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  • New High-Level MAX Wedges

    13 Feb 2014

    The new MAX Meter wedges provide a slower swing meter for top WGT players.

    These latest MAX wedges are available in 56°, 60° and 64° lofts, with a slower swing meter, plus more precision and spin to improve your scores. They pair well with the MAX Meter full club set unlocking at Level 95.

    New MAX Meter wedges unlock at Levels 89-91 in the WGT Pro Shop...

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  • WGT Virtual Tour Winner Featured on Golf Channel

    12 Feb 2014

    An exciting part of the WGT Virtual Tour are monthly interviews with players on Golf Channel.

    This month's featured player is dansamcam, champion of the first WGT Virtual Tour event, the IOA Open. See what Tour Legend dansamcam, who's a 50-year old graphic artist in real life, told Golf Channel about his recent victory, tournament preparation and tips for other WGT players. 

    Read the complete interview on Golf Channel

    Play in the Transamerica Classic, where dansamcam is currently tied for the Round 1 lead among Tour Legends.

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  • New Nike Covert 2.0, Two New Levels

    12 Feb 2014

    Get the new Nike Covert 2.0 virtual driver on WGT, now available at two new levels in the Pro Shop.

    The Covert 2.0 features the new Fly Brace cavity back to provide higher trajectory and more carry distance, helping you clear more hazards and cut more dogleg corners. Plus, the striking red design looks great on the course!

    New driver is available now in the WGT Pro Shop, unlocking at Level 25 and Level 85...

     

     

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  • Get a Golf Trip to Kiawah

    11 Feb 2014

    USA and Canada players, play in this month's Kiawah Island Invitational tournament on WGT, and you could win a grand prize golf getaway for you and a friend to Kiawah.

    WGT partner Kiawah Island is sponsoring this special 18-hole stroke play virtual golf tournament, with a grand prize golf trip for two, to Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina.

    The lucky winner chosen at random gets to fly a friend to spend two nights in a resort villa and play a round of golf.

    Play Free Tournament

    *Special tournament open to WGT players in the USA and Canada only. See rules for more details.

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  • Valentine's Day is 2/14, Get Gifts AND Credits

    10 Feb 2014

    Save money with special offers on Valentine's Day gifts AND get yourself free WGT Credits.

    For example, if you buy flowers from ProFlowers or strawberries at Shari's Berri's, starting at only $19.99, and you also get $12.00 in free WGT Credits to use in the game.

    See similar offers for flowers, candy and gifts from FTD, Cherry Moon and more.

    See Special Offers

    Valentine's Day is Friday 2/14 and most special offers are available in United States, Canada and United Kingdom.

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  • Golf Digest Hot List on WGT, Drivers

    08 Feb 2014

    Golf Digest has released its 2014 Hot List, featuring the latest and greatest drivers.

    These top virtual drivers on the Golf Digest Hot List are also available to play in the WGT Golf game...

    Nike VRS Covert 2.0 Driver

    Higher trajectory and more carry distance

     

    View Nike equipment in the WGT Pro Shop

     

    TaylorMade SLDR Driver

    More distance and control for your virtual driving game

    View TaylorMade equipment in the WGT Pro Shop

     

    See full 2014 Hot List on Golf Digest

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  • Show Your Country Pride

    07 Feb 2014

    The Winter Olympics start this week, and you can represent and root for your country athletes with the special country golf avatars on WGT.

    Each avatar is wrapped in the country flag colors, and available in 3 male and 3 female versions, so you can choose your favorite.

    Available countries include Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, South Africa, United States and Wales.

    See Avatars

    Note, custom avatars are only available on the web, not on WGT Golf Mobile yet.

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  • Get Valentine Gifts AND Free WGT Credits

    06 Feb 2014

    Save money with special offers on Valentine's Day gifts AND get yourself free WGT Credits.

    For example, buy flowers from ProFlowers or strawberries at Shari's Berri's, starting at only $19.99, and you also get $12.00 in free WGT Credits to use in the game.

    See similar offers for flowers, candy and gifts from FTD, Cherry Moon and more.

    See Special Offers

    Valentine's Day is Friday 2/14 and most special offers are available in United States, Canada and United Kingdom.

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  • Virtual Tour Update: IOA Open Winners

    04 Feb 2014

    Final scores have been posted at the IOA Open in January on Pebble Beach in this first event of the 2014 WGT Virtual Tour.

    The winner of the Tour Legend tier was dansamcam, performed well under pressure, posting scores of 25.6 and 35.1 for a combined 60.7 in the closest-to-the-hole scoring format. Finishing close behind was nashkurt with a total of 72.8 and rounding out the top three was JFHuber who carded 73.1. Atop the the Legend tier leaderboard was adrian923 with an impressive 70.3.

    Here's a look at what's currently in the virtual golf bag of the IOA Open champion...

    WHAT'S IN THE BAG: dansamcam

    Congratulations to all the winners and over 75,000 participants in the IOA Open at Pebble Beach.

    IOA OPEN WINNERS - JANUARY 2014

    View IOA Open Leaderboards

    The Virtual Tour makes its next stop at the Transamerica Classic, an 18-hole stroke-play event on Congressional Country Club, site of the 2011 U.S. Open. Earnings from each month's event accumulate throughout the year, within each WGT tier (Pro thru Tour Legend), and will determine who qualifies for the Virtual Tour Championship in December.

    Follow news coverage of the WGT Virtual Tour on Golf Channel, online and TV.

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  • Play February Virtual Tour

    04 Feb 2014

    The WGT Virtual Tour continues this month with the Transamerica Classic, featuring 18 holes of stroke play competition on Congressional.

    Enter and get a free Transamerica virtual golf ball, just post your best Round 1 score by 2/21 to participate. The top 70 combined scores from this two-round tournament will split a total purse of 200,000 WGT Credits, which also counts toward the 2014 WGT Virtual Tour year-long standings.

    Play Virtual Tour

     In case you missed it, Golf Channel is covering the WGT Virtual Tour, including online scores, virtual leaderboards, updates and even interviews with WGT players, just like the professional tours! See Golf Channel Coverage.

     

    The Virtual Tour is open to WGT players in all countries, and on both the Web and Mobile versions of WGT, but only to WGT Players at the Pro tier or higher, due to the increased level of competition and prizes. Learn more about Virtual Tour and see Virtual Tour Leaderboard.

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