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Classic Golf games

Post by Shin_Gouki » Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:38 am

I've been playing a fair amount of Golf on my mobile phone, but there's only so much a man can take playing the same two courses over and over. So I head on down to the shops, pick up Tiger Woods '07 for cheap, get it home, realise it's definitely not a pick-up-and-play Golf game, cue mobile phone again.

So what I need is an uncomplicated console Golf game which I can enjoy in short bursts. At least until I can get my head around Tiger Woods.

Any suggestions which aren't Mario Golf (never did like the cutesy factor)?

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Post by GarryG » Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:41 am

LEADERBOARD

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Post by stvd » Wed Aug 15, 2007 8:03 am

Leaderboard was good but it has to be PGA Tour on the Megadrive.
Yet to be beaten for simplicity (but that's not to say it's easy).
PGA Tour
European Tour
or PGA II

after that they started messing about with the swing meter etc.
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Post by Bub&Bob » Wed Aug 15, 2007 8:29 am

Leaderboard Executive (C64) and Sensible Golf
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Post by MikeHaggar » Wed Aug 15, 2007 8:31 am

'Abandonware' site link, eh?

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Post by Smurph » Wed Aug 15, 2007 8:33 am

Neo Turf Masters on the NeoGeo Pcket Colour.
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Post by yakmag » Wed Aug 15, 2007 8:55 am

Gotta be Leaderboard, now that would be a good making of....

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Post by dr_bob » Wed Aug 15, 2007 8:56 am

I used to play marathon sessions of PGA golf and PGA golf II on the megadrive, They're still pretty playable now .

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Aug 15, 2007 9:06 am

Microprose Golf on the Atari ST.
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Post by waeberd » Wed Aug 15, 2007 9:20 am

"Neo Turf Masters" on the neo-geo!

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Post by The Master » Wed Aug 15, 2007 9:23 am

I don't understand golf on computers.

I don't understand golf, mind, but golf on computers I get even less.

I mean, golf??

On computers????

[[ AND CONSOLES TOO before someone gets all clever like ;) ]]

I mean...

... seriously ...

WHY???

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Post by RetroENZO » Wed Aug 15, 2007 9:25 am

That's what I thought until I actually started playing golf on a computer... much better than golf in real life anyway.

If you have an XBox, you could also try Links 2004, or if you fancy a golf game with a sense of humour, try the two Outlaw Golf games (PS2, XBox and PC).

Or of course, you've got Leaderboard, and I remember Pro Golf Simulator on the Spectrum. Drawback? One course only.
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Post by Kaede » Wed Aug 15, 2007 9:28 am

waeberd wrote:"Neo Turf Masters" on the neo-geo!
Seconded. Great game, easy to pick up and play (Aim, adjust power, shoot!) and MAME'd too. :wink:

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:39 am

The Master wrote:I don't understand golf on computers.

I don't understand golf, mind, but golf on computers I get even less.

I mean, golf??

On computers????

[[ AND CONSOLES TOO before someone gets all clever like ;) ]]

I mean...

... seriously ...

WHY???
Don't let your experience of the real thing put you off the videogame.

Just like footie, its a dreadful sport that makes a remarkably playable game on the small screen, missing out all the dull bits.
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Post by Heavy Stylus » Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:43 am

I like Sensible Golf. I know it's crap, but I still like it :)
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