Barack Obama faces David Cameron on golf course as leaders hit fairway during UK tour mirror

Barack Obama continued his tradition of facing world leaders on the fairway today when he took on David Cameron .

The keen golfer challenged the Prime Minster to a game at The Grove, which is due to host the British Masters tournament later this year.

Obama’s motorcade travelled 20 miles to the Hertfordshire venue for the contest.

The US President is said to have challenged Cameron, better known as a tennis player, before the 2010 Ryder Cup , where US golfers take on their European rivals, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Saturday is golf day for the US president , who usually practises rounds on Andrews Air Force Base, near Washington.

He’s teed off against world leaders including the prime ministers of Malaysia and New Zealand.

U.S. President Barack Obama chips to the green while playing golf with British Prime Minister David Cameron at The Grove golf course in Watford, Britain April 23, 2016.REUTERS
Obama is well-known for facing world leaders on the fairway
The pair are due to dine together later today at the US ambassador’s residence in London.

It’s the last scheduled event of a three-day trip which Obama has spent urging Britons to vote to stay in the European Union .

Obama headed to the Grove after a meeting with Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn .


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