WGT Golf News

  • Exciting Announcement: WGT is Now on Discord! 🎉

    11 May 2022

    We’re very excited to announce the release of a brand new Discord server for WGT players.

    For those who don’t know, Discord is the easiest way to engage with the WGT community using voice, video, and text. By talking, chatting, hanging out and staying close with other players and communities, Discord allows users to get in touch in a variety of ways.

    Discord servers work similar to an online chat room, but with both text and voice channel support. It’s the preferred platform for players, providing them with a number of ways to find each other, coordinate games and talk while playing!

    How will Discord be used for WGT?

    • Use this online community-building space to meet other players and talk about all things WGT!

    • Receive updates and information on new game features that isn’t always as available on the forums

    • Have real-time conversations with WGT team members and stay up to date on the latest WGT news and product releases

    Join the WGT Golf Discord Server

    (If you are brand new to Discord you can download it here first.)

    Does this mean the forums are going away? No not at all! Discord is a platform that is much more equipped to facilitate real-time conversations, meaning it will work in conjunction with our current forum setup.

    Hope to see everybody join the community soon!

  • Earn Double WGT Credits this Weekend

    06 May 2022

    Play like the pros this golf season with even more WGT Credits!

    Start earning 2X WGT Credits when you complete offers found under the “Free Credits” tab on the main menu now through 5/8/22. With more credits, you’ll be able to upgrade your clubs and equipment even faster. Plus, you can compete in paid games for prizes to earn even more.

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

    Offer Ends 5/8/22

    *Free WGT Credit promo runs 5/6/22-5/8/22 on WGT golf mobile.

  • May Winner’s Circle is Live 🎯

    04 May 2022

    Has your golf game been improving lately? Test your accuracy in this month’s Winner’s Circle event!

    To play, land your ball in one of the colored rings surrounding the cup by taking one shot from the fairway of the 5th hole at Celtic Manor (CTTH). To maximize competition, all players will be using special Winner's Circle clubs.

    If you land your ball in one of the rings or in the hole you’ll win prize chests, which include items like apparel packs, sleeves of golf balls and more. Each prize chest is coordinated to match a ring of the same color on the green. 

    A few things to know:

    • All players will use the same exclusive Winner’s Circle-branded club set

    • The hole, pin placement, green speed and wind rating will not change from one shot to the next, however you may see slight wind direction and wind speed changes

    • If the timer expires before you take your shot, that shot will be lost

    • Winner's Circle is a limited-time event, so any remaining shots will stay in your inventory and can be used in future events (*excludes free shots that are only available during that event)

    Good Luck!

    *This event runs 5/4/22 to 5/8/22 and is open to all WGT players.

  • Stack Up More Wins in CC Event #175!

    28 Apr 2022

    Get a taste of victory in this brand new CC Event.

    Now through 4/29, play to win these Pancake Tee Markers and Flags for your country club. Plus, if you’re one of the top 500 clubs you’ll also receive Course Builder currency for Custom Courses.

    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.

    • WGT Country Clubs can use Course Builder currency to create custom courses to play in country club tournaments.

    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.

    *CC Event #175 runs 4/28/22-4/29/22 and is open to WGT players on all platforms.

  • Get Free Bridgestone Balls Today!

    28 Apr 2022

    Upgrade your golf bag with Bridgestone Tour B XS Ultra Slow Meter Balls (L52+), free when you purchase WGT Credits today!

    Simply purchase 2,000 or more WGT Credits and you’ll receive a free sleeve of these player-favorite virtual golf balls, featuring more distance and a slower swing meter to add more control to your shots.

    Get Credits

    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 Bridgestone balls will be automatically added to your inventory but not automatically equipped.

    *Special offer when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits (4/28/22-4/29/22) and get 3 free Bridgestone Tour B XS Ultra Slow Meter Balls (L52+). Valid on one purchase only.

  • May 2022 Game Updates

    27 Apr 2022

    Check out what’s new on WGT today, including a special tournament in partnership with Allianz, this year’s Virtual U.S. Open and brand new apparel, just in time for the PGA Championship!

    PUMA Apparel

    Gear up for this year’s PGA Championship with special apparel from PUMA. These items are designed to match your favorite pros like Bryson DeChambeau and Lexi Thompson!

    Shop Now

    Callaway Chrome Soft X Vapor and Super Vapor Balls

    We’ve added a vapor trail to this player-favorite Callaway ball! The new Callaway Chrome Soft X Vapor and Super Vapor Balls are designed to deliver max spin and top performance for high-level WGT players. Plus, the added vapor trail adds more consistency and better visibility on your shots.

    See in Pro Shop

    Callaway Bundle

     

    Equip your golf bag with popular clubs and balls from Callaway! This special offer bundle is designed to increase your performance from tee to green and take your game to the next level.

    Shop Now

    Allianz Tournament

     

    Join Allianz for a special tournament on the Old Course at St Andrews! The top 70 scores in each Pro-Tour Champion tier will split a total purse prize of 40,000 WGT Credits. You’ll also have the chance to enter to win the ultimate St Andrews golf experience after you’ve completed your round.

    Starting Soon

    Virtual U.S. Open Tournament

     

    Join the USGA in this year’s Virtual U.S. Open qualifier, starting on 5/16. The top 10 qualifiers will advance to compete in the live championship finale for a chance to win pre-paid gift cards, USGAShop.com gift cards and more. Plus, as a special gift from the USGA, everyone who enters the qualifier will also receive a sleeve of Lexus virtual golf balls and Lexus-branded Putter Pal. Exclusive, free Lexus apparel will also be available in the Pro Shop for a limited time.

    Starting Soon

    Boogie Down Showdown

    Groovy, man! There’s a new Showdown starting soon. So put on your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie down all week long!

    Starting Soon

  • LIVE on 4/23: Merion Open Championship

    22 Apr 2022

    Tune into the USGA eSports Grand Slam: Merion Open Championship, featuring ten of WGT's top players from around the globe.

    This is the first event of the USGA eSports Grand Slam Series Presented by Lexus. Tune in to see which of these players will be named the Merion Open Champion!

    The lineup:

    The winner of this live event will receive a $500 pre-paid AMEX gift card, a $500 USGAShop.com card and other prizes.

    It’s all happening LIVE tomorrow (4/23) at 9 AM PT/ 12 PM ET on the USGA YouTube and Twitch channel. 

  • Celebrate Mother Earth in a New Showdown! 🌎

    18 Apr 2022

    Unearth your true potential on the course in this month’s Earth Day Showdown.

    New to Showdowns? Here’s what you need to know:

    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 Earth Day Showdown starts 4/18/22. Showdowns are available to all WGT players on WGT Golf Mobile and the new WGT for PC/Mac, see full rules for details.

  • ⚡ 20% off Drivers This Weekend!

    15 Apr 2022

    That’s a HUGE drive! Now through 4/17, take 20% off all drivers up to level 80. 

    This flash sale includes player favorite clubs like:

    And more! 

    See all Drivers

    *Flash Sale applies to select drivers (up to level 80) and runs 4/15/22-4/17/22.

  • Earn 2X WGT Credits This Weekend

    15 Apr 2022

    Spend your long weekend earning even more WGT Credits when you complete offers!

    Start earning 2X WGT Credits when you complete offers found under the “Free Credits” tab on the main menu now through 4/17/22. With more credits, you’ll be able to upgrade your clubs and equipment even faster. Plus, you can compete in paid games for prizes to earn even more.

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

    Offer Ends 4/17/22

    *Free WGT Credit promo runs 4/15/22-4/17/22 on WGT golf mobile.

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