General / Features

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.

To sync with your region, open Settings > Synced Courses > then choose your State or Country and set to ON > then press Sync in the upper right corner of the screen. All the courses in the region you choose will immediately be downloaded and ready to play.

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.

To get the most out of your battery charge, go to Settings > GPS, Scoring, Caddie > 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.

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, 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 swipe across your old clubs and press Retire. Do not forget to add your new equipment so you can begin updating your club distances in Golfshot.

You can enter in your equipment by opening the Settings > Equipment > Press the add equipment icon at the top of the screen > And select add New or Bulk Add. Select your equipment type and specify the make and model you use from there.

Yes, you can select from Yards or Meters within Settings > GPS, Scoring, Caddie > Unit of Distance > adjust as needed.

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.

Access the Round Menu by tapping the menu button > select End Round up top. You can choose to save your round or discard it from here. Once saved, you can rate your experience and share your scorecard and stats online with friends.

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.

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.

Awards are earned through logging rounds and improving your game through Golfshot. Play more rounds, track more shots and lower your score to rack up your Awards. View and share your Awards to show your progress and accomplishments.

To preview a course, select Course Preview from the main Golfshot screen. Chose your course from nearby or browse and select Course Flyover to view each hole with an animated aerial view. Press ‘X’ to revert to the course details screen where you can send an updated scorecard or start a new round.

iOS 9.0.0 or higher.

iPhone X
iPhone 8/8S/Plus
iPhone 7/7S/Plus
iPhone 6/6S/Plus
iPhone 5/5S/5C
iPhone 4S/4

iPad Pro
iPad Air 2
iPad Air
iPad mini 4
iPad mini 3
IPad mini 2
iPad mini
iPad 2+

Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 2
Apple Watch Series 1

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