President Barack Obama is in Hawaii for Christmas. Right now, he’s golfing with White House chef Sam Kass, staffer Marvin Nicholson, and friends Mike Ramos and Bobby Titcomb, according to the White House pool report.
Titcomb was arrested in Honolulu last year for soliciting a prostitute.
As ABC reported at the time of Titcomb’s arrest:
One of President Barack Obama’s oldest friends has been arrested in Honolulu on suspicion of soliciting a prostitute.
Robert “Bobby” Titcomb was one of four men arrested in an undercover prostitution sting operation Monday evening and later released on $500 bail, according to Honolulu police.
Titcomb, 49, attended Punahou School with Obama in their hometown of Honolulu in the 1970s. The president graduated in 1979, a year before Titcomb.
Since their time together in school they have remained close. Titcomb has visited the White House on numerous occasions to see the president, most recently during Obama’s August birthday when he was included in a round of golf with Obama’s closest friends at the links of Andrews Air Force Base. Afterwards Titcomb, among other friends, joined the president for a barbeque at the White House.
The fivesome is golfing at at the Kaneohe Clipper course at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
The Obamas are in Hawaii for Christmas.