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  • Play June's Virtual Tour Major on Kiawah

    03 Jun 2016

    Time to bust out the sunblock -- June is here, bringing with it the Kiawah Championship on WGT!

    Play this month's Major tournament to close out the Apr-Jun Quarterly Season in the WGT Virtual Tour. 

    Post your unlimited first round score by 6/24, followed by two single-play second rounds, and the top 70 combined scores in each tier will split an increased total purse of 200,000 WGT Credits.

    And new this year, the winning players in each tier of both the monthly tournaments and Quarterly Seasons will display new "reigning champion" icons next to their player name, plus each Quarterly Season champion will receive an exclusive new WGT avatar!

    Play June Major

    Follow full WGT Virtual Tour coverage on Golf Channel, including online scores, virtual leaderboards, updates and even interviews with WGT players, just like the professional tours. See Golf Channel Coverage.

  • June 2016 Game Updates

    02 Jun 2016

    See what’s new on WGT today, including virtual golf equipment from Callaway and Nike...

    NEW


    Yellow & Black Truvis Ball – Get the newest Chrome Soft virtual golf ball from Callaway featuring Truvis Technology for more visibility with new yellow/black pattern.

    Unlocks at Level 18 and Level 67 in the WGT Pro Shop.

    Nike RZN Tour Platinum Balls – Get more distance without sacrificing control with the new RZN Tour Platinum virtual golf balls for top-level WGT players.

    Unlocks at Level 94 and Level 96

    Add Some "Fly" Style with These Clubs from Nike

    Nike Vapor Fly 3 Wood – Get more forgiveness and higher launch for longer distance with the new Nike Vapor Fly 3 Wood.

    Unlocks at Level 51, Level 86 and Level 99

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    Nike Vapor Fly Hybrid – Get more forgiveness and power for increased distance with the new Nike Vapor Fly Hybrid.

    Unlocks at Level 49, Level 83 and Level 98.

    Nike Vapor Fly Pro Iron Set – Get higher flight and more distance to your shots with the new Nike Vapor Fly Pro Irons.

    Unlocks at Level 52, Level 85 and Level 97.

    Level-Up Boost – Did you know you can level-up immediately with Level-Up Boosts? Use these Boosts to level-up and unlock new virtual equipment even faster – now available to get up to Level 75. See in Pro Shop

    FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS

    Forfeited Games – Players in head-to-head WGT Golf Mobile games are now correctly given the win after their opponent forfeits.

    Merion Flags – Some views were missing the Merion flagstick display while the ball was in flight, now fixed.

    Expired Rental Equipment – Fixed display issues where players with expired rental clubs were shown a message to buy or remove the item, even after the item was removed, or were shown negative timers after the rental had expired.

    Cashplay – Fixed a few issues where players were being incorrectly marked as forfeiting, abandoning or losing a game.

    WGT Brackets – Fixed a timer display that was incorrectly showing more time for some 24-hour WGT Brackets.

  • Get Free Gold MAX Balls Today

    26 May 2016

    Get 3 free Gold MAX virtual golf balls now – a WGT favorite!

    These special edition golf balls are back, free when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits now through noon (PDT) on Sat 5/28.

    These are some of the most popular balls on WGT, in a new gold color with matching gold vapor trail to help you trace your shots through the air. Plus, the slower meter helps you "ding" more shots and lower your scores.

    Go Gold

    Use your WGT Credits to upgrade your virtual equipment and compete in paid games and tournaments for prizes.

    The Gold MAX virtual golf balls will automatically be added to your inventory but not automatically equipped. To play with the new golf balls, just open your Equipment and equip them from your inventory.

    * Special one-time offer for players that buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits 5/26/16-5/28/16 (12:00 PM PDT), get 3 free MAX Slow Meter Gold Vapor virtual golf balls (Hack+ or Pro+) on a single purchase.

    Note, these limited-edition virtual golf balls are not available to buy in the WGT Pro Shop so this is your only chance to grab some!

  • Ride Into the Weekend with CC Event #24

    21 May 2016

    Round up your club and compete in CC Event #24 going on NOW through 5/22.

    Save yourself from walking the course in this event, we're giving away these golf cart tees and flags to help you get through CC Event #24!

    Along with these new tees and flags, compete against other clubs for leaderboard status and more in-game rewards.

    Go to Country Club Page

    CC Events allow WGT Country Clubs to compete against each other for golf glory and special in-game rewards. The club that earns the most total points from their Clashes wins.

    Each Event is made up of Club Clashes that last for a limited amount of time (usually a few hours). When your club enters the event, you'll get matched with another club close to your skill level, and a timer will show how much time is left in that Clash. Club members from both clubs can play as many rounds as they want during that time, using Club Passes and Superpasses to earn points.

