With a phenomenon record, 38-under par 34 over 18 holes at the 7,700-yard (7,041m) Pyongyang Golf Course, "Dear Leader" Kim made in his first try at golf, including 11 holes-in-one in a single round in 1994.
Someone is happy.
"Look at it this way: with Kim Jong-il dying, everybody will be moving up one spot in the world golf rankings," said Dan Daly.
But to the rest of Golf world, Kim will be missed, a lot …
With Kim Jong-il's death, golf loses its best player. Ever.
KIM Jong-il's death was noted on Twitter as an epic loss to golf, with hundreds recalling the Stalinist state media's reports of Kim's 11 holes-in-one in a single round in 1994.