WGT Golf News

  • Cheers to 2021 and a Free Ball Effect! 🥂

    31 Dec 2020

    The drinks are flowing just in time for New Year’s Eve! Receive a sparkling Champagne Ball Effect (50 hits) free when you log in and play today.

    Your free gifts will automatically be added to your inventory. To use the Champagne Ball Effect, just click the ball effects icon (magic wand) in-game to turn it on/off.

    Cheers!

    *Special offer available to WGT players that log in and play on 12/31/20, get free Champagne Ball Effect.

  • 🍾 Celebrate the End of 2020 with the Countdown Showdown

    31 Dec 2020

    We’ve never been more excited to watch the clock strike midnight… and for a brand new Showdown to begin! Starting today, join the Countdown Showdown and kiss 2020 goodbye once and for all.

    To begin playing, just log on to WGT Golf (on mobile or desktop) and follow the signs to enter. 

    Here are the rules for the Countdown Showdown:

    Qualifying Round

    • The 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 still compete on days 2 or 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, going on now on WGT Golf Mobile – or the new WGT for PC or WGT for Mac!

    Play Now

    *Countdown Showdown starts 12/31/20. Showdowns are available to all WGT players on WGT Golf Mobile and the new WGT for PC/Mac, see full rules for details.

  • 🎁Free Sleeve of MAX Platinum Balls Today!

    25 Dec 2020

    Happy holidays from your friends at WGT! 

    As our gift to you, get 3 free MAX Platinum Balls when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits - now through 12/26. 

    These popular MAX Platinum Vapor Balls (L0+) are ideal for players at all levels looking for virtual golf ball upgrade. Plus, you can use your WGT Credits to upgrade your virtual equipment and apparel, and compete in paid games for prizes.

    Get Free MAX Platinum Balls

    Note that these free MAX Platinum balls will be automatically added to your inventory but not automatically equipped. To use them, just open your Equipment and equip them from your inventory.

    *Special offer for players that buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits now through 12/26/20, get 3 free MAX Platinum Vapor Balls (L0+). Valid on ONE 2,000 or more WGT Credit purchase only.

  • Celebrate Christmas Day With a Free Jingle Ball Effect

    25 Dec 2020

    Jingle all the way… to the tee box! Just for logging in today, you'll get a Jingle Ball Effect (50 hits) free.

    Your free gifts will automatically be added to your inventory. To use the Jingle Ball Effect, just click the ball effects icon (magic wand) in-game to turn it on/off.

    Happy Holidays!

    *Special offer available to WGT players that log in and play on 12/25/20, get free Jingle Ball Effect.

  • The Gifts are Flowing in CC Event #141

    24 Dec 2020

    Take a ride in CC Event #141, this time featuring these Santa Sled tee markers and flags.  

    Play now through Christmas Day (12/25) to win these new tee markers and flags, plus the top 500 clubs will also receive Course Builder currency for custom courses.

    Don’t know what Course Builders and custom courses are all about? Learn more here.

    Play Now

    PS, did you know: You can earn up to 2X Country Club XP, carry even more CC Passes and generate Passes faster with a WGT Plus or Premier Membership? Upgrade now and the benefits last for an entire year!

    CC Event #141 runs 12/24-12/25 with multiple 4-hour Clashes, so be sure to play as many games as you can for your club and keep your eyes on the leaderboard.

    CC Events allow WGT Country Clubs to compete against each other for bragging rights and special in-game rewards. The club that earns the most total points from their Clashes wins!

    Here’s how it works: Each event is made up of Club Clashes which last for a limited amount of time (usually a few hours). When your club enters the event, you’ll be matched with a similar skill level club. Start playing! A timer will keep track of how much play is left in that Clash. Club members from both sides can play as many rounds as they’d like during that time using Club Passes and Superpasses to earn points.

    Learn more about CC Events and Club Clashes. 

    Not in a WGT Country Club yet? Learn more here and join one (or start your own!)

  • New Course: Torrey Pines Coming Spring 2021

    16 Dec 2020

    We’re excited to officially announce Torrey Pines, host of the 2021 U.S. Open, as the next course to join WGT!

    In collaboration with USGA, we're launching this new course as part of the 12th annual Virtual U.S. Open tournament, starting in the spring.

    The course will be available in both stroke play and closest-to-the-hole formats next year for you to experience all 18 holes of beautiful coastal views.

