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PGA Tour Golf

MobyRank MobyScore
Genesis
85
3.8
Windows 3.x
...
4.0
Macintosh
...
4.0
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Description

PGA Tour Golf introduced many of the conventions commonly seen in the genre since. The three-click control method (the first to start the swing, the second setting power and over-swing, the third setting draw or fade) allowed for a multitude of different shots, and required a sense of timing.

Four courses are included, one of them a fantasy 'links' course designed by the programmers. Some of the holes are fiendish, with bunkers, water hazards and trees, and the need to plan strategies to get the best approach to the green.

When playing a tournament there are 60 opponents, each representing top US golfers - ten of these appear with tactical advice for each hole.

Screenshots

PGA Tour Golf DOS 5th hole/TPC Sawgrass course (CGA)
PGA Tour Golf SNES Scorecard
PGA Tour Golf Game Gear Title screen
PGA Tour Golf SNES Overview of the first hole

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The Press Says

Mean Machines Genesis Apr, 1991 91 out of 100 91
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Sep, 1990 905 out of 1000 90
Amiga Joker Amiga May, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Power Play Genesis May, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Amiga Jun, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Power Amiga Jun, 1991 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Sep, 1990 9.6 out of 12 80
Tilt DOS Sep, 1990 15 out of 20 75
Super Play Magazine UK SNES Mar, 1993 60 out of 100 60
The Video Game Critic Game Gear Nov 26, 2003 D 25

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Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1991 - Best Sports Game in 1990 (DOS version)

Contributed to by Patrick Bregger (119462), Martin Smith (76), Kabushi (129784), MajorDad (474) and Terok Nor (19317)