Posted: 17 November, 2016 by Newsroom

Malcolm Turnbull Got Donald Trump's Private Number From An Aussie Sporting Legend

Well, that's handy!

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull managed to jump the queue in order to speak to Donald Trump, after snaring the President-elect's private number from an Aussie sporting icon.

Legend Greg Norman was the mutual friend between the pair, having played golf with the Republican many times over the course of a decade.

According to The Daily Telegraph, the phone call was positive - described by Turnbull as "very warm, constructive and practical".

Through the help of The Shark, Turnbull spoke to Trump second in the world - ahead of Britain's Theresa May and Germany's Angela Merkel.

Norman has a history of being mates with Presidents, with a well-documented friendship with Bill Clinton:

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