BEDMINSTER, N.J. -- NFL Hall of Famer and former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre spent some time on the links with President Donald Trump Saturday.
According to the White House, Favre and Trump spoke about the role sports should play in reopening the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“Today President Trump played golf with legendary Hall of Fame quarterback Bret Favre," said Brian Morgenstern, White House Deputy Press Secretary and Deputy Communications Director. "They discussed the importance of sports as a critical unifying and uplifting part of the safe reopening of America.”
Favre and the president played at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
On Friday, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) announced that it had reached an agreement with players on moving forward with the 2020 season.
The NFLPA said that its board approved the deal by a 29-3 margin.
NFL Network reported that the agreement will allow high-risk players to opt out from the upcoming season due to coronavirus concerns. The league will also spread out the financial impact from the upcoming year over the next four seasons. The league projects lower revenue due to the pandemic.