WGT Golf News

  • Login Today for a Free Ball Effect

    31 Oct 2021

    Turn up spooky season with a Halloween Ball Effect!

    Just for logging in now (10/31) you'll receive a free Halloween Ball Effect (50 hits), which adds a fun and spooky ball trail to your shots.

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

    *Free Halloween Ball Effect is available today (10/31/21) only. 

  • Play Gameday Drive to Earn XP Boost

    31 Oct 2021

    Make the most of GAMEDAY right here! Sneak in a quick nine at Torrey Pines before kickoff, at halftime or between games when you play in this week's Gameday Drive tournament. 

    The top leaderboard scorers will receive WGT Credits. Plus, you'll receive an XP Boost that lasts for 4 hours when you complete your round. 

    Play Now

    *Open to all WGT players on eligible platforms and free to enter. The Gameday Drive: Week 7 tournament runs today (10/31/21) only. 

  • New Showdown Rush Starts Now 🍭

    30 Oct 2021

    Feel the sugar rush this week with a new Showdown Rush event, going on now.

    If you’re new to Showdown Rush, here are a few things you should know:

    Qualifying Round

    • The qualifying round lasts one day (rather than three days as in classic Showdown events) 

    • During the qualifying round, the top 50% of the leaderboard advance to the elimination round

    Elimination Round

    • The elimination round lasts one day, 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 last one day

    • 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, WGT for PC or WGT for Mac!

    *Showdown Rush runs 10/30/21-11/1/21. Showdown Rush is available to all WGT players on WGT Golf Mobile and WGT for PC/Mac. See full rules for details.

  • Halloween Weekend Bonus! Earn 2X WGT Credits

    29 Oct 2021

    This weekend, treat yourself to 2X WGT Credits when you complete offers found under the “Free Credits” tab on the main menu.

    What can you do with more Credits? Purchase clubs, upgrade your apparel, play in tournaments for prizes… the options are endless!

    If there are new items you’ve been eyeing or tournaments you’re eager to play in, now’s the time to earn those bonus credits.

    *Free WGT Credit promo runs 10/29/21-10/31/21 on WGT golf mobile. 

  • Carve Out Time to Play in CC Event #162 🎃

    28 Oct 2021

    Go big or gourd home in CC Event #162, featuring these pumpkin tee markers and flags! 

    Now through 10/29, play to win these for your country club, and if you’re one of the top 500 clubs you’ll also receive Course Builder currency for Custom Courses. Learn more about Course Builders and Custom Courses here.

    If you’re new to CC Events, there are a few things you should know:

    • 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 that last for 4 hours so be sure to keep playing and keep your eyes on the leaderboard.

    Join the Fun

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

    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? Purchase a WGT Plus or Premier Membership in the Pro Shop now.

  • LIVE today! European eTour: Nedbank Golf Challenge

    28 Oct 2021

    The time for another European eTour championship has arrived! Watch today as eight of WGT's top players go head-to-head for the $10,000 USD prize pool.

    This is the fifth and final qualifier before the grand finals next month, so payers are also competing for a spot in that event. 

    The lineup: 

    JSmithers - USA

    IAG12 - Spain 

    gerhardj1 - South Africa

    Shefuf - USA

    Young46 - USA

    Stuman66 - USA

    fmagnets - UK

    golfx3 - USA

    Will golfx3 have what it takes to win it all again? Or will we see a new champion rise to the top? It's all going down at 10 AM PT/12 PM ET on these channels. 

    WGT YouTube

    WGT Twitch

  • Buy Credits, Get Free MAX Golf Balls Now

    28 Oct 2021

    Upgraded golf balls are the key to an upgraded golf game. And, now through 10/29, we’ll add a free sleeve of MAX Platinum Vapor Balls to your inventory when you purchase WGT Credits.

    Simply purchase 2,000 or more WGT Credits and you’ll receive a free sleeve of these player-favorite virtual golf balls, which are designed specifically with a platinum vapor trail that makes your shots easier to track.

