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  • July 2019 Game Updates

    26 Jun 2019

    Announcing: PING Ju-ly (partial June, mostly July) – guest starring some new Titleist drivers that would make really great additions to your virtual golf bag. 

    And don’t forget to post your best Virtual U.S. Open scores by 6/30!

     

    Titleist Drivers

    Upgrade to the new TS2 driver, or the TS3 for top WGT players if you’re looking for premium performance.

    The Titleist TS2 Driver is available now for everyone at Level 0, giving you more distance and forgiveness off the tee. This type of performance is usually only available for high level players, but is unlocked now for anyone in the Pro Shop.

    And for high level WGT players, check out the new Titleist TS3 Driver available at Level 102. This top driver was designed for you, adding more speed and precision to compete at the highest levels.

    Shop Titleist Drivers

     

    PING G410 Plus Driver

    Get the newest PING virtual driver on WGT to increase the distance and speed of your driver. Plus with the added forgiveness, you’ll be hitting more fairways off the tee.

    This new driver is available now in the Pro Shop at the following levels:

    Shop PING Drivers

    PING Sigma 2 Fetch Putter

    This new putter from PING offers you more consistent, balanced putting, plus a slower WGT swing meter to make it a solid upgrade for mid and high level players.

    It's available now in the Pro Shop to help you lower your scores:

    • Level 28, with meter increments of 15, 30, 60, 150 and 300 ft
    • Level 44, with meter increments of 15, 30, 45, 90, 150 and 300 ft
    • Level 72, with meter increments of 15, 30, 45, 90, 150 and 300 ft

    Shop PING Putters

    PING Iron Sets

    There’s an iron set for a range of levels, so you can find one that works for you!

    The new PING G410 Irons are a solid choice for overall game improvement. With more forgiveness and distance, you’ll hit more greens and lower your scores, available now in the Pro Shop:

    The PING i500 Irons give you more speed and distance, plus classic style for players that appreciate sleek design. Unlocking now in the Pro Shop:

    Shop PING Iron Sets

    PING Glide 2.0 Wedge

    Available in two lofts, the PING Glide 2.0 Wedges add more precise distance, spin and trajectory control to your short game.

    Choose the loft that best fits into your bag, to fill any distance or loft gaps, available now in the Pro Shop:

    Shop PING Wedges

    PING G410 3 Wood

    This new fairway wood from PING helps you maximize your distance with easier launch and more speed.

    With unlocks at multiple levels, there’s an option for WGT players that are still leveling up, reaching higher levels and when they reach higher levels:

    Shop PING 3 Woods

    PING G410 Hybrid

    This is a great hybrid upgrade for players looking to get consistently better results, hitting and holding more greens through speed and higher launch.

    Available now in the Pro Shop to cover players at various levels:

    Shop PING Hybrids

    WGT Virtual Tour: St Andrews Classic

    Starting 7/1, compete in the July Virtual Tour tournament on St Andrews.

    This is the first tournament in the Jul-Sep Quarterly Season, with a purse prize of 125,000 WGT Credits.

    Post your best score by 7/26 to move on to the single-play second round (7/27-7/31).

    The top 70 combined scores in each Pro-Tour Champion tier will split the total purse prize. The winning players by tier in each monthly tournament will also display a "reigning champion" icon next to their player name through the following month!

    See Full Virtual Tour Schedule

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  • FLASH SALE: 20% off Callaway drivers

    19 Jun 2019

    Right now select Callaway drivers are 20% off in the Pro Shop, through Fri, 6/21.

    If you've been in the market for an upgrade, check out the Callaway virtual drivers that are on sale now, including Rogue and Great Big Bertha Epic!

    This flash sale ends 6/21 so don't miss out -- log in to WGT now to see all the clubs on sale.

    Shop the Flash Sale Now

    *This flash sale applies to select virtual golf clubs in the WGT Pro Shop, running now through 6/21/19. Available on WGT.com and WGT Golf Mobile.

