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US president attends women's golf tournament for third day

US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (L) talks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a rally with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the US Capitol on March 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (AFP photo)
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US President Donald Trump has taken part in a prestigious golf tournament for women for the third day.

The preside partook in the US Women's Open Golf Championship at the Trump National Golf Course n Bedminister, New Jersey, on Sunday.

Wearing a “Make America Great Again” red cap, Trump was accompanied by his national security adviser, General H.R. McMaster.

The two viewed the event from a glass-enclosed viewing area, where his Melania Trump later appeared as well.

US First Lady Melania Trump arrives at the 72nd US Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, New Jersey, July 16, 2017.

“Thank you to all of the supporters, who far out-numbered the protesters, yesterday at the Women's U.S. Open. Very cool!” Trump tweeted, referring to demonstrators calling for his impeachment.

Demonstrators from Ultraviolet, a women's advocacy group, were also present at the golf course for the third day, to denounce both Trump and the US Golf Association.

Protesters watch as US President Donald Trump arrives at the 72nd US Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, New Jersey, July 16, 2017.

Those  attending the event "did not seem welcome the presence of protesters," according to The Hill.

As Trump watched, South Korea's Park Sung-Hyun fired her second consecutive five-under par 67 to capture the US Women's Open.

Park finished 72 holes on 11-under 277 to defeat 17-year-old South Korean amateur Choi Hye-Jin by two strokes.

"I am excited and happy," said Park, the event's seventh South Korean winner in 10 years. "It feels unreal to a certain extent."


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