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Trump challenges Biden to charity golf tournament, will spot him 20 strokes

Former President Donald Trump threw down the gauntlet Tuesday evening at a packed campaign rally in Florida, challenging Joe Biden to a $1 million charity golf game at his National Doral Golf Club. Trump even offered to spot Biden 20 strokes.

“I will even give Joe Biden 10 strokes a side. 10 strokes, that’s a lot,” Trump said. “That means 20 strokes in case you don’t play golf. I will give him 10 strokes a side and if he wins, I will give the charity of his choice, any charity that he wants, $1 million.”

“I’ll bet you he doesn’t take the offer.”

The challenge comes after remarks by Biden during the Presidential debate claiming that he had shot a six handicap as Vice President during the Obama Administration. The  comment elicited a smile from Trump during the broadcast who called it “the biggest lie.”

Biden, growing increasingly frustrated, then took it a step further questioning Trump’s fitness on a golf course.

“By the way, I told you before I’m happy to play golf with you if you carry your own bag,” said Biden.

It appears now that Trump is calling the President’s bluff and that Biden wants absolutely no part of the challenge.

A campaign spokesperson James Singer responded to the invitation Wednesday morning.

“Joe Biden doesn’t have time for Donald Trump’s weird antics — he’s busy leading America and defending the free world.”

Austen Shipley is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on X @ShipleyAusten

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