Switching to different Go versions

I use this handy little script to switch between different Go (golang) versions:

$1 version &>/dev/null
if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then
    ln -sf $GOPATH/bin/$1 $HOME/.local/bin/go
    go version
    exit 0

go get golang.org/dl/$1 && $1 download
ln -sf $GOPATH/bin/$1 $HOME/.local/bin/go
go version

Saving this as an executable script goset, I could now switch to different versions like so:

$ goset go1.16.4
go version go1.16.4 linux/amd64
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