The inclusion of Tiger Woods in PGA Tour 2K23 is a big selling point for the golf game now they have competition from EA Sports PGA Tour.
The 15-time Major winner also helped with the development of the game, overseeing the title with an eye like no other.
Find out everything you need to know about PGA Tour 2K23 below, as it battles out with EA Sports PGA Tour to be the best golfing game around.
Latest - John Cena Arrives
Another celebrity golfer has arrived in PGA Tour 2K23, with wrestler-turned-actor John Cena taking to the tee box!
He joins the roster of pro golfers and other celebrities Michael Jordan and Stephen Curry, but unlike them, Cena offers unparalleled power.
If you're looking to hit bombs then Cena is your guy, although he does lack finesse on and around the green.
The update that Cena came in also features pro golfer Nelly Korda, the Spyglass Hill Golf Course, Pinehurst No. 2 Golf Course, and more!
PGA Tour 2K23 Review
If you are on the fence about whether to buy PGA Tour 2K23 this year, it is worth checking out our full game review.
With plenty of new features as well as a bigger and better MyCareer mode, PGA Tour 2K23 is terrific.
Check out our full PGA Tour 2K23 Review.
PGA Tour 2K23 Release Date
PGA Tour 2K23 was released on Friday, 14 October.
Players who pre-ordered editions of the game that qualified for early access could play the game from Tuesday, 11 October.
PGA Tour 2K23 is available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and on PC via Steam.
It is the first time the game is available on next-gen consoles.
Tiger Woods is the official cover athlete for the game, and cover art for various editions of the game has been revealed as well.
The American superstar front the cover for both the Standard Edition and the Deluxe Edition, so make sure you know which PGA Tour 2K23 Edition to buy.
Golfing royalty, cover star, and developer Tiger Woods is playable in this year's game, but he isn't the only pro whose shoes you can step into.
More pros will be playable in this year's game, with celebrities also joining the roster.
Here's a list of playable characters in PGA Tour 2K23:
- Tiger Woods
- Collin Morikawa
- Xander Schauffele
- Rickie Fowler
- Justin Rose
- Lexi Thompson
- Tony Finau
- Jon Rahm
- Brooke Henderson
- Will Zalatoris
- Lydia Ko
- Harold Varner III
- Bubba Watson
- Justin Thomas
- Micheal Jordan (Pre-order bonus or special edition bonus)
- Stephen Curry
- Matt Fitzpatrick
- John Cena
- Nelly Korda
A number of licensed courses are included in the brand-new game, with a true-to-life aesthetic that will take your breath away.
Here's a list of the courses that feature in PGA Tour 2K23 from launch:
- Atlantic Beach Country Club
- Bay Hill Golf Club & Lodge (Arnold Palmer Course)
- Copperhead (Innisbrook)
- Detroit Golf Club
- East Lake Golf Club
- Payne's Valley
- Pebble Beach
- Quail Hollow Club
- Riviera Country Club
- Spyglass Hill
- St George’s Golf and Country Club
- The Renaissance Club
- TPC Boston
- TPC Deere Run
- TPC Louisiana
- TPC River Highlands
- TPC San Antonio
- TPC Sawgrass
- TPC Scottsdale
- TPC Southwind
- TPC Summerlin
- TPC Twin Cities
- Top of the Rock
- Torrey Pines
- Wilmington Country Club (South Course)
Check out all the playable courses in PGA 2K23 right here.
New swing mechanic
This year, PGA Tour 2K23 will offer the choice of two different swing mechanics for the very first time.
The traditional analogue swing remains in the game and will likely be the choice for the more experienced golfers.
However, a new 3-click swing mechanic will also be available if that is more to your liking.
For more articles like this, take a look at our PGA Tour 2K and Golf page.