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Sid Meier's SimGolf (Windows)

Everyone
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Sport
Theme
Misc
79
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3.5
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Description

Now is your chance to build and manage your very own golf course. Build the layout of each hold in the 18 hole course, then manage the greens and the resort, and even play the course against local Sims.

SimGolf brings together elements of SimCity and The Sims by allowing you to choose the important options that will either build your golf course into a major place to visit and play, or turn it into a one day wonder. Keeping each hold in order, managing memberships and costs are all part of the game.

The Sims themselves may also challenge you to play the course itself, giving you a bit of time off and fun.

Screenshots

Sid Meier's SimGolf Windows If a Top 100 hole continues to be popular, it will become a Top 18 hole.
Sid Meier's SimGolf Windows Golf holes fall under different categories; this is a Creative hole.
Sid Meier's SimGolf Windows Detailed reports of your golf course are at your fingertips.
Sid Meier's SimGolf Windows If golfers like your holes, they may be rated.  This is a Top 100 hole.

Alternate Titles

  • "SimGolf" -- Common name

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User Reviews

Fun for a while. kbmb (399) unrated
The Sims meet Tiger Woods Kartanym (10780) unrated
Okay, but... well, sort of dull Rick Jones (108) 2.25 Stars2.25 Stars2.25 Stars2.25 Stars2.25 Stars

The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2002 9.25 out of 10 92
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Game Over Online Feb 11, 2002 90 out of 100 90
GameSpot Jan 30, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
GameZone Jan 31, 2002 8.7 out of 10 87
GameSpy Feb 20, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Svenska PC Gamer Feb, 2002 73 out of 100 73
PC Games (Germany) Feb 25, 2002 72 out of 100 72
Operation Sports Feb 10, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 26, 2002 12 out of 20 60

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Trivia

Sid Meier consulted Will Wright on many aspects of SimGolf. As a result of their relationship, the game included some Maxis-like elements, including an interface almost directly lifted from The Sims. Maxis, in turn, released a Sid Meier skin for The Sims.

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Kartanym (10780) added Sid Meier's SimGolf (Windows) on Jan 26, 2002