EA has launched its free-to-play browser game Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online and also unveiled monthly and yearly subscription options that will give users unlimited access to its courses.

The publisher has confirmed that free-to-play users will be able to access some featured courses every day. However, unlimited rounds will only be available to those who sign up for membership - at a cost of $9.99 per month, or $59.99 per year.

Users will additionally be able to purchases packages of points for $9.99, $19.99 and $39.99, which can be spent on in-game transactions such as rounds of golf and Pro Shop items. Customers buying a year's membership will be provided with a package of points for use in the Pro Shop.

"Consumers have an increasing appetite for authentic gaming experiences online and EA Sports is driving innovation and growth in the online gaming category, from consoles to mobile devices and the web," said EA Sports president Peter Moore.

"The launch of Tiger Woods PGA TOUR Online signals a shift in the traditional distribution model and will change the way that people will be able to access and enjoy their favourite video games for years to come."

Two new courses have been made available for the launch, bringing the total up to 10, and further courses are planned for release later on.