Donald Trump isn’t shy about taking undue credit. For instance: In 2010, New York City tapped Trump to operate a struggling luxury public golf course in the Bronx. Today, the presumptive Republican nominee wants voters to believe he saved the project with his business acumen—but that isn’t quite what happened.
Donald Trump almost certainly cheats at golf. He denies this vehemently, just as he denies that there is violence at his campaign rallies. (There is definitely violence at his campaign rallies.) And while we may not have video of Donald secretly moving his ball into the fairway, the way we do of his supporters punching people, there are plenty of people who have come out and said they saw the cheating firsthand.
Michael Jordan, G.O.A.T., briefly considered President Barack Obama for his dream golf foursome, but immediately changed his mind because Obama is "a shitty golfer."
It wasn't even a well-executed story about a golf club. Most people agree now, broadly, about Grantland's failings toward transgender people in its telling of—and creation of—the tragic story of the golf-club inventor Essay Anne Vanderbilt. Bill Simmons, the founder and editor-in-chief of the prestige-sportswriting website, signed off on that agreement Monday with a long note of apology.