    Learn more about CC Events and Club Clashes

  • Get free MAX Balls Today to Start the Week Right

    16 May 2016

    Kick the week off with some of our most popular virtual golf balls free, today and tomorrow.

    Get 3 free MAX Slow Meter virtual golf balls when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits, giving you more overall distance and a slower WGT swing meter, making all your clubs easier to hit.

    Use your new credits to upgrade your virtual equipment and compete in paid games for prizes.

    Get Free MAX Balls

    Note, the free MAX virtual golf balls will automatically be added to your inventory but not automatically equipped. To play with the new golf balls, just open your Equipment and equip the new MAX balls from your inventory.

    *Special offer for players who buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits today through tomorrow (5/16/16-5/17/16), receive 3 free MAX Slow Meter virtual golf balls (Hack+) or 3 MAX Slow Meter Gold Vapor Balls (Amateur+).

    Offer valid on one purchase of 2,000 or more WGT Credits during the promotion.

  • Spring up the leaderboard playing May's VT

    10 May 2016

    Compete in the Valhalla Classic this month

    The 2016 WGT Virtual Tour continues in May with the Valhalla Classic..

    Compete on Valhalla in the second tournament of the Apr-Jun Quarterly Season, including an unlimited play first round (5/1-5/26) and a single-play second round (5/27-5/31).

    The top 70 combined scores in each tier will split a 100,000 WGT Credit purse and NEW this year, monthly tournament winners will display a crown icon next to their player name, to let everyone know they're a current reigning Virtual Tour tournament champion!

    Play Free Virtual Tour

     

    Follow full WGT Virtual Tour coverage on Golf Channel, including online scores, virtual leaderboards, updates and even interviews with WGT players, just like the professional tours. See Golf Channel Coverage.

  • Hit the beach in CC Event #23

    04 May 2016

    Grab your club members and compete in CC Event #23 going on NOW through 5/5.

    We're bringing the beach to the course with these virtual beach ball tees and flags, just in time for the summer!

    Compete against other clubs this week for club status and in-game rewards, including these new tees and flags.

    Go to Country Club Page 

    CC Events allow WGT Country Clubs to compete against each other for golf glory and special in-game rewards. The club that earns the most total points from their Clashes wins.

    Each Event is made up of Club Clashes that last for a limited amount of time (usually a few hours). When your club enters the event, you'll get matched with another club close to your skill level, and a timer will show how much time is left in that Clash. Club members from both clubs can play as many rounds as they want during that time, using Club Passes and Superpasses to earn points.

    Learn more about CC Events and Club Clashes

  • The 2016 Virtual U.S. Open is here!

    02 May 2016

     

    The main event of the 2016 Virtual U.S. Open kicks off this month with the full 18-hole Qualifier tournament.

    Play all 18 holes of full stroke play golf at Oakmont, to compete for a Grand Prize trip to next year's U.S. Open at Erin Hills.

    Experience every tee shot, challenging bunker and rolling green of the upcoming U.S. Open Championship, free on WGT.

    Everyone that enters the Qualifier will get:

    • Free USGA avatar
    • Free Lexus virtual golf ball
    • Free Lexus-branded Putter Pal
    • Chance to win a Grand Prize trip to the 2017 U.S. Open!

    Play Virtual U.S. Open Qualifier

    See tournament rules for details and eligibility.

  • April 2016 Game Updates

    29 Apr 2016

    See what’s new on WGT!

    NEW

    Cobra F6 Irons – Hit longer and more precise with a slower WGT Swing Meter with the new King F6 virtual Iron Set from Cobra. Unlocks at Level 8 and Level 65. See irons in the Pro Shop

    Nike Vapor Fly Pro Drivers – The new Nike Vapor Fly Pro virtual Driver provides more forgiveness and a higher launch for more distance off the tee. Plus, the "fly" blue/green color will add some serious style to your bag. Available at Levels 25, 50, 85 and 100. See Drivers in Pro Shop

     

    FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS

    Resume Game – Fixed an issue where some players were shown an incorrect “Resume” screen after all players had left the game.


  • There's No Rain in CC Event #22

    21 Apr 2016

    Don't get caught in April showers, play CC Event #22 going on NOW through 4/22.

    New umbrella tee markers and flags are keeping the rain away (and could be yours!) in this week's Event, so get your country club together and compete against other clubs for in-game rewards and club status.

    Go to Country Club Page 

    CC Events allow WGT Country Clubs to compete against each other for golf glory and special in-game rewards. The club that earns the most total points from their Clashes wins.

    Each Event is made up of Club Clashes that last for a limited amount of time (usually a few hours). When your club enters the event, you'll get matched with another club close to your skill level, and a timer will show how much time is left in that Clash. Club members from both clubs can play as many rounds as they want during that time, using Club Passes and Superpasses to earn points.

    Learn more about CC Events and Club Clashes



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