Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter has gotten a lot of mileage out of his squeaky-clean image. If you ask the president, it's all a show.

A recent golf outing with the Yankees great ended up with Barack Obama getting burned on the course. As Obama explained to Politico, Jeter -- along with the help of Las Vegas Sun owner Brian Greenspun -- may have hustled the POTUS by understating his golf game.

"It was clearly a set-up, because when we got to the practice range, he was shanking balls everywhere," Obama told Politico. "I said, 'You play golf, Derek?' And he said, 'I just started 2 weeks ago.'"

Trying to be a gentleman, Obama spotted Jeter 30 strokes. Jeter went on to win handily.

"We had to take a picture of me handing Derek Jeter money at the end of the game," Obama said.

Despite the feeling that Jeter "stole money from me," as Obama put it, he walked away happy with the experience. And don't feel bad that Obama lost a few bucks on the course -- their golf outing was part of a larger fundraiser that saw 104 participants pay up to $33,400 a piece.

The other interesting takeaway: Of Jeter was able to beat Obama, even with a nice stroke lead, he's probably a long way from wet-behind-the-ears at the game. Last week, Obama teamed with Ray Allen and beat NBA MVP Stephen Curry and his father, Dell, at an outing on Martha's Vineyard.

The Currys are avid golfers, so Obama's win is a stamp of achievement. Plus, it supports the president's theory that Jeter hustled him.

Obama will swallow this loss, but he's learned better than to trust Jeter in a competitive setting.

More: Stephen Curry Pokes Fun At President Obama's Golf Swing

Derek Jeter's Retirement Gifts


Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

True to the Southern California culture, the Halos presented Jeter with a pinstripe paddleboard.


Houston Astros

Keeping with the local culture theme, the Astros gave the Captain a pair of personalized cowboy boots, a cowboy hat and some golf clubs.


Cleveland Indians

The Indians, who play in the city that is considered by some the birthplace of Rock n' Roll, gave Jeter a personalized guitar.


Seattle Mariners

The Mariners presented Jeter with a chair from the old Kingdome, a base from Safeco field and a $5,000 check for his Turn 2 Foundation. Not pictured here is the $34,000 Jay-Z Hublot that Jeter's former teammate, Robinson Cano, gave him.


Cincinnati Reds

During a rare trip to Yankee Stadium, the Reds gave Jeter framed autographed jerseys of Davey Concepcion and Barry Larkin. The frame also included photos from June 3, 2003, the day Jeter was named the 14th Yankees captain before a game against the Reds in Cincinnati.


Chicago White Sox

On behalf of the White Sox, Paul Konerko presented Jeter with a miniature bench made of out bats, balls and bases, U.S. Cellular Field shortstop dirt in a glass container adorned with legendary shortstops' names and a $5,000 check for the Turn 2 Foundation.


Texas Rangers

Jeter got another pair of cowboy boots from Texas' other team along with a framed photo of Jeter and then-president George W. Bush from Game 3 of the 2001 World Series at Yankee Stadium. The former owner of the Rangers was on hand to present the gift to Jeter.


Minnesota Twins

The Twins gave Jeter the last second base from the Metrodome. That bag was used during Game 3 of the 2009 ALDS, when Jeter and the Yankees beat the Twins, 4-1.


Chicago Cubs

Jeter received the No. 2 from Wrigley Field's famed hand-operated scoreboard.


New York Mets

The crosstown Mets presented Jeter with a No. 2 subway mosaic as well as a $22,222 check for the Turn 2 Foundation.


Detroit Tigers

Detroit's tribute was extra emotional for Jeter, who grew up in Kalamazoo, Mich. With Jeter's family on the field, the Tigers presented him with a $5,000 check for the Turn 2 Foundation, a pair of seats from Tiger Stadium and a trio of paintings of Jeter dating back to his high school days.


Oakland A's

In addition to a $10,000 check to his foundation, the A's presented Jeter with a personalized bottle of Napa Valley wine.


Milwaukee Brewers

The Brewers presented Jeter with a bronze replica of his bat, a stay at the prestigious American Club and a round of golf at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.

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