Golf’s first Artificial Intelligence platform, the Arccos Caddie app syncs with Arccos Caddie sensors to automatically track your shots while delivering Smart Distance club averages and game insights. The system also includes an A.I. powered GPS rangefinder and caddie advice for any hole on earth to help golfers of all skill levels make smarter decisions, improve faster and shoot lower scores.
In 2020, new Arccos Caddie members improved their handicap by a remarkable 5.02 strokes!
The winner of five-straight Golf Digest Editors’ Choice Awards (2016-2020), Arccos Caddie now features Strokes Gained Analytics (SGA). Providing players with the most advanced personalized insights in the game, SGA is the first platform to allow a player to select any target handicap – from Tour player to 20 – and measure their performance versus that goal across every game facet. SGA not only supports deep dives for all performance segments by each round or customizable periods, it automatically highlights a player’s top-3 strengths and weaknesses and provides tips from world-class instructors.
For golfers who prefer to prefer to play without having to carry a smartphone, Arccos Caddie Link is a perfect solution. This small, ultralight wearable allows Arccos players to capture their shot data without having to carry a smartphone on the course. Link seamlessly pairs with the Arccos Caddie app and sensors. Worn on a player’s belt, waistband or pocket, it tracks shots in real time – including the club used and precise location – and automatically transfers the data to a player’s smartphone via Bluetooth, either during or after the round. This allows golfers to play the game their way, freeing them to keep their phone in a cart, bag, back pocket or elsewhere.
The ideal way for players, coaches and clubfitters to dial improve decision-making, inform practice regimens and dial-in equipment choices, key Arccos Caddie features include:
- Automatic Shot Tracking
- Smart Distance Club Averages
- A.I. Powered GPS Rangefinder
- A.I. Caddie Advice (developed in partnership with Microsoft)
- Strokes Gained Analytics
The Arccos Caddie app works with Arccos Caddie Smart Sensors, and Arccos Caddie Smart Grips as well as a wide range of PING and Cobra golf clubs that come standard with Arccos Caddie sensors embedded in the grip (PING G710 and G425 clubs, and every club in the KING Cobra line). Arccos also has official partnerships with TaylorMade Golf, Club Champion, TXG and Cool Clubs.
The world’s most-used on-course golf app, Arccos Caddie has hundreds of thousands of registered users who have played millions of rounds and taken hundreds of millions of shots. Arccos Caddie also offers a tournament mode that Conforms to the Rules of Golf (USGA Decision #2017-0754).
The Arccos Caddie app uses the iPhone's GPS at the highest level of accuracy which can have an impact on battery usage.
The Arccos Caddie app supports Apple Watch and uses HealthKit to create a golf workout while you are playing golf.
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Ratings and Reviews
Really helps hone your skills, but can be glitchy
I purchased a complete set of Cobra clubs which came with the Arccos Sensors in the grips. After quick and easy install and setup with iPhone and Apple Watch, I was out playing and enjoying the product. It is amazing to start the app and play with your phone in your front pocket while the microphone and sensors in watch acknowledge when a shot is taken. Unlike, other tools like this, you do not have to input your shots or select to track them as u go around the course. The data it provides at end of round with handicaps for all aspects of your game can help fine tune where u need practice and help reduce your handicaps.
That being said, recently as others have said I have had a few frustrating rounds where it will start the round and then later when I check or go to change pin location during rounds it shows all my shots are registering to hole 4 still while I’m on hole 9. It did it while I was on Torrey Pines when I really wanted it most.
Love the app and the constant improvements. Thank you for the system and look forward to what you provide next.
I loved this the first year I had it. My friends were “green” (pardon the pun) with envy
Second year towards the and of the season saw glitchy problems and rounds suspended. Watch would dump out and I had to rebuild the round following the match.
Now, in my third year, it’s a complete disaster. I am now deleting the app before every round on both the watch and the phone. It still hangs. The watch loses contact and the time appears on the screen. Especially disappointing because it was the single reason I bought an watch.
I don’t know what the problem is. If they are not updating because they think iOS 14 is gonna fix all this, but I hope not. Please dig in Arccos because you are very close to a simply game changing product.
Now I will say this. I’ve never in my life worked with a better customer service crew. They are helpful and timely. I would give them alone five stars. I feel bad for them because they really don’t have any answers for everyone having these same issues. Software from Apple and Arccos need to step up their game.
**Update 2021 season**
I just felt a need to update that the system is near flawless now. They did their homework and after two rounds in, the system is working better than it ever had in the past. Shot tracking, gps distance and watch functionality is now working as advertised and I couldn’t be happier. Putts counting correctly and I like the quick feedback after the round ends. Two thumbs up Arccos!
Useful for in round gps, but other features not accurate enough
I bought new clubs last year with the arccos sensors so I figured I might as well try this app. The GPS is useful for getting quick distances and the “plays like” distance is reasonably accurate and useful in making quick club selections. That alone might be worth a one time $100 charge- or whatever the subscription price is. The shot detection is bad enough to make the rest of the related features (handicap, scorecard, etc) mostly useless. At the end of 18 holes its any where from 5- 25 shots off and even less accurate hole by hole. It misses at least 25% of shots so when I check the app for a distance I usually have to adjust the hole I’m playing on because it thinks I’m still playing a previous hole. There would be so much manual adjustment and entry to make things accurate it’s just not worth it. I use the watch app for the GPS, but I just use paper cards to keep score. If this app were a one time purchase, it would be worth it, as an annual subscription, it’s not. It still needs a lot of work- also it eats phone and watch battery to the point that even at 100% charge it’s a toss up whether you’ll make it through a round
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