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  • Win a trip to the 2020 U.S. Open

    10 Jun 2019

    Play the Virtual U.S. Open Qualifier now for your chance to win a trip to next year's U.S. Open Championship!

    It's officially U.S. Open Week, so while you're following the action at Pebble Beach, experience the same course for yourself and compete in the 2019 Virtual U.S. Open Qualifier.

    One lucky sweepstakes winner, regardless of score, will win a grand prize trip to the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club. Plus, the top 156 scores (plus ties) will advance to the Virtual U.S. Open Championship, to compete for a second grand prize trip.

    This is your chance to play all 18 holes of this famous golf course in full stroke play, featuring all new pin locations on WGT.

    As a special gift from the USGA, everyone who enters the Qualifier will receive:

    • Free USGA avatar (web)
    • Free USGA apparel items (mobile)
    • Free Lexus virtual golf ball
    • Free Lexus-branded Putter Pal
    • Chance to win a Grand Prize trip to the 2020 U.S. Open!

    Play Free Virtual U.S. Open Qualifier

    Open to all WGT players and free to enter, see rules for details and eligibility.

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  • Get Free Titleist Balls Today

    30 May 2019

    Get 3 free Titleist Pro V1x Vapor Balls (L0+) balls today when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits!

    These are some of the most popular golf balls in the game, loved for adding distance, control and spin to every shot. Plus, the added vapor trail makes all your shots easier to track through the air and the Level 0 unlock makes these virtual golf balls available to all players, right now.

    Get Free Titleist Balls

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

    Note, your free Titleist virtual golf balls will automatically be added to your inventory but not automatically equipped. To use them, just open your Equipment screen and equip them from your inventory.

    *Special offer for players that buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits now through 5/31/19 and get 3 free Titleist Pro V1x Vapor Balls (L0+) virtual golf balls.

    Offer valid on one 2,000 or more WGT Credit purchase only.

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  • Celebrating 100 CC Events!

    29 May 2019

    Celebrate the 100th CC Event this week -- featuring a LOT more prizes!

    Play now through Thurs, 5/30 for increased prizes, including 3x gold MAX CC Putters (one for each of the top three clubs), these "100" tee markers and flags for the top 500 clubs and Course Builders for the top 1,000 clubs.

    We've also reduced the time for CC Pass regeneration down to 3 hours AND CC Passes are on sale now for 33% off -- so you can buy and gift more for less!

    Don't know what Course Builders and custom courses are all about? Learn more here.

    Play Now

    PS, did you know: You can earn up to 2X Country Club XP, carry even more CC Passes and generate Passes faster with a WGT Plus or Premier Membership? Upgrade now and the benefits last for an entire year!

    CC Event #100 runs 5/29-5/30 with multiple 4-hour Clashes, so be sure to play as many games as you can for your club and keep your eyes on the leaderboard. The flash sale on CC Passes runs through the end of the Event, so don't miss out.

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

    Here's how it works: Each event is made up of Club Clashes which last for a limited amount of time (usually a few hours). When your club enters the event, you'll be matched to play with a similar skill level club. Start playing! A timer will keep track of how much play is left in that Clash. Club members from both sides can play as many rounds as they'd like during that time using Club Passes and Superpasses to earn points.

    Learn more about CC Events and Club Clashes

    Not in a WGT Country Club yet? Learn more and join one (or start your own!) 

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  • June 2019 Game Updates

    29 May 2019

    We really wanted to call this one "TaylorMAY," but that would only be accurate for another few days... Regardless, we've added a full lineup of the latest and greatest TaylorMade equipment that you're going to want to check out!

    Plus, the Virtual U.S. Open continues and a we've got a few other tournaments for you to play.

     

    TaylorMade M6 and M5 Drivers

    The latest drivers from TaylorMade were "engineered to make everybody faster" and are available now in the Pro Shop to help improve your game.

    Upgrade to one of these new drivers to add more distance and forgiveness off the tee, unlocking at the following levels:

    M6 Driver

    • Level 7
    • Level 26
    • Level 40
    • Level 69
    • Level 90

    M5 Driver

    • Level 14
    • Level 55
    • Level 74
    • Level 103

    Shop TaylorMade Drivers

     

    TaylorMade Spider X Putter

    Celebrating 10 years of Spider putters, the Spider X was designed to add more stability and alignment for more accurate putts.

