EA Sports PGA Tour Adds Jack Nicklaus, Four New Courses and More

EA Sports PGA Tour patch 12.0 and the launch of Season 11 is available today adding Jack Nicklaus to the roster, four additional courses and much more. Not only did the team add the signature swing for The Golden Bear and the Augusta National Par 3 course, they also added Valhalla, Pinehurst No. 2 and Royal Troon for a total of 39 playable courses and 23 playable pro golfers.

Career modes have been updated without the need to start from scratch. The PGA Championship will rotate every season between Valhalla, Oak Hill and Southern Hills. The U.S. Open will rotate every season between Pinehurst No. 2, The Los Angeles Country Club and The Country Club. The Open will rotate between Royal Troon, Royal Liverpool and St Andrews.

All four courses are also accessible in Quick Play and Private Matches and will be highlighted in the rotations for Online and Tournament playlists. Pinehurst No. 2 and Valhalla, having served as previous hosts for the Ryder Cup, are now included in Ryder Cup formats for Quick Play, Online and Private Matches.

Patch Notes

  • Store & Content
    • – Jack Nicklaus’ swing animation has been added to the Store rotation.
    • – Added a “Starter Bundle” which includes a set of rare specs and a currency pack.
    • – New items added to the store rotation including the TaylorMade Qi10 Driver, Scotty Cameron Circle T putters, and several new apparel items.
  • – Online
    • – Increased matchmaking search timeout from 2 to 5 minutes.
  • – Outfits & Gear
    • – Updated the “Into Out” swing animation.
    • – Fixed the “TaylorMade MySpider – Red” left-handed version of the putter being colored white instead of red.
  • – Courses
    • – [Kiawah] Moved several shrubs and bunker footprint decals that were incorrectly placed.
  • – UI
    • – [Career] Fix to enable changing outfits in Career mode lobbies.
    • – [Select Golfer] Updated Patrick Cantlay’s picture.
    • – [Store] Updated thumbnail icons for “In to Out” and “Sweep” swing animations.
  • Stability
    • – Additional crash and stability-related fixes.

For more details on the new update and the launch of Season 11, check out the latest blog.