Discussion

Bill Clinton promoting green lifestyle

Updated: January 18, 2012, 3:26 PM ET
By Farrell Evans | ESPN.com

LA QUINTA, Calif. -- Not long ago I saw a video of William Howard Taft, the 27th president of the United States, playing golf. Taft, who weighed almost 400 pounds, is whaling away hopelessly at the golf ball with an old hickory-shafted club. During his four years in the White House from 1909 to 1913, the Ohioan was the first president to openly play a game that still to this day is a source of political divisions.

"My time is being pretty well filled up now," Taft told friends while he ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE GOLF HEADLINES