Amateur Golfers Apprehensive but Excited to visit North Korea for DPRK Tournament

A local Oxfordshire golfer expressed her apprehension at appearing in the 2016 DPRK Amateur Golf Open, as one of the competitors from 15 different nations, on the 8th and 9th October 2016.

She said:

“I am a little apprehensive about visiting North Korea due to the recent media coverage, but mainly I am really excited to have the opportunity to visit and experience life there.”

The DPRK Amateur Golf Open was established in 2011 by UK based Lupine Travel and is played on the Par 72 Pyongyang Golf Complex, the only open course in North Korea. The course is most famous for Kim Jong Il alleged course record finish of 34, which included five holes in one.