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  • New MAX Spin Wedges

    15 Jan 2013

    We've just added new MAX Spin Wedges to the Pro Shop, featuring the maximum amount of backspin available on World Golf Tour.

    Use the additional spin on your approach shots to back-up the ball like a pro. These virtual clubs start to unlock at Level 50 and are available in 56, 60 and 64 degree options.

    See all the MAX virtual equipment in the WGT Pro Shop.

  • Special UK Player Tournament

    14 Jan 2013

    UK players, compete in a free UK-Only tournament this month on World Golf Tour.

    This unlimited, stroke play golf tournament is open to our UK players only, with the top 70 players splitting a double WGT Credit purse.

    Play Free Tournament

    The special tournament is hosted on Royal St George's, site of the 2011 Open Championship, and runs now thru 1/31/13.

  • Take a Virtual Trip to Hawaii

    10 Jan 2013

    Play "The Challenge at Manele" on Lanai, the newest closest-to-the-hole golf course on WGT.

    We've brought the beauty of Hawaii right to your computer with our newest closest-to-the-hole course.

    The Challenge at Manele was designed by Jack Nicklaus and has stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. This free 9-shot closest-to-the-hole game was photographed and produced entirely by WGT, providing high quality and realism.

    Play Manele Now

    Be sure to enjoy the new course this weekend during The Sony Open, the first full-field event of the PGA Tour, held on neighboring Oahu.

  • New Hawaii Golf Course and MAX Spin Wedges

    08 Jan 2013

    We've just added some new features to the World Golf Tour online golf game, including a new golf course, new MAX virtual golf clubs, and new prizes in the WGT Pro Shop. 

    New Golf Course - Challenge at Manele

    You can now play The Challenge at Manele, designed by Jack Nicklaus and located on the beautiful island of Lanai in Hawaii, the latest closest-to-the-hole golf course, free on World Golf Tour.

    This new Hawaii course is just in time for the first full PGA Tour event of the year, The Sony Open at Waialae Country Club. See tee times just posted on PGA Tour website.


    New MAX Spin Wedges

    Get maximum backspin on your approach shots with the new MAX SPIN Wedges. Back up the ball like the pros!


    New WGT Pro Shop Prizes

    We're expanding the WGT Elite Collection in the WGT Pro Shop to give more players more items they can buy with their WGT Credits.

    You can now choose from new virtual prizes like a custom-designed avatar or golf bag, or get real-world golf tee times on more WGT courses, or even spend an hour on the phone with WGT co-founder, MisterWGT.

    There are more prizes coming soon, including WGT-branded merchandise for significantly less WGT Credits. Stay tuned...


    New Burger King Gift Cards

    You can now use Burger King gift cards to get WGT Credits, like many players have been doing with Subway gift cards, so start putting all those holiday gift cards to some really good use on WGT! 

    To use a gift card, simply go to the Buy Credits page on WGT, select "Change Billing Info" then "Gift Cards" to choose from any of the options, including Burger King, Circle K, Citgo, CVS and Subway.


  • New International Ways to get WGT Credits

    08 Jan 2013

    International players, we've added new ways for you to get WGT Credits.

    To use a new payment method, simply go to the Buy Credits page on WGT, select "Change Billing Info" then "International/Other" to choose from any of these new payment methods, including bank transfers, Dotpay, ELV, Giropay, iDeal, Maestro, Paysafe, SV and others.

    Get WGT Credits

    Use your WGT Credits to upgrade your virtual equipment, enter online golf tournaments, and play in multi-player challenge games for credits.

  • Hole-In-One Winners

    04 Jan 2013

    Thanks to everyone who played in the first-ever WGT Hole-In-One Challenge.

    Congratulations to WGTers, BirdieStan and Mario66, who both hit a hole-in-one on Challenge Hole #7 winning 50,000 WGT Credits each.

    See BirdieStan's Shot Replay Here

    Based on all the player interest, we're already working on more Hole-In-One contests with more ways to win in 2013.

    Thanks again to everyone who played the golf tournament and Happy New Year from WGT.

  • Bubbly Ball for New Year's Eve

    30 Dec 2012

    USA players, this is your last chance to get a free Korbel Champagne ball, featuring the first-ever "bubbly" vapor trail on World Golf Tour.

    Play the free Korbel Holiday Classic tournament and get 1 Korbel Champagne ball free just for entering. This unlimited stroke play challenge is on the Olympic Club and features an expanded prize pool of 20,000 WGT Credits for the top scores.

    Enter & Get Free Ball

    You can also purchase more Korbel Champagne virtual balls in the WGT Pro Shop – they make great gifts to celebrate the New Year!

    Note: this tournament is limited by law to players from the USA who are 21 years of age or older, and runs thru 1/4/13.

  • Win a Trip to Pebble Beach

    27 Dec 2012

    There’s still time to play the NKF Cadillac Golf Classic tournament on WGT, benefiting the National Kidney Foundation.

    WGT sponsor Cadillac has teamed up with the National Kidney Foundation charity to launch this special tournament. It's 500 WGT Credits to enter and proceeds go to the National Kidney Foundation charity, benefiting research and treatment of kidney disease.

    The grand prize awarded to one player at random is a dream golf trip to Pebble Beach for you and a friend, including airfare, three nights at the Spanish Bay Inn and rounds of golf at Pebble Beach and Spanish Bay Links, valued at over $3,500.

    Play Charity Tournament

    *This tournament runs thru 12/31/12. One entry will be randomly selected to win the grand prize. This is not a skill-based leaderboard tournament, all you need to do is enter and post your round for a chance to win the sweepstakes drawing. See tournament rules for details and eligibility.

  • New Uneven Lies Tournaments for Top Players

    26 Dec 2012

    Check out the newest challenge for top WGT players, online golf tournaments featuring Uneven Lies.

    Uneven Lies is one of the newest additions to WGT, making the game even more realistic. Test your skills in these new tournaments that feature challenging sidehill, downhill and uphill lies. Each week-long tournament is two rounds, the first round is unlimited and the second round is single-play, with the combined best scores winning 2X the normal amount of WGT Credits.

    Tournament Schedule...

    Uneven Lies will continue to be available in practice games, so these special tournaments will be the first chance to face the challenge of uphill, downhill and sidehill lies in competitive rounds. Good luck!

  • Free Speed-Up Boost Holiday Gift

    24 Dec 2012

    As a holiday gift to you, if you play WGT on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, you'll get a free 2X Speed-Up Boost.

    Speed-Up Boosts help you play WGT faster, so you can play twice as much, especially in multi-player games.

    Login Today

    Note, Speed-Up Boosts don't affect your game performance in any way, they just make your shots display twice as fast. You can also disable Speed-Up Boosts in-game using the Settings menu if you want.

    *Special offer for WGT players who login and play WGT on 12/24/12 or 12/25/12, receive one free WGT Speed-Up Boost (2x) good for 100 hits.

    And if you're feeling the holiday spirit, check out our Holiday Gift Guide with fun virtual gifts for your WGT friends.


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