WGT Golf News

  • Virtual British Open and new game features

    07 Jul 2011

    More improvements to World Golf Tour, and the highlight this month is the Virtual Open held on Royal St George’s, host to the 2011 British Open.

    Play the Virtual British Open this month

    Don’t miss the Virtual Open on Royal St George’s, now thru July 17th. The Back 9 Challenge and the main 18 Hole Qualifier feature a variety of great prizes, and the top 156 (plus ties) qualify for the Championship rounds to compete for a trip for two to the 2012 Open in the UK. And be sure to watch the Pros take on the real-life Open, televised July 14th-17th.

    New - Consecutive Days Bonus

    See the new Consecutive Days Bonus Reminder in the game. You can earn extra XP for playing WGT every day, and the XP bonus increases every additional day you play. Level-up faster and unlock more new equipment.

    New - Last Ball Reminder

    Checkout the new Last Ball Reminder in the game. It let's you know if you're down to your last ball (of the type you're playing) and gives you the option to get more in the game. Note, if you choose not to, the next ball will continue to be a free standard WGT ball.

    TaylorMade SuperFast Woods for New Players

    Improve your long game with the latest TaylorMade Burner SuperFast 2.0 Woods, exciting clubs designed for new players that unlock at Level 11-13. These all-white virtual clubs are lighter and faster for longer and straighter shots from your driver, 3-wood and hybrid.

    Get Your WGT Replays on YouTube

    All saved WGT replays ware now considered for the new WGT Highlight Videos on YouTube. As a reminder, you can save any of your best shots using the Save Replay button and then share the link with your friends.

    Ready Go’s and Country Club Tournaments on Congressional

    You can now play Ready-Go Tournaments on Congressional, home of the 2011 U.S. Open. Ready-Go's are quick 50-person WGT tournaments that are only 100 credits to enter and Top 30 of 50 win credits based on scores. WGT Country Club’s can also set-up tournaments on Congressional.

    New WGT Payment Methods

    In addition to a variety of ways to earn free WGT Credits, there are also new payment methods on WGT. Support for Google Checkout makes it easy to use your saved Google Checkout payment methods. And you now use Gift Cards on WGT, including Gift Cards from Subway, CVS and Circle K with more stores coming soon. Just enter your Gift Card number when you buy WGT Credits and you get 100% conversion (ie. $1 Subway equals $1 WGT).


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