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In NES Open Tournament Golf, you can play a round of golf on one of three different courses. One or two players can play in the U.S., Japan, or the U.K. and choose a stroke or match play game. Gameplay is from two point of views, starting with an overhead view allowing you to set up the shot and choose a club, then switching to a 3-D point of view. Hitting the ball uses the common power meter where tapping the button starts the meter, tap the button a second time to select the amount of power in the shot, then tap the button a third time to select the amount of slice or hook. If you are unable to finish a round in one play, NES Open Tournament Golf features a battery back-up allowing you to save the game and continue later.

The Famicom version is significantly different than the NES version. The Famicom version has 5 courses, losing the U.S. course found in the NES version but gaining France, Australia, and Hawaii. The Famicom version also lacks the tournament mode feature found in the NES version.


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Alternate Titles

  • "Mario's Open Golf" -- PlayChoice-10 arcade title
  • "マリオオープンゴルフ" -- Japanese spelling

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Are the NES and Famicom version 2 separate games? 4 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (60691)
Jan 15, 2013


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Michael Cassidy (21144) added NES Open Tournament Golf (Wii U) on Mar 29, 2014
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