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  • Play the Olympic Club Challenge in August

    01 Aug 2016

    The second tournament in the Jul-Sep Quarterly Season starts now! Post your first round score by 8/26.

    The 2016 WGT Virtual Tour continues in August with the Olympic Club Challenge. Play as many times as you want on (you guessed it!) Olympic Club in the unlimited play first round, then compete in the single-play second round (8/27-8/31) for your share of the 100,000 WGT Credits

    The top 70 scores in each Pro-Champion tier will split a total purse of 100,000 WGT Credits, and all credits earned in each monthly tournament are accumulated to determine your overall standing in the Quarterly Season.

    Play Olympic Club Challenge

     

     

    Follow full WGT Virtual Tour coverage on Golf Channel, including online scores, virtual leaderboards, updates and even interviews with WGT players, just like the professional tours. See Golf Channel Coverage.

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  • August 2016 Game Updates

    28 Jul 2016

    See what's new on WGT today, including new virtual equipment from TaylorMade and a purrrrty cool new WGT golf ball...

    NEW 

    WGT Kitten Ball - "Meow, meow, meow."

    Translation: Get this new virtual golf ball on WGT, featuring an adorable gray cat face and meows to cheer you on with every shot!

    Makes a great gift for all your cat-loving WGT friends. (Are you the cat-loving friend? Share your photos of your favorite fur-friends with us, using #CatsofWGT!)

    Get one meow!

    Inspired by one of our own, Gouda the cat.

    TaylorMade M2 3 Wood - Get more consistent speed, distance and forgiveness with the new TaylorMade M2 3 Wood on WGT.

    Unlocks at Level 8, Level 26 and Level 69 in the WGT Pro Shop.

    TaylorMade M2 Iron Set - The new M2 virtual irons from TaylorMade provide more distance while maintaining height on your shots.

    Unlocks at Level 10, Level 27 and Level 68.

    TaylorMade M2 Full Set - This full club set includes a virtual driver, 3 wood, hybrid and iron set, to give you more distance and height on your shots.

    Unlocks at Level 10, Level 27 and Level 69.

    FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS

    Wind Speed - Wind settings were not changing in the Topgolf game mode, which has now been fixed.

    Join Country Club Dialog - Fixed issue with blank pop-ups being displayed when some players were attempting to join a country club.

    Country Club Pass - Some players experienced errors when trying to forfeit a game while the Country Club Pass prompt was visible.

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  • Flamingos in the house

    23 Jul 2016

    Compete for your country club in this weekend's CC Event #28, going on NOW through 7/24.

    We're bringing everyone's favorite lawn ornament to WGT this weekend, in the form of these flamingo tees and flags!

    Compete against other clubs for club status and in-game rewards, including these new tees and flags.

    Go to Country Club Page 

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

    Each Event is made up of Club Clashes that last for a limited amount of time (usually a few hours). When your club enters the event, you'll get matched with another club close to your skill level, and a timer will show how much time is left in that Clash. Club members from both clubs can play as many rounds as they want during that time, using Club Passes and Superpasses to earn points.

    Learn more about CC Events and Club Clashes

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  • Get free Callaway balls today

    21 Jul 2016

    The weekend is near! Finish the week with 3 FREE Callaway Chrome Soft virtual golf balls. 

    Today and tomorrow, buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits and you'll get 3 free Callaway Chrome Soft virtual golf balls.

    These premium balls from Callaway give you more control, distance and a slower WGT swing meter.

    Get Free Callaway Balls

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

    *Special offer for players that buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits today through tomorrow (7/21/16-7/22/16) on WGT, get 3 Callaway Chrome Soft virtual golf balls (L33+).

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

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  • The 2016 Virtual U.S. Open Champion is...

    20 Jul 2016

    Congratulations to this year's 2016 Virtual U.S. Open Champion, Tour Legend remangrum.

    Each Virtual U.S. Open features stiff competition in the Championship round and this year was no exception. The Level 104 remangrum (USA) edged out the next three finishers by one and two strokes.

    This included the reigning champion poldimaier, who won back-to-back titles (2014, 2015) and finished this year tied for third place with fmagnets, with a final score of 228.

    Champion tier UBCLU546 (USA) finished in second place, a stroke behind first, with a total score of 227.

    As this year's champion, remangrum wins a grand prize trip for two to attend the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills, as special guests of the USGA, plus a $500 gift card to USGAshop.com

    Throughout the summer, WGT players competed on Oakmont in various Virtual U.S. Open tournaments hosted on WGT, experiencing the same challenges, triumphs and struggles as players did in this year's U.S. Open. Congratulations to all of the tournament leaderboard winners.

