Golden Tee 98 is the 15th version of the long running Golden Tee series. It offers seven new courses to play. Blue Horizon, Eagles Peak, Ridgewood, Painted Gorge, Oak Hollow, Sapphire Springs and Balmoral Greens
The game follows the normal rules for golf play. All scoring is done for stroke play (hazards, water penalties etc.) You are provided with a standard set of clubs. 2-9 irons, 3 and 5 woods and a driver. Sand and pitch wedge and a putter.
Prior to the swing you can turn left or right. By rolling the roller ball (controller) back in a certain direction (for backswing) then foward in a certain direction, you can accomplish different shots including slices, hooks, fades and knock down shots. There is also a backspin button to allow backspin on the green.
The game also keeps track of high scores for each course including:
-the thirty best scores -Great golfer points (scored by getting shots within 5' of the hole from at least 50 yards out)
-most greens hit
-most fairways hit
-most eagles or better
Golden Tee Fore! has additional features such as player identification, statistics tracking and online tournaments. Player identification is enabled through the use of the Golden Tee Card. Players can use this card to keep track of stats and play in on-line tournaments.