Trump hails South Korea’s golfers in speech — so who are the best?

( CNN) Amid talk of missiles and nuclear tests, US President Donald Trump determined time to praise the ability of South Korea’s female golfers during a speech in Seoul, Wednesday.

The 2017 Women’s US Open took place at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster New Jersey, with South Koreans predominating the top 10 places on the leaderboard.

To applause, Trump acknowledged that “Korean golfers are some of the best on Earth, ” before referencing the success enjoyed by South Korea.

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