Do you remember the old 'British Open Championship Golf' computer game?

British Open Championship Golf
www.old-games.com
They don't make video games quite like they used to (they're waaay more realistic now). But this one from 1997 was one of our favorites.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 9:08 a.m.

Before all the cool gaming that's available today, CD-ROM is where it was at.

If you're under the age of 35, you might not even remember what that was. Basically, you would by a game -- on CD -- to slip into your desktop computer.

This morning, in honor of the start of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale and throwback Thursday, we remember one of our favorites: "British Open Championship Golf" from 1997.

Does anyone else remember this?

At the time, it was the most realistic golf game ever made.

Here's a look at the old trailer from the game released 20 years ago:

As someone in our office pointed out, the #toursauce on display in at the 35-second mark is remarkable. The player (who looks like a young Arnold Palmer), turns around to acknowledge the galleries with a wave a split second after striking the chip and well before it even found the bottom of the cup. Fantastic:

Here are a couple of other screenshots from the game, thanks to www.old-games.com:

Loved that game.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.