    This new putter from TaylorMade is available now in the Pro Shop at a number of levels to help improve your game on the green:

    • Level 35, with meter increments of 15, 25, 50, 100, 150 and 300 ft
    • Level 51, with meter increments of 10, 20, 50, 100, 150 and 300 ft
    • Level 77, with meter increments of 10, 20, 50, 100, 150 and 300 ft
    • Level 94, with meter increments of 10, 20, 50, 100, 150 and 300 ft
    • Level 101, M1 with meter increments of 15, 30, 60, 100, 150 and 300 ft
    • Level 101, M2 with meter increments of 10, 20, 50, 100, 150 and 300 ft

    Shop TaylorMade Putters

     

    TaylorMade M6 and M5 Iron Sets

    Level up faster with a new iron set from TaylorMade.

    No matter where you are in your WGT journey, great irons are must-haves to continue improving your game.

    Try the M6 irons for more distance and forgiveness, or the M5 irons for more distance and control, depending on what your game needs, unlocking now in the Pro Shop:

    M6 Iron Set

    • Level 9
    • Level 35

    M5 Iron Set

    • Level 10
    • Level 64

    Shop TaylorMade Iron Sets

     

    TaylorMade P790 Iron Sets

    These new irons combine beautiful design with powerful performance for high level WGT players.

    The P790 irons add distance, forgiveness, playability and a clean, classic look to your virtual golf bag – and are available now in the Pro Shop:

    • Level 79
    • Level 90

    Shop TaylorMade Iron Sets

     

    TaylorMade M6 and M5 3 Woods

    The new M6 and M5 3 Woods are great upgrades for all levels (and both Golf Digest 2019 Hot List Gold Medal Winners).

    Lower your scores with increased distance and accuracy, available now in the Pro Shop:

    M6 3 Wood

    • Level 8
    • Level 26
    • Level 69

    M5 3 Wood

    • Level 30
    • Level 41
    • Level 84

    Shop TaylorMade Woods

     

    TaylorMade M6 Hybrid

    Try the new TaylorMade M6 Hybrid to hit straighter and longer, plus more forgiveness to increase your consistency.

    This new virtual hybrid is available now in the WGT Pro Shop:

    • Level 9
    • Level 26
    • Level 43
    • Level 69
    • Level 88

    Shop TaylorMade Hybrids

     

    2019 Virtual U.S. Open Qualifier – Main Event!

    The Virtual U.S. Open Qualifier continues this June on Pebble Beach, featuring new hole locations for a new experience of this famous golf course.

    Players all over the world are posting their best scores, and you still have time to post yours, for a chance to win a Grand Prize golf trip to the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club. This Grand Prize will go to one lucky sweepstakes winner, regardless of score, so don't worry if you're not quite "up to par" with the current leaders.

    Additionally, for those current leaders, the top 156 scores (plus ties) will advance to the Virtual U.S. Open Championship tournament, to compete for a second Grand Prize trip to the 2020 U.S. Open.

    As a special gift from the USGA everyone who enters the Qualifier will also receive a free USGA avatar or virtual apparel, a Lexus virtual golf ball and Lexus-branded Putter Pal.

    Open to all WGT players and free to enter, see rules for details and eligibility.

    Play Free Now

    Special Tournaments Happening in June

    • WGT Virtual Tour Major: Bandon Dunes Championship -- This is the third and final tournament in the Apr-Jun Quarterly Season, with an increased purse prize of 250,000 WGT Credits
    • Father's Day SkyTrak Challenge - Celebrate Father's Day this month by competing for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card in this special tournament

    See in Tournaments, starting June 1

    TrialPay Being Removed

    As many of you saw in our forum announcement TrialPay will no longer be supporting their offer wall after this month, so these offers have been removed from WGT.

