With its release fast approaching, the hype surrounding The Golf Club 2019 is in full swing — pun intended.
For the first time in the series’ history, The Golf Club 2019 will feature the PGA Tour with a new career mode as well as a number of licensed courses. And thanks to developer HB Studios, Sports Gamers Online has an exclusive look at one of those courses: The FedEx St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind.
More on The Golf Club 2019 and its PGA Tour Career Mode that will feature TPC Southwind can be found below:
PGA TOUR Career Mode
Users will begin their career in the Web.com Tourqualifying tournament, the start of a journey to becomea PGA TOUR member. Finishing in the top 75 in this event qualifies for entry into the Web.com Tour. In a streamlined season, users will have multiple ways of advancing to the PGA TOUR to begin their professional career. Finishing in first place in three of the six events will automatically earn a PGA TOUR card for early promotion. Finishing in the top 25 on the money list after the six events will also earn early promotion to the PGA TOUR. Once on the PGA TOUR, users will join the PGA TOUR and compete for the FedExCup over 32 events. Throughout each PGA TOUR season, not only will they compete for the top spot on the leaderboards, they will be working to achieve sponsorship goals for in-game rewards and competing against rivals.
Once on the PGA TOUR, a player’s skills are noticed, leadingto a rivalry with another player on TOUR. Over the following events they will compete head-to-head to prove who is the better player, not only on the leaderboard but also statistically. Playerswill compete for points inNumber of Strokes, Front 9 Score, Back 9 Score, Birdies or Better, No Bogey Round, Best Hole and Worst Hole. The first player who reaches 20 points overall wins the rivalry and the bragging rights before moving on to the next challenge.
On the road to the FedExCup Playoffs, a player will attract the attention of various sponsors, who will offer an opportunity to represent their brand while completing challenges throughout each season. The better the performance, the more attention a player will draw from sponsors. A player will have to manage partnerships and challenges for rewards. Each sponsor comes with three levels where a player will have to complete 1-3 challenges to receive a reward.
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