Trump Golf Count: 298*

Cost to Taxpayer: About $144,000,000**

Find Out More

*Daytime visits to golf clubs since inauguration, with evidence of playing golf on at least 150 visits. Our last recorded outing was on December 30, 2020. Click on complete data table for a list of Trump's outings, or view our breakdown of total costs.

**Read about the new GAO report on the cost of Trump's trips to Mar-a-Lago.

Why we are doing this

"I'm going to be working for you. I'm not going to have time to go play golf." --Donald J. Trump, August, 2016

Our President made a promise to the American people. Here we track his fulfillment of that promise. You can view our full list of Trump's golf outings here, and see this explanation for more information. Or just watch this video to hear it straight from the President himself.


Just the Facts, the Real Facts

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Fun Stats

Days Trump has spent at Mar a Lago:


Cost of flights to Mar a Lago (31 so far):*


Days Trump has spent at Bedminster:


Cost of flights to Bedminster (27 so far):*


Trump has visited his clubs once every this many days since his inauguration:


Projected visits to golf clubs in four years:


Projected visits in eight years:


Total times Obama played golf during his eight year Presidency:


*Cost estimates for Trump's travel to Mar a Lago and Bedminster are from The Washington Post. At this point the number of flights to Bedminster is one more than common counts of his "visits" because of an extra round trip on Air Force One to return to the White House for six hours during the weekend of July 4, 2017. See for up-to-the-minute details about golf outings and for a list of Trump's flights to Florida and New Jersey.

Who Plays Golf More?

Counts of Obama's golf outings courtesy of, archived here. TGCount data are available here. Recent changes have been made to how "confirmed golfings" are counted.

Public, Private, or Military?

View our full list of Obama's golf outings, gathered with help from and Twitter user greenfrogy44.

White House Pool Report References to Golf *

Public Pool

Posted on Mar 31, 2019 16:29:00

Posted on Mar 31, 2019 16:26:00

Posted on Mar 31, 2019 13:55:00

Posted on Mar 31, 2019 09:16:00

Posted on Mar 30, 2019 16:00:00

Posted on Mar 30, 2019 09:45:00

* List includes recent RSS pool reports containing any of the following words or phrases: vacation, palm beach, golf, golfing, golfed, Trump International, Trump National, Bedminster, Sterling. Click here to view them all.

TGCount Poll

Question: Who is the better golf player?
Donald J. Trump or Kim Jong Un?

What Day of the Week Did They Play?

View our full list of Obama's golf outings, gathered with help from and Twitter user greenfrogy44.

Who Are Trump's Golf Partners?

Some golf partners are counted toward more than one category. Mouse over bars for names of partners, or see our partner table for a detailed list.

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