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Senior PGA Championship raises questions about Trump profiting off his presidency.

  • As top players age 50 and over competed for the Alfred S. Bourne Trophy, questions buzzed about whether the Senior PGA Championship was another example of Trump potentially profiting from his office.
  • “It’s the greatest marketing in the world,” first son Eric Trump told the Washington Post of coverage of the tournament, where several players are wearing Trump-brand gear.
  • While it’s unclear if Trump is earning anything from ticket revenue, according to the Post, his company “stands to gain positive publicity” from hosting the event. 
  • It also serves as a reminder, the Post reported, of the complex web of business interests that Trump has failed to divorce himself from since taking office — despite promises that he would. Read more (5/29/17 9:05 AM)

okay, okay. I know this is not Yuri!!! On Ice but I’m a nerd who likes golf so let me explain. so a famous golfer, Jordan Speith, holed a bunker shot for birdie in a sudden death playoff with Daniel Berger (who he tied the tournament with so they had to keep playing to know who’d get the ultimate title) to win the Traveler’s Championship after four days of keeping the lead and as a competitor golfer this was the coolest thing I have ever seen and I wanted to share it with everyone who doesn’t really know much about golf :))