WGT Golf News

  • April 2021 Game Updates

    31 Mar 2021

    Check out what's new on WGT today, including more holes to play at Torrey Pines, exciting tournaments in partnership with USGA and brand new Cobra RADSPEED clubs. 

    Virtual U.S. Open Back 9 Challenge 

    You’ve played the front 9 and now you can experience the back 9 at Torrey Pines, WGT’s newest course, when you play in the 2021 Virtual U.S. Open Back 9 Challenge!

    This special tournament in partnership with USGA, will be starting on 4/1, so be sure to get those practice rounds in now and keep an eye out for more updates on Torrey Pines coming soon. 

    Starting Soon

    USGA eSports Grand Slam: Virtual Open at Olympic 

    Starting 4/1, play the Virtual Open at Olympic, the first of four tournaments as part of the USGA eSports Grand Slam Presented by Lexus.

    This special tournament will be played at The Olympic Club, host course of the 2021 U.S. Women's Open Championship. The winner will go on to compete in the final event at the end of the season for Amex gift cards, USGAShop.com gift cards and more. 

    Starting Soon

    April Open

    Play the WGT Live Series: April Open, the final Live Series qualifier in the 2021 season, today!

    The top ten players will earn a spot to compete in the live-streamed broadcast in May. Plus, the top 70 scores will also split a total purse of 20,000 WGT Credits. 

    Play Now

    NEW Cobra RADSPEED Clubs

    Upgrade your virtual golf bag with the latest from Cobra!

    These popular clubs are optimized and radically designed to give you more speed and forgiveness. Plus, you’ll notice higher launch and low spin on each shot. New Cobra RADSPEED clubs include: 

    Cobra King RADSPEED Iron Set (L8, 65)

    Cobra King RADSPEED Driver (L5, 63)

    Cobra King RADSPEED 3 Wood (L7, 64)

    Cobra King RADSPEED Hybrid (L7, 64)

    See Cobra in Pro Shop

    Garden Party Showdown 

    Swing into Spring with the Garden Party Showdown, starting later this month!

    If you’re new to Showdowns, there are a few things you should know. First, Showdown qualifying rounds last three days and each new day is a new chance to qualify for the elimination round. Scoring is based on total strokes, meaning the fewer shots you take to complete your matches, the higher you will rank on the leaderboard. Everyone who makes it to the final round wins prizes! 

  • April Open Qualifier is Live Now!

    27 Mar 2021

    Get noticed as one of WGT’s top players when you compete in the WGT Live Series: April Open Qualifier.

    The top 10 leaderboard scores will go on to compete in the live-streamed championship on 4/24. Plus, the top 70 leaderboard scores will also split a total purse prize of 20K 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. Additionally, this will also be your last chance to qualify for the final championship of the season, that livestream takes place in May.

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

  • Coming Up: March Open Championship

    26 Mar 2021

    LIVE this Saturday (3/27) - watch as ten of WGT's most seasoned players battle for a top spot on the World Rankings leaderboard! 

    If you played in the WGT Live Series: March Open Qualifier but didn't make the cut, this is a great chance to pick up a few tips from experienced players. 

    The lineup:

    Just as in past events, this championship event is streaming LIVE on the WGT YouTube page at 9 AM PT/12 PM ET. 

    Plus, we're rolling right into the next qualifier event, with the WGT Live Series: April Open starting up today! Be sure to start playing now for your chance to be in the next championship event. 

  • FREE Sleeve of Titleist Balls Today

    25 Mar 2021

    Enhance your golf game with Titleist Pro V1x Ultra Slow Meter Vapor Balls, yours free today!

    Now through 3/26, you’ll get 3 free Titleist Balls when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits. You can use your credits to upgrade your virtual equipment and apparel, and compete in paid games for prizes.

    These Titleist Balls are designed to improve your game overall with more distance, control and spin. Featuring an ultra slow meter which is great for players just starting out or leveling up.

    Get Free Titleist Balls

    Note that these free Titleist 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 3/26/21, get 3 free Titleist Pro V1x Ultra Slow Meter Vapor Balls (L0+).

    *Offer valid on ONE 2,000 or more WGT Credit purchase only.

  • LIVE today: Streaming with Patch Notes

    25 Mar 2021

    Looking to improve your WGT gameplay? Join streamer Patch Notes to learn tips for how to quickly improve your virtual golf game as a new or beginning player.

    Patch Notes, a veteran streamer and gamer, will cover gameplay basics for new players, as well as refining your shots from the tee box to the green and how to quickly take your game to the next level. Plus, we’ll be giving away free sleeves of virtual golf balls to a few lucky viewers!

    Streaming with Patch Notes premiers today (3/25) at 2:30 PM PST/5:30 PM EST on the following channel:

    Twitch

  • ⚡️ 20% Off Putters This Weekend

    19 Mar 2021

    Complete your golf bag with a brand new putter - now available for 20% off in the WGT Pro Shop! 

    Head over to the Pro Shop today through 3/21 to see all discounted putters (up to level 80). 

    This week's flash sale includes clubs like:

    And more! 

    Visit the Pro Shop

    *Flash Sale applies to all putters (up to level 80) now through 3/21/21.

  • Special Offer: Earn Triple XP Today! 🔥

    18 Mar 2021

    You've heard of double XP, but we've turned up the heat for this week's first-ever TRIPLE XP promo! 

    Now through 3/19, reach the next level three times as fast by simply playing as you normally would. By earning triple XP and leveling up, you'll unlock new equipment and features in the game even faster. 

    Play Now

    *This TRIPLE XP Promo runs now through 3/19/21. 

  • Drinks Are On Us This St. Patrick's Day! 🍻

    17 Mar 2021

    The drinks are flowing this St. Patrick's Day! 

    Luck is on your side, because just for logging in today you'll receive a free *Green Beer Ball Effect (50 hits) to celebrate the Feast of Saint Patrick. 

    Simply log in and play as you normally would and your free Green Beer Ball Effect will be automatically added to your account. 

    Cheers! 

    *Free Green Beer Ball promo is available today (3/17/21) only. 

  • 🌈 Free Rainbow Ball Effect Today!

    11 Mar 2021

    Brighten up your golf game with a free Rainbow Ball Effect and XP Ultra Boost now through 3/12!

    Simply purchase 1,000 or more WGT Credits and you'll get a free XP Ultra Boost (giving you +40% XP) that lasts for 3 days and a free Rainbow Ball Effect (500 hits).

    Your XP Boost will take effect immediately once added to your account so you can start earning extra XP right away! And, you can use your new credits to upgrade your virtual equipment and apparel and compete in paid games for prizes

    Buy Credits Now

    To turn ball effects on or off, click the ball icon below your swing meter.

    *Promo available 3/11/21-3/12/21, get one free XP Ultra Boost (3 days) and Rainbow Ball Effect (500 hits) when you buy 1,000 WGT Credits or more.

  • Time for an Adventure! The Safari Showdown is Live

    08 Mar 2021

    Didn’t get to your holiday destination last year? Come take a drive with us on the Safari Showdown!

    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 Safari 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

    *The Safari Showdown starts 3/8/21. Showdowns are available to all WGT players on WGT Golf Mobile and the new WGT for PC/Mac, see full rules for details.

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