Satoru Iwata, President of Nintendo, recently described how the multiplayer in Mario Golf: World tour will work.
The game will feature online worldwide multiplayer that uses the Community system to let you play with friends or joined themed matches.
Competitive multiplayer will not feature real time play, but players will able to upload their scores and participate in large-scale tournaments.
As far as the tournaments go, players will be able to modify the rules for them such as banning special shots, the course lineup, or even limit the character choice options.
Mario Golf: World Tour is set to launch this summer in both Europe and the US.