DescriptionIn NES Open Tournament Golf, you can play a round of golf on one of three different courses. One or two players can play in the U.S., Japan, or the U.K. and choose a stroke or match play game. Gameplay is from two point of views, starting with an overhead view allowing you to set up the shot and choose a club, then switching to a 3-D point of view. Hitting the ball uses the common power meter where tapping the button starts the meter, tap the button a second time to select the amount of power in the shot, then tap the button a third time to select the amount of slice or hook. If you are unable to finish a round in one play, NES Open Tournament Golf features a battery back-up allowing you to save the game and continue later.
The Famicom version is significantly different than the NES version. The Famicom version has 5 courses, losing the U.S. course found in the NES version but gaining France, Australia, and Hawaii. The Famicom version also lacks the tournament mode feature found in the NES version.
- "Mario Open Golf" -- Japanese Title
- "マリオオープンゴルフ" -- Japanese Spelling
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|A great but mildly unfair Mario golf game||Scribblemacher (169)|
|Early forerunner in golf gaming||chris runowski (2)|
The Press Says
|The Video Game Critic||Feb 13, 2002||A||100|
|NES Times||Jul 16, 2008||9 out of 10||90|
|Nintendo Power Magazine||Jun, 1991||4.2 out of 5||84|
|Nintendojo||1999||7.7 out of 10||77|
|Video Games||Jan, 1993||74 out of 100||74|
|Megablast||1993||71 out of 100||71|
|Topic||# Posts||Last Post|
|Are the NES and Famicom version 2 separate games?||4||雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (58472)
Jan 15, 2013
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