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  • Virtual Tour Round 1 Update: Glenmorangie Cup

    21 Apr 2014

    Competition in WGT Virtual Tour is underway this month in the Glenmorangie Cup on WGT.

    The tournament features an unlimited play first round concluding on 4/25 and a single-play final round wrapping up on 4/30. The Best of Famous Holes golf course on WGT includes some of the most challenging and beautiful holes from Bethpage Black, Congressional Country Club, Kiawah Island, Royal St. George's and St Andrews. Players are competing for a 200,000 WGT Credit purse that also contributes to overall season standings to determine who will qualify for the December championship.

    Currently leading the Tour Legend tier is Canada's GEHL13 with a Round 1 score of 52 followed by a group of talented players; including Transamerica Classic runner-up BolloxInBruges and IOA Open champ dansamcam, all sitting just one stroke back at 53. The Legend tier is lead by hatchy66 with 54 followed by WeidaDeNei at 55 and several other players just one stroke behind.

    WATCH Tour Pro tom2h hole out from the 18th fairway on Congressional Country Club.

    Players participating in the Glenmorangie Cup have until 4/25 to post a Round 1 score. The top 70 combined scores in each WGT tier will split the total purse and gain points that count toward overall season standings.

    View Glenmorangie Cup leaderboards

    Play in the Glenmorangie Cup

  • Play Harbour Town during RBC Heritage

    17 Apr 2014

    While you're watching the pros in the RBC Heritage this weekend, take on Harbour Town for yourself in special Ready-Go tournaments on WGT.

    Compete in these fun, quick tournaments for just 50 WGT Credits to enter, and the top 30 of 50 scores win credit prizes.

    Use credits to upgrade your virtual equipment and compete in paid match play games and tournaments for more prizes.

    Play Harbour Town

  • Play New WGT Brackets

    15 Apr 2014

    WGT Brackets is the newest way to compete against other WGT players in a fun, head-to-head format.

    Choose to play either free or paid Brackets for WGT Credits and compete against other players, with winners advancing to the next round, until a final champion is decided.

    Play New Brackets

    Note, free Brackets are free to play but don't have credit prizes. Brackets are only playable on web right now, not mobile.

  • Rent Top Irons and Putters on WGT

    13 Apr 2014

    It's Free Rental Weekend on WGT during the Masters.

    So what clubs should you try for free?

    Here are the most popular virtual irons, wedges and putters among WGT players currently...

    Top Irons - TaylorMade R11 (Level 32/90), Ping G20 (Level 59), TaylorMade SpeedBlade (L75), Nike VR Forged (Level 85)

    Top Wedges - Cleveland CG16 (Level 27-31/76-80), Ping Tour W (Level 18/42), MAX Spin (L50-52)

    Top Putters - TaylorMade Ghost Spider (Level 35/66), TaylorMade Spider (Level 19), Nike Method (Level 51/77) Odyssey Versa 1/7 (Level 22/33), MAX Control (Hack/Master)

    ...see top drivers, woods and hybrids here.

    To rent a WGT club, just visit the Pro Shop, find the club you want, click the RENT button, then play free for 24 Hours.

  • Rent Top Drivers and Woods on WGT

    12 Apr 2014

    It's Free Rental Weekend on WGT during the Masters.

    So what clubs should you try for free?

    Here are the most popular drivers, woods and hybrids among WGT players right now...

    Top Drivers - Callaway Big Bertha (Level 18/88/96), MAX Distance (Level 0), TaylorMade R1 (Level 11/48/98), Ping G20 (Level 58/81)

    Top 3 Woods - Callaway Big Bertha (Level 19/89), TaylorMade R11/R11s (Level 30/41/84/95), Ping G20 (Level 58/81), MAX Meter (Level 92)

    Top Hybrids - TaylorMade R11/R11s (Level 31/43), Ping G20 (Level 58/81)

    ...see top irons, wedges and putters tomorrow.

    To rent a WGT club, just visit the Pro Shop, find the club you want, click the RENT button, then play free for 24 Hours.

  • Free Club Rentals This Weekend

    12 Apr 2014

    Get free virtual club rentals on WGT this Saturday and Sunday of Masters Weekend.

    While you're following the action at Augusta, play the popular new Big Bertha clubs from Callaway, the Nike Covert 2.0 driver, the latest Odyssey putters, MAX Spin wedges, or any other virtual clubs you've been dying to try – all free.

    Rent Free Clubs

    To rent clubs:

    • Just find the club you like in the WGT Pro Shop
    • Click the RENT button
    • Enjoy free for 24 hours

    You can rent and re-rent as many clubs as you want for free Sat-Sun, 4/12-4/13.

  • Play Pinehurst No. 2 Back 9, Now Available

    10 Apr 2014

    As part of the 2014 Virtual U.S. Open, the Pinehurst No. 2 Back 9 Challenge is now open to play on WGT.

    Play this free closest-to-the-hole tournament to get your first look at the Back 9 holes on Pinehurst No. 2, host of the U.S. Open Championships, plus you have a chance to win $500 prizes.

    Play Pinehurst Back 9

    Famed Pinehurst No. 2 will be rolled out as part of the 2014 Virtual U.S. Open, with the full 18 hole stroke play Qualifier coming in May. The live USGA events are in June, including both the U.S. Open and the U.S. Women's Open Championship, the first time both events will be played on the same course in back-to-back weeks.

  • New Course on WGT

    08 Apr 2014

    There's a new course to play on WGT, featuring 18 of the best par-4 holes from the game.

    Challenge yourself on the new Best Of Par 4 stroke play course with holes from different championship golf courses, including some of the most beautiful and demanding holes in all of golf...

    • Keep your Merion 6 score low by navigating the tricky false-front green with good club selection on your approach.
    • Play the St Andrews 17 "Road Hole" with a blind tee shot, famous greenside bunker and out of bounds right behind the green.
    • Test the Kiawah 18 finishing hole with a tricky fairway to navigate, and a green that slopes toward the ocean.

    Play Free Tournament

    Play the free, special monthly tournament above for a chance to earn WGT Credits, or select this new course from the Game Menu to create your own game.

    Note, new Best Of Par 4 course is playable on web only right now.

  • Have a Beer (Ball) On Us This Weekend

    05 Apr 2014

    Log in and play WGT today and tomorrow and get a free virtual Michelob ULTRA Beer Vapor Ball on each day.

    This limited-edition virtual golf ball features a first-ever "beer foam" vapor trail, plus extra distance and spin, that will make your virtual rounds a little more fun.

    Get Free Beer Ball

    Don't forget your friends! Buy your WGT friends a "Beer Ball" after a round, just click the GIFT button in the Pro Shop.

    *Special offer available to WGT players that log in 4/5/14-4/6/14, receive one free Michelob ULTRA Beer Vapor virtual golf ball each day. Special ball playable on web only.

  • Play Glenmorangie Cup on the Virtual Tour

    03 Apr 2014

    The WGT Virtual Tour continues this month with the Glenmorangie Cup, featuring 18 of the best famous holes from WGT courses.

    Enter and get a free Glenmorangie virtual vapor ball, with orange vapor trail, and compete for your share of the 200,000 WGT Credit purse to add to your Virtual Tour year-long standing.

    Just be sure to post your best Round 1 score by 4/25, to qualify for Round 2, and the top 70 combined scores will split the total purse.

    Play Virtual Tour

    Plus, Golf Channel is covering the WGT Virtual Tour throughout the year, including online scores, virtual leaderboards, updates and even interviews with WGT players, just like the professional tours! See Golf Channel Coverage.

    Note, the Glenmorangie Cup tournament is available to play on the web only, not on mobile.

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