Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf
is a golf video game
for the Sega "Genesis" or "MegaDrive".
It was known as in Japan. It is one of the early Sega
sports games where a celebrity athlete's name was added to the title when it was localized from Japan (the other two games being Tommy Lasorda Baseball
and Pat Riley Basketball
). Although Arnold Palmer
is shown on the box cover and at the title screen, the game makes no reference to him during the actual golf game play. The game features music composed by Bo
The game features two game play modes: tournament and practice. Tournament mode consists of 12 rounds, each with 18 holes of golf. There are three different golf courses, one each in the United States
, and Great Britain
(although the background and the scenery does not vary). As the player progresses in the tournament mode, their skill level is increased allowing them to hit the ball farther with greater control. They can also upgrade their golf clubs
from the initial black carbon
club set, to glass fiber
clubs. This also increases the distance the player is able to hit the ball. Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf
has no save feature, but instead provides a password after each round of the tournament that allows the player to pick up where they left off.
<!-- Commented out: -->In practice mode, one or two players can play a complete 18 rounds of golf on one of the three courses. Each player can set their... Read More