The Golf Pro (Windows)

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The Golf Pro is Empire Interactive's first foray into golf sims. It is a standard 3rd person golf simulation with the addition of the mouse drive system introduced on Maxis's SimGolf and popularized on Sierra's Front Page Sports: Golf. Essentially what this system does is replace the swing bar and use a series of mouse movements and clicks to determine the power, accuracy and direction of the swing.

You get to play either the Hilton Head or the St. Mellion courses with the option of playing a video tutorial on a practice court. Gameplay modes include single rounds (where up to 4 players can play at the same time) and a small tournament, with 3 difficulty modes available.

Graphics consist of pre-rendered images based on photographs of the courses.


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Alternate Titles

  • "The Golf Pro: Featuring Gary Player" -- Tag-lined title

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Critic Reviews

PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Power Unlimited Jun, 1998 8.8 out of 10 88
Power Play Apr, 1998 87 out of 100 87
PC Jeux Mar, 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Apr 01, 1998 76 out of 100 76
PC Joker May, 1998 73 out of 100 73
GameSpot May 12, 1998 7.2 out of 10 72
PC Player (Germany) Apr, 1998 71 out of 100 71
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 1998 55 out of 100 55


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Zovni (10650) added The Golf Pro (Windows) on Jul 18, 2001