Trump talks golf during Salute to Service speech at Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV - JULY 03: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a Salute to Service Dinner at the Greenbrier Resort on June 3, 2018 in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. The president was participatin in a military tribute on the eve of Independence Day. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Trump talks golf during Salute to Service speech at Greenbrier

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Trump talks golf during Salute to Service speech at Greenbrier

President Donald Trump spoke to the Salute to Service event Tuesday at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., held in conjunction with the PGA Tour’s there stop this week.

During his speech, he recognized several current PGA Tour pros in the crowd, including Bubba Watson, Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson. Trump also called out PGA Tour Champions player John Daly.

“I like Phil, and Phil I think likes me,” Trump said.

Amid his remarks on various policy items, and praise for the military, he offered some plaudits for golfers.

“These are PGA players. These are unbelievably talented people. They’re talented in their mind and in their body,” Trump said. “Their muscles are strong but their mind has to be stronger. It’s tough. And these are tough people.”

A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier begins Thursday.

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