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  • Pebble Beach Hole 11 Preview

    26 Feb 2013

    Pebble Beach is America's top-ranked and most famous golf course. The famed Pebble Beach Golf Links golf course is the most recent addition to World Golf Tour, now available as a free closest-to-the-hole online game.

    Hole 11 is one of the harder par 4 holes at Pebble Beach. The drive is a relatively easy, but the small green is raised and surrounded by bunkers, making for a difficult approach shot.

    In the first round of the 2000 U.S. Open, Nick Faldo hit this 129-yard approach shot within a few feet of the hole for birdie, and went on to finish in 7th place that year. Faldo won six majors in his career, but never the U.S. Open. 

    You can try the same approach shot on World Golf Tour from 129 yards in the fairway to the challenging green.

    WGT Hole 11 Tip - Use a higher-lofted club and adjust your power carefully to get this shot close.

    You can sign up for World Golf Tour here and play Pebble Beach, St Andrews and other famous golf courses free online.

    See Pebble Beach Hole 10 Preview

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  • New Nike RZN Balls for 2013

    22 Feb 2013

     

    Nike Golf has upgraded their 20XI golf balls for 2013 with a new RZN core, now available now for top players on World Golf Tour.

    The new Nike RZN balls provide similar distance and short game control, but with a slower WGT swing meter to help you "ding" more shots, available in the following models...

    • Nike 20XI RZN Balls - For additional control, unlock at Level 60 and Level 80
    • Nike 20XI-X RZN Balls - For additional distance, unlock at Level 61 and Level 81

    Shop All Nike RZN Balls

     

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  • Pebble Beach Hole 10 Preview

    21 Feb 2013

    Pebble Beach is America's top-ranked and most famous golf course. The famed Pebble Beach Golf Links golf course is the most recent addition to World Golf Tour, now available as a free closest-to-the-hole online game.

    It doesn't get easier on the Back 9 at Pebble Beach. Hole 10 is a long par-4 right along the ocean. Many players end up short of the green and chipping their third shot.

    Mark O'Meara is no stranger to Pebble Beach, winning five AT&T National Pro-Ams here. But at the 2000 U.S. Open, O'Meara holed his 22-yard approach shot for a magical birdie on Hole 10.

    On World Golf Tour, you can try O'Meara's approach chip yourself. See if you can get this little chip-and-run to drop in the hole.

    WGT Hole 10 Tip - Aim left, as the green breaks left-to-right back toward the ocean.


    You can sign up for World Golf Tour here and play Pebble Beach, St Andrews and other famous golf courses free online.

    See Pebble Beach Hole 7 Preview

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  • New WGT Gear in Pro Shop

    20 Feb 2013

    You can now get real-world golf gear in the WGT Pro Shop Elite Collection.

    Use your WGT Credits to get new golf merchandise from Nike Golf that features the World Golf Tour logo so you look your best out on the real course.

    These high quality and high performance golf shirts, caps, visors and towels start at 8,000 WGT Credits.

    See Elite Collection

    *New items from Nike Golf are real world items, cost includes processing and shipping worldwide.

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  • Pebble Beach Hole 7 Preview

    19 Feb 2013

    Pebble Beach is America's top-ranked and most famous golf course. The famed Pebble Beach Golf Links golf course is the most recent addition to World Golf Tour, now available as a free closest-to-the-hole online game.

    Hole 7 at Pebble Beach is one of the most memorable in all of golf. You're on a cliff, surrounded on three sides by the Pacific Ocean crashing on the rocks below. You face a short downhill shot to a green that seems to get smaller as you stand on the tee.

    There have been many well known shots here. Back in 1982, Tom Watson stuck his tee shot to just 2 feet on Sunday, putting him five under par on his way to the U.S. Open Championship.

    On World Golf Tour, you'll be on that same tee virtually, facing one of the best shots in golf.

    WGT Hole 7 Tip - You'll need to use a little less power on your shot, as the hole is 28 feet below you.


    You can sign up for World Golf Tour here and play Pebble Beach, St Andrews and other famous golf courses free online.

