WGT Golf News

  • poldimaier Wins First Virtual Tour Major of 2015

    07 Apr 2015

    WGT Tour Legend poldimaier, who is also the reigning Virtual U.S. Open Champion (2014), wins the first Major of the 2015 WGT Virtual Tour in the March Kiawah Championship.

    Shooting 54, 53 and 56 for a combined score of 163, poldimaier claimed the top spot by 4 strokes in the first Major tournament of the year to close out the Jan-Mar Quarterly Season. Tied for second with combined scores of 167 were Tour Legends including FarFoo, fmagnets, Lizard69, derekortt, KyRock75, Saurabh08 and UBCLU546.

    This Major win also puts poldimaier at the top of the Jan-Mar Quarterly Season leaderboard, the first of four 3-month seasons in this year's WGT Virtual Tour. As one of the top two players on the leaderboard, he will be competing in our first Quarterly Championship match (streaming live on Twitch.tv) for an additional, winner-take-all 10,000 WGT Credit prize. Details and scheduling are still being finalized, so stay tuned for more information on when to watch -- coming soon!

    2015 Jan-Mar Season Leaderboard

    See full Jan-Mar Season Standings


    Kiawah Championship Winners

    See Full Kiawah Championship Leaderboards


    Virtual Tour April Tournament

    With the first quarterly season ending in March, we've started the new Apr-Jun Quarterly Season with this month's Transamerica Challenge tournament on Bethpage Black.

    Play the unlimited first round and post your score by 4/25, then post your single-play second round score 4/26-4/30.

    The top 70 scores in each tier will split a total purse of 200,000 WGT Credits, that count toward the Apr-Jun quarterly season standings. Be sure to play now to get on the leaderboard early!

    Play Transamerica Challenge

  • Play Chambers Bay - Back 9

    02 Apr 2015

    Get your first look at the back 9 holes of Chambers Bay, host of this year's U.S. Open, in the Virtual U.S. Open Back 9 Challenge.

    Chambers Bay is the host of the 2015 U.S. Open, and you can get an early look at the course in the Back 9 closest-to-the-hole tournament on WGT.

    Play Back 9 Challenge

    Post your best score in this unlimited play tournament for your chance to win a $500 USGAshop.com gift card. See rules for details and eligibility.

    You can also experience the front 9 holes of Chambers Bay by playing in the Virtual U.S. Open Front 9 Challenge tournament, also going on now!

  • New Equipment from TaylorMade and More Chambers Bay

    01 Apr 2015

    See what's new today on WGT, including some new virtual golf equipment and more of the new Chambers Bay course for you to explore...


    New TaylorMade R15 Driver and 3 Wood

    Get the newest virtual clubs on WGT, the new R15 driver and 3 wood.

    Get higher launch off the tee with the new R15 virtual driver, featuring the latest driver technology from TaylorMade, unlocking at Level 40 and Level 90.

    The top performing R15 virtual 3 wood gives you more precision, forgiveness and a slower swing meter, unlocking at Level 41 and Level 84.


    New Closest-to-the-Hole Course

    We’re continuing to roll out the newest WGT course, Chambers Bay, as part of the 2015 Virtual U.S. Open.

    Get your first look at the back 9 holes of the 2015 U.S. Open Championship host course in the Back 9 closest-to-the-hole challenge (full course coming to WGT in May).


    New Focus Boost

    Slow down your WGT Swing Meter for those big shots you really need to make, with new Focus Boosts you can buy in-game.

    Look for the new lightning bolt option above the swing meter, available in practice games only.


    Disable Swing Caddy

    Based on player feedback, you now have the option to turn off the WGT Swing Caddy in your Settings. This is great for top players, that prefer to select their clubs manually, based on each shot. 

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