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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 (PlayStation 2)

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Advertising Blurbs

Back of Case (UK):

    CHALLENGE TIGER WOODS ON YOUR TERMS

    EIGHT NEW COURSES TO CONQUER

    PUT ON YOUR BEST EA SPORTS GAME FACE

    TAKE ON LEGENDS LIKE JACK NICKLAUS

    TIGER PROOF YOUR COURSE

    FEATURES

    • INTRODUCING TIGER PROOFING
    • Create a course even Tiger Woods will fear with lengthier
      "Tiger Tees," narrowed fairways, sculpted greens, massive
      bunkers, deep rough, and much more.
    • NEW LEGENDS TOUR
    • Take on the all-time greats including Seve Ballesteros,
      Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan.
    • NEW EA SPORTS GAME FACE II
    • From tattoos and piercings to the scar on your cheek, this
      mind-blowing tool lets you infinitely customise every detail of
      your character, while adorning him with the top gear available.
    • ALL-NEW ROSTER OF COURSES
    • Master eight beautiful new licensed courses including
      Sherwood Country Club, The Links at Fancourt, and
      Monument Course at Troon North, plus two new
      fantasy courses.
    • OWN THE GREENS WITH TIGER VISION
    • Use your imagination to create a unique swing, and turn
      tough puts into gimmes by lining them up the way
      Tiger Woods does.

    Contributed by UkCollector (2221) on Sep 08, 2010.

Macworld (July 31, 2006):

    Tiger Woods 2005 updated with fullscreen switch, more

    Aspyr Media on Monday announced the release of a 1.1 Rev A update for Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005, the EA Sports-made golf game for the Macintosh. It measures 3.7MB.

    While the update does not deliver a Universal binary, it does offer important fixes that Aspyr recommends for all players of the game, including fixing a launch failure with Panther, the ability to switch in and out of the game using fullscreen mode through command-Tab and Command-H keystrokes, and changes to the course installer.

    Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 lets you play as the great Tiger Woods and other real-world PGA golf pros, as well as your own custom-designed player. You can play some of the world’s best-known courses and imaginary ones as well, and customize courses by expanding the green, narrowing the fairway, increasing the sandtraps and much more.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75627) on Jan 01, 2007.

www.nintendo.com:

    18 Holes against the Master



    Challenge the man who changed golf forever - and top rivals from the PGA tour.

    While some golf games take their sweet time to reach the green, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 smacks a hole in one.

    Features

    • Tiger-Proof courses (course design alteration)
    • 10-season career mode
    • Play against 15 PGA Tour pros, 14 fantasy characters and golfing legends


    Tiger Woods may not be winning tournaments left and right anymore, but the video game that shares his name is in the lead and pulling away from the competition. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 is as deep as the rough at St. Andrews and as hard to put down as a 60-foot putt.

    Legends of Golf

    The masters of golf wait to challenge you, but you must first prove yourself. Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Seve Ballesteros, Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan make an appearance in Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 in the Legend Tour. In order to battle one of these legends, you must win six matches against golfers from the PGA Tour and minds of EA designers. Once you defeat all six, the master will teach you a lesson. Defeat all the Legends and face the legend in the making: Sunday Tiger Woods. Once you defeat any of the non-PGA Tour pros, they become unlocked and playable in any of the game modes. Outside the match play feature, you can play Legend Scenarios. Each of the five legends put you through six course challenges. Sometimes you'll battle the legend, other times you battle the course. Mostly, you battle yourself. Certain scores will give you a gold, silver or bronze medal. Make sure your golfer is maxed out on his or her abilities before you decide to take on the Golden Bear, Jack Nicklaus, on St. Andrews' back nine.

