Donald Trump dares Joe Biden to an 18-hole golf match and offers to debate him again so POTUS can ‘redeem himself’

Donald Trump dares Joe Biden to an 18-hole golf match and offers to debate him again so POTUS can ‘redeem himself’
Donald Trump and Joe Biden are set to participate in the second 2024 presidential debate in September (Getty Images)

DORAL, FLORIDA: Donald Trump challenged President Joe Biden on Tuesday, July 9. The former president said it was a chance for the POTUS to "redeem himself" after a poor performance in a debate on June 27 that drastically altered the presidential campaign's direction.

Additionally, he invited Biden to take part in an 18-hole golf match. “I’m officially offering Joe the chance to redeem himself in front of the entire world,” Trump said at a rally in Doral, Florida.

“Let’s do another debate this week so that sleepy Joe Biden can prove to everyone all over the world that he has what it takes to be president,” Trump said. “But this time it will be man-to-man, no moderators, no holds barred. Just name the place, anytime, anywhere.”

Donald Trump mentioned June debate where they argued about golf handicaps

Donald Trump's proposal is impractical considering President Joe Biden is in Washington, DC, this week for the NATO summit with other global leaders and will be in Detroit on Friday, July 5, for a campaign event.

The two candidates are set to participate in a second debate in September, which Biden's campaign has confirmed he intends to attend.

Trump also mentioned a moment from the June debate where he and Biden argued about their golf handicaps.

Biden dared Trump to a game of golf on the condition that he would carry his own bag, implying that he might not be up to the task physically.

“That’s why this evening I am also … officially challenging crooked Joe to an 18-hole golf match,” Trump said, before suggesting that the event be held at his Doral golf course and broadcasted on television.


The former president proposed giving Biden a 20-stroke lead and pledged to donate $1 million to a charity chosen by Biden if the President won.

It was reported extensively by The Washington Post in 2016 that Trump did not fulfill some of his charitable giving promises.

Joe Biden's campaign slams Donald Trump for his unusual antics

The Biden campaign's responded to former president Trump's comments and said that the President “doesn’t have time for Donald Trump’s weird antics – he’s busy leading America and defending the free world.”

“Donald Trump hasn’t been seen in public for 12 days, now he’s inviting fictional serial killers to dinner, teasing lil’ Marco Rubio, praising Project 2025 architect Tom Homan, and challenging the President of the United States to golf,” James Singer, a spokesperson for Biden, stated, The Hill reported.

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media after his trial for allegedly covering up hush money payments at Manhattan Criminal Court on May 20, 2024 in New York City. Trump faces 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in the first of his criminal cases to go to trial. (Photo by Mark Peterson - Pool/Getty Images)
Donald Trump was called a 'liar' by the Biden campaign spokesperson (Mark Peterson - Pool/Getty Images)

“Donald Trump is a liar, a convict, and a fraud only out for himself – par for the course,” Singer added.

Biden's faltering performance in the debate, marked by his difficulty in articulating his thoughts and his open-mouthed pauses as Trump spoke, has sparked a discussion within the Democratic Party about whether he should continue as the nominee.

Seven House Democrats have called for Joe Biden to withdraw as party nominee

Seven House Democrats have publicly called for Joe Biden to withdraw as the nominee. Several Democrats in both the House and Senate have stated that the President needs to demonstrate more vigor in campaigning and advocating for a second term.

However, the vast majority of Democratic legislators have expressed their support for Biden, as he has firmly stated his intention to remain in the race.

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE - SEPTEMBER 27: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks during a campa
Joe Biden is facing calls to withdraw from the 2024 presidential race (Getty Images)

The White House has highlighted endorsements from the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, along with support from representatives like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), to assert widespread backing.

“I am not going anywhere. And I wouldn’t be running if I didn’t absolutely believe that I am the best candidate to beat Donald Trump in 2024,” Biden told MSNBC on Monday, July 8. “And we had a Democratic nominating process where the voters spoke clearly.”

Internet slams Donald Trump for challenging Joe Biden for golf

As soon as the news of Donald Trump challenging President Joe Biden for a golf match went viral, social media users started brutally slamming the former POTUS.

One social media user claimed, "Biden is hosting world leaders this week. More important than a stupid golf game. Unsurprising though because Trump golfed more than he worked."


Another user added, "Trump will cheat."


One commentator wrote, "Omg this guy he's so embarrassing."


"The president doesn’t have time to play golf! He has a job to do!" one person remarked.


Another individual said, "As long as Trump can cheat at golf as usual."


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