Golf, in real life, never took root in me. I had friends who played, and invited me along. As a young sports writer I covered a couple of exciting tournaments. In college, I enrolled in a golf class my senior year and was even partnered with N.C. State's quarterback, a guy who later became a a club professional in…
Of the independent games available on Xbox Live, a sports title is currently the No. 1 downloaded title and another is the No. 2-rated game, across all offerings. But sports is far from the service's dominant genre.
Hey, remember the "leaked footage" of the Xbox Live avatar golf game? Mystery solved. It's available on the Marketplace in the Indie Games channel. Avatar Golf is its name, because, well, it's golfing with your avatar.