(Wii Virtual Console / Neo Geo)

Neo Turf Masters (Wii Virtual Console / Neo Geo)

Game Profile

This is a golf game that was first released in 1996. The player picks one of six available golfers and competes on a number of golf courses around the world, including Japan (Fujiyama Oriental Golf Club), America (Grand Canyon Golf Course), Australia (Blue Lagoon Golf Course) and Germany (Baden Golf Course).

The game features two modes of play. The first is Stroke Play, in which the player attempts to get the best score by playing all 18 holes. The second is Match Play, in which two players compete to see who can win more of the 18 holes. Grab a friend and get ready to hit the fairway.

Game Review

Review

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Posted by Corbie Dillard

Golf in Neo Geo style.

There are basically two good golf games available for the Neo Geo. Top Player's Golf was released in 1990 and is a solid and playable golf game in and of itself, but Neo Turf Masters, which was released 6 years later, is clearly a much more refined and...

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User Comments (22)

Mazero

#1

Mazero said:

So how well does this game play? I saw a video of it, and it looks pretty good

slangman

#3

slangman said:

Might give this a download if this gets a good score. The visuals look like they were very impressive when it was first released.

Aloth

#4

Aloth said:

Is it going to be in the collection they are releasing this month? I don´t know

Adamant

#5

Adamant said:

An arcade golf game? Never played it, but looks like it might actually be worth a look.

Ricardo91

#6

Ricardo91 said:

Aloalonso, yes, it is going to be on the collection, so you might want to save those 900 points for something else.

Rawk_Hawk

#7

Rawk_Hawk said:

I think this is a fighting game disgused as a golf game. You are not fooling me Neo Geo

That_Guy_from_Faxana

#8

That_Guy_from_Faxana said:

Relax Tony, I think I actually tried this in a gamestore ages ago... It´s a golfsim, and I couldn´t care less about that genre. Here´s hoping for more Neo Geo Fighters =D (And some shooters for good measure!)

CorbsAdmin

#9

Corbs said:

It's actually a fairly decent golf game. Especially for this time period. I'll have the review up soon. :)

darthstuey

#10

darthstuey said:

This is the most expensive Neo Geo cart- csting upwards of £1500!!

I have the scaled down version on the Neo Geo Pocket and it is fab- well worth buying.

Mixer152

#13

Mixer152 said:

Tony
"I would not mind seeing EA's original PGA Golf on Genesis show up on the VC."

Took teh words right out of my mouth mate. PGA Tour Golf 2 or 3 please, one my favourite megadrive games of them all.
And how about Mario Golf 64 while were on the topic.

Rawk_Hawk

#14

Rawk_Hawk said:

I guess EA and Nintendo would have to work out the liscense issues to put PGA golf on the VC. Who knows stranger things have happened

evilralfwiggum

#15

evilralfwiggum said:

Great golf game, get the Snk Arcade Classics Volume 1 this is included..great deal there and great golf game here.

puresthatred

#16

puresthatred said:

Its a pretty decent golf game, some strangely excitable voice samples throughout. Enjoyable enough but theres better games out there for that amount of points. A good arcade version of golf though, I wouldnt spend more than 4-500 points on it though. Nintendo must lower their prices.

CanisWolfred

#17

CanisWolfred said:

I remember playing a golf game much like this on the computer at summer camp. It was a lot of fun, and it really was the only thing that I had to look forward to there. Then one day, they took the computer away, and I never played a golf game again :( Hopefully this game will come soon, so I can once again experience golf in it's digital form, only this time from the comfort of my own living room! Until then, maybe I aught to try the game.

retroranger

#21

retroranger said:

Save your points for those other rareities. This is available on the Neo Geo SNK collection. If not for that, this is a highly replayable and enjoyable game. It can certainly get frustrating and having you shouting expletives. If you like golf sims, you'll love this one.

Captain_Konami

#22

Captain_Konami said:

Hmmmmmmmmmmm. I just played this for the first time via my SNK collection disc on PS2 and I have to say that this game was marginal at best. This Neo Geo postingof arcade dumbness when it comes to a like 5 or 10 second time limit to choose a COURSE?! To choose a character?! To take your shot?? How does that add to the fun at all? It totally sucked the joy right out of the semi-nifty graphics and repetitive spoken phrases.

And the flight and landing of the golf ball...... it looks an aweful LOT like an old Windows 3.1 golf game I had back in the day. They just have the ball bounce and come to a stop on a poorly scaled overview of the course.

I mean the basic control elements are there, but I've played a range of golf games from mini-putt on an apple IIe, to Jack Nicholas on C64 and DOS, to various other DOS golf games, to various mario golf to Tiger Woods on PS2. Neo Turf Masters just doesn't even rate with half the golf video games I played. Pity too, the graphics looked promising. There's no way I could ever give this more than a 4 out of 10 score. Stupid time limits. Better hurry me up, or else I might ACTUALLY get to choose the course I want.......and we can't have that now can we. :P

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