President Barack Obama's love for playing golf is well known, even to the point of playing during what many describe are crises. He has spent more time on the golf course than any president during a comparable period in office — and his first love is basketball. Throw in the time he watches hoops and filling out brackets on ESPN, his presidency has been one long rec period. So much so, that military planners and protocol chiefs already have designed the carrier that will bear his name . . .

Includes the largest water hazards on tour . . . and below deck he can watch ESPN basketball all he wants.