Despite Being Worth $2.5 Billion, Former POTUS Donald Trump Makes a Heartwarming Gesture On a Casual Round of Golf

Published 04/09/2023, 10:00 AM EDT

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Former POTUS, Donald Trump, is not only an influential business tycoon but also a golf fanatic. His contributions to the port are boundless and tell the story of his love for the sport. He owns many golf courses across the globe, which are registered under his Trump Organization. He is often seen on the golf course swinging his golf club. But this time, he was captured doing something plausible and it will make his followers love him more.

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The generosity of the former POTUS, Donald Trump

According to Michael Solakiewicz’s Instagram post, the former president was playing golf today at the Trump National Doral in Miami. However, that’s only half the update. Because what happened next tells signifies that he has a golden heart. According to a Twitter video captioned: “President Trump stops to donate to a fundraiser.” He appreciated $2.5 billion worthy Trump and added,This man is a Legend!” It was visible that he was happy doing that.

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In the video, he is driving his golf cart but stops at a stall and immediately makes a generous donation from his wallet. However, his rapport is bit tainted, when it comes to charity. He has been accused of cheating in golf. But that’s not it. His claims were also denied by NPR. Trump has always claimed that the Trump National Golf Club, Los Angeles, does charity. In 2017, they said, “We are proud to have provided $5 million to the following charitable causes since our opening.” It had nearly 200 recipients.

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But after tallying, the club’s donations fell far short of $5 million and were more like $800,000. He was also highly scrutinized by the public for planting around 100 trees. Homes costing millions of dollars are located all around the Trump National Golf Course. Therefore, it was clear that having tall trees would infuriate the residents. But Trump said it was done for beautification and safety.

The cheating accusations against Trump

In 2022, golf fans were shocked to see the former Presidential golfers’ handicap rankings in a tweet from Golf Digest. Joe Biden was ranked third, at 6.7, and Donald Trump was ranked first, at 2.8. Barack Obama, meanwhile, scored far lower at 13. And at number 15 in the same line after him was George W. Bush. However, the fans were not on board with it. They called him fake and suggested that he cheated. They believed that former POTUS couldn’t hit two with the kind of swing he had.

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What are your thoughts about Donald Trump’s recent charity for fundraising? Please share your views in the comments below.

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Written by:

Saumya Yashawant

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A Commerce graduate who turned her passion into her profession, Saumya is a Golf writer at Essentially Sports. Having developed the love for the sport at a very young age, she watched Tiger Woods and caught inspiration from his legacy early on. Apart from Woods, she shares great admiration for her country's players like Vishwanathan Anand and Neeraj Chopra.
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Manaal Siddiqui

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