The Links: President Obama gets golf lessons from Butch Harmon

President Obama will be working on his game in Florida this weekend. (Getty Images) 

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President Obama will receive golf lessons from Butch Harmon. Here's what Harmon had to say about it:

I've played golf with Ike, Nixon, Ford and President Bush 41. I know the President is a real keen golfer ... I'm looking forward to it. It should be fun. (Golf Channel)

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I think it's pretty difficult for Fred Couples to play poorly at Riviera. (Reuters)

Matt Kuchar feels refreshed after his vacation in Hawaii; he's tearing up Riviera. (AP)

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Good question here: Based on his PING deal, is Michael Phelps still an amateur? (GolfDigest)


Three former college stars return to where they played the NCAA championship together last year. (GolfWeek)


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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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