Who would have the temerity to challenge Kim Jong Il's superhuman abilities?

Step forward 71-year-old Nobuaki Kasahara. For the past two decades the golfer has dreamed of matching the late North Korean leader's purported but improbable record on the links.

In 1994, state media was reported to have said that Kim scored 38 under par and 11 holes in one over 18 holes in his first and only round at the Pyongyang golf club.