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Trump plans third day watching golf tournament at his NJ club

US President Donald Trump hasn’t been able to resist the temptation of stealing the headlines GETTY US President Donald Trump hasn’t been able to resist the temptation of stealing the headlines
Christy Curtis | 17 July, 2017, 17:14

The paltry $5 million purse for the women's U.S. Open-$900,000 of which goes to winner-is mere "table scraps" compared to the $12 million purse the guys played for last month at the Men's U.S. Open at Erin Hills.

The U.S. Women's Open was hosted at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey on Saturday - a venue where President Trump and his family have recently been weekending. A day earlier, UltraViolet members and Trump supporters had demonstrated at a nearby public library, which had been designated the First Amendment protest area.

Trump was in attendance at the event that took place Sunday at his golf course in Bedminster, N.J. The president wore a red "Make America Great Again" hat and waved at the crowd.

But protesters took an extra step Sunday, having bought tickets to attend the tournament.

Ander Herrera and David De Gea pose with Emily Ratajkowski
GETTY Ander Herrera and David De Gea pose with Emily Ratajkowski

Cobb will coordinate with Trump's outside lawyer Marc Kasowitz, who is representing the president in connection to the Russian Federation probe, according to ABC News.

"We don't want to distract the golfers". She added that there seemed to be consternation in the box over the group's brief presence.

The look is a little more subdued than the striking fashion Melania was exhibiting during her trip to France, but dressing for comfort is essential after an eight-hour flight.

Mr Trump has spent numerous weekends visiting his own properties and golf courses, raising alarms from ethics experts and critics who say he is using the presidency to bolster his properties' profiles and enrich himself.

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