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Some of the Best Free Online Golf Games

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Here is a sampling of some of the best or most popular free online golf games on the Web. These online golf games range from sophisticated to basic, but they all have two things in common: They're fun, and they are great ways to waste time. Make that three things: They are all free (although some may require downloads, and some may offer subscription or paid versions). You might also be interested in checking out the golf jokes and golf trivia sections.
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Candystand Mini Golf

Play 18 holes of mini golf in this Shockwave game, or practice any individual hole. Can be very challening to newcomers. This link goes to our review, where you can learn more about the game and click over to play it.

Candystand Links Golf

Here's a Shockwave-based golf game in which you can play 9 holes, 18, or over and over again on a links-style layout. Be sure to pay attention to the wind, because it's blowing.

NabiscoWorld "Driving Range"

NabiscoWorld Mini-Golf
Shockwave is required. Amateur and professional levels are offered. Get a bucket of 25 balls and fire at the targets.

NabiscoWorld "Golf Course"

NabiscoWorld Golf Course
This Shockwave games is one of the first high-quality, full-featured golf games offered free on the Web, and it holds up very well today. Amateur and professional levels are offered. Play 18 holes on a "real" golf course. Lots of fun and the pro level can be challenging.

NabiscoWorld Mini-Golf

Play 18 holes of mini golf in this Shockwave game, or practice any individual hole. Can be very challening to newcomers. This link goes to our review, where you can learn more about the game and click over to play it.

NabiscoWorld Mini Mini-Golf

We find this to be more challening that NabiscoWorld Mini Golf (mentioned above) - there are more obstacles and there are no borders around the hole (the ball can easily roll off the hole, requiring you to start over).

Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online

Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online screen capture - best free online golf games
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This is the online version of the ever-popular EA Sports Tiger Woods PGA Tour game franchise. The online version debuted in mid-2009. It requires registration and installation of a browser add-ondownload, both free. Purchase of gaming points, or a subscription (monthly or annual), is required to access the full game and for unlimited play. However, you can play for free, one round per day, simply by registering.

Shot Online

Shot Online is an MMO (massively multiplayer online) golf experience. Choose a character and play your role - and play golf. It's free to play, but a download is required, and there are for-pay optional upgrades and add-ons.

Gimme Golf Online

Gimme Golf requires Java and a download. Premium membership, with expanded characters, courses, and access to cash-prize tournaments, requires a monthly subscription. But basic gameplay - two courses and two characters is free.

World Golf Tour

This Flash game requires no downloads and no registration. But it provides some of the best graphics going. Take part in skills challenges or stroke play; play alone or engage in multiplayer mode.
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