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Recommend a golf game

Discussion in 'PC Games' started by Last Kronin, 2 Aug 2006.

  1. Last Kronin

    Mobster

    Joined: 13 Jun 2004

    Posts: 3,810

    Location: Brechin

    Can anyone recommend me a good PC golf game that plays like the console versions of tiger woods, ive tried the pc version of tiger woods 2006 and it seems like the poor cousin ( god damm awfull) compared to its console counterparts, i h8 the grids, the fact you cant add spin nor power with a few taps of the gamepad, the mediocre courses etc etc.
     
  2. ScarySquirrel

    Capodecina

    Joined: 13 Jan 2004

    Posts: 23,604

    Location: South East

    Yeah I quite fancy a decent golf game, with awesome graphics and good tournament modes and stuff, would be cool :)

    I used to love PGA Tour Golf, used to play it with my dad, brother and my dads friend on an old Mac, was awesome!
     
  3. Anim

    Mobster

    Joined: 27 Jul 2004

    Posts: 2,781

    Location: Berkshire

  4. Psymonkee

    Capodecina

    Joined: 24 Feb 2004

    Posts: 13,950

    Location: St.Andrews

    Can add spin by moving the mouse correctly within the back/forward motion

    Can add courses that others make available online.

    No weird shot breaker rubbish - straight golf :)

    Whats not to like?
     
  5. Paul -C-

    Gangster

    Joined: 10 Mar 2006

    Posts: 393

  6. BigRoger

    Gangster

    Joined: 28 Dec 2005

    Posts: 461

    Location: Stoke

    www.shot-online.com its a free mmorp sort of.It reminds me off old pga game of mega drive but people have levels like mmorpgs and stuff its pretty fun.
     
  7. Majik

    Gangster

    Joined: 27 Feb 2004

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    Location: Durham NE England

  8. nin9abadga

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 9 Jan 2006

    Posts: 1,440

    Location: Nottingham

    shot-online and albatross18 aren't proper golf tbh :p far too cartoony and manga like for me (it might be good for you if you like that sort of thing). plus they are free to play but you can buy items and stuff with real cash if you really wanted.

    i've just bought custom play golf and links 2003 (it's got some really crap copy protection on it). links 2003 is ok gameplay wise, but graphically it's dated. custom play golf is pretty poor tbh, it was difficult to pick up and play so i didn't persevere. i paid £5 each from a popular river related online retailer.

    other than that, tiger woods is your best option. iirc from 2004 version you move the target spot on the ball in order to add spin prior to the shot and if you time your swing you get that power shot animation.

    nin9a
     
  9. Gimpymoo

    Capodecina

    Joined: 31 May 2005

    Posts: 15,228

    Location: Nottingham

    Here here.

    I was GLAD that TW 2006 contained none of the "Dumbed down" for console CARP.

    I used to play that game a LOT. Fun online as well.
     
  10. R.O.S.S.I

    Capodecina

    Joined: 16 Nov 2002

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    Location: The Moon

    Shot Online, well better than Albatross 18.
     
  11. KASM

    Hitman

    Joined: 12 Nov 2003

    Posts: 747

    Location: Sheffield

    shot online is good fun, just joined and played for a round and had a good time.