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Sport Trump's presence felt at US Women's Open

01:25  16 july  2017
01:25  16 july  2017 Source:   reuters.com

With Donald Trump in attendance, US Women’s Open could be unlike any other major

  With Donald Trump in attendance, US Women’s Open could be unlike any other major President Donald Trump is expected to attend the U.S. Women's Open, sources say, meaning this could be a major unlike any other. "I think there are going to be a lot more eyes on us," said Stanford, "and I think that's good."President Trump is expected to make an appearance at the U.S. Women's Open over the weekend, according to several sources. In fact, there's talk he might even be involved in the trophy presentation on Sunday.Players have been told to expect protestors. The designated protest zone is 3 miles away at a local library.Stacy Lewis has no problem with that, so long as they don't interfere with golf.

US President Donald Trump leaves the 72nd US Women ' s Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, New Jersey, July 15, 2017. / This Man Was Standing In Shallow Water When He Suddenly Felt Something Pull At His Feet.

U . S . President Donald Trump waves as he departs the U . S . Women ' s Open golf tournament at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, U . S ., July 15, 2017. Texas investigates migrant child' s death after US detention.

LPGA: U.S. Women's Open - Second Round © REUTERS LPGA: U.S. Women's Open - Second Round With U.S. President Donald Trump settled in at his Trump National Golf Club for the U.S. Women's Open, security became a major issue at the third women's major of the year on Saturday.

Bomb-sniffing dogs examined vehicles entering the 500-acre grounds, military personnel patrolled in jeeps and Secret Service agents tried to blend into the crowd in sky blue golf shirts, given away by the corded earphones running down their collars.

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In the skies above, a military helicopter escorted a prop plane away from the restricted airspace above the Old Course in Bedminster.

When it comes to Donald Trump, players at the US Women’s Open aren’t going there

  When it comes to Donald Trump, players at the US Women’s Open aren’t going there For months now, USGA officials have talked about trying to separate the politics of President Donald Trump from the playing of the U.S. Women’s Open at a Donald Trump golf course. RELATED: It looks like President Trump will attend the U.S.

Looking out from his glass enclosed viewing box, U . S . President Donald Trump waves to supporters at the U . S . Women ' s Open golf tournament at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, U . S . July 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque.

Image. Cristie Kerr is among the competitors in the United States Women ’ s Open being held this week at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster The golfers must also be wary of offending the sport’ s elitist white male fan base and the women ’ s activist groups expected to make their presence felt .

Trump, whose course was named to host the 72nd edition of the event in 2012, long before the real estate magnate and reality TV star entered politics, arrived on Friday to become the first sitting U.S. president to attend the championship.

Inside the ropes, it was all golf as players jockeyed for position in the third round as rain finally gave way to a dry day.

“How are the scores?,” President Trump called out to spectators as he made his way up the stairs to his private, purpose-built box alongside the 15th green with a view of the par-three 16th tee water hole.

Spectators gathered across from the glass-enclosed structure hoping to catch sight and snap pictures of the president, who periodically co-operated by coming into view to wave or give a thumbs-up, while wearing a red "Make America Great Again" cap.

USGA’s Davis addresses Trump’s presence at U.S. Women’s Open, policies on sexual assault

  USGA’s Davis addresses Trump’s presence at U.S. Women’s Open, policies on sexual assault USGA president Mike Davis addressed the USGA’s policy on sexual harassment and President Trump attending the tournament this weekend. "We've had a long-standing policy on sexual harassment within the USGA." Davis told Golfweek. "It applies not only to all of our staff, but all of our volunteers, it would apply to the vendors here. "But to go a step further when it gets to sexual assault, that crosses the line. We would be getting the authorities involved. Of course we wouldn't support any type of assault. I guess I would just leave it at that. That crosses the line and you've broken the law.

BEDMINSTER, New Jersey (Reuters) - With U . S . President Donald Trump settled in at his Trump National Golf Club for the U . S . Women ' s Open , security became a We love feedback: help us improve by rating the app and sharing your suggestions at [email protected] News to your inbox.

President Trump ’ s arrival spices up dreary afternoon at the U . S . Women ’ s Open . Back in the day, before Jan. 20, Trump roamed the course and clubhouse as he pleased. Phil Mickelson reveals new details on Tiger match: ‘It allows us to be a little bit more real’.

Dropping in to visit Trump in the box was Norway's Suzann Pettersen, after her two-over-par round of 74.

Outside the sprawling grounds, opposing caravans of cars brandished banners in slow processions alternately praising and railing against the president down Lamington Road bordering the course.

(Reporting by Larry Fine; Editing by Ed Osmond)

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Inside the ramped-up security around Donald Trump at the U.S. Women’s Open .
Here's what I've noticed throughout the week. First, as I wrote in my USA Today piece about Trump's debut appearance at the course, there are guards everywhere.New Jersey State Police stationed officers around a number of the course's central hubs, and armed guards made frequent trips around the clubhouse complex.Golf! pic.twitter.com/eilJdBp4UM- Luke Kerr-Dineen (@LukeKerrDineen) July 14, 2017Secret service was also fixture on the grounds, both undercover and otherwise, much to the fascination of some players, like Angela Stanford:"I've always secretly wanted to be a Secret Service agent.

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