At 12:54 a.m., on Saturday December 22, President Barack Obama and his family arrived at Kailua, a Hawaiian town on the island of Oahu. Almost five days later, Obama, leaving his wife and kids behind, departed the island to return to Washington, D.C. Obama’s vacation lasted a brief 118 hours, according to pool reports.
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So what did Obama do during his vacation?
Mainly, he golfed. Obama spent about 17 and a half hours golfing this Christmas vacation.
On December 26, Obama left his vacation at 9:27 to spend about 6 hours on the links, with buddies Bobby Titcomb, Mike Ramos, and Greg Orme. After he met up with his family on beach, which was located on the Marine Corps Base Hawaii, near the Klipper Golf Course, where Obama played his three rounds.
On Christmas Eve, December 24, Obama departed his vacation home at 9:33 a.m., according to the pool report. He remained on the golf course until 3:15, p.m., spending about 5 and a half hours on the golf course. He again golfed that day with Bobby Titcomb, Mike Ramos, and Greg Orme.
And on December 22, the first full day of his vacation, Obama left his vacation home at 11:34 a.m. to go golfing. He finished up on the links at 5:35, spending nearly 6 hours with Sam Kass (his personal White House cook), staffer Marvin Nicholson, and buddies Bobby Titcomb and Mike Ramos.
Titcomb was at each golf outing this vacation. Titcomb, a longtime friend of Obama, was in the press last year after being busted for soliciting a prostitute in Hawaii.