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PGA Tour Golf (DOS)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Description

PGA Tour Golf introduced many of the conventions commonly seen in the genre since. The three-click control method (the first to start the swing, the second setting power and over-swing, the third setting draw or fade) allowed for a multitude of different shots, and required a sense of timing.

Four courses are included, one of them a fantasy 'links' course designed by the programmers. Some of the holes are fiendish, with bunkers, water hazards and trees, and the need to plan strategies to get the best approach to the green.

When playing a tournament there are 60 opponents, each representing top US golfers - ten of these appear with tactical advice for each hole.

Screenshots

PGA Tour Golf DOS Main menu (Hercules)
PGA Tour Golf DOS Inside proshop: Main menu screen
PGA Tour Golf DOS Player details screen
PGA Tour Golf DOS Main menu (EGA)

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The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1990 11 out of 12 92
The One Jul, 1990 92 out of 100 92
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Sep, 1990 905 out of 1000 90
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1990 86 out of 100 86
Power Play Sep, 1990 86 out of 100 86
The Games Machine (UK) Aug, 1990 84 out of 100 84

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Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1991 - Best Sports Game in 1990 (DOS version)

MajorDad (474) added PGA Tour Golf (DOS) on Nov 18, 1999
Other platforms contributed by Patrick Bregger (110938), Martin Smith (76), Kabushi (122204) and Terok Nor (18455)