Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 - Xbox Review

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005 – Xbox Review

Challenge Tiger Woods on your terms! Take on the man who has changed golf forever!

The only problem you will find with this game is managing to turn it off to eat and sleep and go to work or school.

It was the world famous author P.G. Wodehouse who said “ Golf, like the measles, should be caught young, for, if postponed to riper years, the results may be serious.” There is truth in the statement and it is fair to say that Tiger Woods PGA 2005 does reward committed practice.

Another very famous quote on the sport from another world famous author is “Golf is a good walk spoiled.” -Mark Twain. This quote doesn't apply to Tiger Woods PGA 2005 because the fact is you can play the world's greatest courses in the company of the worlds greatest players and the most famous legends of all time from the comfort of your armchair or sofa. What more could any golf fan ask for?


The innovative new Tiger-Proofing technology allows the player to create unique courses that will change the way golf is played. Using the Tiger-Proofing system, you can let you imagination run wild and design your own personal, ideal golf courses. It enables you to modify course dynamics and really test the computers PGA TOUR® characters by adding lengthier Tiger tees, tighter fairways, dramatic undulations to greens, deeper bunkers, higher rough, and much more.

Another impressive element to the game is an enhanced EA SPORTS Game Face™ featuring non-proportional bone scaling and texture blending that will expand the opportunity to create more realistic looks. After creating your own golfer and making a name for yourself, you can then play a round with some of the golfing greats.

Tiger vision makes its debut in the PGA tour series. You can now line up shots in the same way Tiger does – this feature does make putting rather easy but is very limited and can make the difference when you really need it.

EA have also been working on Create-a-swing, from the funkiest swing imaginable to a picture-perfect masterpiece; create your own swing with all the intricacies you can think of.


The on course atmospheres in the Tiger Woods PGA series have always been something special, now they are better than ever. Wind, waves, birds, flowing grass in the rough, beautiful sunrises and sunsets and awesome player animations and cut scenes all make for a near perfect on course experience.

As you can probably work out, I am a huge fan of this title. I suggest anybody with the slightest interest in the sport should add this one to their collection. You will find yourself returning to this game again and again and by the time you are getting bored EA will be ready with the 2006 version to keep it all fresh. Get swinging!


  • Tiger proofing – create you own personal courses
  • Legends Tour – take on the stars of golf
  • EA SPORTS Gameface II – Highly advanced technology that allows greater character creation and personalisation
  • New Courses – 8 new courses, giving a total of 14 licensed course choices
  • More players – 15 different PGA Tour professionals, and 14 new computer characters all ready to test you.
  • EA SPORTS Online Competition: Play peer-to-peer with anyone across the country on the PlayStation 2 console in Tournaments. You can also be placed on Money Lists and League Scores.
  • Total Precision Swing: Players will have more control over their game by deciding the placement of the ball and directing whether to hit it straight, fade, or draw it back. New chipping and chipping systems allow for more control on the green or when you leave an approach shot short.
  • Play a Career: Obtain sponsorships from real golf equipment manufacturers throughout your career and drive to surpass Tiger as number one on the overall money list. In PGA TOUR Season mode for console versions, play along with the 52-week PGA TOUR calendar of events for up to 10 seasons.
  • Real-time Events (console versions): Using the game hardware's internal clock, actual events appear at appropriate times of year.
  • Golf's Best Commentators: Gary McCord and David Feherty make up the commentary team and provide their observations and irreverent observations on each round.


9 out of 10

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