    Virtual U.S. Open Championship: remangrum (USA) - The Peoples Club

    Virtual U.S. Open Front 9 Winner: Tasor (Germany) - WHITE RABBIT COUNTRY CLUB

    Virtual U.S. Open Back 9 Winner: TigerWoo (USA) - East Coast Country Club

    Full Virtual U.S. Open Championship Leaderboard

    Eligible leaderboard and sweepstakes winners win a $500 USGAshop.com Gift Card prize to spend on official USGA merchandise, plus a lucky sweepstakes winner for the Virtual U.S. Open Qualifier tournament will also win a grand prize trip to next year's U.S. Open.

    We're still confirming some of our sweepstakes winners, but will announce them all soon. Stay tuned...

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  • Ferocious T. Rex Says, "Play CC Event #27"

    08 Jul 2016

    We're going old (and we mean OLD) school this week in CC Event #27, featuring these T. rex tee markers and flags.

    Compete against other WGT Country Clubs today and tomorrow for club status and in-game rewards, including these ferocious dinosaurs!

    Play Free

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

    Each Event is made up of Club Clashes that last for a limited amount of time (usually a few hours). When your club enters the event, you'll get matched with another club close to your skill level, and a timer will show how much time is left in that Clash. Club members from both clubs can play as many rounds as they want during that time, using Club Passes and Superpasses to earn points.

    Learn more about CC Events and Club Clashes


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  • Compete in the St Andrews Classic this Month

    01 Jul 2016

    The 2016 WGT Virtual Tour continues in July with the St Andrews Classic!

    Compete on historic St Andrews in the first tournament of the Jul-Sep Quarterly Season, including an unlimited play first round (7/1-7/26) and a single-play second round (7/27-7/31).

    The top 70 combined scores in each tier will split a 100,000 WGT Credit purse and NEW this year, monthly tournament winners will display a crown icon next to their player name, to let everyone know they're a current reigning Virtual Tour tournament champion!

    Play Free Virtual Tour

     

    Follow full WGT Virtual Tour coverage on Golf Channel, including online scores, virtual leaderboards, updates and even interviews with WGT players, just like the professional tours. See Golf Channel Coverage.

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  • July 2016 Game Updates

    29 Jun 2016

    See what’s new on WGT today, including new virtual equipment from TaylorMade...

    NEW

    TaylorMade M2 Driver – This new driver from TaylorMade is a great addition to your virtual golf bag, to add more distance and forgiveness off the tee.

    Unlocks at Level 7Level 26 and Level 69 in the WGT Pro Shop.

     

    TaylorMade M2 Hybrid – Get more consistent speed, distance and forgiveness with the new TaylorMade M2 Hybrid on WGT.

    Unlocks at Level 9Level 26 and Level 69 in the WGT Pro Shop. 

    FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS

    WGT Golf Mobile "Save and Quit" - Fixed an issue where the screen or functionality was was missing for some Golf Mobile players after they saved and quit a game.

    Club Rentals - Fixed a display issue for when some players rented a club but did not equip it, they received an incorrect timer message.

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  • Roll the dice in CC Event #26

    25 Jun 2016

    CC Event #26 kicks off today and we'd "bet" your club would love your help!

    Play in this week's CC Event today and tomorrow, to compete against other country clubs for these new dice tee markers and flags – perfect to celebrate the newest Topgolf venue opening on the Las Vegas strip!

    Play Free 

    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!

    Each Event is made up of Club Clashes that last for a limited amount of time (usually a few hours). When your club enters the event, you'll get matched with another club close to your skill level, and a timer will show how much time is left in that Clash. Club members from both clubs can play as many rounds as they want 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!) here.

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  • Get Free Nike Balls Today

    23 Jun 2016

    Today and tomorrow, get 3 free Nike RZN Red balls when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits!

    These premium virtual golf balls are a player favorite, giving you more distance and control on your shots.

    Get Free Nike Balls

    Want a great place to take your new Nike balls for a spin? Try them out in the Virtual U.S. Open Qualifier, going on now, where you could also win a Grand Prize golf trip for two to the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills. Play Free!

    Use your WGT Credits to upgrade your virtual equipment and compete in paid games for prizes. Just buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits today through tomorrow (6/23/16-6/24/16) on WGT, and get 3 Nike RZN Red Balls (L40+).

    Offer valid on one purchase of 2,000 or more WGT Credits during the promotion.

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