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S Korea woos economy class golf lovers

The government wants more people to play by making the sport more affordable and less elitist
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 05:50

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After double-digit gains over most of the 2000s, visitors to South Korea's 473 golf courses rose just 5.3 per cent last year, the slowest in three years, according to the Korea Leisure Industry Institute.

Seoul

IF THE government has its way, more South Korean golfers will be carrying their own clubs, walking between holes rather than riding in a cart, and there will be more public courses.

The government wants more people to play by making the sport more affordable and less elitist

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