May 18, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Trump's golf scores hacked to make him look like a worse-off player

Trump golfing in the brush

President Trump plays a round of golf at Trump Turnberry Luxury Collection Resort. Photo: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Four fake scores were posted to President Trump's U.S. Golf Association account, an act that has since been concluded as a hack into Trump’s GHIN profile, Golfweek confirmed.

The big picture: Trump’s page posted scores well above his scores of 70s and 80s — 101, 100, 108 and 102. Despite the hack, stories have previously circulated that President Trump is not the most honest golfer — claims he denies — according to retired sports writer Rick Reilly in his book, "Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump."

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