Lindsey Graham Almost Certainly Lied About Trump’s Golf Score

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Tired of all the winning. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

On Monday, President Trump took time from his busy schedule of re-declaring national holidays and threatening nuclear war with North Korea to play a little golf in the rain. His companion was South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham, with whom he has had a complicated relationship.

Afterward, Graham, throwing his dignity by the wayside, tweeted that Trump had shot a 73, and that he had beaten the senator soundly.

President Trump plays a lot of golf (really, a lot), but unless his long game is as brilliant as his ability to polarize the country, Graham’s story is implausible on its face:

Trump shot a 73 the same way Kim Jong Il once hit fives holes in one in a single round.

Maybe, rather than muster an attempt at plausibility, Graham should have fully embraced the absurdity of his situation.

Lindsey Graham Almost Certainly Lied About Trump’s Golfing