Aaron Rodgers Comments on Playing Golf with President Barack Obama

May 30, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers looks as calm and composed as anyone at his position on the gridiron, but hitting the links with President Barack Obama was a different story.  
Per Jason Wilde of ESPN.com, Rodgers spoke to ex-teammate A.J. Hawk in a recent podcast interview about the experience of playing golf in a foursome with the United States' 44th president:
It was my best round of the year, thankfully. … I want to play well out there and obviously you walk on the first tee with the leader of the free world -- who's competitive -- [and] I didn't want to go out there and embarrass myself. Luckily I put together a decent round and made some putts. But I was very nervous at the first tee.
The star signal-caller shined in the high-pressure situation, carding a round of 75 at The Courses at Andrews Air Force Base. He also spoke to Hawk about how playing in the Pebble Beach Pro-Am and other events with fans watching makes him anxious:

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