General / Features

Sony Ericsson

5.0 Lollipop or higher.

From the GPS Screen tap the “Score” button in the bottom right. This will bring you to the Score Summary screen. Press the name of any golfer to enter their score and stats in Score Entry. If you are the only golfer, you will be taken directly to the Score Entry screen.

Access the Round Menu by tapping your phone’s menu button or the menu button in the action bar and hit “End Round”. You can choose to save your round or discard it from here. Once saved, you can rate your experience and share stats online with friends.

Yes, you can select from Yards or Meters within Settings > General > Use Yards and Miles or Meters and Kilometers.

You can enter in your equipment by opening the Settings > Equipment > and press the add equipment icon in the top right portion of the action bar. Select your equipment type and specify the make and model you use from there.

Yes, you can retire your old clubs when you upgrade so that your old club stats are kept separate from your new club stats. In the Equipment screen you can select your old clubs and press Retire. Do not forget to add your new equipment so you can begin updating your club distances in Golfshot.

To get the most out of your battery charge, go to Settings > General > Background GPS and choose 1 to 3 minutes. You can also use these battery-saving tips: Charge your phone fully before each round, turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, reduce the screen brightness, and lock your screen between each shot.

Put your iPhone in Power Save Mode between shots to conserve battery life on your phone and improve performance.

  • Start a round on your iPhone and open the Round Menu > Power Save Mode
  • When using Power Save Mode, there is no need to lock your screen. Golfshot will automatically turn your screen off if you put your phone in your pocket or bag.
  • Decrease the Background GPS time in your app Settings. When combined with Power Save Mode, this will minimize battery drain due to GPS.

To sync with your region please open Settings > Courses > then choose your State or Country and hit ON. All the courses in the region you choose will immediately be downloaded and ready to play.

After you have hit your ball, press the Track icon at the bottom of the GPS screen. A box will appear at the bottom of your screen asking you to proceed to your ball. As you locate your ball, you will see the distance increase in the bottom blue bar. Once you arrive at your ball, press “At my ball” and you will be taken to the primary Track screen. Indicate your shot accuracy and then hit “Save”. You can also manually enter the distance for a shot by pressing the Edit option below the club on the track menu.

Golfshot has a calculated handicap that automatically adjusts after five 18 hole rounds are saved. Go into settings > Handicap > turn Auto Handicap to ON. Turn this feature off if you wish to manually update your handicap. Turn Handicap Scoring to ON in the round set up screen to have your automated handicap figured into your score.

Golfshot also supports official Handicap Index® scoring, tracking and posting.

Yes. Select a previous round under the Scorecards button. You can then choose to edit the round or change the date.

Contact our support team at and select ‘Report a Course Problem’ and provide images of the current scorecard. Our mapping team will update your course within 14 days of receiving your request.

Yes, from the GPS screen, access the Round Menu by tapping the menu button > Go To Hole > select your hole number. You can also swipe left to right from the GPS screen to browse through holes quickly.

If you are already logged into your account you can change your email address by opening the Settings > Account > Click on your email address and enter your new one. To adjust your password select Change Password under Account.

Yes, you can try the Golfshot Pro features for free for 7 days.

The Golfshot app is a free app with paid Pro features available for an annual membership of $29.99 or a monthly membership of $4.99. The Golfplan video membership is available for an annual fee of $19.99 or a monthly fee of $2.99.

Yes, the iOS and Android versions of Golfshot and Golfshot Pro have full feature parity.

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