One of the reasons I purchased my Apple Watch was to be able to use it on the golf course. I anted an easy way of being able to see distances from where I was standing to the hole. I am not a good enough golfer to need to know with absolute accuracy as a laser finder would tell me but roughly (within a few metres) was required To date I have been using a Neo golf unit which I have mapped for my local course and also some Apps on my iPhone.
The main App I have been using on my iPhone is Golfshot. I purchased this App some time ago after playing with quite a number of golf Apps. I also purchased it before it was a subscription based application so I am somewhere in-between the free version they offer and the subscription service features they offer.. I have found it extremely useful and user friendly. It is not as accurate as a Laser finder but it’s accuracy has been more than sufficient for me. It has been great to go to new courses and have the ability to get distances. Yes, I have to walk up to my ball and pull my phone out to get distances but that was never too much of a hassle. If you leave your phone in your bag or have it attached to your cart you obviously need to have the cart next to your ball. Continue reading