Here are the release notes for the last nights' update:
May 2019 Game Updates
2019 Virtual U.S. Open Qualifier
The main event of the 2019 Virtual U.S. Open kicks off 5/1 on Pebble Beach – with new hole locations!
Compete now in the Virtual U.S. Open Qualifier tournament featuring 18 holes of unlimited stroke play on the same course as this year's U.S. Open Championship, and you can play as many times as you want to post your best score.
One lucky sweepstakes winner, regardless of score, will win a Grand Prize trip to the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club. Additionally, the top 156 scores (plus ties) will advance to the Virtual U.S. Open Championship tournament, to compete for a second Grand Prize trip to the 2020 U.S. Open.
As a special gift from the USGA everyone who enters the Qualifier will also receive a free USGA avatar or virtual apparel, a Lexus virtual golf ball and Lexus-branded Putter Pal.
Open to all WGT players and free to enter, see rules for details and eligibility.
This month is full of new equipment and different tournaments to play, including the hot new yellow Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x balls and the Virtual U.S. Open main event...
Yellow Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x Vapor Balls
Some of our most popular virtual golf balls are now available in bright yellow with matching vapor trail, for more visibility and style.
All of the existing Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x Vapor Balls have yellow options for you to choose from, unlocking in the WGT Pro Shop at Level 0, Level 42, Level 59, Level 72 and Level 92.
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Cobra King F9 Driver
More speed and more distance off the tee with the latest from Cobra.
Get the new Cobra King F9 SPEEDBACK Driver, available now in the WGT Pro Shop unlocking at Level 5 and Level 63.
Shop Cobra Drivers
Cobra King F9 Iron Set
This is a great choice for an affordable iron set, to add more distance and forgiveness to your shots.
The Cobra King F9 SPEEDBACK Irons unlocking at Level 8 are great for beginning players that want to level up faster, and for higher level players at Level 65.
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Cobra King F9 SPEEDBACK 3 Wood
Add more distance, speed and accuracy with this new King F9 SPEEDBACK 3 Wood.
Great choice for players both starting to level up, unlocking at Level 7, and those well on their way, unlocking at Level 64.
Shop Cobra Woods
Cobra King F9 SPEEDBACK Hybrid
Great addition to your virtual golf bag for more distance and speed, plus a slower WGT swing meter.
Get the new Cobra King F9 SPEEDBACK 3 Hybrid available now in the WGT Pro Shop, unlocking at Level 7 and Level 64.
Shop Cobra Hybrids
SeeMore M7 Putter
Try the new SeeMore M7 Putter for more forgiveness on your putts as you're leveling up.
Featuring a classic blade design and meter increments of 15, 30, 60, 100 and 300 ft, this new putter is available now in the Pro Shop, unlocking at Level 22 and Level 30.
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SeeMore M5HT Putter
For higher level players, the SeeMore M5HT Putter is a great option to add more balance and forgiveness on the green.
The Level 55 putter features meter increments of 15, 30, 60, 90, 150 and 300 ft, while the Level 86 putter features meter increments of 15, 30, 60, 100, 150 and 300 ft.
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Special Tournaments Happening in May
Stay tuned for some special tournaments coming very soon, including:
- National Golf Day - 1-day tournament to celebrate National Golf Day 2019 on 5/1, don't miss it!
- Virtual PGA Championship - Compete in this month-long tournament on Bethpage Black, host of the 2019 PGA Championship
- Bandon Dunes 20th Anniversary Tournament - This 2-week tournament celebrates 20 years of Bandon Dunes, including the chance to win an exclusive commemorative anniversary coin (that you otherwise could only get by attending the anniversary celebration at Bandon Dunes!)
- WGT Virtual Tour: Olympic Club Challenge - The second tournament in the Apr-Jun Quarterly Season
See in Tournaments, starting May 1