WGT Golf News

  • Showdown Rush is LIVE for Labor Day Weekend

    04 Sep 2021

    Cure your blues with a brand new Showdown Rush - running now through Labor Day. 

    Here are the rules for this Showdown Rush event: 

    Qualifying Round

    • The qualifying round lasts one day (rather than three days as in classic Showdown events) 

    • During the qualifying round, the top 50% of the leaderboard advance to the elimination round

    Elimination Round

    • The elimination round lasts one day, with players having only one chance to advance to the final round

    • The top 50% of the leaderboard qualifies for the final round

    Final Round

    • The final round last one day

    • All players that make it to the final round will win prizes, and higher ranks win bigger prizes!

    Other Things to Know

    • Scoring is based on total strokes, meaning the fewer shots you take to complete your matches, the higher you will rank on the leaderboard

    • Any incomplete or forfeited holes will be scored as bogeys

    Don’t miss your chance to play, going on now on WGT Golf Mobile, WGT for PC or WGT for Mac!

    Play Now

    *Showdown Rush runs 9/4/21-9/6/21. Showdown Rush is available to all WGT players on WGT Golf Mobile and the new WGT for PC/Mac, see full rules for details.

  • Labor Day Weekend: Earn 2x WGT Credits

    03 Sep 2021

    How would you spend your free credits?

    This long weekend, earn 2X WGT Credits when you complete offers found under the “Free Credits” tab in the main menu. You can use those extra credits to purchase new equipment and apparel or compete in paid games for prizes! 

    Offer Ends 9/6/21

    *Free WGT Credit promo runs 9/3/21-9/6/21 on WGT golf mobile.

  • Good Fortune Awaits in CC Event #158

    02 Sep 2021

    Need golf (or life) advice? CC Event #158 might have your answers. And from the looks of it, your future is looking bright! 

    Now through 9/3, play to win these Magic 8 Ball Tee Markers and Flags for your country club. If you’re one of the top 500 clubs, you’ll also receive Course Builder currency for Custom Courses. Learn more about Course Builders and Custom Courses here.

    If you’re new to CC Events, there are a few things you should know:

    • 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.

    • When your club enters the event, you’ll be matched with a club of a similar skill level and 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.

    Each event is made up of Club Clashes that last for 4 hours so be sure to keep playing and keep your eyes on the leaderboard.

    Join the Fun

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

    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? Purchase a WGT Plus or Premier Membership in the Pro Shop now.

  • Weekend Raffle: Play to Win Now!

    28 Aug 2021

    Introducing Weekend Raffle, a brand new event where the more you play the more chances you have to win!

    Here’s how it works:

    • Complete any stroke-play tournament round or single-player ranked round to earn one raffle entry.

    • The more rounds you complete, the more entries you receive. *Remember, one completed ranked round equals one entry.

    • Once time expires, 10 winners will be randomly selected.

    • Prizes include 1,000 WGT credits and 2 Platinum apparel packs.

    Winners will receive prizes in their WGT inbox on 8/30/21.

    There’s no limit to how many entries you can earn, so keep playing for the best chance to win!

    *This Weekend Raffle event runs 8/28/21-8/29/21 and is open to all WGT players on eligible platforms. 

  • Flash Sale: WGTChampion’s Picks 👀

    28 Aug 2021

    This weekend, we’re letting everybody’s favorite community moderator run the show. Now through 8/29, take 20% off WGTChampion’s equipped clubs in this one-of-a-kind Flash Sale.

    What’s in Champ’s bag?

    Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to be just like WGTChampion when you take 20% off these clubs (open to all levels).

    *This Flash Sale runs 8/28/21-8/29/21 and is open to all WGT players on eligible platforms. 

  • Free Bridgestone Balls Today!

    26 Aug 2021

    Make the most of each shot with premium golf balls! Now through 8/27, we’ll add a free sleeve of premium Bridgestone Tour B XS Ultra Slow Meter Balls to your inventory when you purchase WGT Credits.

    Simply purchase 2,000 or more WGT Credits today and you’ll receive a free sleeve of these player-favorite virtual golf balls, which are designed specifically to give you more control over your shots. 

    Get Credits

    Use your new credits to upgrade the rest of your virtual equipment or apparel and compete in paid games for even more prizes.

    Note that these free Bridgestone balls will be automatically added to your inventory but not automatically equipped.

