Everyone knows the golf games are better than actual, real-life golf. That’s just a fact. Don’t argue, there’s no point. It’s one of the fundamental building blocks of the universe. But which are the best golf games for Android?
That’s the question we’re trying to answer with this list. We’ve got golf-sims, arcade golf blasts from the past, and at least one game that involves playing golf on a completely different planet.
You can click on the names of the games below to download them from the Play Store, and unless otherwise noted they’re premium. And if you’ve got your own favorite golf game, let us know all about it in the comments section.
A big, super-polished free to play golf game. There are loads of balls, loads of courses and plenty of fun to be had. This is one of those games that tries to recreate actual golf, but without the physical effort.
And on the other end of the golfing spectrum we’ve got Golf Odyssey. It’s got chunky pixel art, slightly bonkers challenges and some dinosaurs thrown in there as well. It’s free with IAP.
A super classic cross between arcade and sim that’s going to leave you with a big golfing grin on your face. There are loads of courses, special clubs and balls, and it’s just as great as it used to be.
Another free to play golf smasher that sees you playing against other people in little competitions. It balances silliness and simulation in some pretty neat ways.
Another one that sees you taking on other players from across the world. There are 1v1 challenges or more in-depth tournaments with multiple putters. Like golf? Love this.
Nitrome puts its own unique spin on the golf game. You need to get holes in one, otherwise it’s game over. It’s bright and silly but also pretty darn challenging. This one’s free with an IAP to get rid of the ads.
A simple and relaxing game of golf spread across a series of gorgeous little dioramas. It’s easy to pick up and play, and once it gets its golf fangs in you, it’s difficult to put it down.
What’s better than a golf game? How about a golf game that you play with cards? That’s what Golf Peaks is. Part-puzzler, part golf-game, it’s all pretty darn neat. And it’s an awful lot of smart fun.
It might have been out for a while, but this arcade blast is still well worth checking out. It’s got single player, it’s got multiplayer, it’s got goop and goo and a whole lot more. It’s free with IAP.
It’s golf, but it’s on the red planet. There’s a mesmeric rhythm to this one that’s going to keep you thwacking balls around Mars until you’ve lost all sense of reality.
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