Mario Golf: Advance Tour

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Mario Golf: Advance Tour
Developer(s) Camelot
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Platform(s) Game Boy Advance
Release date Japan April 22, 2004
USA June 22, 2004
Europe September 17, 2004
Genre Role-playing Game & Golf
ESRB:ESRB E.svg - Everyone
PEGI:PEGI 3.svg - Three years and older
CERO:CERO A.png - All ages
Mode(s) Single player
Game Boy Advance:
Media GBA icon.png Cartridge
Game Boy Advance:

Mario Golf: Advance Tour, known in Japan as Mario Golf: GBA Tour (マリオゴルフ GBAツアー), is the fourth installment of the Mario Golf series and the Game Boy Advance counterpart of Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour for the Nintendo GameCube. It continues the RPG style of the Mario Golf series. It is advertised as being Role-Playing Golf.



  • A Button - Confirm
  • B Button - Back
  • +Control Pad - Move
  • Start Button - Menu
  • Select Button - Change Clubs (in Menu Screen)


  • A Button - Confirm
  • B Button - Back
  • +Control Pad - Select
  • L Button - Left-Handed Character
  • R Button - Star Character
  • Select Button - Change Clubs (once unlocked)


  • A Button - Start Swing/Choose Power (automatic)
  • B Button - Choose Power (manual)
  • A Button + A Button - Topspin
  • B Button + B Button - Backspin
  • A Button + B Button - Super Topspin
  • B Button + A Button - Super Backspin
  • +Control Pad - Change Direction/Change Clubs
  • R Button - Increase Power Bar
  • L Button - Decrease Power Bar


The game features eight playable Mario characters in all, four of which have to be unlocked. There are also even more exclusive human characters that Camelot made for the game. The two main characters in Mario Golf: Advance Tour can be transferred to the Nintendo GameCube game Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour if the Player uses the GBA to Gamecube link cable.

Default Mario Characters[edit]

Story Mode Characters[edit]

Unlockable Characters[edit]

Transferable Characters[edit]

Non-Playable Characters[edit]



Throughout the game, several collectibles appear as items that the player may find in the map. They include 1-Up Mushrooms, Drinks and Custom Tickets.


1-Ups increase the players level by 1. They can be found in various places.


Bottles can be found in various places on the map. They increase distance by 3, 4 or 5 yards, depending on the drink. There are Muscle Drinks, Hyper Bottles and Super Bottles.

Custom Tickets[edit]

Custom tickets are used to order clubs from the Club Maker. Different Tickets give different Clubs that the Club Maker can make.


Main article: List of Mario Golf: Advance Tour staff

Beta Elements[edit]

Main article: List of Mario Golf: Advance Tour beta elements

In the original game, the Marion Clubhouse had a different design.


For this subject's image gallery, see Gallery:Mario Golf: Advance Tour.

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