- Number of Players
- Release Date
- 29th Sep 1991
- 18th Jun 1992
Wii (Wii Shop)
- 11th May 2007, 500 points
- 18th Jun 2007, 500 points
- 24th Jul 2007, 500 points
3DS (3DS eShop)
- 5th Jul 2012, $4.99
- 10th Aug 2012, ¥500
- 23rd Aug 2012, £3.60
Wii U eShop
- 6th Feb 2014, £3.49
- 6th Mar 2014, $4.99
- 15th Jan 2014, ¥500
- Controller Support
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Tee off with Mario (and Luigi, too, in two-player mode) in this classic sporting simulation from 1992.
In NES Open Tournament Golf, choose from three international courses – UK, US and Japan – and three different game types – Stroke Play, Match Play and Tournament.
Set up your shot on the overhead map screen by choosing the correct club and adjusting for wind speed and direction, then switch to the action screen and make your shot using careful timing.