    Torrey Pines Golf Course is situated amongst the cliffs above the Pacific Ocean in San Diego, California and is the next host course of the U.S. Open Championship.

    Stay tuned for upcoming announcements of tournament dates, prizing and more sneak peeks of the course as we get closer to the official release!

  • January 2021 Game Updates

    16 Dec 2020

    Check out what’s new to WGT, including two brand new Showdowns, the next Live Series qualifier and a special offer for Flash players.


    Countdown Showdown

    Grab a glass of your favorite champagne and say goodbye to 2020 with a brand new Showdown, starting New Year’s Eve! The qualifying round will last for three days and everyone who makes it to the final round wins prizes.

    Plus, stay tuned for another Showdown starting in January that’s sure to be a bright spot to your week. 

    Save the Date

    WGT Live Series: January Open Qualifier

    The January Open qualifier is going on now! Compete in this Live Series tournament for your chance to be featured in the live broadcast, powered by Super League. The top 70 scores will also split a total purse prize of 20,000 WGT Credits. 

    Play Now

     

    Bundle for Flash Players

    As you may already know, WGT will no longer be playable on Flash at the end of this year.

    However, WGT is available to download and play free on your favorite devices including mobile, desktop and Steam. And, if you’re an active Flash user and have played in the last 30 days, you’ll receive a free bundle when you download WGT on one of these other devices.

    Download Now

     

    Course Notebooks

    Keep your notes for every hole on every course handy with a WGT Course Notebook.

    Just like when you’re out on the real course, having your notes and tips readily available is a pro move. Originally a feature for WGT on Flash, notebooks are now available wherever you play.

    Note: Flash players that already owned a Course Notebook will automatically have it added to their account, including their existing notes.

    Download WGT Mobile or Desktop 

  • Play in the January Open Today!

    15 Dec 2020

    The WGT Live Series: January Open qualifier is going on now! 

    Compete in this Live Series tournament for your chance to be featured in the live broadcast, powered by Super League, in January. The top 70 scores will also split a total purse prize of 20,000 WGT Credits. 

    Play Now

    The 2021 WGT Live Series will run throughout the year, with WGT players being featured in monthly live streamed events on Twitch and YouTube.

    *Open to all WGT players, see rules for details.

    Did you know..

    Adobe will be discontinuing Flash and we’ve officially announced that December 29, 2020 is the last day WGT will be playable on FlashWGT Golf is available to download and play on your favorite devices, including mobile, PC and Mac here

  • 🎁 2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Day 12 Reveal

    13 Dec 2020

    It’s that wonderful time of year when the days are a bit shorter, the weather a little colder and the shopping lists are, well… much longer.

    But, as many of us are celebrating with our friends and families from afar this year, staying connected is more important than ever. Lucky for you, we’re making your virtual holiday shopping easier. 

    Our product experts at WGT have combed through our inventory and selected twelve of our favorite and most popular items to share with your WGT friends and family, compiling them all into our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide.

    Be sure to keep this gift guide handy because we’ll be revealing one new item each day. And, whether you’re new to WGT yourself or a veteran player just looking to spread some joy, there’s something for everyone on your list!

    Day 12: Titleist Scotty Cameron Phantom X6 Putter M1/M2

    You can thank WGT Champion for this one…

    This top-tier putter from Titleist is not for players who aren’t serious about elevating their game.

    Share the holiday joy with your WGT friends by gifting one of these premium putters, which are specifically designed to improve putting performance through better alignment and forgiveness. 

    The Titleist Scotty Cameron Phantom X6 Putter is available at 20% off in the Pro Shop today (12/24). 

     

    Day 11: Callaway Mavrik Iron Set (L97+)

    Master the art of consistency with these premium irons from Callaway!

    The perfect gift for your WGT friends who need to add a little stability to their game, the MAVRIK iron set from Callaway will add long, consistent distance to each shot. Plus, they come highly recommended by Hall of Fame Player, Young46. 

    This Callaway Mavrik Iron Set is on sale for 20% off in the Pro Shop today only (12/23). 

     

    Day 10: MAX Meter 64° Wedge (L91+)

    Help your WGT friends slow down their swing meter with a new MAX wedge.

    These premium wedges, which are a favorite of top WGT player JSmithers, will add precision and spin to each shot, shaving strokes off their game. 

