SwingU is the top-performing, free golf GPS rangefinder & scorecard app in the world, with more than 5.5 million users around the globe!
This is not a "trial" version with "limited functionality" -- it is FREE FOR LIFE and extremely accurate, reliable, and battery-efficient, rivaling any other golf GPS app or expensive golf GPS handheld or watch on the market!
WHAT YOU GET WHEN YOU DOWNLOAD
* GPS rangefinder that works on every course in the world with distances to greens and every obstacle on the course
* Digital scorecard that easily tracks your score & putts and automatically advances hole-to-hole
* Free handicap after posting scores for three rounds
* On-the-course games including stroke play and skins
* Daily golf instruction tip from our team of top-100 instructors
* Apple Watch integration - get distances and keep score for you and your friends!
* HealthKit features have been included when using the Watch on the course. Track calories burned while you play!
WHY DO MILLIONS OF GOLFERS USE OUR APP?
* Reliable and easy to use - one tap and you’re playing
* Constantly improving with new functionality and new technology
* Commitment to user satisfaction with quick, reliable customer service
* Community-built course database: works on every course in the world
UPGRADE TO PREMIUM FOR A COMPLETE DIGITAL CADDIE EXPERIENCE & YOUR OWN STROKES GAINED ANALYSIS
Upgrade to SwingU Premium, our AI-powered digital caddie and instruction platform. With additional technology and functionality on-the-course, you can truly own your game through an integrated strokes gained analysis system, SwingU Versus, that tracks and analyzes every facet of your game.
With SwingU Versus, compare your game versus a target handicap, a scratch golfer or a tour pro; and see how you stack up across all five categories on the course: driving, approach shots, chipping and pitching, bunker play and putting.
Each facet of your game will be given a “relative handicap” so you can easily and accurately identify the area of your game that needs the most attention. SwingU’s AI-driven algorithm will assign you a prescriptive drill, focusing you on the game-improvement priority that will lower your handicap and scores FAST!
* SwingU Versus
* “Plays like” yardages
* Shot tracking & "smart" club recommendations using live wind speed & elevation
* "Zoom-in" distances for greens
* Enhanced scorecards & stats with score, putts, driver accuracy, bunker play, and penalty tracking
* Additional on-the-course games with handicap-adjusted matches & competitions such as Stableford, Match Play, Nassau, and Syndicates
* Exclusive library of 600+ drills and lessons from top-100 teachers including Stan Utley, Gary Gilchrist, Jim Hardy & Chris O’Connell, Jason Sutton and more
* Film, save and categorize your golf swings inside your own swing locker
* Ad-free in-app experience
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Continued use of GPS running in the background can decrease battery life.
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In this update, we've made improvements to our wind data.
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
Missing one feature
I have used this app for a full year and have recommended it to all my buddies. It is a great app! I would rate this app with 5 stars except I think it needs one feature added. I would like to be able to manually enter club distances. I sometimes forget to tag a club or I fail to finish the distance until I move to the next shot. I often know the distance, but just don't get it entered. Being able to manually enter my distances would ensure that I get more accurate club data. Please add this feature.
Additionally, the Apple Watch version needs some work. For instance, the app automatically goes to the scoring screen when near the green. However, if you leave that screen, to finish tracking a shot for example, there's no way to go back to the scoring screen. Also, there is no way to delete a tracked shot if you shank one and decide not to track it. If you have already entered the club, you have to delete it from your phone. In fact, I still have to keep my phone within easy reach, because the phone app version is so much more user friendly. I could not accurately score a round with just the watch.
I would also like to see the Apple Watch version use its own GPS and not the phone’s. I think this would improve the speed of the app since it’s slower than other apps I have tried.
One more thing. It would be nice if the Apple Watch version would automatically track a golf workout in the Workout app
Please upgrade. Thanks.
Developer Response ,
HI: If you would send an email to email@example.com, we will be glad to respond to your suggestions and questions. Thank you
App functionality is weak at times
I have experienced several “simple functionality” issues during my 1st 3 rounds with the App = crashes requiring rebooting my iphone, lockup when trying to use the layup function (sometimes fixed itself after a few minutes of “ignoring the problem” i.e. = didn’t use the App & had to guess on distances to preferred landing zone... BAD), difficulty “finding” simple features like “Tee selection” for the round (how about an option in settings for “preferred tee” - if the tee is NOT SELECTED at the start of the round it seems to be IMPOSSIBLE TO CHANGE = BAD... some examples of a need for a more FLEXIBLE & EASIER TO NAVIGATE interface.
I don’t want to be a rocket scientist to figure out “HOW” to find “WHERE” & “when” to make a change - frustrating, on an otherwise good App with some very useful information on the “Hole GPS screen”! However, I am not yet convinced that this info is in fact accurate & useful, ex. = “plays like x yards”, helpful a bit, but sometimes bordering on “NO that isn’t going to work & my decision for club selection actually did work”.
Bottom Line... Functionality of GPS is fast, but somewhat inconsistent on reliability. User interface needs to be improved for “Setting changes” = more flexible? Layup feature, especially, needs improvement on functionality & reliability of loading - I want the answer NOW, not a few minutes from now when the players following are getting irritated!!!
Developer Response ,
I apologize for any issues you experienced, and the app has been updated a few times to improve the overall experience. Please update to the latest version and let us know if you are still seeing the same issues. If you have any questions going forward, please let us know, firstname.lastname@example.org
Quit working on my Apple Watch
I really liked the app and all the funtionality. The overhead satellite shots and distance calculation seems to be second to none. It had a really great interface with my watch, and gave me front middle and back of green distance. Also incredibly easy to enter in scores and know where you are in the round. Recently I found that a local course did not match up with my scorecard. I went on the website to edit the golf course, and they did have the correct information on their website. However, in my app the back nine was incorrect for nearly every hole. Their support got back to me quickly, but something is not right between the scorecard on my app and what they show on the website. For the last three weeks, I have not been able to use my Apple Watch with the app. I work for a company that uses Apple exclusively, and I’m all up-to-date with the latest technology. I’ve gone online and spent half an hour going through mediocre instructions on how to set up the watch. It is all to no avail. It’s very frustrating having to pull out your phone all the time and not be able to use your watch. I am going to try GolfLogix. If the watch functionality works, it has five stars. Without the watch, three stars at best. To be clear, I used this for a year and a half with no problems, then all of a sudden around the beginning of June my watch no longer worked with the app.
Developer Response ,
Thank you for the review and feedback and we would be happy to assist you further if you could please email email@example.com
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- Swing by Swing Golf, Inc.
- 160.5 MB
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 12.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
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- This app may use your location even when it isn’t open, which can decrease battery life.
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