Venezuela's Chavez says he is no enemy of golf

January 26, 2011 01:13

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez declared on Tuesday that he is no enemy of golf despite his concerns about elite golf courses on prime urban real estate in Caracas.

Chavez made the remark while congratulating Venezuelan golfer Jhonattan Vegas on his win in the Bob Hope Classic on Sunday in California.

"I'm not an enemy of golf. I'm not an enemy of any sport," Chavez said in a televised speech.

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