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Golfshot: Golf GPS + Tee Times for Android

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Key Details of Golfshot: Golf GPS + Tee Times

  • Improve your game and master the course while enjoying a whole, new golf experience with Golfshot.
  • Last updated on 5/7/2024
  • There have been 4 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


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Editors' Review

Download.com staff

Golfshot Golf GPS puts at your fingertips GPS distances for tens of thousands of courses worldwide, satellite imaging for holes, a convenient scorecard system, as well as news and social integration. To enjoy its more advanced features, like personalized club recommendations or video-based tips from professional instructors, you need to buy a Pro Membership.

Pros

Good to have: With its distance tracking features and easy scorecard system, Golfshot Gold GPS can really help you improve your game, by making you think more about the clubs you use and encouraging you to plan your shots more carefully. The detailed satellite image, which allows you to zoom in to problem areas is also great, but it tends to work only on more popular courses.

Makes scorekeeping easy: Even if you don't use it for determining ranges, the quick and easy scorecard feature is of great use, especially when you're practicing on your own.

Self-generated statistics: The app analyzes your saved scorecards and can calculate stats about your fairways, recovery, putting, pars, and more.

Cons

Drains battery: Because the app runs your GPS in the background, it's a big drain on your battery, so much so that if you don't recharge your phone before heading for the course, you may run out of battery before you finish playing.

Visual glitches: Images in the Tips & Drills section can get superimposed, making it necessary to restart the app.

News integration could be better: The app integrates Golfweek news, but rather poorly. A big Golfweek news logo appears before each news item, taking up precious screen space and making the headlines somewhat hard to figure out.

Bottom Line

Whether you're a novice or a dedicated golfer, GolfShot Golf GPS offers the right mix of features to be useful without requiring too many taps. It's a cheap and reliable alternative to using a costly range finder, especially since it can give you tips and assist you with choosing your clubs. We recommend you try the free version and then decide whether the Pro Membership is for you or not.

What's new in version 2.8.12

Version 1.31.0

- Updates to support new CONGU handicap limits

Golfshot supports Android Wear

To view these features:

- Start a new round on your Android device, a notification will appear on your Android Wear device

- Launch the companion app via the 'View Details' action


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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
November 15, 2018
Latest update
May 7, 2024
Version
2.8.12
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Android
Operating System
Android 13.0
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
956
Downloads Last Week
0

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Developer's Description

Improve your game and master the course while enjoying a whole, new golf experience with Golfshot.

Improve your game and master the course while enjoying a whole, new golf experience with Golfshot. Over 2 million members of the Golfshot community rely on our golf GPS apps to save time, money, and strokes. Get the best golf GPS features right on your wrist with Android Wear.

ALL Golfshot members enjoy these accurate and innovative free features:

- Distances to the center of the green

- Easy-to-use scorecard for yourself or your foursome

- Ability to zoom in on detailed satellite imagery of each course

- Insightful statistics of your game, covering fairways hit, greens in regulation (GIR), and putts per hole for in-depth analysis

- Android Wear support

- Up to 80% off tee times provided by GolfNow when booked through Golfshot

- The latest golf news, both in your app and in our monthly member newsletter

- FREE one-week trial of Golfshot Pro

Want even more? Upgrade to Golfshot Pro and you'll get:

- Interactive, real-time distances to all hazards and targets

- Premium Android Wear features including real-time GPS distances, scoring and shot tracking

- Dynamic 3D flyover previews of each hole to help with golf course strategy

- Personalized club recommendations based on your statistics

- Save an extra $20 off a Hot Deal tee time provided by GolfNow

- Integrated Handicap Index tracking for existing GHIN members

- Zoom in on targets for better shot planning and saved strokes

- Scoring for Skins, Nassau, Match play and other games

- Over $200 in savings on golf equipment, tee times, golf magazine subscriptions, golf travel, golf instruction and more

Golfshot GPS requires a GPS-enabled Android phone or tablet. Android Wear requires an Android wearable device and watch app. For battery-saving tips, FAQs and all of the amazing features of Golfshot visit golfshotgps.com. If you don't see your course in Golfshot, email us at support@golfshot.com to request a course update or send us your feedback!

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