Fun Golf GPS

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Learn why over 1 million golfers use FunGolf GPS to get accurate yardages information and improve their golf game. And be sure to check FunGolf for Apple Watch!

With FunGolf GPS for Apple Watch, you have the yardages right on your wrist: you can prepare your next shot with confidence, for an unmatched golf experience.

FunGolf for Apple Watch features:
- Scrollable interactive hole layout with distance to any point of the map thanks to the digital crown
- High-contrast maps of the hole for optimal legibility
- Automatic location-based or score-based hole-tracking
- Convenient scorekeeping for up to 4 players.
- Instant shot-tracking: how long was that drive?
- Uses Apple Watch Series 2 built-in GPS when available

FunGolf features:
- High-contrast 3D maps, visible even in bright sun light.
- Intelligent indicators showing the yardages to the green and hazards in play, updated as you move on the course.
- Automatic club suggestion: Based not only on your per-club distances, but also on your current lie.
- Offline maps: No internet connection is needed while you play. Go abroad and play without even thinking of your data plan.
- Scorecard management: FunGolf displays your score, even in stableford. It will even simulate your handicap index after playing a round.
- Rounds data synchronisation across your Apple Watch, iPhone and iPad
- Pro-grade statistics: see how your game improves over time with incredible stats like Average score, Average Putts per hole, Greens in Regulation...
- FunGolf uses the Health app to save your golf rounds as workouts and track your calories burned, steps and walking distance.

Available for more than 18,000+ courses in the USA and 34,000+ worldwide.

Please note: continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. FunGolf will use your GPS only when you have started a golf round, and will automatically stop it when you end the round or leave the golf course.

In-app purchases availables:
- FunGolf Membership: $4.49/month or $19.99/year
- Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
- Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
- Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase
- No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period
- Privacy Policy and Terms of Use are available at: http://www.fungolf.com/en/privacy

Fun Golf GPS App Description & Overview

The applications Fun Golf GPS was published in the category Sports on 2012-06-08 and was developed by GolfCoders. The file size is 48.77 MB. The current version is 5.1 and works well on 11.0 and high ios versions.

• Enjoy our new scorecard! Unbeatable legibility, and faster than ever score-input: we now pre-fill your score.
• Improved user interface for iOS 11 & iPhone X.
• We now support multi-tasking on the iPad.

Apple Watch
• Fixed a bug that could affect the rendering of the map on some PAR 3.
• Shot tracking has been improved. You'll like it!
• The score screen now shows the hole stroke index.

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Fun Golf GPS Reviews

Jimbo80134

WOW to the latest update for Apple Watch 2  Jimbo80134  5 star

I have used The Fun Golf app for many years and purchased the upgrade last year when I received an Apple 2 BUT gravitated away as the Watch gps update was slow and being tethered to the Apple Watch it would not last a full round. WOW on the latest update. Now it works independent of the Watch, updates immediately as you raise your wrist, and only uses about 25% of the Watch—and NONE of the iPhones. Hats off to the developers. Will be renewing my subscription! Wish they had a Lifetime Membership.

Sheana1902

Greatly improved.  Sheana1902  5 star

With the new iOS update, this app works great!! Bigger, clearer display and terrific continuity. While using it, the watch goes directly to the app when awakening, and to the correct hole. Thanks for the help!!

rdogg125

I love this app!  rdogg125  5 star

Not sure what all the low ratings are for? By far my favorite app to use on the golf course! Thank you for your sweet 3d courses! They have wonderful customer service as well! Keep up the good work! Keep those updates/tweaks coming!

NYM 1969

Scoring  NYM 1969  4 star

Love the app. To enhance the usability... scoring for each hole could default to par. The player could then easily change it up or down to reflect his score

KujoBlue

Best Golf App Around  KujoBlue  5 star

I've been using this app for about 3 years now, and it has been nothing but a positive experience. Not only are all the features fantastic and continually approved upon, the app support is wonderful. I found a course that was not on the app so I emailed the support team and was responded to almost immediately. I sent them pictures of the scorecard, and within a day the course was added to the database. I would highly recommend this app to anybody.

chunp

Watch (stand alone) does not work  chunp  1 star

This review is for the watch. I paid the $20 fee for the stand alone gps functionality for the Apple Watch 2. I emailed to verify stand alone functionality, they confirmed, I paid the upgrade, only to find it doesn't work at all. TrackMyGolf works great as a stand alone watch app. This one requires a watch.

b_lee_dat

Apple Watch Series 2  b_lee_dat  5 star

I love this app for my watch, but it doesn't seem to use my series 2's internal gps for a more accurate distance. Other than that this app is perfect! Please fix the GPS issue!

