Celebrity Pro-Am Profile: George W. Bush

Name: George Walker Bush

Claim to Fame: 43rd President of the United States

Handicap: 15

Connections to Golf:

– Began playing the game as a young man with his father and brothers 

– Took his wife, Laura, to play miniature golf on their first date

– Played 24 times while in office, cutting his rounds following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001

– Hosts the annual Warrior Open, a competitive 36-hole golf tournament, including an 18-hole Pro-Am honoring U.S. service members

– Continued the presidential trend at Augusta National Golf Club by shooting a round of 77

– Likes to watch golf nearly as much as he likes to play it