Does everyone like this style of play or is it just me that misses the old web browser game?
I would say that many share your pain. Here are just a few examples:
What on earth has happened? - World Golf Tour (wgt.com)
What happened to WGT. - World Golf Tour
What happened to WGT? - World Golf Tour
new wgt sucks - World Golf Tour
New WGT??? Disappointing!! - World Golf Tour
Many members have transitioned to the new version, some after therapy. Others have simply quit. Some have even sold their clubs, got credits and gifted balls to whoever wanted, using up their credits, and then quitting. If you fall in the last category ...
I use Volvik Vivid Pink (Lvl 51).