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How S. Korea is using golf to spur economic development

Golf is a sport many people would describe as elitist - and certainly expensive.

But in South Korea, the government is trying to make it more affordable.

The aim is not to create a generation of new champions.

Rather, by encouraging more people to play the game, the government is hoping to boost spending in a sluggish economy.

Sarah Toms looks at whether the plan will work.