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Tiger Woods PGA TOUR Online

Online Branded Golf Game


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Published 08/12/2010 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Tiger Woods Online is a virtual golfing game, easily accessible from any computer with an internet connection. Users can sign up to access all the site features, which includes actually playing the game. Multiplayer capabilities are offered and the site itself presents a sports oriented atmosphere that really puts players in the game. Tiger Woods Online is offered by EA, one of the biggest game companies operating today.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

The concept behind Tiger Woods Online was inspired by the immense fame of Tiger himself. Even those who are not golf enthusiasts know who Tiger Woods is, both for positive and negative reasons. Tiger Woods Online is presented by Electronic Arts (EA), who began developing games during the 1980s. They moved on to focus on console game production the following decade. EA suffered through the recent financial crisis and laid off 17% of its workforce in 2009. This mass layoff impacted EA Tiburon, Visceral Games, EA Black Box, Mythic, and Pandemic Studios, who was completely shut down as a result. Today, like many other companies, EA is working hard to recover from recent economic troubles.

What are the differences to other apps?

Rarely does a browser based game offer excellent graphic quality and detail. Tiger Woods Online stands out for its artistic quality as well as accessibility. Anyone can play the game from any computer with an internet connection. Unlike purchasing a console game, which can be pricy, Tiger Woods Online lets users login and play from their computer through their EA account.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The appearance of the Tiger Woods Online website is very attractive to the casual and serious golfer. The background features lush green and gently rolling hills, just like actual golf courses. The design and layout make it easy to navigate by limiting the number of buttons, menus, and banners found on the homepage. Visitors can get right to the point, logging in and playing a few rounds of their favorite sport in bold, brilliant color. The logo further compliments the site’s appearance with rich green, silver and a modernized design.

How does the registration process work?

As soon as a new visitor arrives at the Tiger Woods Online website, they are presented with the login or sign up menu. Registration is relatively easy, and can be accessed by clicking the red “sign up now” button on the right hand side of the homepage. Next, a valid email address will need to be entered. Users are advised that the process involves signing up for an EA account to access the game. The user will then be prompted to enter a username and password to complete registration.

What does it cost to use the application?

The price required to play Tiger Woods Online is very attractive. New users can do so by only spending their time creating an EA account. This allows access to all the basic game function. Features include 3D graphics, live chat with other players, and the ability to tee off on multiple famous golf courses. A premium membership option is available and runs just under $5 per month when the user selects an annual membership renewal. Added features include an enhanced multiplayer functionality and the ability to enjoy unlimited play time on every available golf course in the game.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Golf enthusiasts, whether they are players or just enjoy watching, can have a great time visiting Tiger Woods Online. The free account option makes the game accessible to anyone, from casual players looking for a way to spend a little time to those who are more serious. The chat function also makes the game more social, which adds another dimension of entertainment to the overall experience for everyone.

  • Use the live chat function to converse with other players
  • Access the game from any computer with internet access
  • Enjoy deep immersion through realistic, 3D graphics
  • Choose from free or inexpensive premium accounts
  • View ranking through the site’s live stats board


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