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Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation
71
3.1
Windows
82
3.4
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Description

The next generation of EA's PGA Tour series. Essentially, the game uses the same mechanics as previous PGA Tour games with some technical improvements and modifications on the interface. Two swinging modes are available: the old twitch-and-click one and the new "Analog Pro Swing" which is a mouse-motion swing type, a la SimGolf. The swing bar has been revamped to include all relevant information and the overpower mark has been replaced with the "Tiger Zone", an arcade style gimmick that makes the game shout "Tiger Shot!!" and makes your character glow with electricity when hitting the ball.

The game comes with 3 18-hole courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links, TPC at Summerlin and TPC at Sawgrass, but also for owners of previous PGA Tour games, the game has the option both to export this courses to and import the courses from PGA Tour 96 for Windows, PGA Tour Pro, PGA Tour Gold, PGA Tour Laptop and some of the course disks into Tiger's game complete with new renderings on the brand new engine that uses a combination of 2d pre-rendered backdrops, 3d foregrounds and digitally captured golfers.

The golfers include Tiger himself as well as 7 other PGA champs and an option to create a custom player. Game modes available include practice, stroke, tournament, skins, shoot-out, match play, foursomes, fourball and driving range. Multiplayer gameplay is also supported with voice and text chat and up to 4 player gameplay.

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Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf Windows Golfer info
Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf Windows Main menu
Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf Windows Course choice
Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf Windows Stats

Alternate Titles

  • "泰格伍兹高尔夫球巡回赛99" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Critic Reviews

PC Action Windows Oct 21, 1998 86 out of 100 86
GameStar (Germany) Windows Oct, 1998 82 out of 100 82
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jan, 1999 81 out of 100 81
All Game Guide Windows 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Oct 04, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Mega Fun PlayStation Mar, 1999 79 out of 100 79
IGN Windows Aug 31, 1998 7.8 out of 10 78
PC Player (Germany) Windows Oct, 1998 76 out of 100 76
IGN PlayStation Nov 24, 1998 7.1 out of 10 71
Joypad PlayStation Jan, 1999 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Game recall

The PlayStation version of this game was recalled because the game disc contained an unauthorized clip of the animated short film, The Spirit of Christmas, which was a precursor to the television cartoon show South Park.

Series name change

This is the game where EA switched its "PGA Tour Series" name with Tiger Woods' exclusively-licensed image.




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