The Presidency: Back on TheCourse


Ever since May 1961, when he aggravated his old back ailment while lifting a spadeful of soil at a tree-planting ceremony in Canada, John F. Kennedy has stayed off the golf course. So it came as a surprise when, early this month, newsmen spotted the President swinging vigorously away on the course at Hyannis Port.

The President's return to the game prompted a question at his press conference last week. "I wonder," asked a reporter, "if you could tell us how you feel and how you enjoyed returning to what has been reported one of your favorite sports?" The rambling...

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