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Mario Golf

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Since Mario rescued Princess Peach in Super Mario 64, he's been thoroughly enjoying his free time. Bowser hasn't been causing too much trouble, so Mario and his friends have decided to take a trip to the golf course. Waialae Country Club wouldn't allow a couple of underdressed plumbers to become members, so they've come up with their own golf game for Nintendo 64.

Mario Golf 64 features an all-star line up of 10 golfers from Nintendo's cast of video game celebrities, including Mario, Luigi, and Princess Peach. Each golfer has an individual set of strengths and weaknesses. A highlight of Mario Golf 64 is a special "Time Attack Mode," where players must compete to finish a round of golf as quickly as possible.

Mario Golf 64 features an impressive line-up of six courses, which means you'll have to master a total of 108 holes. An optional "Club Handicap Mode" ensures that you stay close to the competition, so Luigi won't get too frustrated if he falls behind. Even though the golfers are cartoons, the physics are as realistic as possible. The CPU calculates the exact ball movement based on wind direction, the strength of the strike, and any spin you may choose to place on the ball.


Mario Golf Nintendo 64 Main Menu ('Transmit' becomes 'Continue' if you don't use the Transfer Pak)
Mario Golf Nintendo 64 DK playing Ring Shot - it's tough because you have to hit the ball all over the place!
Mario Golf Nintendo 64 This second hole requires a lot of bouncing off walls
Mario Golf Nintendo 64 Charlie, another Mario Golf-specific character, preparing to hit

Alternate Titles

  • "马里奥高尔夫" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Mario Golf 64" -- Japanese title
  • "マリオゴルフ64" -- Japanese spelling

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Sweetness. Nintendo 64 Attila (494)

Critic Reviews

Video Games Nintendo 64 Aug, 1999 4 out of 4 100
GameSpot Nintendo 64 Jul 30, 1999 8.7 out of 10 87
Jeuxvideo.com Nintendo 64 Oct 06, 1999 17 out of 20 85
Video Games Nintendo 64 Oct, 1999 85 out of 100 85
Mega Fun Nintendo 64 Sep, 1999 85 out of 100 85
Gaming Target Nintendo 64 Jul 22, 2000 8.4 out of 10 84
The Video Game Critic Nintendo 64 Nov 16, 2003 B+ 83
All Game Guide Nintendo 64 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
HappyPuppy Nintendo 64 Aug 24, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Mag'64 Nintendo 64 Sep 25, 1999 80 out of 100 80


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  • Total! (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2000 – Best N64 Golf Game in 1999

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