    Put on Your Game Face

    Game Face II lets you mold the digital clay that is your golfer into a mean, lean swingin' machine. Customize every aspect of your golfer, from the wrinkles and crow's feet to upper- and lower-body attributes. You even get to create your golfer's swing. All for free! The rest of the golfer upgrades you have to pay for, though. With a little prize money in your pocket, you'll get a chance to enhance your golfer's abilities, such as spin control and shot power. Hundreds of clothing items await you in the pro shop fitting room. Goofy pants? There's a whole clearance-rack of them. Other items you can buy include jewelry, socks, sunglasses, balls, shafts and clubs. Have too much money to spend? Buy different negative reactions and positive celebrations. Shake your groove thing after a great putt.

    You earn money to spend at the pro shop and on your attributes by playing any game in Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005. You don't have to win tourneys or matches to pocket some green (but it sure helps). If you hit a green in regulation, you get money. Birdies and eagles also win you money. If you play in a higher difficulty mode (which is something you have to unlock), you earn substantially more money for your on-course play.

    Tiger Proofing and the Dream 18

    Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 introduces a course-design element with Tiger Proofing. You can tinker with the elements of a hole and set it to a desired difficulty. You can Tiger Proof any of the 14 courses, but you have to buy these courses first. As you play, you earn Legend Coins. Spend the Legend Coins to purchase a course. Once you purchase a course, you can go in and edit a hole. You're allowed to change the slope and size of the green, the width and upkeep of the fairway and the thickness of rough, among other things. After Tiger Proofing, create your own Dream 18, an 18-hole course featuring any of the holes that you've Tiger Proofed. A Dream 18 is judged on a Prestige scale. If the Prestige scores high enough, one of the legends, including Sunday Tiger, will challenge you to your own creation. You made the hole, you should have the advantage, right? If you tinker with the course and the Prestige rating drops, the legends won't give you the time of day, let alone an autograph.

    Bottom Line

    And all this only scratches the surface of the depth of this game. Throw in commentary from two of golf's more personable characters, David Feherty and Gary McCord, and you have the all-around great golf package.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66242) on Jun 20, 2005.

uk.playstation.com:
    Summary

    Tiger prowls back onto PS2 for his annual golfing foray, with extended customisation features, enhanced AI, and more choice and flexibility than ever before.

    If you thought that last year's EA offering seemed about as fully comprehensive as a golfing game could get, get ready to think again. In a first for European club wavers, PGA Tour 2005 makes the leap to fully-enabled online play.

    Practice your swing and take on pals with head-to-head online tournaments complete with money lists, full stat tracking and league leaders. Post your scores on ea.com and keep an eye on the leader board for top player entries.

    Details

    In EA's most detailed golf sim yet, you'll manage every aspect of the game, right down to the blades of grass you take your swing on. The brand spanking new 'Tiger Proofing' feature allows you to alter any course, right down to positioning flags and changing the depth of bunkers, and then challenge your friends and the AI opponents to beat you on your own devious creation.

    As well as creating a landscaped masterpiece, you'll also be able to mould a player in your own (or anyone else's, for that matter) image. The amount of depth here is mind-boggling; with the ability to define jaw lines, brow bones, eye set, colour and even pigment on the face alone, this is one feature you'll have trouble dragging yourself away from.

    And all that before you've even taken a swing. Despite the extraordinary levels of detail EA has lavished on the personalisation options, you'll be pleased to hear that it hasn't scrimped on gameplay enhancements either.

    Take a more precise shot with the new putting and chipping systems, for even more control on the green, and have total freedom of movement when deciding where to place your ball. Just try to stay away from those water hazards, ok?

    Features

    • Amazingly detailed 'GameFace II' player customisation lets you create the ultimate golfer

    • Go head-to-head with friends online and compete in tournaments to earn a place on EA's leader board

    • Create and maintain your own dream 18, with extensive 'Tiger Proofing' modification options

    • Take on golfing greats, including Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, in the new Legends Tour mode

    Contributed by Xoleras (66242) on Jun 20, 2005.

www.xbox.com (US):
    Challenge the man who changed golf - Tiger Woods. All-new Tiger Proofing lets you modify each course, while EA SPORTS Game Face II allows you to create the ultimate golfer. After making a name for yourself, tee off against the game's all-time legends. Change the way golf is played with Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 2005.

