.

Trump also posted a photo with Shinzo Abe on Feb. 11 from a golf course in the United States.

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"DONALD AND SHINZO‬. MAKE ALLIANCE EVEN GREATER‬. ‪Kasumigaseki Country Club‬ ‪#Kawagoe, #Saitama, #Japan‬," Trump posted Sunday on his Instagram account.

That video featured the two holding autographed hats for the cameras.

‪DONALD AND SHINZO‬ ‪MAKE ALLIANCE EVEN GREATER‬ ‪Kasumigaseki Country Club‬ ‪#Kawagoe, #Saitama, #Japan‬ ‪🇺🇸🇯🇵#POTUSinAsia ‬


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Trump's tour of Asia includes stops in Japan, Seoul, Beijing, Hanoi, Da Nang and Manila.

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