The app to help you play better golf is here and these are the best features
By Ryan Gager
Picture this: a sun-kissed fairway stretching out before you, the gentle rustle of leaves in the breeze, and the promise of a perfect swing that lands the ball right where you want it. Golf is more than just a sport; it’s a journey of precision, strategy, and the pursuit of perfection. And if you’re on a quest to master the greens, the GOLFTEC app is your ultimate caddy, coach, and pro shop all rolled into one. With a treasure trove of features designed to elevate your golf game, the GOLFTEC app is your key to unlocking the secrets of the fairway. In this article, we’re going to dive deep into the top 5 features of the GOLFTEC app, a digital companion that promises to revolutionize your golf experience and have you swinging for glory.
1. On-Course GPS for Enhanced Course Management *
Golf is as much a mental game as it is a physical one. The GOLFTEC app recognizes this and equips golfers with an invaluable tool – on-course GPS.
Imagine standing on the tee box, not only knowing the distance to the green but also having a visual representation of the entire hole. This feature not only helps you make more informed decisions but also enhances your course management. No more second-guessing your club selection or struggling to pinpoint the location of hazards.
The on-course GPS in the GOLFTEC app provides precise yardage data that takes the guesswork out of the equation, allowing you to strategize effectively for every shot.
2. Assisted Club Selections based on Bag Mapping *
While accurate yardages are crucial, club selection can make or break your golf game.
Here’s where the GOLFTEC app’s assisted club selection feature comes into play. With bag mapping, you can see your personalized club selection recommendations by inputting your carry distances for each club in your bag. This data isn’t just about telling you which club to use; it’s about empowering you to make informed choices.
By matching your capabilities with the course layout, the app helps you select the ideal club for each shot, enhancing your accuracy and increasing your chances of landing the ball precisely where you want it.
3. Skill Scores for Comprehensive Analysis *
Gone are the days of merely keeping track of your total score. The GOLFTEC app introduces the concept of Skill Scores, a breakthrough in golf analytics.
These scores break down your performance into specific facets of your game, providing a detailed analysis that goes beyond the final tally.
Skill Scores include GOLFTEC’s four stats to track: Terrible Tee Shots, Bad 3-Putts, Near The Green (NTG), and Scrambling Percentage from NTG. Each of these metrics tells a unique story about your game. They highlight the areas where you excel and the aspects that need improvement, giving you a roadmap to enhance your performance.
4. Trailing 5 and 20 Rounds for Progress Tracking *
To truly understand your golf game, you need to track your progress over time. The GOLFTEC app facilitates this with its Trailing 5 and 20 Rounds feature.
It provides an insightful overview of how your Skill Scores are trending in both the short term (5 rounds) and the long term (20 rounds). This historical data is invaluable, as it allows you to see if you’re consistently improving, stagnating, or encountering specific patterns in your game.
Whether you’re aiming for short-term gains or long-term mastery, the Trailing Rounds feature is your key to measuring your success and setting realistic goals.
5. Swing Record – Capture and Analyze Your Swings
In the world of golf, there’s an age-old saying: “Seeing is believing.” And with the GOLFTEC app’s Swing Record feature, you can turn this age-old wisdom into a powerful tool for improvement.
This feature lets you capture your swings with ease. Whether you’re on the range, at home, or out on the course, simply use your phone with the GOLFTEC app to record your swings from the front or side – anytime, anywhere. Once recorded, the app does the heavy lifting for you by automatically trimming the video to focus on your swing.
But the magic doesn’t stop there. With the GOLFTEC app, you have the ability to dive deep into the analysis. You can draw lines, annotate your video, and play it back in slow motion to scrutinize every detail of your technique. What’s more, you can upload these recordings to GOLFTEC’s platform, where you and your Coach can access them at any time for a thorough review. This feature bridges the gap between your practice sessions and lessons, allowing you to receive personalized feedback and guidance for continuous improvement.
Pro Tip: Use a tripod like this one available in the GOLFTEC Pro Shop for ease of use when recording your swings.
The GOLFTEC app is more than just a golf app; it’s a game-changer. With features that empower golfers with precision, data-driven insights, and access to high-quality gear, this app promises to revolutionize your golf experience. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned pro, the GOLFTEC app is your companion to a more strategic, accurate, and successful game of golf.
* These features are only available in the GOLFTEC+ app, which comes complimentary to GOLFTEC Members with a current lesson plan. GOLFTEC+ can be purchased for $7.99 per month or $49.99 per year.
For more on the GOLFTEC app check out the videos below, including a look at the Scrambling Percentages NTG stat, and also how to utilize GPS to help with course management.
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