    Plus, you can use your new credits to upgrade the rest of your virtual equipment or apparel and compete in paid games for even more prizes.

    Note that these free MAX balls will be automatically added to your inventory but not automatically equipped.

    *Special offer when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits (10/28/21-10/29/21) and get 3 free MAX Platinum Vapor Balls (L0+). Valid on one purchase only.

  • November 2021 Game Updates

    27 Oct 2021

    Check out what’s new on WGT this month, including brand new golf balls from Callaway, a tasty new Showdown (and matching shirt!), electrifying new apparel and the final event of this year’s European eTour. Plus, be sure to check out more details (down at the bottom) about an important chat filtering update. 

    Brand New Callaway Golf Balls​

    New high performance golf balls from Callaway are now available. Designed to deliver max distance and spin, these popular golf balls are available for both low and high level players.

    • Callaway Chrome Soft X Ultra Slow Meter Balls (L0+)

    • Callaway Chrome Soft X Balls (L97+)

    • Callaway Chrome Soft X Slow Meter Balls (L97+)

    Shop New Callaway Golf Balls

    TravisMathew Apparel Now Available


    Add a touch of sophistication to your avatar’s style with new TravisMathew apparel, available now in the Pro Shop. Comfy yet classy, these new items including shirts, shorts, shoes and gloves, are the ideal staple pieces for every wardrobe.

    Visit the Pro Shop

    Gobble Gobble Turkey Shirt

    The only thing better than turkey in your belly is turkey on your shirt, especially one that looks this cute! Pick up this year’s Turkey Shirt in the Pro Shop just in time for Thanksgiving.

    Visit the Pro Shop

    Let’s Feast! New Showdown Starting Soon…

    This Thanksgiving, we’re cooking up a brand new Showdown featuring prizes like an exclusive Gobble Gobble Showdown badge. If you’re new to Showdowns, know that the qualifying round lasts for the first three days and each day is a new chance to qualify for the next round.

    Starting Soon! 

    Captain Thunderbolt Pants 

    ⚠️ CAUTION: These pants will shock the competition, but not your golf game. Grab these Captain Thunderbolt Pants from Loudmouth in the Pro Shop now.

    Visit the Pro Shop

    European eTour Global Final Livestream and Bundle

    We’re inching closer to this year’s European eTour Global Finals, which means there’s another $50,000 on the line! Will golfx3 have what it takes to win it all once more? Pick up a special European eTour bundle featuring an exclusive Global Finals shirt and show your support for your favorite player!

    Live on 11/18 

    JDRF National Diabetes Awareness Month Tournament

    Join JDRF and WGT in raising awareness for critical life-saving research by playing in the JDRF National Diabetes Awareness Month Tournament, featuring 18 holes of unlimited stroke play on Torrey Pines. The top leaderboard players will split a total purse of 125,000 WGT Credits.

    Starts 11/1 

    We’ve made important chat filter updates! 

    • You can now toggle chat on/off directly within the chat box (as well as in the settings panel). 
    • We’ve also added the ability to block a player during a game, which adds them to your “blocked players” list and disables chat with them for the remainder of that game.
  • It's GAMEDAY! Finish Your Round and Earn Coins

    24 Oct 2021

    Make the most of GAMEDAY right here! Sneak in a quick nine at Pinehurst No. 2 before kickoff, at halftime or between games when you play in this week's Gameday Drive tournament. 

    The top leaderboard scorers will receive WGT Credits. Plus, you'll receive1,000 WGT Coins when you complete your round. 

    Play Now

    *Open to all WGT players on eligible platforms and free to enter. The Gameday Drive: Week 7 tournament runs today (10/24/21) only. 

  • 🚨 Tomorrow! WGT Live Series: October Open Championship

    22 Oct 2021

    Join us for the first championship livestream of this year's WGT Live Series, featuring ten of WGT's top players from around the globe going head-to-head. 

    The lineup:

    Players will be competing for in-game credits and bragging rights! It’s all happening LIVE this Saturday (10/23) at 9 AM PT/ 12 PM ET on the WGT Twitch and WGT YouTube channels. 

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