Video:5 Best Golf GPS iPhone Appswith Nick Jaynes
Want to learn about the best golf GPS iPhone apps on the market? Here, see which ones are best before your hit the links.See Transcript
Transcript:5 Best Golf GPS iPhone Apps
Hi I'm Nick Jaynes for About.com and this is "5 best golf GPS iphone apps." I'll be using information from the GPS guide site on About.com.
Information About Golf GPS iPhone Apps
Whether you're an avid golfer or you just like to play the occasional rounds with friends, Golf GPS apps for your iphone will help you get around the course easier.
Top Golf GPS iPhone Apps
These are the 5 best golf GPS apps.
Golfshot: Golf GPS – Two versions of this app are for sale. One is 99 cents the other is 29.99. For the extra money it is worth it. It includes aerial views of the course, and it has best in class tracking and graphing. It features shot distance tracking, automatic course handicap calculator, and it allows you to email your scorecard to all your buddies.
GolfLink Game Tracker 9.99 – An easy to use interface that also features a power-save control, which is helpful since we all know iphone batteries don't last too long. It keeps track of your stats well, has shot distance tracking, and offers a 21,000 free course database. It also allows you to upload stats easily to facebook, twitter, and email.
GolfLogix 39.95 per year– You're paying a lot for this app, but it is worth it. This app was specifically designed for the iphone, and has been developed through the years. A summary screen provides much needed information on distance to the green, layup distance, and distance to hazards. It also includes free handicap tracking, and it keeps track of your stats throughout your round.
ViewTi Golf GPS 29.99 – This app has a 30,000 course database that spans the globe. It features two zoom options that show the view from 50 and 100 yards from the green. It also has a 3D-hole flyover, similar to what you would see on television broadcasts. The Fairway view and green view feature shows you distance from your location, which is also helpful.
The AirVue iphone Golf GPS – It is the best app available, for a fair price, only 9.99. It provides distance to the front, center, and the back of each green with pop up yardage markers. You can switch views from the entire hole, to fairway, to green. It follows you on the course, and automatically advances to the next hole. It knows that you don't golf alone, and provides a scorecard for a foursome. You can request additional courses with only a week turn around.
Hopefully this video will help you select a golf GPS that best fits you. Thanks for watching. If you'd like to learn more please visit us on the web at About.com.