    Plus, for today only (12/22) this club is 20% off in the Pro Shop!

     

    Day 9: Callaway PM Grind 19 52° Wedge

    For your WGT friends who can’t stay out of the sand, these premium wedges from Callaway are an ideal gift!

    Designed to give more precision and trajectory to each shot, these wedges will help your friends reach the green in fewer strokes. 

    Plus, today only (12/21), you can take 20% off Callaway PM Grind 19 52* Wedges in the Pro Shop. 

     

    Day 8: XP Boost

    Help your WGT friends reach new levels by gifting an XP Boost!

    With an XP Boost (experience points) players can level-up faster, helping to unlock new equipment and upgrades. 

     

    Day 7: Beer Ball Effect

    Celebrate the holiday season with your friends at WGT by gifting someone in your inner circle a beer ball effect!

    The *hoppy ball effect will add a bubbly stream to each shot.

    Cheers!

     

    Day 6Titleist TS2 Driver (L0+)

    The perfect gift for your WGT friends who are looking to add a little distance off the tee, this premium driver from Titleist is sure to add a few more yards!

    And, as our special holiday gift to you, the Titleist TS2 Driver will be available at 20% off in the Pro Shop from now until Sunday!


    Day 5: Callaway Chrome Soft X Triple Track Balls (L0+)

    Show your WGT friends a little love this holiday season by sending them a sleeve of premium golf balls!

    Perfect for your friends who are new to WGT, these popular virtual golf balls feature Callaway's Triple Track technology and will add more distance to each shot.

    Check back tomorrow as we reveal our Day 6 Holiday Gift Guide item.

     

    Day 4: Titleist TS2 Fairway Wood (L0+)

    Know someone who needs a little help getting to the green?

    This premium fairway wood from Titleist will help to add more distance to each shot and makes the perfect gift for your WGT friends! 

    And, now today through 12/17, save 20% when you purchase this item in the Pro Shop! 

     

    Day 3: Titleist Pro V1x Ultra Slow Meter Vapor Balls (L0+)

    Send a bit of holiday cheer to your WGT friends with a sleeve of these popular Titleist golf balls.

    If you know someone who is new to WGT, these virtual golf balls feature an ultra slow meter and will help improve their game overall by adding more distance, control and spin. 

     

    Day 2: TaylorMade Spider X Putter 

    For your friend who needs a little help around the green, this player-favorite putter was specifically designed to add stability and alignment, improving overall putt accuracy. 

    Plus, you can take 20% off the TaylorMade Spider X Putter (unlocking at levels 35, 51, 77 and 101) from now until 12/15, making it the perfect budget-friendly gift for your favorite WGT friend at any level. 

     

    Day 1: Bridgestone Tour B X Ultra Slow Meter Balls (L0+)

    For your friends who are new to WGT or those looking to level up, these popular virtual balls will slow down their swing meter and add more precision to each shot.

    Grab yours in the Pro Shop today to send to your favorite WGT friend!

  • Nothing Tastes Better Than a New CC Event!

    10 Dec 2020

    Pour a cup of hot cocoa and get ready for another tasty CC Event, this time featuring these gingerbread cookie tee markers and flags.  

    Play now through Fri, 12/11 to win these new tee markers and flags, plus the top 500 clubs will also receive Course Builder currency for custom courses.

    Don’t know what Course Builders and custom courses are all about? Learn more here.

    Play Now

    PS, did you know: You can earn up to 2X Country Club XP, carry even more CC Passes and generate Passes faster with a WGT Plus or Premier Membership? Upgrade now and the benefits last for an entire year!

    CC Event #140 runs 12/10-12/11 with multiple 4-hour Clashes, so be sure to play as many games as you can for your club and keep your eyes on the leaderboard.

    CC Events allow WGT Country Clubs to compete against each other for bragging rights and special in-game rewards. The club that earns the most total points from their Clashes wins!

    Here’s how it works: Each event is made up of Club Clashes which last for a limited amount of time (usually a few hours). When your club enters the event, you’ll be matched with a similar skill level club. Start playing! A timer will keep track of how much play is left in that Clash. Club members from both sides can play as many rounds as they’d like during that time using Club Passes and Superpasses to earn points.

    Learn more about CC Events and Club Clashes. 

    Not in a WGT Country Club yet? Learn more here and join one (or start your own!) 

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