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PGA European Tour

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga CD32
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2.2
Genesis
83
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SNES
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1.4
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Description

European Tour is best thought of as a remake of the original game, rather than a sequel as such. It features 5 courses from across Europe, and 60 top European pros, rather than the US-leaned lineup of the original. The graphics are much more detailed and colorful, as you'd expect considering the intervening years of advances in programming skill.

The control system is the standard three-click method used in most golf games, but you can now define intended draw/fade levels in advance of playing the shot, so that a perfect aim leads to a measured effect, and an imperfect one exaggerating the effect.

As well as the Stroke Play games of the original (where you count the total score across the whole round of 18 holes, and compare this to your opponent), there are also Match Play (where the aim is to win as many individual holes as possible) and Skins (the same, but with money) modes as well.

Screenshots

PGA European Tour DOS ... a video. This is a fly over that's followed by some on-course shots while the commentary continues with the course's recent history ( as at 1995/6)
PGA European Tour Game Boy I landed in the bunker, a.k.a. sand trap.
PGA European Tour DOS There's a lot of professionals to play against. When the game installs the player can choose which ones of them are to be loaded
PGA European Tour DOS Title screen

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) Genesis May, 1994 5 out of 5 100
Game Players Genesis May, 1994 88 out of 100 88
PC Games (Germany) DOS Apr, 1996 87 out of 100 87
Consoles Plus Game Boy Jun, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 Dec, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Bladet Amiga Dec 09, 1994 82 out of 100 82
GamePro (US) Game Boy Aug, 1995 4 out of 5 80
High Score Genesis Oct, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Total! (Germany) SNES Dec, 1996 3 out of 6 60

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