News & Features

October 2015

South Korea

It is perhaps now a cliché to claim that South Korea is a coming force in golf, as the country is now certainly an established presence in the professional game. KJ Choi was the trailblazer on the international scene, followed by YE Yang – the first male Asian player to win a major, and now Ben An – who is set to star at the Turkish Airlines Open at the end of this month.

In the female professional game South Korean golfers have been at the pinnacle for even longer – and stars such as Inbee Park and Ryu So-yeon are currently dominating the world stage.

It is little wonder that South Korea keeps producing talented and exciting golf talent when one considers the brilliant courses in the country.

Golfing tourists will find over 200 courses among the country’s mountainous terrain. Highlights include Anyang Country Club, a challenging course that cuts through mature trees, which is known as the Korean Home of Golf.

Perhaps the most spectacular course in the country is Nine Bridges on Jeju Island. The course is superbly set out over the vast expanse of the volcanic island, overlooked by the impressive Mount Halla, South Korea’s tallest mountain.

With Turkish Airlines flying to Seoul from destinations all over the world there is great opportunity for golfers to experience a new and exciting golfing challenge.

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February 2017

Singapore

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February 2017

Tokyo

After last year’s boycott by the world’s best golf players citing the Zika virus as their excuse not to attend the Games in Rio, the latest controversy to rock Olympic golf is the men-only rule at the private Tokyo club where the tournament is to be hosted in 2020. Despite the game of golf being […]

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