Donald Trump Tweets a special video message for New Year's Eve

Golf and tweets mainstays of Trump vacation

President Donald Trump will be ringing in 2018 at Mar-a-Lago's annual New Year's Eve party - and members of the public can pay a pretty penny to join him.

Saying goodbye to 2017 with a lavish party at his private club, the president of the United States, Donald Trump, predicted that 2018 will be a "tremendous year".

Hundreds of guests annually attend the Mar-a-Lago bash, with a four-course meal on offer and a different themes every year, ranging from Las Vegas showgirls and 70s disco.

Asked how far he was driving the ball these days, the 71-year-old USA leader said it "gets shorter every year". Last week he invited Coast Guard members to golf and have lunch.

"They're some bad people", he said.

Funk said Trump shot even-par 36 on the front nine and overall surprised Funk, the former Longhorn who helped Texas to the final of the 2016 NCAA Championship before losing a close match in extra holes to Oregon's Sulman Raza.

When the president visits Mar-a-Lago all air operations, with a few exceptions, are prohibited within the 10-mile inner circle ring centered on Palm Beach International Airport. They further noted that "until Donald Trump became president, aircraft were forbidden from landing in the exclusive island town".

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Trump and Scott - who have broken bread together at least three other times in Washington and in Bedminster, N.J.

Trump had the 2018 elections in mind early Sunday.

Besides the daily golf outings, Trump has left Mar-a-Lago on two other occasions - for a Christmas Eve mass and for a visit to a local fire station.

Tarca is part of a group that calls itself the "Trump Squad" - when Trump comes to town, the squad sets up on the Southern Boulevard bridge with signs and banners to show their support.

Trump also tweeted on Sunday - as he did Saturday - about the wave of anti-government protests in Iran. "The people are finally getting wise as to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered on terrorism".

According to a tally kept by NBC News, Trump has spent 113 of the 342 days of his presidency at one of his properties.