Everybody's Golf (1997 video game)

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Everybody's Golf
European cover art
Developer(s) Camelot Software Planning
Publisher(s) Sony Computer Entertainment
Director(s) Masashi Muramori
Producer(s) Shugo Takahashi
Yasuhide Kobayashi
Composer(s) Motoi Sakuraba
Series Everybody's Golf
Platform(s) PlayStation
  • JP: 17 July 1997
  • NA: 30 April 1998
  • EU: 1 June 1998
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Everybody's Golf (みんなのGOLF, Minna no Golf) (Hot Shots Golf in North America) is the first game in the Everybody's Golf series and the first video game released for PlayStation. It was released on 17 July 1997 in Japan, 30 April 1998 in North America and 1 June 1998 in Europe. The North American release was renamed Hot Shots Golf.


The game received an average score of 81.50% at GameRankings, based on an aggregate of 14 reviews.[1] Game Informer ranked it as the 87th best game made for their 100th issue in 2001 despite past criticisms that it was not a golf simulator. They praised it for its balance between simplicity and complexity.[2]


  1. ^ "Hot Shots Golf for PlayStation". GameRankings. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Cork, Jeff (2009-11-16). "Game Informer's Top 100 Games of All Time (Circa Issue 100)". Game Informer. Retrieved 2013-11-30.