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British Open Championship Golf simulates the golf courses St. Andrews and Royal Troon in Scotland. As most golf games from its time it uses filmed and digitalized shots for the courses and the behaviour of a played ball. The control system uses the established 3-click-system where the player sets the destination with the first click. The other two clicks are reaction tests which set the power and height of the shot. There are five playing modes: Match, Stroke, Best-Ball, practice and a tournament.

The game introduces three new features to the genre. Firstly is uses a lot of viewers and terraces to create a realistic golf atmosphere. This is supported by a commentator and multiple anytime usable camera views which are shown in extra windows on the side of the screen. With the "Shot Designer" the player can create and test shots by changing variables like the foot positions. Then he can save them for later usage. The "Caddie's Notebook" gives voiced hints and additional information about each hole.


British Open Championship Golf Windows You have two courses to choose from. St Andrews itself (in it's very first digital recreation)...
British Open Championship Golf Windows Getting a little closer in the right direction. Note that you can change clubs by clicking the blue box in the lower right corner of the screen.
British Open Championship Golf Windows Settings! Fairly brief. General "graphics quality" drop down, sound volume (with 5 separate sliders), hints and movies checklist. In-game resolution up to 1024x768 (menus are locked to 640x480).
British Open Championship Golf Windows Who cares about rules? You can adjust your direction a full 360 degrees. How about a good shot at the stands?

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Alternate Titles

  • "B.O.C. Golf" -- Common abbreviation

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Critic Reviews

Electric Playground Jun 16, 1997 9 out of 10 90
Meristation Sep 18, 2001 8.6 out of 10 86
World Village (Gamer's Zone) 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) May 22, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Play Jun, 1997 76 out of 100 76
PC Joker Oct, 1997 74 out of 100 74
GameSpot May 20, 1997 7 out of 10 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Jeux Nov, 1997 69 out of 100 69
Computer Games Magazine 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Patrick Bregger (273524) added British Open Championship Golf (Windows) on Jun 20, 2009
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