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S. Korea Completes Land Provision Process for THAAD Deployment

S. Korea Completes Land Provision Process for THAAD Deployment

SEOUL, Apr. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has completed the process to provide a site for the deployment of the advanced U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, the foreign ministry said Thursday. Since the official announcement of a decision to install a THAAD battery in South Korea, Seoul and Washington have been negotiating [...]

S. Korea Selects Golf Course as New Site for THAAD

S. Korea Selects Golf Course as New Site for THAAD

SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea has picked a golf course in the southeastern part of the nation as the new site for an advanced American missile defense system Friday to counter growing threats from North Korea, military officials said.   The revised decision comes 2 1/2 months after Seoul and Washington picked the [...]

Seismic Changes Expected in Korean Golfing Culture with New Anti-Graft Law

Seismic Changes Expected in Korean Golfing Culture with New Anti-Graft Law

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Golf is an expensive sport to learn in Korea, and although the sport has become more affordable and accessible to ordinary individuals with a rising number of indoor screen golf ranges, the common perception is still that golf is a luxury sport. This is also why it’s a ‘reception [...]

First Golf Course Apartment Complex Coming to Geoje Island

First Golf Course Apartment Complex Coming to Geoje Island

GEOJE, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Amid the rising concern over pleasant residential environments, the first apartment complex to be built directly adjacent to a golf course is coming to southeastern Geoje Island, the famous home of Korea’s largest shipyards. GS E&C announced that it would build an apartment complex with 783 households at Geoje [...]

Korea’s Golfware Market Expected to Post Solid Growth amid Weak Consumption

Korea’s Golfware Market Expected to Post Solid Growth amid Weak Consumption

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite the overall slump in private consumption, South Korea’s golfware market is expected to post solid growth this year as more younger people enjoy the sport, industry sources predicted Sunday. According to the Korea Leisure Industry Institute and golf-related clothing makers, the country’s golfware market will likely grow 7.14 [...]