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Obama to start his Martha’s Vineyard vacation Saturday

President Obama drove a golf cart at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs last summer.STEVEN SENNE/Associated Press/File

Planning to go to Martha’s Vineyard for a getaway this month? You’re not the only one.

President Obama and his family will be traveling to the Massachusetts island Saturday and will stay through Aug. 21, according to White House officials.

There are no public events scheduled during the Obamas’ vacation, officials said.

During their past two visits, the first family has rented a secluded, seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom property in Chilmark that overlooks Vineyard Sound. It includes an infinity pool and basketball court.

Obama also tends to spend a lot of time golfing on his Vineyard vacations. His playing partners last summer included NBA MVP Steph Curry and comedian Larry David.


Mark Shanahan of the Globe staff contributed to this report.