Winged Foot Golf Club, Club Member, Club Members, Paul Queally

Winged Foot Golf Club, Club Member

Plan to honor Trump with banquet becomes flashpoint at one of America's most elite golf clubs

The former president has been a member of Winged Foot, one of the country's top golf clubs and host of the 2020 U.S. Open, for more than 50 years.

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Some members of Winged Foot who want to honor Trump have made quiet plans for a fancy tribute banquet at the club on Aug. 4. That has provoked outrage from other members who think such an honor is inappropriate and are trying to get the banquet canceled.

The former president has been a member of Winged Foot, one of the country's top golf clubs and host of the 2020 U.S. Open, for more than 50 years.

and anti-minority remarks.The anti-Trump club members have not taken aggressive action to stop the banquet, but they have informally asked members of the board to intervene — to no avail. They believe they are speaking on behalf of employees of the club who are afraid that speaking out would cost them their jobs, the member said.

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All of that makes the plan to celebrate Trump a flashpoint.Story continues"The rich Republican Trumper members think it's great to feast the insurrectionist," the club member said. "Pathetic!"A spokeswoman for Trump did not respond to a request for comment about the banquet and the battle over it.

It is not the first time Trump's relationship with the golfing world has been a source of controversy — nor is it Winged Foot's first experience with Trump troubles.Republican members of the club were incensed when it declined entreaties to hang a portrait of Trump in 2017. Then-President Barack Obama

was not allowed to playeither of the club's courses when his aides sought tee times for him over Labor Day weekend in 2014 because of the inconvenience it would cause other members.Winged Foot, which is in Mamaroneck, in Westchester County, had "no comment" about the latest dust-up, said a person who answered the phone at the club and then hung up.

"Club management AND board praying it comes and goes unnoticed," a club member said in a text message. "All pretty hush-hush, and no club announcement. But Secret Service will have to close down some of the course."In January, the PGA of America

backed out of its agreementto play a championship event at Trump's Bedminster, New Jersey, golf course next year, the second time it had canceled a tournament planned for a Trump property.Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting

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President Poopy Pants. Douchepalooza21? Piggy! Is he still around? gtconway3d Oh, you mean the sane ones Honor Trump for what? Nearly bringing down the federal government? How about a banquet at Fort Leavenworth. Or Gitmo. GEE I WONDER WHO DONT AGREE....THE COMMUNIST LEFT? gtconway3d I will not be attending

gtconway3d No golf purist would give a banquet for a notorious golf cheat like TFG. Perhaps they should join the McDonalds Banquet and skip all mighty Trump's gtconway3d Rename: Cloven Foot. gtconway3d Good time to cuff.

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gtconway3d It will be interesting to see who wins this one gtconway3d Let them waste their money. It's all for show. IT HAS TO START/STOP SOMEWHERE. Is the pillow guy invited? gtconway3d Hosted in the John Wilkes Booth Club Room, no doubt. gtconway3d This asshole should be in prison, not being honored!

gtconway3d Remember, the rich overwhelmingly support Trump and the GOP … gtconway3d Your daily reminder that the wealthy are not the answer to our country’s problems gtconway3d Just buy that jelly doughnut, 2 Big Macs, 2 filet of fish, 2 large fries and a gallon of diet cook. He’ll eat in the golf cart on his way to the banquet to honor McDonald’s.

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gtconway3d MadManMcCarthy gtconway3d MadManMcCarthy gtconway3d MadManMcCarthy gtconway3d Hope the whistle guy shows up to drown the event. gtconway3d Some members are upset, not because of the perception, but because Secret Service will have to close some courses... gtconway3d The odds of Donald going to jail are so high. Why would they risk their reputation like that?

gtconway3d On top of all his known grotesqueries, what golf club membership would be delighted to host and honor a verifiable golf cheat? gtconway3d It would be in their best interests to cancel the shit show. Do they really think this is a good idea? gtconway3d God that’s embarrassing 🤣 RobertaKorzeni1 FormerGuy

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gtconway3d Banquet should be cancelled. Honor him for what? For destroying the country. gtconway3d Just what he needs, a banquet! 🐖 gtconway3d Stink bombs will work. Trouble is nobody will tell the difference between the stink bomb and trump. gtconway3d Why would WingedFoot_GC lock their account? 🤔

gtconway3d No more us opens at winged foot I& they support a treasonous Russian asset gtconway3d gtconway3d 'Honor' for ? gtconway3d Can the press stand watch and take photos of all those entering and supporting the Dumpster? What's with that tiny glove? gtconway3d I vote for cancel.

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Trump 2024.. all the way.. Biden is going to have a honored place in Nursing home 2022… This man has no honor! 🤷‍♀️ More Leftist drivel… TRUMP2024ToSaveAmerica They should go ahead with the banquet to honor him as the biggest loser of all time. I’m not going to object to that befitting gesture. I think we should have a statue of him in that park they cleared out for him.

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