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Hyochangwon as Korea's first golf course[edit]

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Original – In 1921, the Empire of Japan turned a Korean royal cemetery into the first golf course on the peninsula. The fenced-off tombs (center of image) remained in the line of play.
Restoration (by Adam Cuerden)
Paired with a caption I think it's pretty shocking; my jaw dropped when I first learned of it. Succinctly captures why the period of Korea under Japanese rule has continued to cause controversy. For sources for the claims in the caption, please see the Hyochang Park article.
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Hyochang Park
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『朝鮮』(朝鮮總督府, 1925), Seoul History Archives

Promoted File:Hyochangwon as Korea's first golf course.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 12:55, 5 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]