Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters
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Developer(s) EA Tiburon
Publisher(s) EA Sports
Series Tiger Woods PGA Tour
Platform(s) iOS
PlayStation 3
Wii
Xbox 360
Microsoft Windows
Mac OS X
Release date(s) Consoles
  • NA March 29, 2011
  • AUS March 31, 2011
  • EU April 1, 2011
iOS
  • NA March 29, 2011
Microsoft Windows & Mac OS X
  • NA September 6, 2011
Genre(s) Sports (Golf)
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters was 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 2011 for the PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, and iOS,[1][2] and on September 6, 2011 for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X, but didn't receive a port from the latter consoles. The PC version of the game instead closely resembles that of the free online version Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online, until it was discontinued on June 6, 2013.

Features[edit]

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2012 featured for the first time, The Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.[1] It also features the debut of commentary by Jim Nantz and the return of David Feherty. Professional golfers Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson and Zach Johnson made their debuts in the game.

Course List[edit]

Course Wii[3][4] PS3 Standard Edition, Xbox 360 PS3 Collector's Edition iOS DLC Birdie Pack (DLC Bundle) Eagle Pack (DLC Bundle)
United States Augusta National Golf Club Yes Yes Yes No No No No
United States Augusta National Golf Club Par 3 Course Yes Yes Yes No No No No
United States TPC Sawgrass Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Scotland St Andrews Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
United States TPC Blue Monster at Doral No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
United States Harbour Town Golf Links Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No
United States Pebble Beach Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
United States TPC Boston No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
United States East Lake Golf Club Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Belize The Predator (Fantasy) Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Wales Celtic Manor Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Scotland Highlands (Fantasy) Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No
United States Liberty National Yes Yes Yes No No No No
United States Greenbrier Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
United States TPC Scottsdale Yes Yes Yes No No No No
United States Whistling Straits Yes Yes Yes No No No No
United States Waialae No Yes Yes No No No No
Greece The Dunes Course at Costa Navarino Yes Yes Yes No No No No
United States Atlanta Athletic Club No Yes Yes No No No No
United States TPC San Antonio No Yes Yes No No No No
Australia The Royal Melbourne Golf Club Yes Yes Yes No No No No
United Arab Emirates The Els Club Yes No No No Yes No Yes
Canada Banff Springs Yes No No No Yes No Yes
Japan Emerald Dragon (Fantasy) Yes No No No Yes No Yes
China Sheshan Golf Club Yes No No No Yes No Yes
United States Oakmont Country Club No No No No Yes No Yes
United States Pinehurst No. 2 Yes No No No Yes No Yes
United States Riviera CC No No No No Yes No Yes
United States Hazeltine National Golf Club No No No Yes Yes No Yes
United States Wolf Creek Golf Club Yes No No No Yes No Yes
United States Torrey Pines South Course Yes No No No Yes No Yes
United States River Course at Blackwolf Run No No No No Yes No Yes
United States Spyglass Hill Golf Course No No No No Yes No Yes
Greece Greek Isles (Fantasy) No No No No Yes No Yes
United States Bethpage Black Yes No No No Yes No No
Scotland Turnberry Yes No No No Yes No No

Preorder Bonuses:

Golfers[edit]

The following professional golfers are included in the game:

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (Wii) 84.19%[5]
(iPhone) 83.33%[6]
(PS3) 82.10%[7]
(X360) 80.90%[8]
(iPad) 70%[9]
(PC) 35%[10]
Metacritic (Wii) 85/100[11]
(iPad) 82/100[12]
(iPhone) 81/100[13]
(PS3) 80/100[14]
(X360) 80/100[15]
(PC) 43/100[16]
Review scores
Publication Score
Eurogamer 7/10[17]
Game Informer 9/10[18]
(Wii) 8.75/10[19]
GamePro 4/5 stars[20][21]
Game Revolution B[22]
GameSpot 8/10[23][24]
(PC) 5.5/10[25]
GameTrailers 8.4/10[26]
IGN 8/10[4][2]
Joystiq 4/5 stars[27]
Nintendo Power 8.5/10[28]
Official Xbox Magazine 6.5/10[29]
PC Gamer (UK) 15%[30]
PlayStation Magazine 8/10[31]
The Daily Telegraph 7/10[32]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[33]

The game was met with positive to negative reception. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 84.19% and 85 out of 100 for the Wii version;[5][11] 83.33% and 81 out of 100 for the iPhone version;[6][13] 82.10% and 80 out of 100 for the PlayStation 3 version;[7][14] 80.90% and 80 out of 100 for the Xbox 360 version;[8][15] 70% and 82 out of 100 for the iPad version;[9][12] and 35% and 43 out of 100 for the PC version.[10][16]

References[edit]

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