SAN DIEGO (CBSLA.com) — A couple got quite the wedding surprise on their big day when President Obama showed up and even posed in some pictures.
CBS 8, a San Diego affiliate, reports that the president was playing golf near the area where an altar had been set up for now-newlyweds Brian and Stephanie Tobe.READ MORE: Bob Dole, Who Overcame Severe WWII Wounds To Lead Senate GOP And Run For President, Dies At 98
After he finished his game, Molly Elizabeth Nelson, a catering sales manager, said Obama started shaking hands.
“He finished on eighteen and I heard he had a pretty good round. We were all clapping and expected him to ride off. He did not, he started shaking hands,” Nelson told CBS 8.READ MORE: Inside SoCal: 12/5 Wrap-Up
The incident at The Lodge at Torrey Pines happened over the weekend while Obama was wrapping up his whirlwind trip to the Southland.
“So THIS happened at yesterday’s wedding… 😆 The President (OMGOMGOMGOMG) was in San Diego this weekend at the venue where we were photographing a gorgeous wedding, and we CAUGHT.IT.ALL,” the couple’s wedding photographers Erin and Jeff Youngren said in an Instagram post.
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So THIS happened at yesterday's wedding… 😆 The President (OMGOMGOMGOMG) was in San Diego this weekend at the venue where we were photographing a gorgeous wedding, and we CAUGHT.IT.ALL. I'm writing the full story on the blog right now, but wanted to get this posted ASAP. Stay tuned!!!!! #POTUS #kindafreakinoutrightnow #eeeeeeee! -E #theyoungrens @lodgetorreypines @mintweddings #tyweddings
Obama even posed in some of their wedding pictures.