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Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf (DOS)

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Description

When this golf simulation was released in 1988 the U.S. National Video Game Team said it was "by far the best video golf simulation available".

1 to 4 players can tee it up on either an 18 hole American course or an 18 hole Japanese course. Players 1 & 3 share controller 1 and players 2 & 4 share controller 2.

Game modes are:
  • Stroke Play - The winner has the lowest number of strokes through 18 holes.
  • Nassau Game - The players compete against each other for points. Presses are allowed.
  • Practice - A single player can practice on their favorite hole.
Swing mechanics are: Press A to start the backswing, press A at the top of the swing, press A at impact. High and low shots can be selected by pressing up or down on the control pad. Right after contact another quick press of the A button at the same time as left or right will apply backspin to the ball. Complete club selection is available with the B button.

Terrain includes tee, green, fairway, out-of-bounds, water, sand (light and hard), and rough (super, light, heavy and deep).

There are four available characters:
  • Pretty Amy - Slow swing speed with fantastic ball control and accurate aiming.
  • Big Jumbo - Powerful stroke and a long hitter but good technique is needed to control his shots.
  • Super Mex - All-around player with average distance, accuracy and swing speed.
  • Miracle Chosuke - Less power than Super Mex but good at putting and unequalled accuracy. He can hit a "Reverse Miracle Putt."

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There are 9 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Fighting Golf " -- Japanese NES title
  • "ファイティングゴルフ" -- Japanese Famicom spelling

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Eli Tomlinson (2509) added Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf (DOS) on Oct 30, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Eric Smith (2870)