Professional golfer John Daly posted a photo on social media late Monday that appeared to show him golfing earlier in the day with President TrumpDonald John TrumpHarris campaigns off of NRA attack Help wanted: American ambassador in Moscow Goldman Sachs CEO dismisses ‘impending economic crisis’ amid rising recession fears MORE in Bedminster, New Jersey, where the president is spending the week.
“I’m proud to be an AMERICAN, especially w/this man leading our country! One of the greatest days of my life! Thx you for a great day #potus #dad ….you are the best!” Daly tweeted.
The golfer donned American flag-themed pants for the round, while Trump flashed a thumbs up in the photo.
Trump later responded by thanking Daly and calling him a “special guy.”
I’m proud to be an AMERICAN, especially w/this man leading our country! One of the greatest days of my life! Thx you for a great day #potus #dad ….you are the best! @realDonaldTrump
#americafirst #peoplefirst #greatest #leader #of #our #country #proud #American #MAGA pic.twitter.com/u7hu9vkcUF
— John Daly (@PGA_JohnDaly) August 13, 2019
The president did not have any public events listed on his schedule for Monday.
The two men have been friends for years, and Daly endorsed Trump ahead of the 2016 election.
Daly is a controversial player who has struggled with gambling and alcohol away from the golf course. He won the 1991 PGA Championship and 1995 Open Championship.