    You will still be able to contact TrialPay with questions or issues at generalsupport[at]trialpay.com.

    We're working on alternative solutions for you and will keep you posted with updates.

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  • WATCH: Live from the European Tour this week!

    22 May 2019

    Watch eight top WGT players compete live from the European Tour this week!

    In case you haven't heard, some of our top players had the opportunity to travel to Copenhagen, Denmark this week to compete in a live WGT tournament: the European eTour Championship.

    Here's the competitor lineup -- who do you think will be taking home the $5,000 prize?

    • birchi
    • fmagnets
    • frenchconnect
    • golfx3
    • JacobLeschly
    • sebicu
    • WaLk0fLiFe
    • Yiannis1970

    This tournament is taking place over two days, May 23-24, at Made in Denmark presented by FREJA, a European Tour event.

    On Thursday, May 23, all eight players will compete in quarterfinals, starting at 4:00 AM PT / 7:00 AM ET / 1:00 PM CEST, to determine the final four.

    On Friday, May 24, these four players will compete in semifinals, followed by a grand final to determine the tournament winner. The action starts at the same time: 4:00 AM PT / 7:00 AM ET / 1:00 PM CEST.

    The winning player wins a $5,000 prize and the title of first-ever European eTour Championship winner.

    Here are links to everywhere you can watch the live streamed event, including on our Facebook page -- don't miss it!

    WGT Facebook Page: facebook.com/worldgolftour/
    European Tour YouTube: youtube.com/user/Everyshotimaginable
    DreamHack Twitch: twitch.tv/dreamhack

     

    Click here for more information about the event

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  • Compete on Olympic Club this month

    20 May 2019

    Play the Olympic Club Challenge in May, as part of the 2019 WGT Virtual Tour.

    This is the second tournament of the Apr-Jun Quarterly Season, with a purse prize of 125,000 WGT Credits.

    Post a score in the unlimited play first round (5/1-5/26) followed by a single-play final round (5/27-5/31), with the top 70 combined scores in each Pro-Tour Champion tier splitting the total purse prize.

    Play Free Now

    Plus, the winning players in each Pro-Tour Champion tier of each monthly tournament will display a "reigning champion" icon next to their player name through the following month.

    *Open to all WGT players, see rules for details.

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  • This week's CC Event is going on now!

    16 May 2019

    Compete this week in CC Event #99 for a chance to win these bonsai tree tee markers and flags.

    Play now through Fri, 5/17 with your club against other clubs to win these and other in-game rewards like Course Builder currency for the top 500 clubs to create custom courses.

    Don't know what Course Builders and custom courses are all about? Learn more here.

    Play Now

    PS, did you know: You can earn up to 2X Country Club XP, carry even more CC Passes and generate Passes faster with a WGT Plus or Premier Membership? Upgrade now and the benefits last for an entire year!

    CC Event #99 runs 5/16-5/17 with multiple 4-hour Clashes, so be sure to play as many games as you can for your club and keep your eyes on the leaderboard.

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

    Here's how it works: Each event is made up of Club Clashes which last for a limited amount of time (usually a few hours). When your club enters the event, you'll be matched to play with a similar skill level club. Start playing! A timer will keep track of how much play is left in that Clash. Club members from both sides can play as many rounds as they'd like during that time using Club Passes and Superpasses to earn points.

    Learn more about CC Events and Club Clashes

    Not in a WGT Country Club yet? Learn more and join one (or start your own!) 

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  • Celebrate PGA Championship Week on WGT

    13 May 2019

    It's officially PGA Championship Week and you can join the fun on WGT.

    Compete now in the Virtual PGA Championship on Bethpage Black, the same course the pros are playing this week.

    Whether you're going to be there to catch the action yourself or just following along from home, you can experience the same course challenges in this 18-hole stroke play tournament.

    The top 70 combined scores in each Pro-Tour Champion tier will split the 200,000 WGT Credit prize.

    Play Virtual PGA Championship

    This special tournament runs now through 5/31/19.

    Enter free and post your best score in this unlimited play tournament, see tournament rules for details and eligibility.

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