    See Pebble Beach Hole 6 Preview

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  • Featured Golf Course - Challenge at Manele

    19 Feb 2013

    Take a virtual trip to Hawaii and play this month's featured course in the Manele Challenge tournament on World Golf Tour.

    This free closest-to-the-hole online golf tournament has amazing Pacific Ocean views on "The Challenge at Manele" golf course on Lanai in Hawaii. The course is designed by Jack Nicklaus and is one of the latest on WGT.

    Play Free Tournament

    There's a new featured WGT course every month, so be sure to check back for new challenges.

    *This tournament runs now thru 2/28/13, see rules for details and eligibility.

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  • New "Best Of" Par 3 Stroke Play Course

    15 Feb 2013

    Challenge your skills on the new Best Of Par 3 course on World Golf Tour.

    This new full stroke play course features a mash-up of some of the best par 3 holes from your favorite WGT golf courses, including Congressional, Kiawah, St Andrews and others. Just select the new course in the WGT game menu.

    Play Free Now

    Because the Best Of Par 3 course is a par 27 course, scores are not ranked, so it's not available in ranked stroke play format. However, you can play practice stroke play games, or against other players in match play, skins or alternate shot games.

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  • Pebble Beach Hole 6 Preview

    14 Feb 2013

    Pebble Beach is America's top-ranked and most famous golf course. The famed Pebble Beach Golf Links golf course is the most recent addition to World Golf Tour, and is now available as a free closest-to-the-hole online game.

    Tiger Woods won the 2000 U.S. Open by 15 strokes, and one of his many memorable shots was his second at the par-5 hole 6 from 199 yards. This is one of the most famous shots in golf, a blind shot over the ocean cliff to a green that's 37 feet above you.

    Incredibly, Tiger used a 6-iron for this shot, leaving it 15 feet from the flagstick and setting up a two-putt birdie.

    On World Golf Tour, you can try that same approach shot from 199 yards over the cliff, but you'll probably need a 3-wood or hybrid.

    Pebble Beach Hole 6 Tip - Zoom in on the green and play it a little short and left to let the ball run up onto the green.

    You can sign up for World Golf Tour here and play Pebble Beach, St Andrews and other famous golf courses free online.

    See Pebble Beach Hole 1 Preview

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  • Free Gift for WGT NATION Members

    14 Feb 2013

    Hey WGT NATION, be our valentine? Get one FREE Heart Vapor Ball when you log in to World Golf Tour today, Valentine’s Day.

    We love our NATION members, so enjoy this free gift, featuring a fluttering heart vapor trail of tiny red hearts with added distance and durability.

    Log In Today

    These special heart balls also make great gifts for all your special WGT friends this holiday, and are available in the WGT Pro Shop now.

    WGT NATION is a free program for top WGT players. Learn more and see if you're eligible here.

    *Special offer available to WGT NATION members only who log in on 2/14/13, receive one free virtual Heart Vapor Golf Ball.

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  • Pebble Beach Hole 1 Preview

    12 Feb 2013

    Pebble Beach is America's top-ranked and most famous golf course. The famed Pebble Beach Golf Links golf course is the most recent addition to World Golf Tour, now available as a free closest-to-the-hole online game.

    If you ever get a chance to play Pebble Beach in real life, the tee shot on the first hole can be pretty nerve racking, as there's always a large crowd of tourists watching.

    However, the fairway is wide and you just need to get your tee shot in play. The approach shot is actually more challenging, to an elevated small green protected by bunkers.

    In the 2000 U.S. Open Championship at Pebble Beach, Hal Sutton holed his approach from 136 yards using an 8-iron for the first-ever eagle on this hole during the Open championship.

    On World Golf Tour, the closest-to-the-hole shot on Hole 1 is from the same 136 yards. See how close you can get your approach.

    Pebble Beach Hole 1 Tip - Keep your approach shot to the left as the green breaks left to right.

    You can sign up for World Golf Tour here and play Pebble Beach, St Andrews and other famous golf courses free online.

    See Pebble Beach Hole 6 Preview

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