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  • WGT Community Hosts 2nd Annual WGT Ryder Cup

    06 Nov 2019

    The second edition of the community-organized "WGT Ryder Cup" competition begins today!

    Thanks to birchi for providing all the info -- be sure to tune in to the live streamed matches to follow all the action...

    Tune in to watch 30 of WGT's top virtual golf players compete against each other in 38 matches over the span of five weeks. Slightly differing from the real world Ryder Cup format, Team Europe will face off against Team Rest of the World. Participants include the two most recent winners of both WGT marquee events - the Virtual U.S. Open and the Virtual U.S. Amateur Championship - alongside a group of WGT's most elite players.

    How to watch: Every Sunday at 2pm EST/8pm CET, starting November 10th, a top matchup will be hosted on the Twitch channel with a rotating cast of commentators discussing the match. Most of the remaining games will be streamed on the same channel as well. You can find links, dates and time in the forum thread under the ‘livestreams’ section of the spreadsheet or on the Twitch channel.

    Win great prizes: Join the live streams for a chance to win great prizes from the organizers. There will be opportunities to bet on the outcome of matches, number of birdies made, total number of putts as well as other bets. Winners will receive a total sum of 40,000 WGT Credits.

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  • Harvest Showdown is Live Now 🍁

    04 Nov 2019

    Get in on the action of the second Showdown event, the Harvest Showdown, live now on WGT.

    Whether you missed the first Showdown or made it all the way to the finals, you don’t want to miss your chance to compete this time around – starting today!

    Play this multi-round head-to-head competition to win special prizes, including WGT Credits, coins, golf balls, apparel packs and more!

    To join, log on to WGT Golf Mobile and be sure to play on the first day of the Showdown – don't worry if you don’t make the day 1 cut, you'll have two more chances to qualify (as long as you've played the first day).

    Here are the rules for this week's Harvest Showdown: 

    Qualifying Round

    • The Harvest Showdown 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 compete on days 2 and 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 in WGT's Harvest Showdown, going on now on WGT Golf Mobile – or the new WGT for PC (early access)!

    Play Now

    **Showdowns are available to all WGT players on WGT Golf Mobile and the new WGT for PC (early access), see full rules for details.

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