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PGA European Tour

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MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
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Game Boy
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2.5
Genesis
83
2.1
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Description

European Tour is best thought of as a remake of the original game, rather than a sequel as such. It features 5 courses from across Europe, and 60 top European pros, rather than the US-leaned lineup of the original. The graphics are much more detailed and colorful, as you'd expect considering the intervening years of advances in programming skill.

The control system is the standard three-click method used in most golf games, but you can now define intended draw/fade levels in advance of playing the shot, so that a perfect aim leads to a measured effect, and an imperfect one exaggerating the effect.

As well as the Stroke Play games of the original (where you count the total score across the whole round of 18 holes, and compare this to your opponent), there are also Match Play (where the aim is to win as many individual holes as possible) and Skins (the same, but with money) modes as well.

Screenshots

PGA European Tour DOS The player icon on the lower left allows the creation of a new player. MOBYGAMER is the maximum number of letters allowed.
PGA European Tour Game Boy Taking a swing on the fairway.
PGA European Tour Game Boy How many players?
PGA European Tour SNES Practice round in Spain

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The Press Says

Sega Force Genesis Aug 10, 1994 92 out of 100 92
Game Players Genesis May, 1994 88 out of 100 88
PC Games (Germany) DOS Apr, 1996 87 out of 100 87
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 Dec, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Consoles Plus Game Boy Jun, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Bladet Amiga Dec 09, 1994 82 out of 100 82
High Score Genesis Oct, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Sep, 1995 2.25 out of 6 75
Sega-16.com Genesis Sep 25, 2014 7 out of 10 70
Svenska Hemdatornytt Genesis May, 1994 60 out of 100 60

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