Mario Golf (Nintendo 64)

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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 The game praises you for getting on the green quickly
Mario Golf Nintendo 64 Because Plum got a Nice Shot, she doesn't lose a power shot
Mario Golf Nintendo 64 One of the Game Boy characters ready to tee off
Mario Golf Nintendo 64 Baby Mario needs to be careful, this level has inclines, too

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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Critic Reviews

Total! (Germany) Aug, 1999 1.25 out of 6 95
Nintendo Land 2003 91 out of 100 91
GameSpot Jul 30, 1999 8.7 out of 10 87
Mega Fun Sep, 1999 85 out of 100 85 Oct 06, 1999 17 out of 20 85
Gaming Target Jul 22, 2000 8.4 out of 10 84
The Video Game Critic Nov 16, 2003 B+ 83
IGN Jul 28, 1999 8.3 out of 10 83
Spel för Alla Dec, 1999 7 out of 10 70
The Next Level Oct 01, 1999 C- 42


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

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