Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10
|Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10|
|Developer(s)||EA Tiburon, EA Mobile, HB Studios (PSP, PS2)|
|Series||Tiger Woods PGA Tour|
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 is a golfing simulation video game in the Tiger Woods PGA Tour series developed by EA Tiburon and published by Electronic Arts. It was released in North America on June 8, 2009 for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, and Xbox 360, home and portable consoles. It is also the final entry into the series to be compatible with the PS2.
The servers that supported the online mode for this game, and many others, were permanently shut down by the publishers on August 11, 2011. Users who attempt to log on see a message that says "The EA servers are not available at this time. Please try again later." 
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2010 features the U.S. Open, the USGA Championship and the USGA's Rules of Golf for the first time in the franchise's history. The Weather Channel provides dynamic weather data for the game (the forecast channel on the Wii). The new "Tournament Challenge" mode allows players to replicate famous shots and moments from the PGA Tour's history.
There are several new courses available for this version of the game, including Bethpage Black, Pinehurst (Course 2), Torrey Pines, Oakmont, Hazeltine National, Banff Springs, and Turnberry, with all those listed courses having hosted major championships before. There are also many golfers featured in the game that are listed below. There are also fictitious golfers who are present in the game.
The Wii version of the game features support for the Wii MotionPlus, allowing for a more authentic sports motion to the golf swing, including the ability to draw and fade. In Europe and North America, the Wii version was available in a bundle with a Wii MotionPlus accessory for limited time at launch. Along with the use of the Wii MotionPlus there is a Disc Golf option in the game as well that adds a new mode to the game.
- Banff Springs (Banff, Alberta, Canada)
- Bay Hill Club and Lodge (Orlando, Florida, USA)
- Site of the Arnold Palmer Invitational
- Bethpage Black Course (Bethpage, New York, USA)
- Site of the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open
- Cog Hill Golf & Country Club (Lemont, Illinois, USA)
- Site of the BMW Championship
- Doral Golf Resort & Spa (Doral, Florida, USA)
- Site of the WGC-CA Championship
- East Lake Golf Club (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
- Site of The Tour Championship
- Fancourt (George, South Africa)
- Firestone Country Club (Akron, Ohio, USA)
- Site of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
- Gary Player Country Club (Sun City, South Africa)
- Harbour Town Golf Links (Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA)
- Site of the Verizon Heritage
- Hazeltine National Golf Club (Chaska, Minnesota, USA)
- Site of the 2002 and 2009 PGA Championship
- The K Club (Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland)
- Site of the 2006 Ryder Cup
- Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Kiawah Island, South Carolina, USA)
- Site of the 1991 Ryder Cup
- Oakmont Country Club (Oakmont, Pennsylvania, USA)
- Site of the 1994 & 2007 U.S. Open
- Pebble Beach Golf Links (Pebble Beach, California, USA)
- Site of the 2000 and 2010 U.S. Open, as well as the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
- Pinehurst No. 2 (Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA)
- Site of the 1999 and 2005 U.S. Open
- Riviera Country Club (Pacific Palisades, California, USA)
- Site of the Northern Trust Open
- Sheshan Golf Club (Shanghai, China)
- Site of the WGC-HSBC Champions
- Old Course at St Andrews (St Andrews, Scotland, UK)
- Site of the 2000, 2005 and 2010 Open Championship
- Torrey Pines Golf Course (La Jolla, California, USA)
- Site of the 2008 U.S. Open, as well as the annual Farmers Insurance Open
- TPC Boston (Norton, Massachusetts, USA)
- Site of the Deutsche Bank Championship
- TPC at Sawgrass (Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA)
- Site of The Players Championship
- TPC Scottsdale (Scottsdale, Arizona, USA)
- Site of the Phoenix Open
- Turnberry (Ailsa Course) (South Ayrshire, Scotland, UK)
- Site of the 2009 Open Championship
- Wentworth Club (Virginia Water, Surrey, England, UK)
- Site of the BMW PGA Championship
- Westchester Country Club (Rye, New York, USA)
- Site of The Barclays from 1967 to 2007
- Wolf Creek Golf Club (Mesquite, Nevada, USA)
- Cedar Creek Golf Links (Ottumwa, Iowa, USA)
The Wii version of the game received an overall score of 9.0 in the July 2009 issue of Nintendo Power magazine. IGN also gave the Wii version of the game a 9.0 out of 10, praising its use of Wii MotionPlus and calling it "...the definitive golf game." 
The experience and upgrade system, however, led Tycho of Penny Arcade to say "Tournaments that don't normalize player statistics aren't skill competitions… they're time competitions, measuring not the quality of your leisure hours but the volume", and Gabe, "You can not compete unless you put the time in."
According to NPD for the month of June, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 for Wii sold 272,400 units in North America, outselling Wii Fit in its debut month, putting it in fourth place for the month in overall sales. The game did not make the top 10 positions for other platforms according to NPD June sales.
On Metacritic, the Wii version has the highest average score at 88%, followed by PS3 at 81%, and Xbox 360 at 80%.
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