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  • How did the skeleton know he'd win CC Event #33?

    20 Oct 2016

    A: He could feel it in his bones!

    Round up your WGT Country Club and play in CC Event #33, going on NOW through Fri 10/21.

    And since it's Halloween season, compete against other clubs in this week's CC Event for club pride and in-game rewards, like these spooky skull tee markers and flags – that you can use in your own country club tournaments this Halloween!

    Play...if you DARE!

    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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  • Pebble Beach Championship Major Winners

    14 Oct 2016

    Congratulations to Champion tier fmagnets on winning the Pebble Beach Championship in September, the third Major tournament of the 2016 WGT Virtual Tour.

    With an impressive stroke play final score of 108, player fmagnets breaks the tie-breaker with poldimaier and Tarheelfan83 (both also finishing with 108) for the top spot on the Champion tier leaderboard.

    Congratulations to all the Major leaderboard winners!

    Pebble Beach Championship Winners

    Champion - fmagnets, 108 (UK)

    Tour Legend - bceagles01, 111 (USA)

    Legend - dgm123, 111 (Canada)

    Tour Master - dscunpar, 117 (USA)

    Master - Hunkleburt, 119 (USA)

    Tour Pro - jimmyslate, 120 (UK) 

    Pro - 99TypeSH, 126 (USA)

    See Full Pebble Beach Championship Leaderboards

    This month: Play the Best of Par 3 Classic

    Compete in the first tournament of the Oct-Dec Quarterly Season to earn WGT Credits and put yourself on the Quarterly Season leaderboard.

    This stroke play tournament includes an unlimited play first round (10/1-10/26) and a single-play second round (10/27-10/31). The top 70 combined scores in each Pro-Champion tier will split a total purse of 100,000 WGT Credits.

    Play Best of Par 3

    Plus, everyone that enters the tournament will receive a free "Best of WGT" virtual golf ball just for playing.


    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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  • Cheers to the weekend with CC Event #32

    07 Oct 2016

    We're celebrating Oktoberfest this weekend with pints of beer in CC Event #32, going on NOW through Sat, 10/8.

    The only thing better than beer and golf is a CC Event #32 victory! Compete against other country clubs for in-game rewards, club pride and these new beer tee markers and flags.

    Go to Country Club Page

    CC Event #32 runs 10/7-10/8, 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 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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  • Play the Best of Par 3 Classic in October

    05 Oct 2016

    Fall is here and so is the Best of Par 3 Classic tournament in the 2016 WGT Virtual Tour!

    Compete in the first tournament of the Oct-Dec Quarterly Season to earn WGT Credits and move up the Quarterly Season leaderboard. This stroke play tournament includes an unlimited play first round (10/1-10/26) and a single-play second round (10/27-10/31).

    The top 70 combined scores in each Pro-Champion tier will split a total purse of 100,000 WGT Credits.

    Play Virtual Tour

    Plus, everyone that enters the tournament will receive a free "Best of WGT" virtual golf ball!

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  • Free rentals on WGT this weekend

    01 Oct 2016

    Get free virtual club rentals on WGT all weekend while you're following the action at Hazeltine!

    Log on and try all the latest virtual equipment on WGT, including the new Odyssey Sabertooth Putter, TaylorMade M2 Irons, popular MAX clubs and more – all free. This is your chance to try all the equipment you've had your eye on!

    Rent Clubs Free

    To rent clubs, just find the club you want in the Pro Shop, click the RENT or TRY ME button and it's yours free for 24 hours. You can rent as many clubs as you want for free, Sat-Sun 10/1/16-10/2/16.

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  • October 2016 Game Updates

    29 Sep 2016

    See what's new on WGT today, including a new Putt Preview in practice mode, the Odyssey Sabertooth Putter and a new Virtual Tour Champion Avatar after every VT quarter!

    NEW

    Odyssey Sabertooth Putter 

    Get this new high performance putter in WGT Pro Shop which uses the latest technology and design from Odyssey to improve your putting and lower scores. Unlocks at Level 10, Level 40 and Level 59.

    Putt Preview 

    Improve your putting skills with the new Putt Preview feature in Practice Mode, that lets you see your projected putt line based on your set aim and power. This is a great training tool for new players as well as experienced WGTers that want to improve their putting.

    New Virtual Tour Quarterly Season Champion Avatar 

    The winner of each Quarterly Season (by tier) in the WGT Virtual Tour will get an exclusive new avatar, to wear proudly. Keep an eye out for the newest champs sporting their new avatars on the course!

    FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS

    • Consecutive Day Counter - Fixed an issue with players not receiving credit toward their consecutive days counter, when a team was disqualified or forfeited an Alternate Shot game
    • Missing Dots While Putting - Some players weren’t seeing the small white dots on the green while taking a mulligan, so this has been fixed
    • HTML Display - Fixed a display issue where some players saw HTML code after exiting out of an ad
    • Flag of Nepal - Now appears correctly

     

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  • Fall Special: Get 3 Free MAX Balls

    29 Sep 2016

    Today and tomorrow, get 3 free MAX Slow Meter balls when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits.

    Kick off the Fall season with this special offer to get 3 free MAX balls when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits in the game.

    These are some of our most popular virtual golf balls on WGT, giving you more overall distance and a slower WGT swing meter, making all your clubs easier to hit!

    Get Free MAX Balls

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

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

    *Special offer for players who buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits today through tomorrow (9/29/16-9/30/16), receive 3 free MAX Slow Meter virtual golf balls (Hack+).

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

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  • Get 20% More XP Today

    24 Sep 2016

    Level up faster with 20% more XP today and tomorrow, when you play WGT!

    XP (experience points) help you level up in the game, unlocking new equipment and features.

    Get More XP

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  • The golf balls are stacked and ready for CC Event #31

    22 Sep 2016

    Join your WGT Country Club and compete in CC Event #31, going on NOW through Fri, 9/23.

    Compete against other clubs for club status and in-game rewards, including these golf ball pyramid tee markers and flags!

    Go to Country Club Page 

    CC Event #31 runs 9/22-9/23, with multiple 4-hour Clashes, so be sure to play as many games as you can to earn points for your club and keep your eyes on the leaderboard.

    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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  • Improve Your Game with New Shot Data Panel

    16 Sep 2016

    Notice something new on your game screen after hitting a shot?

    Introducing the new Shot Data panel, that analyzes each of your shots (except putts) to help you improve your game.

    After taking a shot, you'll get an in-depth look at your carry, roll, spin, power and apex.

    Play Now

    Note, you can turn your Shot Data panel on and off in Game Settings. This new feature available on web only right now.


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