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  • Free Gift for WGT NATION Members

    14 Feb 2013

    Hey WGT NATION, be our valentine? Get one FREE Heart Vapor Ball when you log in to World Golf Tour today, Valentine’s Day.

    We love our NATION members, so enjoy this free gift, featuring a fluttering heart vapor trail of tiny red hearts with added distance and durability.

    Log In Today

    These special heart balls also make great gifts for all your special WGT friends this holiday, and are available in the WGT Pro Shop now.

    WGT NATION is a free program for top WGT players. Learn more and see if you're eligible here.

    *Special offer available to WGT NATION members only who log in on 2/14/13, receive one free virtual Heart Vapor Golf Ball.

  • Pebble Beach Hole 1 Preview

    12 Feb 2013

    Pebble Beach is America's top-ranked and most famous golf course. The famed Pebble Beach Golf Links golf course is the most recent addition to World Golf Tour, now available as a free closest-to-the-hole online game.

    If you ever get a chance to play Pebble Beach in real life, the tee shot on the first hole can be pretty nerve racking, as there's always a large crowd of tourists watching.

    However, the fairway is wide and you just need to get your tee shot in play. The approach shot is actually more challenging, to an elevated small green protected by bunkers.

    In the 2000 U.S. Open Championship at Pebble Beach, Hal Sutton holed his approach from 136 yards using an 8-iron for the first-ever eagle on this hole during the Open championship.

    On World Golf Tour, the closest-to-the-hole shot on Hole 1 is from the same 136 yards. See how close you can get your approach.

    Pebble Beach Hole 1 Tip - Keep your approach shot to the left as the green breaks left to right.

    You can sign up for World Golf Tour here and play Pebble Beach, St Andrews and other famous golf courses free online.

    See Pebble Beach Hole 6 Preview

    Coming Soon - More Pebble Beach Previews

  • Play New Hole-In-One Challenges

    12 Feb 2013

    WGT players are earning WGT Credits every day for shooting a hole-in-one.

    The new Hole-In-One Challenges are available on par-3 tee shots on the closest-to-the-hole golf courses on World Golf Tour. Earn WGT Credits by shooting a hole-in-one, or for landing the ball within 1 or 5 feet of the hole. Choose either 10, 50 or 100 WGT Credits, and you'll see the potential payout for each hole.

    See Hole-In-One Winners

    *Hole-In-One Challenges are available to players in all countries, except in three U.S. States: Montana, Tennessee and Vermont.

  • Valentine Gifts for Them, Credits for You

    08 Feb 2013

    Check-out the Valentine's Day offers on World Golf Tour, and earn free WGT Credits in the process.

    See offers from top companies like ProFlowers, FTD and Shari's Berries. For example, save 50% on ProFlowers and get 1,500 free WGT Credits. It's easy to find the perfect gift fo for the special people in your life...including you.

    Earn Free Credits

    Also this Valentine's Day, get the new WGT Heart Vapor Ball – featuring a fluttering heart vapor trail, but with more distance and durability, making it a great gift for WGT friends who deserve some love.

  • First Hole-In-One Challenge Winners

    08 Feb 2013

    We've just added hole-in-one challenges that let you try your luck to earn bonus WGT Credits by making a hole-in-one, or landing the ball within 1 or 5 feet of the hole. This is a new feature in closest-to-the-hole games, and excitingly we already have a few winners!

    The first hole-in-one winner was RampagingRodent, a Level 96 Legend player, on Pinehurst.

    And we've had three more WGT players score a hole-in-one: WillieG34, stuckat23 and MannyHazard, who all saved their replays to share with the world.

    You can try your luck too in closest-to-the-hole games on par-3 hole shots from the tee. Keep an eye out for the "Hole-In-One Challenge" option to pop up on the right side of your game screen...you could be next!

  • Pebble Beach, Nike RZN Balls, Valentine Offers and WGT Gear

    06 Feb 2013

    This is a very exciting release, featuring Pebble Beach and much, much more. Enjoy!

    Pebble Beach

    America's top golf course is now available on World Golf Tour. Play 1 of the 2 new closest-to-the-hole challenges on Pebble Beach, which also hosts the AT&T Pro-Am this month.

     

    New Best Of Par 3 Stroke Play

    Play the newest "Best Of" virtual golf course on WGT, featuring 9 of the very best par 3 holes, in full stroke play format.

     

    New Hole-in-One Challenges

    Exciting new WGT feature now available in closest-to-the-hole games. Earn bonus WGT Credits by making a hole-in-one or landing the ball within 1 or 5 feet of the hole. Try your luck!

     

    New Nike RZN Balls

    The new Nike 20XI series balls have been upgraded with a new RZN core for 2013. These new RZN golf balls deliver top distance and control, but feature a slower WGT Swing Meter to “ding” more shots, for top WGT players.

     

    Heart Vapor Ball

    The new Heart Vapor Ball has a vapor trail of floating red hearts, plus extra distance and durability, making it a great gift for WGT friends this Valentine's Day. Share the love on the course today!

    PS: WGT NATION members should log in to WGT on Valentine's Day, 2/14 to get 1 free Heart Vapor Ball as our gift to you. You can see if you're eligible to join the free WGT Nation here.

     

    Valentine Gifts and WGT Credits

    Get your Valentine's Day gifts on WGT and earn free WGT Credits for yourself. See special offers from FTD, ProFlowers and Shari's Berries to earn WGT Credits while you save on special gifts for your loved ones.

     

    New WGT Golf Shirts, Caps, Visors and Towels

    Now use your WGT Credits to get real-world golf gear. See the new Elite Collection in the WGT Pro Shop, featuring "World Golf Tour" golf shirts, caps, visors and towels, all from Nike Golf and starting at 8,000 WGT Credits.

     

    Win Golf at Olympic Club

    Play The First Tee of Oakland Charity Tournament on WGT and you get a chance to win a foursome at the exclusive Olympic Club, host of the 2012 U.S. Open. Your 500 WGT Credit donation goes to support the First Tee of Oakland children's golf charity, and you will receive 1 free Callaway virtual golf ball just for entering. Play to support a good cause!

     

    Country Club Cut Lines 

    Now create Country Club stroke play tournaments with cut lines to add more fun and competition.

  • VIDEO: Making the New "Morning Drive" Set

    01 Feb 2013

    Golf Channel's popular "Morning Drive" TV show will re-launch on Monday (February 4) and will now air 7 days a week so you can get your daily fill of golf news and trends.

    Starting Monday, hosts Gary Williams, Holly Sonders and Damon Hack will also be coming to you from a new set.

    Check out this time lapse video of the new "Morning Drive" set being built...

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