Barack Obama says Tiger Woods' golf from 'another planet'

Woods, the first African-American golfer to win a major title from his 1997 triumph at the Masters, and Obama, the first African-American to be elected as US President, teed off at a luxury golf resort in Florida.

updated: February 21, 2013 12:41 IST
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Washington: US President Barack Obama marveled on Wednesday that playing golf with Tiger Woods was like teeing it up with someone from "another planet."

Obama was still shaking his head at the other worldly skill of the 14-times major champion, after meeting up with Woods for their first-ever round together on Sunday.

"He plays a different game than I do," said the president, an enthusiastic weekend golfer, whose scores are guarded like a state secret.

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