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Anthony Anderson lost USD 300 to Obama in a round of golf

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

"Black-ish" star Anthony Anderson recently lost USD 300 to former US President

During an appearance on Jimmy Fallon's "The Tonight Show", Anderson revealed that while on a family vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, he received a phone call from friend Chris Paul inviting him to play golf with him, Obama and Michael Phelps the following day.


Anderson told his friend he would not be able to make it, since he was away with his family, but wife and kids encouraged him to accept the invitation.

"Long story short, it was the most expensive round of golf I've ever had to play in my life.

"It was cool. talked trash all day and took all of our money. He took USD 700 from Phelps, he took USD 600 from Chris Paul, and he took USD 300 from me," the actor said.

"The president?!" Fallon responded, in shock.

Anderson said he even asked Obama, "Can you take money from civilians?" The former president responded: "I'm a civilian now. So yes, I can take it."

The 46-year-old actor praised Obama's golf skills, saying his shots were as straight as an arrow and that he only played with one ball the entire time.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, August 12 2017. 10:13 IST
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