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MicroProse made a change from military simulations by recreating golf in fine detail. This was the first golf game to operate in true 3D. This means that the player's stance and swing technique can be adjusted, and have a significant effect on the shot outcome. Although the manual's tutorial helps, it's harder to master than rivals such as PGA Tour Golf. There are six courses, an unprecedented number for a computer simulation, and tonnes of playing modes.

Screenshots

David Leadbetter's Greens Amiga The scorecard
David Leadbetter's Greens Atari ST The score card
David Leadbetter's Greens Amiga Teeing off
David Leadbetter's Greens DOS At the clubhouse you can choose the game options

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Alternate Titles

  • "MicroProse Golf" -- Amiga Title
  • "David Leadbetter's Greens: The Instructional 3-D Golf Simulation" -- DOS tag-lined title
  • "David Leadbetter's Golf" -- European PC Title

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Critic Reviews

ST Format Atari ST Oct, 1991 95 out of 100 95
Amiga Computing Amiga Jan, 1992 91 out of 100 91
ST Action Atari ST Mar, 1993 90 out of 100 90
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1992 84 out of 100 84
PC Joker DOS Oct, 1992 81 out of 100 81
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Oct, 1991 800 out of 1000 80
Play Time DOS Jan, 1993 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jan, 1992 7 out of 12 58
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1991 72 out of 100 28
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1993 Unscored Unscored

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Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1993 (issue #42) - #21 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list

Contributed to by Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (500) and Martin Smith (66799)