I just had to post this Wall Street Journal article, to point out what seems to be what the president is most focused on, and what he sees a top priority.
Quietly, the President Finds That Golf Is No Slam Dunk
By ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON
But as president, Mr. Obama has neglected the court. He has played only seven known games of basketball since taking office, compared with 25 rounds of golf, a sport he picked up about a decade ago when he was an Illinois state senator. That's more golf than former President George W. Bush played in two terms, according to CBS White House correspondent Mark Knoller, who tracks presidential trivia. (In 2003, Mr. Bush quit golf, saying he did so out of respect for the troops serving in Iraq. Since leaving office, he has returned to the sport, an aide says.)
Quietly, the President Finds That Golf Is No Slam Dunk - WSJ.com