It would appear that Tom Watson is not a Barack Obama fan

Tom Watson is very opinionated. (Getty Images)
Tom Watson is very opinionated. (Getty Images)

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Tom Watson recently did a sit-down interview with Jeff Ritter of Sports Illustrated and nope, Tom Watson is not a Barack Obama fan.

The interview was tremendous -- Watson talked Turnberry, Tiger Woods, and the Ryder Cup. Then things turned to politics.

Ritter asked Watson what makes him frustrated or angry.

"The state of our country, how much we're in debt," Watson said. "How much Obamacare has failed in its beginning stages, and the government not fessing up to say it made a mistake.

"We still print money to keep things going. We live in a bubble economic world. Our real estate is still in dire straits. No one wants to talk about that. We don't want to talk about the cost of the changes in government that have been brought upon by the present administration."

Then he flipped it around and said he actually likes how much Obama plays golf.

"I'm really happy that our president plays golf. It's great. Some pundits bad-mouth him for playing so much -- I love that he plays golf. I love it. And, well, that's probably the only thing we have in common."

Head on over to Sports Illustrated for the entire interview.

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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