What’s your favorite thing about playing golf? We don't have a definitive answer on this, but one our favorite aspects about golf is the many facets of the game that challenge any golfer. Being a good golfer requires more than just a powerful swing. Players exercise extreme mental and physical strength to succeed—improving swing form, learning the course, and understanding weather patterns are some of the ways in which a player can get ahead of their opponents. But did you know that there are tons of apps that are built to help you gain an edge? Here are some of our golf app favorites for Apple and Android smartphones.
Golf GPS (formerly SwingxSwing) by SwingU is the top-rated game improvement app in Apple’s App store. The app’s free version provides some highly coveted features, like the ability to keep track of handicaps while scoring. The claims to work on every course in the world, giving golfers everywhere accurate distances to greens and course obstacles. The premium version adds helpful information like wind speed and club recommendations. With more than 21,00 reviews and an overall score of 4.7 in the app store, this is one of the top golf apps that can help you on the course.
There are so many rules in golf that it’s understandable if you’re a little rusty on the official golf rules. That’s where The R&A Rules of Golf app comes in. It’s easy to use and packed with rules, definitions on tips from everything to course rules to game etiquette. Plus, it’s free.
How’s anyone supposed to improve his golf swing without being able to see how his swing looks? Enter Zapp Golf Swing Analyzer, the only app you need to record swings, trace overlays, and share with your golf friends. In addition to just recording your strokes (your smartphone’s built-in video app can do that, after all), Zapp also offers of library of pro swings and coaching to help you improve. For golfers with Apple Watches, the app also offers additional information on tempo and hand path.
If all you are looking for is a simple app to keep score of your games, look no further than mScorecard. It collects stats for up to five players while also calculating handicaps. An additional feature of this app is the ability to analyse stats and share them with friends.
If you want to keep track of the latest scores from tournaments taking place around the world in real time, Golf Live 24 is a great resource. The app covers 100+ of the biggest golf tournaments, so you can get live scoring updates while you’re busy enjoying a round or two of your own.
Accessing any of these golf apps is easy with a Rokform case. That’s because the powerful Neodumium magnet built into most Rokform cases conveniently grips onto multiple surfaces on a golf cart. Not only does this simple Rokform-signature feature free up your cup holder to use for bev cart purchases, it puts all of our favorite apps, and much, much more, right at your fingertips.
So, if you want to play DJ and turn up the volume on your smartphone speaker, you can. Or if you prefer to just keep score of the game without hang to worry about losing those little pencils, you can do that, too. No additional mount needed, just purchase any Rokform case from the Rugged, Crystal, Predator, or Fuzion Pro Collections and you can start hitting the course hands-free today.
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