PGA Golf Tour Shootout review – “Walks the fine line between sim and arcade”

As I understand it, golf in the real world is a nice walk through some well cut grass, and mainly involves vaguely pompous dudes smashing a small white ball around and thinking that makes them special. It’s possible I’m a heartless cynic though. Digital golfing, however, is so much my bag that it almost doesn’t make sense how much apathy I have for the real thing.

PGA Golf Tour Shootout is a particularly fine example of why I love golf games. It’s simple in all the right ways, and, to all intents and purposes, is a bit like a giant 3D version of Yahoo Pool. Choose your club, choose your angle, choose your power, hope for the best. … [MORE]