'Commander In Cheat:' Sports Writer Takes On President Trump's Golf Record

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Friday, April 12, 2019 - 9:39am
Updated: Friday, April 12, 2019 - 2:15pm

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President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2019, in the East Room of the White House.

For years, President Donald Trump has been called out by critics for being inconsistent when it comes to telling the truth. That includes a broad range of things from where his father was born to how large the crowd was for his inauguration.

But no one, until now, has taken on Trump’s tales of his favorite pastime — golf. The president claims to have at least 18 club championships, which would be incredible — except it isn’t true.

Former Sports Illustrated columnist and prolific author Rick Reilly has taken on Trump’s golf-related assertions in the new book, "Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump."

Reilly is at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe on Friday night and joined The Show to talk about what he's found.

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