WGT Golf News

  • July 2021 Game Updates

    30 Jun 2021

    Check out what’s new on WGT this month, including brand new clubs from TaylorMade, a special summer Showdown, the next European eTour qualifier and more! 

    TaylorMade Clubs 

    Designed for maximum forgiveness and distance, and featuring the latest technology from TaylorMade, these brand new clubs are available in the the WGT Pro Shop today! Shop the newest clubs from one of the most popular names in golf and take your game to the next level.

    New clubs include:

    TaylorMade SIM2 3 Wood, Max 3 Wood

    TaylorMade SIM2 Driver

    TaylorMade SIM 2 Max Rescue Hybrid

    TaylorMade SIM2 Max Irons

    See in Pro Shop

    Beach Bum Showdown

    Grab your favorite summer drink and head on down to the (virtual) beach for the Beach Bum Showdown! If you’re new to Showdowns, there are a few things you should know…

    The Showdown qualifying round lasts three days, with each day offering a new chance to advance to the next round. Everyone who makes it to the final round wins prizes! 

    Starts 7/12

    European eTour: Hero Open

    A brand new European eTour qualifier means there’s a brand new chance for a shot at real cash! Play now through 7/11 and you could be one of eight players competing for the $10,000 prize pool in the live-streamed championship next month. 

    Play Now 

    Hero Open Apparel

    Dress the part while you play in the European eTour qualifier with brand new Hero Open apparel, available for a limited time in the Pro Shop. 

    See in Pro Shop

    WGT Classic Apparel

    More classics from the WGT archives have hit the Pro Shop! Rep your country on the virtual course with these international threads, available now. 

    See in Pro Shop

    Keep an eye out for more special tournaments, coming later this month! 

  • This Weekend: Earn Double XP 📈

    26 Jun 2021

    Make the most of your time on the course by earning double XP! 

    This weekend, play as you normally would and earn twice the XP (experience points), helping you to level up faster and unlock new equipment. 

    Play Now

    *This double XP Promo runs 6/26/21-6/27/21. 

  • ⚡️Flash Sale! 20% Off Putters Today

    24 Jun 2021

    Take back your short game with a new putter - now available at 20% off in the WGT Pro Shop! 

    Head over to the Pro Shop today through 6/27 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) and runs 6/24/21-6/27/21. 

  • CC Event #153 is Oh So Sweet 🧁

    24 Jun 2021

    We've baked in some fun this week in CC Event #153, featuring these Cupcake Tee Markers and Flags.

    Play now through 6/25 to win these for your country club, 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.

    Here’s how CC Events work: 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. When your club enters the event, you’ll be matched with a club of a similar skill level and 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.

    Each event is made up of Club Clashes which last for 4 hours so be sure to keep playing and watch the leaderboard!

    Join the Fun

    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.

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

  • Free Today! TaylorMade TP5x Balls

    24 Jun 2021

    Experience 5 layers of unmatched performance with TaylorMade TP5x balls!

    Now through 6/25, purchase 2,000 or more WGT Credits today and we’ll add a free sleeve of these player-favorite virtual golf balls to your bag. And, you can use your new credits to upgrade the rest of your virtual equipment or apparel and compete in paid games for prizes.

    The TaylorMade TP5x golf balls are designed for faster and longer shots, making these the perfect choice for a well-rounded game.

    Get Free TaylorMade Golf Balls

    Note: that these free TaylorMade 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 6/25/21, get 3 free TaylorMade TP5x Balls (L48+). Offer valid on ONE 2,000 or more WGT Credit purchase only.

  • Father’s Day Weekend Bonus! Earn 2X WGT Credits 💰

    18 Jun 2021

    Been saving up for your next big upgrade? Get there even faster by earning double WGT Credits this weekend!

    Simply complete offers on WGT, found under the “Free Credits” tab in the main menu, to earn 2X WGT Credits during this weekend’s Free Credit promotion.

    Offer Ends 6/20/21

    *Free WGT Credit promo runs 6/18-6/20/21 on WGT golf mobile. 

  • Chill Out in the New Tie Dye Showdown!

    14 Jun 2021

    The vibes are flowing in the brand new Tie Dye Showdown, starting today.

    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 Tie Dye 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

    • There's a groovy new tie dye shirt available in the Pro Shop

    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 Tie Dye Showdown starts 6/14/21. Showdowns are available to all WGT players on WGT Golf Mobile and the new WGT for PC/Mac, see full rules for details.

  • 🚨 LIVE Tomorrow: 2021 Virtual Open at Olympic

    11 Jun 2021

    Tune in this Saturday (6/12) for the 2021 USGA Virtual Open at Olympic Championship livestream, featuring 10 of WGT’s top players!

    If you watched this year’s U.S. Women’s Open then you may already recognize the Olympic Club as the host course of that tournament. This livestream event is part of the USGA eSports Grand Slam Presented by Lexus, a series of four tournaments throughout the year, each with a final live-streamed event.  

    2021 USGA Virtual Open at Olympic Qualifiers: 

    1. IRISHKING1916 - Ireland

    2. Young46 - USA

    3. JSmithers - USA 

    4. fmagnets - U.K. 

    5. MasterHacker74 - USA

    6. birchi - Germany

    7. frenchconnect - USA

    8. sammey1 - Canada

    9. Stuman66 - USA

    10. AgentBrown123 - USA

    The winner of this championship event will receive a $1,000 pre-paid gift card, a $500 USGA Shop gift card and other prizes!

    It’s all going down at 9 AM PT on these channels:

    USGA YouTube 

    USGA Twitch

    USGA Twitter

  • Throw Shade on the Competition in CC Event #152 🌴

    10 Jun 2021

    Breeze by the competition in CC Event #152, featuring these Palm Tree Tee Markers and Flags.

    Play now through 6/11 to win these for your country club, 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.

    Here’s how CC Events work: 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. When your club enters the event, you’ll be matched with a club of a similar skill level and 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.

    Each event is made up of Club Clashes which last for 4 hours so be sure to keep playing and watch the leaderboard!

    Join the Fun

    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.

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

  • 🌈 Free Rainbow Ball Effect Today!

    10 Jun 2021

    Light up the golf course with a free Rainbow Ball Effect and XP Ultra Boost now through 6/11!

    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 6/10/21-6/11/21, get one free XP Ultra Boost (3 days) and Rainbow Ball Effect (500 hits) when you buy 1,000 WGT Credits or more.

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