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One of the most beautiful golf courses in the world has been recreated down to the last grain of sand in Waialae Country Club: True Golf Classics for the Nintendo 64. Golf physics have been modeled with the utmost care to make your stay in Hawaii a memorable one, without having to pay the outrageous green fees. The game allows you to customize the attributes of up to ten golfers, including power, putting, recovery and ability against the wind.
As you plan your approach, select a club, adjust your stance, read the wind and determine the point of impact for spin, draw or fade. Once you're ready to begin, a traditional arcing swing meter will allow you to estimate the amount of power in your stroke. Six modes of play include the Waialae Open, Tournament, Stroke, Skins, Match and Practice.
The first mode is the Waialae Open, the heart of the game, where you compete in four rounds of golf against 77 fictitious players. You'll have to play sharp in the first two rounds or you'll get cut, as only the top forty are allowed to continue. Tournament Play offers you the chance to jump right to the last day of the Waialae Open, while Stroke Play is the basic game of golf where the winner is the one with the fewest strokes after eighteen holes.
Match Play makes each hole a contest to see who can finish with the fewest strokes. The person who wins the most holes after one round (a round is eighteen holes) is considered the winner. One feature of note is that you can have the game calculate your handicap based on your performance (which will be saved for future competition) or set it yourself. The game also includes support for up to four players alternating turns, and statistics for each golfer can be saved directly to cartridge. Aloha! ~ Scott Alan Marriott, All Game Guide