President Obama Hits The Links In Key Largo

KEY LARGO (CBSMiami) — President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are getting a bit of rest and relaxation in South Florida  this weekend.

The president hit the links Saturday at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo. One of his golfing buddies was former Miami Heat player Alonzo Mourning.

According to the White House, before golf, President Obama also made a few calls to world leaders regarding the ongoing situation in Ukraine.

He spoke to the British Prime Minister, Italian Prime Minister, French President and hosted a conference call with Lithuanian President, Latvian President, and Estonian President.

This is their second day in South Florida.

On Friday afternoon, President Obama and the First Lady, arrived aboard Air Force One at Homestead Air Reserve Base.

They then paid a visit to  Coral Reef High School to kick off a new effort to help students take the first step toward getting a college education.

Mr. Obama, in a speech to the school’s seniors in the school gymnasium, announced a new initiative to help students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA form.

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