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The Golf Club 2

Maximum Games, HB Studios
Jun 27, 2017 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Fair

OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

34%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
71 / 100
Game Informer
8.8 / 10
TheSixthAxis
8 / 10
Forbes
7.6 / 10
IGN Spain
8 / 10
Hardcore Gamer
4 / 5
PlayStation LifeStyle
7 / 10
GamingTrend
75 / 100
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The Golf Club 2 - Features Trailer | PS4 thumbnail

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Critic Reviews for The Golf Club 2

Deeper and more refined than the original, but there's still room to improve its game.

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The new golf societies for single-player and offline add much-needed ongoing structure, but it's the gameplay that provides the actual depth

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The Golf Club 2 improves on the original in every way, and most importantly it plays a fantastic game of golf. It's a shame then that there are still some technical hiccups, as they do take some of the sheen away from it, but I don't doubt that HB Studios will continue to improve on what has clearly been a labour of love, and one which shows that sports game development isn't solely in the realms of the biggest publishers.

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The gameplay and options are on an elite level in TGC 2, but the graphics and presentation are still a step behind.

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Despite of the great improvement in the control system of swing and tempo that is close to perfection, the lack of depth in the Career and Societies modes can make tedious the thousands of hours that this sequel offers.

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The Golf Club 2 combines a good golf simulation game with the social interaction of an actual clubhouse through the online societies with an engrossing career mode.

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When taking a step back and looking at the big picture, The Golf Club 2 feels like a solid follow-up to an already promising new franchise. Unfortunately, though it attempts to correct some of the series' deficiencies, it still fails to deliver a cohesive single player campaign. The lack of any significant progression is a blatant blind spot that will to continue to haunt the series. Thankfully the action on the course itself is authentic enough to take players from the peaks of birdie ecstasy to the lows of triple bogey tap-ins. If a golf game can make me embrace profanity this much, it has to be authentic. This may not be a hole-in-one, but sometimes a solid par can be enough to win a tournament.

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The Golf Club 2 follows in the footsteps of its predecessor, providing an unrivaled golf simulation that still lacks surrounding content to keep it relevant for months to come. The new career mode leaves a lot to be desired, but few sports games can compete with how solid the on-course gameplay is within The Golf Club 2. Societies is also a welcome addition that golf-loving friends will really appreciate. The Golf Club 2 is still a ton of fun to play, but it's clear that HB Studios needs to revamp some of the side activities heading into The Golf Club 3.

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