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  • Leaderboard shifts at Transamerica Classic

    28 Feb 2014

    As the end of the Transamerica Classic draws near, the leaderboard for the second tournament of the WGT Virtual Tour season has seen some significant changes. In this cumulative event, players had an unlimited amount of chances to post a Round 1 score, and only one chance this week to post a final round score by 2/28.

    Round 2 highlights include stevenharkin's hole-out on the par-4 12th and an accurate approach from Johnny302011 on the opening hole.

    Although not all players have posted a Round 2 score yet, leaders from Congressional include...

    • Tour Legend: dansamcam, 108 (edging out BolloxInBruges, 108 in a tie-breaker)
    • Legend: LyonWoulds, 113
    • Tour Master: emmafrost, 113
    • Master: SantanaHellstrom, 116
    • Tour Pro: turtlemtu, 120
    • Pro: RoarEMackElroy, 116

    Read full coverage on Golf Channel

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  • Play Nike Covert Tournament

    28 Feb 2014

    USA players, compete in the first event of the new Nike Challenge tournament series, presented by Dick's Sporting Goods.

    To celebrate the new Covert 2.0 driver from Nike Golf, play the free Nike Covert 2.0 Distance Challenge tournament on WGT.

    You get a free virtual Nike RZN ball just for entering, and the top 70 scores in each WGT tier earn WGT Credits. With those credits, you can upgrade your virtual equipment...maybe get a new Nike Covert 2.0 driver, unlocking at Levels 25, 85 and 100, with a higher trajectory for more distance in the game.

    Play Free Tournament

    *Special tournament runs now thru 3/15/14 and is open to WGT players in the USA only.

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  • New Nike RZN Golf Balls

    26 Feb 2014

    Get the latest Nike RZN balls on WGT, featuring new Speedcore technology for more control and distance.

    Unlocking at Level 40, the new RZN White provides more control and the new RZN Red provides more distance, plus a slower WGT Swing Meter.

    Unlocking at Level 90 for top WGT players, the new RZN Platinum provides even more control and the new RZN Black provides even more distance, plus a slower WGT Swing Meter.

    All the new Nike RZN virtual golf balls are available now in the WGT Pro Shop.

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  • Last Chance at a Golf Trip to Kiawah

    25 Feb 2014

    USA and Canada players, don't miss your chance to win a grand prize golf getaway for you and a friend to Kiawah.

    Play the Kiawah Island Invitational tournament on WGT thru 2/28/14 and a lucky sweepstakes winner chosen at random will win a golf package for the real Kiawah Island resort, including flights, hotel and golf.

    Play Free Tournament

    *Special tournament hosted by WGT partner Kiawah Island and is open to WGT players in the USA and Canada only. See rules for more details.

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  • International Flavor in Round 1 of Feb Virtual Tour

    20 Feb 2014

    Opening-round play is underway at the Transamerica Classic. Thus far, the leaderboard might be mistaken for standings from the Olympics in Sochi, as the top spots have a distinctly international feel.

    Players have until 2/21 to post a Round 1 score, and the early lead belongs to Agentbrown123 (USA), with an impressive total of 53. Dansamcam (USA), who won last month's IOA Open at Pebble Beach, headlines a large group tied for second at 54, including FairwayRuepel68 (GER) GEHL13 (CAN), CptWomp (CAN), fmagnets (UK), ujjbnjk (SWE) and former Virtual U.S. Open champ BolloxinBruges (USA).

    Read Full Coverage on Golf Channel

    Play in the Transamerica Classic

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  • Last Chance to Get PING G20s Sooner

    20 Feb 2014

    This is your last chance at this limited-time offer to get the top-selling PING G20 virtual clubs, unlocking earlier in the Pro Shop.

    We dropped the unlock levels for the popular PING G20 virtual clubs to 54-55 so players had a chance to get them sooner. Get them at these levels by 2/25, before they return to their original Level 58-59 unlocks.

    G20s offer more distance, forgiveness and a slower WGT swing meter... Don't miss out!

    See PING G20s

    WGT Tip: Use Level-Up Boosts or XP Boosts to level up in the game to take advantage of this special offer while it lasts.
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  • Don't Miss the Virtual Tour This Month

    19 Feb 2014

    The second WGT Virtual Tour event of 2014, the Transamerica Classic, is underway on Congressional.

    Be sure to post your Round 1 score by this Friday 2/21 so you can compete in Round 2 running 2/22 to 2/28.

    Round 1 is unlimited stroke play, so there's still time to improve your position in your tier, and help earn a bigger share of the 200,000 WGT Credit purse for Pro and higher players.

    Play Free Tournament

    Be sure to watch live scoring from the WGT Virtual Tour on Golf Channel, both online and TV. And remember, every month is an opportunity to earn WGT Credits that accumulate during the year to qualify you for the Championship event in December.

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  • Caddy for Elk!

    15 Feb 2014

    Don't miss your chance to caddy for 10-time PGA Tour Champion, Steve Elkington, on the 2014 Champions Tour.

    Play Elk's Big Show tournament on WGT and both the top leaderboard score AND one lucky sweepstakes winner will each get a trip to guest caddy for Elk at a 2014 Champions Tour pro-am event.

    Play Free Tournament

    *Anyone can play, but only residents of qualifying countries and states are eligible to win prizes.

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  • Free Valentine's Day Gift Today

    14 Feb 2014

    Play WGT today, 2/14 and get one free virtual Heart Vapor Ball just for logging in.

    Today is Valentine's Day in the USA, so we're giving you a virtual Heart Ball, featuring a fluttering heart vapor trail (and "smooch" sound), plus extra distance and durability.

    These special heart balls also make great gifts for special WGT friends!

    Log In Today

    *Special offer available to WGT players, log in on 2/14/14 and receive 1 free Heart Vapor Ball.

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  • WGT Tournament Preview: Transamerica Classic

    13 Feb 2014

    Now that the calendar has flipped to February, the WGT Virtual Tour has moved back across the country, this time using Congressional Country Club as a backdrop for the Transamerica Classic.

    While last month's tournament emphasized players' ability to hit accurate approach shots via a closest-to-the-pin format, the Transamerica Classic is a stroke-play event that will test all facets of the game.

    Read full coverage on Golf Channel

    Play the Transamerica Classic on WGT

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