The noticeable features are special elements such as Fast Fairways (where the ball rolls much farther than on a normal fairway), Warp Pipes, (when a ball is shot into a Warp Pipe, it will come out of the corresponding same-colored pipe) and Chain Chomps (when a ball is hit and it lands near them, the Chain Chomp will chase after the ball, causing an O.B. shot).
- Princess Peach
- Princess Daisy
- Donkey Kong
- Diddy Kong
- Boo (Secret)
- Bowser Jr. (Secret)
- Shadow Mario (Secret)
- Petey Piranha (Secret)
- During the 17th hole on Lakitu Valley of the Coin Challenge, some of the coins make up the Triforce symbol from The Legend of Zelda series.
- It is the first time that Deanna Mustard voiced Princess Daisy in this game.
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