18Birdies Golf GPS Tracker 4+

Range Finder, Stats, Watch App

18Birdies LLC

Designed for iPhone

    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases


Featured by Apple as 'The best app for golfers'! Join millions of golfers using 18Birdies to shoot lower scores with the help of our breakthrough game improvement tools. Get incredibly accurate distances for how far to hit every shot at courses worldwide. View 3D Green Maps to help you read putt breaks and see detailed slopes of the green for approach shots to help you hit it close. See how far every shot you hit goes during a round and track performance & progress with a digital scorecard. You'll even get suggestions on how to improve based on how your stats compare to other golfers in your skill level. Create tournaments for groups of friends, get swing tips and share your love of golf with friends.

Using 18Birdies is like having a Tour-level caddy and GPS rangefinder in your pocket. Play every hole like a pro with accurate “Plays Like" distances based on elevation change, wind, rain, temperature, and more.

Looking to improve your game? Upload a video of your swing to AI Coach and get instant feedback on what swing faults to focus on with custom video tips walking you through exactly how to fix those swing faults. It's like a coach in your pocket, anytime you need swing advice AI Coach is there to help.

Make the most out of your practice sessions with 18Birdies. Compare stats with other players in your skill level to help you figure out how to improve faster.


-GPS RANGEFINDER: Find your distance from anywhere on the course.
-STATS & ROUND HISTORY: Track your stats in a few taps and view all your past rounds – forever.
-HANDICAP: Track how your game is trending.
-AUTO HOLE SWITCHING: Less taps, more golfs.
-SIDE GAMES: Let us do the math and keep track of those side bets. Play 9 different games like Skins, Wolf, Dots, and Points for free!
-SOCIAL FEED: Share swing videos, talk equipment, and celebrate hole-in-ones and more with other golfers from around the world.


*Access a FREE trial after you download the app

-3D GREEN MAPS: Read putt breaks and see detailed slopes of the green for approach shots to help you hit it close.
-CADDY+: Get personalized distance and club recommendations based on elevation, temperature, humidity, wind data and more.
-ADVANCED STATS: Analyze your golf game with even more charts and custom filters.
-SHOT TRACKING: Our most popular feature! Track and get a snapshot of your shots based on distance, shot shape, quality, and power.
-STROKES GAINED: With strokes gained scoring, you can find out where you are losing or gaining strokes against the field – just like the pros!

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Don’t see your course in our database, want to learn more about our features, or just want to share your feedback? We love hearing from you, so go ahead and shoot us an email at support@18Birdies.com – and we’ll get back to you pronto.

In addition to our free app, we offer three types of Premium membership: Weekly, Monthly and Annual. All subscriptions and payments are offered via in-app purchase and will be charged to your iTunes account as soon as we confirm the purchase. All subscriptions auto-renew, unless turned off at least 24 hours before the end of your selected subscription duration. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period, depending on the option you have selected. All subscriptions can be managed through the App Store. Note: If you upgrade to Premium before the end of your free trial, any unused portion of the trial will be forfeited. For more information, please review the 18Birdies Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions below.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. But 18Birdies has a low battery mode to save your battery on the course.



What’s New

Version 14.36.0

Bug fixes & performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
134.6K Ratings

134.6K Ratings

Jonny Grubb ,

Great app that has shaved strokes off my game

I used to use the free version of this app when I first started golfing about 3 years ago. Since I have gotten better and have started to hone in on my distances with each club, the premium version of this app has helped me shave almost 16 strokes off my game (from 36 to about a 20) and I keep getting better. Yes, the more I golf the better I get but this app definitely assists me out of the course - it’s like having a caddy in your pocket. The distance feature helps me decide which club to hit, the GPS is very accurate and with the ability to see distances to lay-up spots and traps I have gained more confidence. Why spend 200+ dollars on a range finer when this app does that and way more. I like being able to pair up with others in my group for easy scoring, and it cuts down on the amount of cards I need to keep. If you take the time to put in your GIR, fairways hit, birdies, and par goals, it also does a great job of showing you metrics on where you tend to miss. Overall, I am very happy with this purchase and would recommend it to any golfer regardless of handicap. Furthermore, it does not drain my battery like most other apps do (I can sit on 15% battery with the battery saver feature in the phone settings on for just about the entire round).

Char2055 ,

Love the app, especially on my Apple Watch

I’ve been using the free version of this app for about 2 years and I really like it. I tend to use it mostly on my watch unless I can’t connect for some reason and have to use my phone. I love that I can determine the distance of each shot and it’s very accurate with the various distance markers at the courses.

I can’t say I love the new watch version however. I really use it to keep score and determine yardage distances. With the new version, it’s a lot harder to just go the basics. I also found that it’s not syncing with my activity rings. When I started using it 2 years ago, I had to manually start my golf activity to record my steps and calories. Then it started to record my activity automatically, even though it didn’t call it golf. My last few rounds, the activity had not been tracked. I tried to find a setting to change it, asked a question on the phone app about it, but still not sure if it’s possible to automatically have it record my activity.

I’ve recommend this to all my friends with Apple Watches because I’ve tried a few other apps available and this is still the best!

Developer Response ,

Hey there 👋 Thank you for taking the time to leave this great review! We're happy to hear you find the app valuable, though we'd like to learn more about some of the trouble you've described. We’ll see if we can find your contact information but please send us an email at support@18Birdies.com with any additional details.

jjsand1788 ,

Shot Tracker

This is a great app. Elevation changes don’t always work great in areas where it is really hilly and possible shotty phone service. I also much preferred the old shot tracker. The new one is way to complex and harder to use. Takes more time to get the exact post up of the shot and could lead to misleading shot yardage’s. The old one allowed you to move the pins to disk in the exact location and give you a read. If it was not for that I would give 5/5 rating.

Edit* After further use of the app I am still just as unpleased after the recent update and will be looking for other apps. Golf bucks are worse in every way now, elevation changes do not show up most of the time, shot tracking is extremely inaccurate and hard to use (due to lag and takes longer to dial in your location which just adds to length of round and takes your actual focus off playing golf), and wind is always off. Bring back the older version or make significant improvements. That being said the yardage’s are accurate and good. Nice for keeping score.

Developer Response ,

Greetings jjsand1788, we appreciate your feedback and want to assure you that the recent changes to the GPS screen and tracking are part of the first phase of an overall plan to make the app more awesome and easier to use. This is also the same with GolfBucks, as we are using customer feedback to make this program even better. Regarding the elevation changes, you are correct that there are some occasions where the elevation readings can be affected by cell reception and the mappings of golf courses. Have you experienced this at multiple courses or just one? Please contact us at support@18birdies.com for further assistance and so we can take a look at the courses.

App Privacy

The developer, 18Birdies LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

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  • Contact Info
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  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

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