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PGA European Tour

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MobyRank MobyScore
SNES
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1.4
Amiga
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2.2
DOS
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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.

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PGA European Tour DOS The practice session allows the player to choose which hole at which course they want to practice on
PGA European Tour DOS Club selection is automatic. Only later did I realise that instead of selecting all the good clubs I'd de-selected them. MOBYGAMER is playing with clubs that cannot move the ball any distance.
PGA European Tour DOS This will be a 1 hole practice match and that's been set as hole 1 at the K Club, Ireland. The hole starts with a fly-by, which is an option that can be disabled
PGA European Tour DOS Even the professionals end up in the sand ...

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) Genesis May, 1994 5 out of 5 100
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 Jan, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Power Play DOS Apr, 1996 81 out of 100 81
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Game Boy Jul, 1995 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Game Boy Aug, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Svenska Hemdatornytt Genesis May, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Total! (Germany) SNES Dec, 1996 3 out of 6 60

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