0054 Nuclear Golf

May 30, 2012, 02:57 PM, South Hamgyong, North Korea

Pay no attention to that nuclear warhead behind the 18th hole; just shout “Fore!” and drive your Titleist down the fairway. In a development that is bizarre even by North Korean standards, the country is making a move to sell itself as a golf resort…mostly to their golf-mad neighbors to the south. The new Diamond Country Club is located at Mt. Kumgang, just a short bus ride across the demilitarized zone. Selling points include: cheaper greens fees (though still too steep for North Koreans to pay); the longest hole in the world (3,245 feet); 19 holes instead of 18 and a 14th hole being billed as the “unification” hole because all you have to do is get your ball on the green and it will automatically roll into the cup. No putting necessary, but don’t forget your hazmat suit. #ceas #hacker #NorthKorea #tsutsui

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