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  • Out of This World Flash Sale

    20 Jul 2019

    Today only, Hacks and Amateurs can get MAX Slow Meter balls for more than 30% off!

    We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a flash sale on our very own moon rocks MAX Slow Meter balls. 

    Don't miss this limited time flash sale -- just log on to WGT and head to the Pro Shop to find these virtual golf balls, designed to help you improve your game and level up with a slow WGT swing meter and increased accuracy.

    Normally 450 WGT Credits, MAX Slow Meter balls are available now for just under 300 credits today.

    Shop the Flash Sale Now

    *This special offer applies to Hack and Amateur tier players and is available on 7/20/19 only, on both and WGT Golf Mobile.

  • 2X hole-in-one payouts this weekend

    18 Jul 2019

    To celebrate The Open this weekend, we've doubled the payouts for hole-in-one challenges on St Andrews and Royal St. George's.

    Try to make a hole-in-one or land the ball within 5 feet of the hole and you’ll win twice the usual amount of WGT Credits.

    Play stroke play games on St Andrews or Royal St. George's and you'll have the option to take a hole-in-one challenge on all par 3 holes.

    Play Today

    *Promotion runs 7/18/19-7/21/19, get double payouts for hole-in-one challenges on St Andrews and Royal St. George's courses only.

  • Andivo is your 2019 Virtual U.S. Open Champion!

    17 Jul 2019

    Congratulations to this year's Virtual U.S. Open Champion... Andivo!

    A total final score of 223 put Tour Champion Andivo (Italy) at the top of the leaderboard, winning the tiebreaker over kelsp (India) and finishing one shot ahead of 3rd place Naturali (USA) and sinisavrc1 (Austria).

    This is Andivo's first Virtual U.S. Open championship, dethroning last year's champion, JoeMaverick, who had been our back-to-back winner (2017, 2018). While Andivo is ineligible to claim the grand prize trip due to country restrictions, he's receiving a coveted gold Max CC Putter to celebrate his achievement!

    Congratulations to all the Virtual U.S. Open tournament leaderboard winners...

    • Virtual U.S. Open Championship Winner: Andivo (Italy) – Victoriae CC
    • Virtual U.S. Open Front 9 Challenge Winner: Alepat80 (Italy) – Victoriae CC
    • Virtual U.S. Open Back 9 Challenge Winner: spozz1 (USA) - Carolina Sandhills 

    Full Virtual U.S. Open Championship Leaderboard

    Eligible leaderboard and sweepstakes winners win a $500 gift card prize to spend on official USGA merchandise, plus a lucky sweepstakes winner for the Virtual U.S. Open Qualifier tournament will also win a grand prize trip to next year's U.S. Open.

    We're still confirming some of our sweepstakes winners, but will announce them all soon. Stay tuned!

  • The end of winter in July

    11 Jul 2019

    Compete now in CC Event #103 for a chance to win these snowflake tee markers and flags, marking the end of the "Christmas in July" event.

    That special event is regularly hosted by WGT community members, as a way to spread good cheer and help out other players.

    Play now through Fri, 7/12 for a chance to win these for your 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.

    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 #103 runs 7/11-7/12 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 to play 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 and join one (or start your own!) 

  • Compete in the St Andrews Classic this month

    10 Jul 2019

    Play the St Andrews Classic in July, as part of the 2019 WGT Virtual Tour.

    This is the first tournament of the Jul-Sep Quarterly Season, with a total purse of 125,000 WGT Credits. 

    Post a score in the unlimited play first round (7/1-7/26) followed by a single-play second round (7/27-7/31), with the top 70 combined scores in each Pro-Tour Champion tier splitting the total purse prize. 

    Play Free Now

    Plus, the winning players in each Pro-Tour Champion tier of each monthly tournament will display a "reigning champion" icon next to their player name through the following month.

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

  • Get 50% More XP Today

    05 Jul 2019

    Get ready for the holiday weekend with even more XP!

    Today through the end of the weekend, you'll earn 50% more XP (experience points) when you play WGT to help you level up faster, unlocking new equipment and features.

    Get 50% More XP

    *Promo runs 7/5/19-7/7/19, earn 50% more XP when you play WGT.

  • Get Your Sparkling WGT Free Gift Today

    04 Jul 2019

    It's the 4th of July holiday in the USA, so we're celebrating by giving everyone that logs in free Fireworks Ball Effects today, 7/4!

    This ball effect makes every shot a celebration, adding a sparkling vapor trail to any virtual golf ball you have equipped.

    Get Free Ball Effect

    *Special offer for WGT players who log in and play WGT on 7/4/19, get Fireworks Ball Effect (50 hits) free.

  • WGT Community: Christmas in July Giveaway is Back!

    02 Jul 2019

    The WGT community-run "Christmas in July" event is back on the WGT Forum!

