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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

11 Feb 2017

Swing coach Leadbetter runs rule over golfers Trump and Abe

U.S. President Donald Trump will play a round of golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Florida on Saturday, a leisurely match-up that should prove to be "a very good game" based on their respective golfing skills, says esteemed swing coach David Leadbetter.

06 Feb 2017

Woods should be 'very concerned' about back flare-up - expert

Tiger Woods' withdrawal from last week's Dubai Desert Classic due to back spasms has cast a lengthening shadow over his return to competition, leaving at least one expert to conclude his brilliant career is now drawing to a premature close.

03 Feb 2017

A crystal ball look at Super Bowl's international potential

Picture the scene: it is 2025 and the National Football League's London Monarchs are battling against the Green Bay Packers in Texas for honor and glory in the Super Bowl.

30 Dec 2016

Woods gets 'at least one win' next year, says Begay

Tiger Woods celebrated his 41st birthday on Friday and long-time friend and fellow professional Notah Begay III predicts he will have more to celebrate in a triumphant return to the PGA Tour in 2017.

15 Dec 2016

Hopkins looks to end stellar career on a high note

Boxing great Bernard Hopkins, who defended the middleweight title a record 20 times from 1995 to 2005 and has never been knocked out, intends to "overdo" himself when he ends a career of extraordinary longevity on Saturday.

07 Dec 2016

Tiger's next chapter a hot topic for players and fans

With the opening PGA Tour event of 2017 just a month away, golf fans and players are bracing for the next chapter from Tiger Woods as the former world number one prepares for his first start on the U.S. circuit since August 2015.

05 Dec 2016

Tiger upbeat after mixed fortunes on his Bahamas return

Tiger Woods' return to competition after an absence of nearly 16 months was a mixed bag, though the former world number one said he had a great week simply competing at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

06 Nov 2016

Horse racing: Fast finishing Arrogate wins Breeders' Classic

ARCADIA, California Second choice Arrogate stole the limelight from favorite California Chrome with a storming finish to win the showpiece $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic by half a length at Santa Anita Park on Saturday.

06 Nov 2016

Horse racing: Commanding Highland Reel wins Breeders' Turf

ARCADIA, California Irish raider Highland Reel led the whole way to upstage favorite Flintshire with a commanding victory by a length and three-quarters in the $4 million Breeders' Cup Turf at Santa Anita Park on Saturday.

05 Nov 2016

Beholder, jockey Smith shine at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, California A stunning victory by 6-year-old mare Beholder in the final race of her career and another win for record-setting jockey Mike Smith stole the limelight on the opening day of the Breeders' Cup on Friday.

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