WGT Golf News

  • Free Club Rentals This Weekend

    12 Apr 2014

    Get free virtual club rentals on WGT this Saturday and Sunday of Masters Weekend.

    While you're following the action at Augusta, play the popular new Big Bertha clubs from Callaway, the Nike Covert 2.0 driver, the latest Odyssey putters, MAX Spin wedges, or any other virtual clubs you've been dying to try – all free.

    Rent Free Clubs

    To rent clubs:

    • Just find the club you like in the WGT Pro Shop
    • Click the RENT button
    • Enjoy free for 24 hours

    You can rent and re-rent as many clubs as you want for free Sat-Sun, 4/12-4/13.

  • Play Pinehurst No. 2 Back 9, Now Available

    10 Apr 2014

    As part of the 2014 Virtual U.S. Open, the Pinehurst No. 2 Back 9 Challenge is now open to play on WGT.

    Play this free closest-to-the-hole tournament to get your first look at the Back 9 holes on Pinehurst No. 2, host of the U.S. Open Championships, plus you have a chance to win $500 USGAshop.com prizes.

    Play Pinehurst Back 9

    Famed Pinehurst No. 2 will be rolled out as part of the 2014 Virtual U.S. Open, with the full 18 hole stroke play Qualifier coming in May. The live USGA events are in June, including both the U.S. Open and the U.S. Women's Open Championship, the first time both events will be played on the same course in back-to-back weeks.

  • New Course on WGT

    08 Apr 2014

    There's a new course to play on WGT, featuring 18 of the best par-4 holes from the game.

    Challenge yourself on the new Best Of Par 4 stroke play course with holes from different championship golf courses, including some of the most beautiful and demanding holes in all of golf...

    • Keep your Merion 6 score low by navigating the tricky false-front green with good club selection on your approach.
    • Play the St Andrews 17 "Road Hole" with a blind tee shot, famous greenside bunker and out of bounds right behind the green.
    • Test the Kiawah 18 finishing hole with a tricky fairway to navigate, and a green that slopes toward the ocean.

    Play Free Tournament

    Play the free, special monthly tournament above for a chance to earn WGT Credits, or select this new course from the Game Menu to create your own game.

    Note, new Best Of Par 4 course is playable on web only right now.

  • Have a Beer (Ball) On Us This Weekend

    05 Apr 2014

    Log in and play WGT today and tomorrow and get a free virtual Michelob ULTRA Beer Vapor Ball on each day.

    This limited-edition virtual golf ball features a first-ever "beer foam" vapor trail, plus extra distance and spin, that will make your virtual rounds a little more fun.

    Get Free Beer Ball

    Don't forget your friends! Buy your WGT friends a "Beer Ball" after a round, just click the GIFT button in the Pro Shop.

    *Special offer available to WGT players that log in 4/5/14-4/6/14, receive one free Michelob ULTRA Beer Vapor virtual golf ball each day. Special ball playable on web only.

  • Play Glenmorangie Cup on the Virtual Tour

    03 Apr 2014

    The WGT Virtual Tour continues this month with the Glenmorangie Cup, featuring 18 of the best famous holes from WGT courses.

    Enter and get a free Glenmorangie virtual vapor ball, with orange vapor trail, and compete for your share of the 200,000 WGT Credit purse to add to your Virtual Tour year-long standing.

    Just be sure to post your best Round 1 score by 4/25, to qualify for Round 2, and the top 70 combined scores will split the total purse.

    Play Virtual Tour

    Plus, Golf Channel is covering the WGT Virtual Tour throughout the year, including online scores, virtual leaderboards, updates and even interviews with WGT players, just like the professional tours! See Golf Channel Coverage.

    Note, the Glenmorangie Cup tournament is available to play on the web only, not on mobile.

  • WGT Virtual Tour: FrenchConnect wins GolfNow Championship

    01 Apr 2014

    All scores have been posted and the results are in from the first Major of the WGT Virtual Tour in the GolfNow Championship.

    Nearly 100,000 virtual golfers competed on Kiawah for a share of the 400,000 WGT Credit purse and a chance to move up the Virtual Tour season standings.

    It was a close race to the finish, as many well-known WGT players battled it out at the site of the 2012 PGA Championship. Ultimately, it was Tour Legend frenchconnect (USA), a WGT member since 2010 who captured this month’s title by firing rounds of 55 and 54 for a cumulative total of 109, edging out five other Tour Legends for top honors, including: Mannyankees (DR), fmagnets (UK), jmoney2224 (USA), CptWomp (CAN) and xXxjasonxXx (USA).

    Congratulations to all winners and participants of the GolfNow Championship.

    GolfNow Championship Winners – March 2014

    As the calendar turns to April, the WGT Virtual Tour moves to the Best of Famous Holes course for the Glenmorangie Cup. Play is already underway as virtual golfers from around the world compete on a selection of famous and challenging stroke play holes including, the intimidating 18th at Bethpage Black, the historic 18th at St. Andrews, the tricky par-3 10th at Congressional and more.

    The Top 70 combined scores in each tier (Pro and higher) will split the 200,000 WGT Credit purse and gain points that contribute to overall Virtual Tour season rankings. The Glenmorangie Cup is open to virtual players of all skill levels, and features an unlimited-play first round through 4/25 and a single-play second round concluding on 4/30.

    Sign up and Play Virtual Tour

    Follow Glenmorangie Cup coverage on Golf Channel

  • Play Latest Nike Tournament

    01 Apr 2014

    Play the third and final tournament in the Nike Challenge tournament series, presented by Dick's Sporting Goods, celebrating the new FI Impact golf shoes from Nike.

    The free Nike FI Impact Challenge tournament on Congressional is not to be missed, as everyone who enters gets a free Nike FI Impact avatar, featuring the new FI Impact golf shoes plus a Nike swoosh golf shirt.

    The top 70 scores in each WGT tier will earn WGT Credits that you can use to get upgraded Nike virtual equipment like the new RZN golf balls or Covert 2.0 drivers.

    Play Free Tournament

    *Tournament runs through 4/30/14 and is open to WGT players in the USA only. Special Nike avatar playable on web only, not mobile.

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