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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 Genesis Main menu
PGA European Tour DOS The middle left flag like icon gives the player access to the different game modes where they can determine the number of holes per match
PGA European Tour DOS .. and they hang their head when they miss a putt
PGA European Tour Game Boy I landed in the bunker, a.k.a. sand trap.

Promo Images

PGA European Tour Magazine Advertisement GamePro (International Data Group, United States), Issue 60 (July 1994)

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Critic Reviews

Sega Force Genesis Aug 10, 1994 92 out of 100 92
Mega Fun Genesis Mar, 1994 88 out of 100 88
PC Games (Germany) DOS Apr, 1996 87 out of 100 87
Video Games Genesis Mar, 1994 84 out of 100 84
Power Play DOS Apr, 1996 81 out of 100 81
Play Time Genesis Jun, 1994 80 out of 100 80
PC Player (Germany) DOS Apr, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
High Score Genesis Oct, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Sega-16.com Genesis Sep 25, 2014 7 out of 10 70
Total! (Germany) SNES Dec, 1996 3 out of 6 60

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