Smartphone Apps for the Golfers!

Monday, November 19, 2012

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Everyone here at US Hole In One has their iPhones, well except for me, #TeamBlackBerry and proud (but I do have my iPod Touch), and we all know how essential smartphones are to everyone’s lives. And then there is that line, we all hear it every day, no matter what the topic is, “There is an app for that!” So of course when it comes to anything golf related, there is definitely an app for whatever golf solution you are looking for! Searching the term “golf” in the App Store yields 3,502 results. Seriously? Who wants to look through that many apps to find the chosen one, or few? Not me! So I am here to narrow that list down for you. Whether you are looking for a game to pass the time with, or an app to help with your game, you can find it and US Hole In One is here to help you out!

 

Games

Let’s Golf 3

Let’s Golf 3 is really a golf adventure in 3D! It is an arcade style of play where you can challenge your friends or even people across the globe in golf tournaments while playing in places like Outer Space. This game can be a little addictive, so get ready! Once you run out of energy you might be going a little nuts waiting until you can play again!

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12

Create your own golfer and compete against Tiger Woods and other PGA greats. Golf at amazing courses such as Pebble Beach, St. Andrews, and TPC Sawgrass along with others! There is the option to play alone, head-to-head, or in PGA TOUR mode, which is a calendar of real life events. Or you can sharpen your skills in the “Tiger Challenge, which are mini-games. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 is a US Hole In One favorite!

 

Other Apps

Latest Golf Weather

The weather for over 20,000 golf courses all in one place. Latest Golf Weather provides accurate weather forecasts for golf courses 14 days out so you can plan your day on the course well in advance. After downloading this app, you will have the ability to schedule your golf game around the sun and wind!

V1 Golf

V1 Golf records and analyzes your swing. You are able to break it down and compare your swing with lots of great PGA professionals. A great educational tool for your own personal use and to help others with their golf game. You will be golfing like a pro in no time after downloading this app!

The Rules of Golf

Presented by the United States Golf Association, it is every official Rule, Definition and Decision in the palm of your hand. This app covers every issue that can arise in a round of golf, making it an essential. You can quickly search the by a word or phrase, making it convenient and east to use! Also, you can e-mail the USGA directly from the app with a Rules question in case you need some extra clarification.

Swing by Swing 

This app is serves as a GPS rangefinder that shows the distance from where you are standing to center of green. It also includes every hazard on the course. Then there is the scorecard to keep score for your entire foursome. You can also view an aerial image of the hole as you are playing it.  An accurate rangefinder and an easy to use scorecard, makes this a great tool on the course!

 

These are just a few of our favorite apps here at US Hole In One. There so many more awesome golf apps out there! So, what golf apps can you not live without?

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