    Game Features

  • New Tiger Proofing: The revolutionary course-altering system lets you modify course dynamics and create the most intensely competitive courses imaginable.

  • Legends Tour: The greatest legends of golf, including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Ben Hogan await you on the greens. Become a legend yourself!

  • EA SPORTS Game Face II: The industry-leading Game Face technology just got a whole lot deeper, with more control and freedom to let you express your creative vision from a youthful prodigy to a grizzled veteran.

  • New Courses: Eight new licensed courses and two new fantasy courses have been added for a total of 14 courses. New licensed courses for the console title only include Coeur d'Alene and Colonial Country Club. Other new licensed courses include Sherwood Country Club, Fancourt Golf Club Estate, and Troon North - Monument Course. Returning favorites include Pebble Beach Golf Links, St Andrews Links, and TPC at Sawgrass, along with three original designs: Greek Isles, Paradise Cove, and Emerald Dragon.

  • More Players: 15 different PGA TOUR players are yours to play or play against, including Tiger Woods, John Daly, Vijay Singh, Charles Howell III, Notah Begay III, and Jesper Parnevik, among others. Additionally, 14 new fantasy characters will challenge you on the links.

  • Total Precision Swing: New putting and chipping systems allow for more control on the green or when you leave an approach shot short.

  • Play a Career: PGA TOUR Season mode lets you play along with the 52-week PGA TOUR calendar of events for up to 10 seasons.

  • Real-time Events: Using the game hardware's internal clock, actual events appear at appropriate times of year.

  • Golf's Best Commentators: David Feherty and Gary McCord provide the play-by-play, commentary, and irreverent observations throughout each round.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66242) on Jun 20, 2005.

www.electronic-arts.de - GC/PS2/Xbox/Windows:
    Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2005 ist die Herausforderung für jeden Golffan, es einmal mit dem Mann aufzunehmen, der den Golfsport zu dem gemacht hat, was er heute ist - Tiger Woods. Die neue "TigerProofing"-Technologie revolutioniert alles, was es bisher im Golf gab. Mit diesem genialen TigerProofing-System kann sich der Spieler endlich einen Kurs nach seinen eigenen Bedürfnissen und Wünschen zusammenstellen. Durch verlängerte Tees, schwierigere Fairways, drastische Höhenunterschiede im Green, tiefere Bunker, höhere Roughs und vieles mehr modifiziert der Spieler seinen Kurs zu einer einzigartigen Herausforderung, bei der er seine Fähigkeiten gegen seine PGA TOUR®-Rivalen unter Beweis stellen kann.

    Mit der verbesserten EA SPORTS Game Face-Technologie lassen sich verschiedenste Körperpartien wunderbar abgleichen und es gelingt, den Charakteren ein authentisches, faszinierend echtes Aussehen zu geben - und das alles in Echtzeit. Nachdem der Spieler seinem eigens kreierten Golfer einen Namen gegeben hat, hat er die Möglichkeit, gegen die größten Golflegenden aller Zeiten einschließlich Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus und Ben Hogan anzutreten und selbst zur Golflegende zu werden.

    Features:

