Donald Trump says he will attend US Women's Open

    A view of the entrance to Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster, New Jersey.

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    • US Women's Open held at Trump National Golf Club, New Jersey
    • President Trump set to attend

    (CNN)US President Donald Trump has confirmed he will attend the US Women's Open, which is being held at the Trump National Golf Club.

    Trump tweeted he was his way to the New Jersey course after joining counterpart Emmanuel Macron to celebrate France's Bastille Day -- the national holiday that commemorates the start of the French Revolution -- on July 14 in Paris.
    Earlier in the week the likes of world No. 1 Ryu So-yeon, former US Open champion Michelle Wie, and former world No. 1 Lydia Ko when asked about the potential of bumping into Trump responded by saying that their focus was very much on the golf.
    "I take my role as a female role model very seriously," Wie told reporters. "This week is about the golf.
    "This is our national championship and one of my favorite weeks of the year.
    "I really want to focus on the golf part and hopefully inspire a lot of young women -- and women in general, hopefully -- with my game."
    However, CNN sports analyst Christine Brennan has previously urged Trump to "stay away" from one of the key events of the women's Tou