USP PGA: THE PRESIDENTS CUP-DAY ONE S GLF USA NJ

Check this out

USP PGA: THE PRESIDENTS CUP-DAY ONE S GLF USA NJ

Former President Barack Obama is spending his retirement the way most people do: Playing golf. Except when you’re Barack Obama, you get to play golf with other famous people, like Jordan Spieth and Steph Curry.

Instagram Photo

Aside from overwhelming coolness of that photo, you also probably noticed something else: That Obama finally – mercifully – actually boasted some rather cool on-course stylings. Gone are the cargo shorts and the flimsy hats. Dare I say, he actually looked pretty cool.

It’s been a long journey for him to get to this point, but Republican or Democrat or anything in-between, I think it’s something we can all get behind.

Let’s break it down.

2008

Eesh. The cargo shorts phase. Awful, just awful. The non-golf sunglassesdon’t do much to redeem things, either.

AFP

AFP

AFP

2009

Better, but the dark days of 2008 still held a heavy influence. That shirt, in particular, is looking dangerously parachute-y.

AP

AFP

2010

Not much progress made during 2010, with flimsy hats still a ever-present fixture in the wardrobe.

GETTY

2013

Years passed, but precious little progress.

AP

AP

2014

Obama started busting out the pants in 2014 – a promising sign of good things to come.

AFP

AP

(AP Photo/Steven Senne)

2015

Obama’s style mojo started to pick up steam here. Pants fitting better, nice new shorts (Nike, by the looks of it), and less baggy shirts.

AP

AP

AFP

2016

Uh oh, style juices flowing now. Under Armour shirt in this picture with some Nike shoes – he’s one good hat away from looking genuinely sharp.

AP

2017

Bam! Tighter fitting pants and shirts, cool shades – and finally a proper hat!Out of office and looking sharp. Long may it continue.

Instagram Photo

EPA

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

[Read More …]

Comment below. Like share or tag a friend

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *