For me, the iPhone is the best platform for 2D golf games. It just feels natural, almost as if the arcade genre was made specially for the device. Among the few that aren’t as realistic as you’d say something like Tiger Woods PGA Tour© 12 or any other full-fledged, 3D
A few days back the creators of the iPhone development handbook announced that due to restrictions with Apple's NDA, they had no choice but to cancel the publication of their iPhone app handbook, iPhone SDK Development. However, now that Apple has lifted the NDA, they're going ahead with the book. A PDF version of the book is available for download.