    *Special offer when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits (8/26/21-8/27/21) and get 3 free Bridgestone Tour B XS Ultra Slow Meter Balls (L52+). Offer valid on ONE 2,000 or more WGT Credit purchase only.

  • September 2021 Game Updates

    25 Aug 2021

    Check out what’s new on WGT this month, including the next European eTour qualifier, a summer farewell Showdown and several new apparel items to keep your avatar fresh for every round on the course. 

    European eTour: Nedbank Golf Challenge


    Join the fun on the European eTour by playing in the fifth qualifier of the 2021 season! Just like in previous events, the final 8 qualifiers will advance to compete for the $10,000 cash prize.

    Starts 9/6

    County Fair Showdown

    Ferris Wheels, fried foods and festive games for all ages! This County Fair Showdown’s got it all, and it’s starting in just a few short weeks. Plus, keep an eye out for a WILD shirt, available exclusively as a Showdown prize.

    Starting soon!

    Camo Pants


    Sneak into first place on the leaderboards with a pair of camouflage pants, available now in the Pro Shop!

    See in Pro Shop

    WGT Classic Apparel


    Take a trip to the north with brand new Scot apparel. Wear the outfit as a complete set, including shirt, pants and shoes, or pair these items with other WGT Classic favorites.

    See in Pro Shop

    Ryder Cup Apparel


    Represent team USA or team Europe in one (or both!) of these special edition jackets, available now in the Pro Shop.

    See in Pro Shop

  • LIVE tomorrow - WGT Live Series: Alt Shot August

    20 Aug 2021

    Join us for a special edition of the WGT Live Series, this time featuring four teams of WGT’s top players competing in Alt Shot matchups!

    This event, produced by Super League Gaming, is hosted by WGT streamer PatchNotes and Super League commentator Michael Ullman.

    The lineup:

    Team 1 - Number 1 Stunnas

    Team 2 - The Big Roosters

    Team 3 - Clash Kings

    Team 4 - The Wolf Pack

    It’s all happening LIVE at 9 AM PT/ 12 PM ET on the WGT Twitch and WGT YouTube channels. 

  • Axe the Competition in CC Event #157

    19 Aug 2021

    Perfect your “chip shot” in CC Event #157, featuring these Chopping Wood Tee Markers and Flags.

    Play now through 8/20 to win these for your country club and if you’re one of the top 500 clubs, you’ll also receive Course Builder currency for Custom Courses. Learn more about Course Builders and Custom Courses here.

    If you’re new to CC Events, here’s what you should know:

    • 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.

    • When your club enters the event, you’ll be matched with a club of a similar skill level and 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.

    Each event is made up of Club Clashes that last for 4 hours so be sure to keep playing and keep your eyes on the leaderboard.

    Join the Fun

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

    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? Purchase a WGT Plus or Premier Membership in the Pro Shop now.

  • 🍖Get Your Fill in the Backyard BBQ Showdown

    16 Aug 2021

    We're serving up brand new prizes in the Backyard BBQ Showdown - starting today! 

    To begin playing, just log on to WGT Golf (on mobile or desktop) and follow the signs to enter. 

    Here are the rules for the Backyard BBQ Showdown:

    Qualifying Round

    • The qualifying round lasts three days, each day is a new chance to qualify for the elimination round

    • During the qualifying round, the top 50% of the leaderboard advance to the elimination round

    • Players that qualify on day 1 (top 50%) do not need to compete in days 2 or 3 of the qualifying round

    • Players that do not qualify on day 1 can still compete on days 2 or 3 to advance

    Elimination Round

    • The elimination round lasts two days, with players having only one chance to advance to the final round

    • The top 50% of the leaderboard qualifies for the final round

    Final Round

    • The final round lasts two days

    • All players that make it to the final round will win prizes, and higher ranks win bigger prizes!

    Other Things to Know

    • Scoring is based on total strokes, meaning the fewer shots you take to complete your matches, the higher you will rank on the leaderboard

    • Any incomplete or forfeited holes will be scored as bogeys

    Don’t miss your chance to play, going on now on WGT Golf Mobile – or the new WGT for PC or WGT for Mac!

    Play Now

    *The Backyard BBQ Showdown starts 8/16/21. Showdowns are available to all WGT players on WGT Golf Mobile and the new WGT for PC/Mac, see full rules for details.

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