    • Neu: TigerProofing: TigerProofing ist ein revolutionäres System, das dem Spieler erlaubt, den Kurs nach seinen Wünschen und Vorstellungen zu einem der aufregendsten und dynamischsten Kurse umzugestalten. Er kann die Länge des Abschlags verändern, die Breite der Fairways und des Greens, die Tiefe der Bunker und sogar die Farbe der Blätter an den Bäumen. Außerdem kann er die Feuchtigkeit auf dem Kurs und die Jahreszeit, in der er spielen möchte, selbst wählen. Das ultimative Ziel eines jeden Spielers wird es sein, seinen eigenen 18-Loch Wettbewerb mit seinen Lieblingslöchern zu kombinieren, die Kursschwierigkeit zu steigern, mit richtigen Preisgeldern zu spielen, die auf der Legend Tour gewonnen werden können, und prestigeträchtige Platzierungen aufzustellen, um den eigenen Kurs für die Stars und Legenden der PGA TOUR attraktiv zu machen.
    • Tour-Legenden: Der Spieler nimmt es mit den Golflegenden wie Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus und Ben Hogan auf und wird selbst zur Golflegende. Ist der Spieler erfolgreich und meistert seine Herausforderungen, so kann er seinen selbst gestalteten GameFace-Charakter noch verbessern und sich Bargeldpreise, Kleidung und Ausstattung sichern.
    • EA SPORTS GameFace II: Mit der führenden GameFace-Technologie gelingt es, dem Spieler noch mehr Freiheit und Kontrolle über die kreative Gestaltung der individuellen Golfer vom jugendlichen Wunderkind bis zum grauhaarigen Veteranen zu ermöglichen. GameFace II bietet dem Spieler unbegrenzte Kombinationsmöglichkeiten, um seinen Charakter genau nach Wunsch anzupassen. Er kann das Aussehen des Golfers ändern, indem er sein Erscheinungsbild, seine Kleidung, seine Accessoires und seine Ausrüstung verändert. Er kann die Art ändern, wie sein Spieler spielt, indem er den Schwungtyp und den Schwierigkeitsgrad ändert und Attribute "kauft", um die Fähigkeiten seines Spielers zu verbessern. Mit der Option "Schwung kreieren" lassen sich sogar die Körperhaltung, die Kniebeugung und die Griff- und Handstellung optimal anpassen. Wer Spaß an außergewöhnlichen Herausforderungen hat, kann auch einfach mal versuchen, den schlecht aussehendsten und trotzdem funktionierenden Schwung zu kreieren, den die Welt je gesehen hat.
    • Neue Kurse: Insgesamt stehen jetzt 14 Kurse zur Verfügung. Darunter acht neu lizenzierte Kurse und zwei neue Fantasie-Kurse. Unter den neuen Kursen für Konsolen befindet sich Coeur d'Alene und Colonial Country Club. Unter den neuen Kursen für Konsole und PC sind Sherwood Country Club, Fancourt Golf Club Estate und Troon North-Monument. Außerdem wieder mit dabei sind die absoluten Favoriten Pebble Beach Golf Links, St. Andrews Links und TPC at Sawgrass, sowie die drei Herausforderungsdesigns Greek Isles, Paradise Cove (beide für Konsole) und Emerald Dragon (für PC und Konsole).
    • Mehr Spieler: Der Spieler tritt als oder gegen 15 neue PGA TOUR-Spieler an, einschließlich Tiger Woods, John Daly, Vijay Singh, Charles Howell III, Notah Begay III, Jesper Parnevik und viele andere. Außerdem stehen 14 neue Fantasie-Charaktere zur Verfügung, die den Spieler immer wieder herausfordern werden.
    • Totaler Präzisions-Schwung: Ein neues Putting- und Chipping-System bietet die totale Kontrolle über das Grün. Die Spieler entscheiden selbst über die Ballposition, ob sie einen geraden Schlag ausführen oder ob sie einen Fade oder einen Draw schlagen möchten.
    • Eine Karriere spielen: Im PGA TOUR-Saisonmodus für Konsolenversionen kann der Spieler mit dem 52-wöchigen PGA TOUR-Eventkalender bis zu 10 Saisons lang spielen. Er wird im Laufe seiner Karriere von echten Golfzubehör-Herstellern gesponsert und gibt alles, um Tiger Woods als Nummer 1 auf der Gehaltsliste hinter sich zu lassen.
    • Echtzeitwettbewerbe (Konsolenversionen): Dank der internen Uhr im Spiel erscheinen aktuelle Turniere zum entsprechenden Zeitpunkt des Jahres.
    • Die besten Golf-Kommentatoren: David Feherty und Gary McCord bilden ein echtes Dream Team und geben zu jeder Runde ihren Expertenkommentar ab.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66242) on Jun 20, 2005.