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FILE - In this June 27, 2012, file photo, Donald Trump stands on the 14th fairway during a pro-am round of the AT&T National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. Donald Trump wants to make one thing perfectly clear ? he doesn't cheat in golf. Trump also says he has never played golf with former boxer Oscar De La Hoya, who earlier this week questioned Trump's integrity on the golf course. Trump told The Associated Press on Thursday, May 5, 2016, he respects the game too much to cheat and is good enough to have won a number of club championships.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Trump ripped Obama for playing a lot of golf as president. He's doing the same thing.

Trump ripped Obama for playing a lot of golf as president. He's doing the same thing.

Watch | Trump criticized Obama for playing golf, but he does it himself.

President Trump has a complicated relationship with golf.

He owns 17 courses worldwide and has played at some of them several times since becoming President. Trump National Golf Club Jupiter and Trump International Golf Course are a short drive from his Palm Beach residence, Mar-a-Lago.

But before and during his campaign, he repeatedly criticized former President Obama for playing golf on the job. Obama played roughly 306 rounds of golf while in office, CNN reports.

While Trump's aides could not confirm that he played golf every time he visited Mar-a-Lago, but he has visited his courses six times in his first month in office, CNN reports. Social media posts and interviews make it clear he played golf during most of those visits.

For instance, while hosting Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump golfed with Abe and top golf pro Ernie Els. 

This photo from the links was posted to his official social media feeds.

He also played a round with Rory McIlroy. An aide said they only played "a couple of holes."

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President Barack Obama places a ball to putt on the 18th green at Kapolei Golf Club, in Kapolei, Hawaii, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

For context, the Obama administration rarely let reporters take photos of Obama golfing, but aides would tell reporters who he was golfing with. 

Trump repeatedly blamed America's problems on Obama playing golf while in office.

He used Obama's golf habit as an insult.

He complained about the cost of golf. Reports say Trump family travel could cost millions.

He even suggested Obama's golf habit made him among the worst presidents ever.

[Obama] played more golf last year than Tiger Woods. We don't have time for this....We have to work.
Trump, during December 2016 rally

Overall, on Twitter alone, Trump has mentioned golf 621 times. In 25 of those tweets, he referenced Obama. The others were a combination of promotions for his own courses or quotes by legendary golfers like Arnold Palmer and Sam Snead. 

On the campaign trail, he implied he wouldn't have time to golf. 

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