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The fact that Donald Trump cheats at golf may come as no big surprise for those unfamiliar with the game.

But for real golfers, those of us who bleed green and chew grass when we get hungry, there is nothing lower and more despicable than cheating at golf.

If you garner a reputation as a cheater in clubland golf nobody wants to play with you. If there is the merest sniff of doubt about your adherence to the rules of golf, then, plenty of folks will cross the room to avoid your company in the clubhouse. Golf is all about the rules. ‘Play it as it lies’ is the fundamental ethos underpinning the game of golf. #DonaldTrump #golfcheater #TrumpCheats #CommanderInCheat

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Commander in Cheat Donald Trump

Rick Reilly has written a new book called Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Donald Trump. 276 pages of stories about the lengths Donald Trump goes to in cheating at golf. Trump claims to have won 18 club championships, and these are revealed to be completely bogus. What kind of person lies about stuff like this? Trump has cheated against Tiger Woods and the cleaning lady – he is certifiably a compulsive liar and cheat. The scary thing is that he used to be the President of the United States and wants to be again.

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No Person of Any Character Cheats at Golf

The wisdom of the sporting and golf sages tell us that if you cheat you are only cheating yourself. These are the things we impart to our children, as they take up sports and games like golf. What kind of bullshit success story in life goes around psychotically cheating at everything. Where is the real glory in achievements based on lies and manipulating the truth. If you cheat at golf you will cheat at anything. Golf is the most rule driven game on the planet. It is ironic that Trump would choose golf to cheat at on a serial level. It says volumes about the kind of man he is.

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Donald Trump stands as an icon for everything that is corrupt and rotten in our twenty first century world. The worst aspects of American life and the win at all costs mentality, when it is built on cheating and lies, are revealed in his actions and excuses.

The bloated, entitled sense of wanting to be seen as great without having any moral foundation is there. The clownish and buffoonish nature of the man is almost endearing if it wasn’t so dangerous on the world stage. You can envisage Donald Trump kicking opponents balls off the green into bunkers and other repugnant actions in his desperate bid to win at all costs. Rick Reilly’s book recounts a story where he actually does this against a leading golf media personality. Donald Trump cheats at golf – go tell it to the mountain!