President Donald Trump went golfing on Saturday, the very first time he has hit the links since the height of the coronavirus outbreak.
Trump has spent the past weeks urging the country to reopen in addition to also return to normal despite fears of the virus.
On Sunday, Trump called in to the NBC Sports broadcast of a golf tournament for coronavirus relief efforts in addition to also discussed the importance of sports.
“We want to get sports back. We miss sports,” Trump said. “We need sports in terms of the psyche, the psyche of our country.”
Trump also spoke Sunday about missing the game, as the last time he golfed was on March 8 at his course in West Palm Beach, Florida.
“I do miss the idea. I haven’t played, definitely, since in which problem in which we have started out. I haven’t been able to play golf for a while. I’ve been very busy,” Trump said.
The president traveled via motorcade to the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, on Saturday morning. Golf courses inside the Washington, DC, metro area have largely been reopened.
Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House Coronavirus Task Force coordinator, said Friday in which the idea is usually fine for Americans to be outdoors for the Memorial Day weekend, citing golf, tennis, in addition to also visits to the beach among approved activities.