By Ray Baker
CAN’T actually get to a course at present? You’re injured or it’s just lousy weather keeping you indoors? Don’t despair, you can still keep your short game and long drives in reasonable form with one of the many different types of virtual golf games now available.
With so many exciting golf opportunities online, you can stay on top while enjoying hours of virtual fun. The following five games offer a diverse selection of virtual-golf, Masters Tournaments, as well as realistic golf and adrenaline apps. Don’t let the weather get you down; it’s time to be active so you can stay involved in your sport throughout your downtime.
Golf Mobile by WGT
This great new app was specially designed for your iPad or iPhone. Simply open your iTunes to purchase and download this sensational golf mobile app. Now free on mobile, this game does need an ultra-fast connection to the internet with an iPad 2 or your iPhone 4 (or later version). Play an exciting full-stroke game in HD on a prominent course. If you are already a member, you can use your virtual equipment with your existing account. The WGT Golf Mobile provides fifteen championship golf courses. A single-player game formats (stroke play), ‘closest-to-the-hole’ games and all-new golf bracket head-to-head tournaments.
Adrenaline Golf provides a welcome addition to your favourite golf apps. Although it costs slightly more than other apps, it provides excellent graphics and 72 golf courses available in three game-modes. With an incredible resemblance to real-play, Adrenaline Golf provides the perfect antidote for the cold weather and long winter nights.
Just a brief view at some of the great golf games you can play online when you’re not out in the golf course. So choose your game and stay out of the rough.
Virtual Golf Products
What could be more stimulating than a game of ‘Virtual Golf 3 Screen Surround Simulator’ perfectly designed to adapt to your lounge room? The ‘strike screen’ projector is custom made to your exact specifications. Your own room size determines the placement of the three projectors and the curve that’s right for the screen. This ‘ultimate high definition’ experience is truly one of a kind. The extra wide three-image projection blends the images together perfectly so that your golf game experience is 100% enhanced. The Virtual Golf Simulator provides a realistic indoor golf experience with the ultimate level of play. Moreover, it includes some of the most advanced GPS software in the world.
Golden Tour Slots
If you love to play golf and enjoy playing the slots, Golden Tour Slots could add a rousing twist to your game. The perfect combination for cold rainy days, this slot golf-game focuses on the game while providing fans with an exhilarating experience! It’s the ideal combination for golfers. The visuals remind you of sunnier days while each spin allows you a fresh take on winning. Luck and love combine in a splendid combo perfectly suited for the rainy-day golfer. Get involved in the sport in an all-new way. Golden Tour Slots is a 5-reel, 5-pay line video slot created by Playtech. The wilds, scatters, and golf-themed icons provide several ways to win. Although the coinage is set at is $/€/£ 1 you can select the number of lines on which to make your wager (up to $/€/£ 5). Additionally, the game features the potential for a ‘Bonus Round.’ It also includes symbols such as carts, golf shoes, clubs, balls, flags, the Double Golden Dollar Ball and some wildlife (gopher, carp and duck icons). Golden Tour brings a touch of the outdoors to a game that you can play anywhere.
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12 – The Masters
This fun game allows you to journey with Tiger Woods, along the ‘Road to the Masters.’ For the very first time ever, as a player you can experience the time-honoured tradition of the Masters Tournament. Virtually experience Augusta’s infamous National Golf Club. Become involved in some of the most exciting moments from the Masters and plunge head-on into the thrills of playing golf in the Tournament. Start with the amateur tour and then work up past the
Nationwide Tour, the Q-School, until you arrive at the PGA Tour. The ‘Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters’ provides a unique set of thrills for golfers as well as access to other energizing online events.