Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06
TW-PGA 06.jpg
PAL region Xbox 360 cover art
Developer(s) EA Sports
Publisher(s) EA Sports
Series PGA Tour
Platform(s) GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Mobile
Release GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2 & Xbox
  • NA: September 20, 2005
  • EU: October 7, 2005
PlayStation Portable
  • WW: September 26, 2005
Xbox 360
  • NA: November 22, 2005[1]
  • EU: December 2, 2005
Mobile
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 is a golf video game in the PGA Tour series available for GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, and Mobile.

Gameplay[edit]

The game features several types of play, including the development of golfers in a simulated PGA Tour environment. Among other things, the game also features a set of famous courses and players. Also it includes the Stroke Play, Match Play, and Skins Play among other numerous methods of play. It also includes the Four Ball, Best Ball, and Stableford modes of play.

By being able to customize golfers and advancing that character through several stages (from amateur to pro) the game allows a high level of identification with the character. The virtual ego can be equipped with various pieces of equipment and styled according to the wishes of the player. The custom outfits are licensed and include several brands which are commonly present in professional golf, among others: Nike, Adidas, Callaway, Ping, Taylormade etc.

The courses[edit]

PlayStation 2 and GameCube:

  1. Pebble Beach
  2. Pumpkin Ridge
  3. Reflection Bay
  4. Sahalee Country Club
  5. Troon North Pinnacle
  6. Cog Hill
  7. Pasatiempo Golf Club
  8. Doral (The blue Monster)
  9. Bethpage Black
  10. Old Course at St Andrews
  11. TPC at Sawgrass
  12. Kapalua
  13. Greek Isles
  14. Red Rock Creek
  15. Central Park

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
PublicationScore
GCPCPS2PSPXboxXbox 360
EGM8.17/10[2]N/A8.17/10[2]N/A8.17/10[2]N/A
EurogamerN/AN/AN/AN/A7/10[3]6/10[4]
Game Informer8.25/10[5]N/A8.25/10[5]7.5/10[6]8.25/10[5]8.5/10[7]
GamePro4/5 stars[8]N/A4/5 stars[8]N/A4/5 stars[8]3.5/5 stars[9]
Game RevolutionB[9]N/AB[10]N/AB[9]C+[11]
GameSpot7.9/10[12]8.9/10[13]8.1/10[14]7.9/10[15]8.1/10[14]7.8/10[16]
GameSpyN/AN/A4.5/5 stars[17]N/A4.5/5 stars[18]N/A
GameTrailers7/10[19]N/A7/10[19]N/A7/10[19]7/10[19]
GameZone8.5/10[20]8/10[21]8.5/10[22]8.9/10[23]8.5/10[24]7.7/10[25]
IGN8.3/10[26]8.7/10[27]8.4/10[28]8.5/10[29]8.4/10[28]6.8/10[30]
Nintendo Power9/10[31]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
OPM (US)N/AN/A3.5/5 stars[32]4/5 stars[33]N/AN/A
OXM (US)N/AN/AN/AN/A8.6/10[34]8.5/10[35]
PC Gamer (US)N/A86%[36]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Detroit Free PressN/AN/A3/4 stars[37]N/AN/AN/A
Aggregate scores
GameRankings80.78%[38]79.40%[39]81.58%[40]80.32%[41]78.85%[42]70.52%[43]
Metacritic82/100[44]81/100[45]83/100[46]80/100[47]81/100[48]71/100[49]

The game was met with positive to average reception. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 81.58% and 83 out of 100 for the PlayStation 2 version;[40][46] 80.78% and 82 out of 100 for the GameCube version;[38][44] 80.32% and 80 out of 100 for the PSP version;[41][47] 79.40% and 81 out of 100 for the PC version;[39][45] 78.85% and 81 out of 100 for the Xbox version;[42][48] 78.25% for the Mobile version;[50] and 70.52% and 71 out of 100 for the Xbox 360 version.[43][49]

IGN gave the Mobile version a score of 8.4 out of 10 and said it was "nothing short of a rock-solid mobile edition of EA's famous golf franchise."[51] In Japan, Famitsu gave the PSP version a score of 29 out of 40.[52]

PGA Tour 06 won PC Gamer US's "Best Sports Game 2005" award. The magazine's Chuck Osborn wrote that the series "just keeps getting better and better with each yearly update."[53]

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