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Obama Golf Lessons To Pair Him With Former Tiger Woods Instructor Over Presidents' Day Weekend

02/15/2013 04:38 pm ET | Updated Feb 15, 2013

President Barack Obama will work on his swing while vacationing in Palm City, Fla. for Presidents' Day weekend, Golf Digest reports.

Befitting a commander-in-chief, Obama will get top-of-the-line golf lessons from former Tiger Woods instructor Butch Harmon and his son, Claude Harmon III.

Harmon told Golf Digest that he has worked with several presidents, including Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and George H. W. Bush.

"I know the president is a real keen golfer," Harmon said. "I'm looking forward to it. It should be fun."

Obama is known for keeping the details of his golf game close to the vest. In October, ESPN reported that photographers were permitted on only five out of the 104 rounds of golf Obama has played as president.

John F. Kennedy was the last president to ban photographers from the course, according to ESPN.

The White House has also been tight-lipped about Obama's skills on the links. When ESPN asked about Obama's handicap, White House press secretary Jay Carney responded jokingly, "That's classified."

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