North American release. Game developed in Japan. For more information on the game itself, please see the original Japanese release entry; "Mario Open Golf [Model HVC-UG]".
Description from the back cover:
Whether you're an aspiring amateur or a professional-class golfer, NES Open Tournament Golf puts you right in the thick of a world-class golf tournament. Select your club, check the wind and the lay of the turf, and then drive your way toward winnings worth over one million dollars!
Pick from three tough courses: one in the US, one in Japan, and one in the UK. Practice your strokes, then compete against a friend. For the ultimate challenge, tee off against 36 computerized golfers and compete for top ranking. It's all here in NES Open Tournament Golf!
So warm up on 18 holes and move up to tournament play. The better the golfer, the bigger the prize. Give it your best shot and go for the big money!