U.S. President Barack Obama, left, watches close friend Eric Whitaker putt on the 18th green at Mid-Pacific County Club in Kailua, Hawaii, Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. The first family is in Hawaii for ... more 
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, watches close friend Eric Whitaker putt on the 18th green at Mid-Pacific County Club in Kailua, Hawaii, Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. The first family is in Hawaii for their annual holiday vacation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Carolyn Kaster
Tue, Dec 24, 2013 10:16 PM EST