Either you play golf on a Golf course or virtually on your Xbox, the fun is the same if you have the right game for your Xbox. All you need are good graphics, game mechanics, gameplay, and sound with some competitive multiplayer tournament and customization to have that great feeling of the golf course in your home and have the same fun with friends.
Well, worry not I will be sharing The Best 7 Golf Games for Xbox One in this list so you can enjoy them as well.
1. PGA Tour 2k21
PGA Tour 2k21 is the continuation of The Golf Club franchise and was released on 21 August 2020. The game received 78/100 from Metacritic for Xbox. Though the game was criticized for lack of Professional Female players in the game (though can be created).
The game has around 15 best courses in North America to test your skills but the courses are static as there is no movement in trees even during the extreme wind. There are different tournaments and course-specific challenges that can be completed to earn XP but XP is just a number as there is no powerup benefit to it.
Then there is The Rival System in which you play against 12 licensed pro golfers including Justin Thomas. You can also get sponsored deals with brands like Adidas and Puma as you proceed in career mode.
The game has many options for multiplayer, you can play multiplayer Local and Offline. Locally you can play via split-screen and online you can join tournaments and matches. You can also create or join clubs to have a feel of community and can enjoy yourself together.
2. Powerstar Golf
Powerstar Golf is an Xbox One exclusive game developed by Zoë Mode and was released in November 2013. The game received a Metacritic rating of 65/100.
Powerstar Golf is more focused upon single-player mode with various challenges and a rewarding XP system. You can switch between 6 characters with different power and abilities. You can increase the stats of your golfer by buying new gears or from booster packs.
The game has multiplayer mode but lacks head-to-head online play though 4 players can play local multiplayer or can compete against AI.
3. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 was released on 26 March 2013 for Xbox 360 and PS3. The game received a Metacritic score of 77/100 for Xbox 360 and 74/100 for PS3.
There are 20 courses including Augusta National Golf Club, the St. Andrews Links, and TPC Sawgrass. You can play as or against 20 pros such as Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Bubba Watson, Dustin Johnson, or Rickie Fowler. In the game, you can also join clubs and the club player cap has been increased to 100 so there are enough members for tournaments and can chat with each other in the tournament.
4. The Golf Club 2019
The Golf Club 2019 is developed by HB Studio and published by 2k games in August 2018. The game got a Metacritic score of 80, 75, and 72 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC respectively.
The Career Mode of The Golf Club 2019 includes Q-School, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR, and the FedExCup Playoffs. the game also has an Online Multiplayer mode in which you can compete against other golfers in the game and improve and assess your gameplay. The game also has the feature of Online Society which is a leaderboard, you can compete in a custom tournament to gain currency and can climb to the top but the most exciting feature is designing your own course and sharing it with friends or other golfers or playing courses designed by other golfers.
5. Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlory PGA Tour is developed and published by Electronic Arts released on July 14, 2015, for PS4 and Xbox One. The game has a Metacritic score of 61/100 for PS4 and 60/100 for Xbox One.
Frostbite, the engine used for the development of the game, gave a very realistic game with great environmental interaction. The game can be played offline (3 modes: Arcade, classic, and Tour) and online mode (both locally and connected by the net) but you can’t start your own club.
6. The Golf Club 2
The Golf Club 2 is developed by HB Studios for Windows, PS4, and Xbox One and was released on June 27, 2017, and got a Metacritic score of 76/100 for PS4 and 69/100 for Xbox.
In The Golf Club 2, you can not only customize your player but also can make your own course each with its own sets of challenges generated automatically, and then share it with your friends. Each played game is saved online so on each course you can either compete with a previously completed round or can compete with online players. You can play with friends either locally or online. You can make or join online societies for having a more competitive environment and can track your progress against other players.
7. Dangerous Golf
Dangerous Gold is developed by Three Fields Entertainment and was published in June 2016
In Dangerous Golf, you are in an environment like a kitchen, a bathroom, a gas station, a palace, etc. with destructible objects like silverware or food items. If you destroy enough objects your ball turns into a fireball and you can also steer it. The objective of the game is not to put the ball straight into the hole but is to destroy items as much as possible and earn the most points and then putting the ball in the hole to top the leaderboard and outperforming your friends.
The game has four modes: World Tour Mode which have 10 tours with 10 holes per match and you unlock new locations and abilities as you progress, Co-Op World Tour Mode is World Tour Mode with friends and family, Party Mode (Offline) is a local pass and play 4 players mode and the best mode to play with friends at home, Party Mode (Online) is a multiplayer mode in which you can play against other golfers online and can have up to 8 players.
This is it for The best 7 golf games for Xbox One.
If you think we have missed any game or there should be a game in this list but it isn’t, do let us know in the comment section.