    This event was started years ago by members of this community and it continues today, led by opyeuclid, designed to help each other out.

    This (and the "12 Days of Christmas" event in December) is made possible by the WGT community, FOR the WGT community -- a way to share the love, give away virtual equipment and improve the game for deserving players. Here's a description from a "Santa..."

    "The '12 days of Christmas' and 'Christmas in July' events were started by MrCaddie as a way for some of us (Santas) to give back to the community. For the reason to help some of the new/old players that need a club or putter to make the game better for them. It's about the fun and friendships that this game brings to us."

    It's going on now and you can check out the guidelines/how it works HERE.

    Be sure to check it out on the could be the lucky recipient of some awesome virtual gear!

    It's Christmas in July!

    Thanks to the organizers and all the Santas for their generosity and efforts to help other players improve their game.

  • Get Free TaylorMade TP5 Balls Today

    27 Jun 2019

    Get 3 free TaylorMade TP5 balls today when you buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits!

    These premium virtual golf balls add more spin, control and distance to your shots, plus a slower WGT swing meter makes them easier to hit.

    Get Free TaylorMade Balls

    Use your WGT Credits to upgrade your virtual equipment and compete in paid games for prizes.

    Note, your free TaylorMade virtual golf balls will automatically be added to your inventory but not automatically equipped. To use them, just open your Equipment screen and equip them from your inventory.

    *Special offer for players that buy 2,000 or more WGT Credits now through Sat, 6/29/19 and get 3 free TaylorMade TP5 (L47+) virtual golf balls.

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

  • July 2019 Game Updates

    26 Jun 2019

    Announcing: PING Ju-ly (partial June, mostly July) – guest starring some new Titleist drivers that would make really great additions to your virtual golf bag. 

    And don’t forget to post your best Virtual U.S. Open scores by 6/30!


    Titleist Drivers

    Upgrade to the new TS2 driver, or the TS3 for top WGT players if you’re looking for premium performance.

    The Titleist TS2 Driver is available now for everyone at Level 0, giving you more distance and forgiveness off the tee. This type of performance is usually only available for high level players, but is unlocked now for anyone in the Pro Shop.

    And for high level WGT players, check out the new Titleist TS3 Driver available at Level 102. This top driver was designed for you, adding more speed and precision to compete at the highest levels.

    Shop Titleist Drivers


    PING G410 Plus Driver

    Get the newest PING virtual driver on WGT to increase the distance and speed of your driver. Plus with the added forgiveness, you’ll be hitting more fairways off the tee.

    This new driver is available now in the Pro Shop at the following levels:

    Shop PING Drivers

    PING Sigma 2 Fetch Putter

    This new putter from PING offers you more consistent, balanced putting, plus a slower WGT swing meter to make it a solid upgrade for mid and high level players.

    It's available now in the Pro Shop to help you lower your scores:

    • Level 28, with meter increments of 15, 30, 60, 150 and 300 ft
    • Level 44, with meter increments of 15, 30, 45, 90, 150 and 300 ft
    • Level 72, with meter increments of 15, 30, 45, 90, 150 and 300 ft

    Shop PING Putters

    PING Iron Sets

    There’s an iron set for a range of levels, so you can find one that works for you!

    The new PING G410 Irons are a solid choice for overall game improvement. With more forgiveness and distance, you’ll hit more greens and lower your scores, available now in the Pro Shop:

    The PING i500 Irons give you more speed and distance, plus classic style for players that appreciate sleek design. Unlocking now in the Pro Shop:

    Shop PING Iron Sets

    PING Glide 2.0 Wedge

    Available in two lofts, the PING Glide 2.0 Wedges add more precise distance, spin and trajectory control to your short game.

    Choose the loft that best fits into your bag, to fill any distance or loft gaps, available now in the Pro Shop:

    Shop PING Wedges

    PING G410 3 Wood

    This new fairway wood from PING helps you maximize your distance with easier launch and more speed.

    With unlocks at multiple levels, there’s an option for WGT players that are still leveling up, reaching higher levels and when they reach higher levels:

    Shop PING 3 Woods

    PING G410 Hybrid

    This is a great hybrid upgrade for players looking to get consistently better results, hitting and holding more greens through speed and higher launch.

    Available now in the Pro Shop to cover players at various levels:

    Shop PING Hybrids

    WGT Virtual Tour: St Andrews Classic

    Starting 7/1, compete in the July Virtual Tour tournament on St Andrews.

    This is the first tournament in the Jul-Sep Quarterly Season, with a purse prize of 125,000 WGT Credits.

    Post your best score by 7/26 to move on to the single-play second round (7/27-7/31).

    The top 70 combined scores in each Pro-Tour Champion tier will split the total purse prize. The winning players by tier in each monthly tournament will also display a "reigning champion" icon next to their player name through the following month!

    See Full Virtual Tour Schedule


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