“He cheats like a mafia accountant. He cheats loopy. He cheats whether or not you are watching or not. He cheats whether or not you prefer it or not,” Rick Reilly instructed CNN’s John Berman on “New Day” Tuesday.
Reilly recounted a number of tales from his new guide “Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump” of Trump allegedly dishonest, even towards skilled gamers.
In keeping with Reilly, Trump hit two balls within the water when he performed skilled golfer Tiger Woods after which claimed to have virtually tied with him, kicked sportscaster Mike Tirico’s ball right into a bunker when the 2 performed, and claims to have a 2.eight handicap regardless of professionals resembling Dustin Johnson assessing him to be a 9 or 10.
Trump’s caddies additionally allegedly know to accommodate his penchant, Reilly stated — “He kicks the ball out of the tough so many occasions, the caddies name him ‘Pele,'” after the well-known soccer participant.
Reilly attributed Trump’s motivation to cheat to a compulsion to win in any respect prices.
“He has to win it doesn’t matter what — it isn’t that he loves golf, he simply loves beating you,” Reilly stated. “So these guys all the time say he is enjoyable to play with, all the time wins however then he does not even take your cash. It is not about beating you out of the 10 bucks, it is about exhibiting you that he is higher than you.”
Reilly even supplied $100,000 to charity to play Trump in golf — with a catch.
“I am going to play him for 100 grand, (for) both of our charities,” Reilly stated. “However the rule is, we will not play his course, cannot use his dishonest caddies, and there is obtained to be a guidelines man with every of us. And I am going to play him all day.”