Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds (PlayStation 3)

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Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds is the continuation of the Hot Shots series. The classic game modes are still present: VS Mode, Training Mode, Tournament Mode, Stroke Mode, Match Play Mode, as well as the ability to play online against individual opponents in a 50-person tournament or in an 8-person match.

There are 15 playable characters as well as 6 different caddies to choose from with the ability to customize them with over 300 different clothing and items, some of which can be unlocked during the game as well as the ability to change their playing style as well.

There is also a revamped swing mechanic, whereas this version the game focuses more on a relaxed view of the swing and doesn't use power meters, than rather rely on varying factors such as weather and club selection. However, the player can also choose to revert to the original scheme if they choose.


Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds PlayStation 3 Oops, bad timing which resulted in a wasted shot.
Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds PlayStation 3 Conan is getting ready for his first swing of the day.
Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds PlayStation 3 Character selection screen.
Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds PlayStation 3 Options... some of them are unlockable.

Alternate Titles

  • "Minna no Golf 5" -- Japanese title
  • "みんなのGolf 5" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Everybody's Golf 5" -- Alternate Japanese title
  • "Everbody's Golf: World Tour" -- PAL title

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GamersMark Apr 05, 2008 9 out of 10 90
PGNx Media Mar 18, 2008 8.8 out of 10 88 Apr 25, 2008 83 out of 100 83 Mar 17, 2008 83 out of 100 83
Lawrence Apr 17, 2008 8.3 out of 10 83
Gamervision Mar 21, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Game Over Online Apr 14, 2008 77 out of 100 77
Gaming Nexus Jul 10, 2008 B 75
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Apr 25, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Giant Bomb Mar 31, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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1001 Video Games

Everbody's Golf: World Tour appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.


Kratos (from the God of War series) is available as a downloadable character from the PlayStation Network. That makes it the second David Jaffe created character on a Hot Shots Golf game (the first being Sweet Tooth on Hot Shots Golf 2)
Big John WV (25498) added Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds (PlayStation 3) on Sep 23, 2008