The former First Lady complained that it seemed to take her husband “too long” to complete his 18 holes, confessing she would happily get rid of his golf clubs. She jokingly told The Ellen DeGeneres Show: “They’re annoying! It takes too long! Why is there a sport where there are 18 holes?
“They just made that up, that’s somebody trying to avoid their wife!”
Ms Obama also opened up on life at home with her daughters, Malia and Sasha.
Both of her daughters are studying at university – Malia at Harvard and Sasha at the University of Michigan.
She said: “I credit my own upbringing. I credit my mother.
“She was in the house with us. Anyone who met Marian Robinson knows she’s not impressed with anything.
“Our focus was to make sure the girls did what they were supposed to do.”