# Royn #

Not good for Watch - $20 for courses!  # Royn #  1 star

FunGolf? More like FrustratingGolf! Do not buy this if your purchasing for use on your watch (as I was). While the phone app is fine, the watch app is flakey at best and falsely advertised on their website to smoothly use native watch GPS (from fungolf.com); “You own an Apple Watch Series 2 ? FunGolf knows how to use its internal GPS. The distance we show is measured against yourself, not the iPhone you left in the golf cart.” In Reality – Fungolf support told me “phone is always the default, unless you turn your Bluetooth off, and before doing that make sure you’ve played the course at least once so it “mapped” onto your watch, and it’s best to just keep the phone in your pocket!” During 1st round the FunGolf app would just shut off on my watch sporadically (not fun), 2nd round at a different course it worked fine tethered to the phone, and gave great distances from the cart my kid was driving to his ball! So my experience, and support staff confirmed, the GPS is tethered to the phone. So why did I get a Watch 2 w/GPS? My buddy was laughing at me when I tried defending; “tech support said after a few rounds, it might map to the watch, and I may be able to shut off Bluetooth, and it will maybe work like my old Garmin…..” and I realized this is too much hassle for something that should just work! Bottom line: I wasn’t looking for a cool app for my phone (which this is) but rather a way to use my GPS enabled Apple Watch 2 on the golf course. Unfortunately this is not the solution and I would recommend against anyone buying an Apple Watch 2 for golf – there are no apps yet!.

Jimmy DV

Having fun again  Jimmy DV  1 star

This app has truly increased my enjoyment of a golf round - check the reading, hit the shot. Excellent! ... It's a later date and having scanned over som other reviews, I mostly have a few suggestions for the folks who're losing power on their devices - mostly the iWatch. I use an iPhone6, previously iPhone4 & iPhone5 and while I typically go from 100% to 22% during a round. I've bought a small battery pack that works great when the iPhone6 is getting weak ... CAUTION: Be sure the device is inactive everywhere; close all other Apps, clear the Safari App, clear all pull-down Notifications; let the device be 100% dedicated to Fun Golf, and DO consider an inexpensive battery-pack - mine's about as big as a pkg of Life Savers ...

Alesg

You still would need the iPhone  Alesg  2 star

The iWatch app doesn’t work fully independent from the iPhone. The biggest problem is that the iWatch app uses gps from your iPhone during the golf game. If you left the phone at the golf cart and approach the green for a pitch shot, you would see the distance from the phone located at the golf cart so the information about the distance on the watch is useless. The customer service told me to switch off the Bluetooth and the Wifi on my phone. The thing is that the watch doesn’t download the data to the watch and you wouldn’t be able to see the pictures of all golf holes. There must be a bug. After I bought the app, the watch downloaded the first golf course I played but never downloaded the other courses I played later. For some reason the watch remembers the first golf course I played after purchasing the app. Additionally, it can’t recognize the golf course you want to play. Here in Florida, there is a huge concentration of golf courses. I have six in 15 min. radius. The watch usually recognizes the one I do not want to play. There must be selection available, otherwise this functionality is useless and you would be forced to use your iPhone. There are three courses at my home club. So the first holes are very close to each other. There is no wonder that the watch usually selects the wrong course. I like this app but needs to be tuned!

Mattrixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

No  Mattrixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  1 star

Unless you want to pay a monthly subscription, donor buy this app

barneyoz

Extremely great app  barneyoz  5 star

I have found this app works extremely well on both iPhone & apple watch. Developers are very proactive, fixed hole indexes on my home course within a day. Impressive!

Bruise71

Trial for Apple Watch  Bruise71  2 star

This app looks fantastic, but you have to pay for a year membership just to see if it works properly on the Apple Watch or iPhone. Would be good if you could pay for a 1 month trial for a few dollars to see if it is worth paying the extra money. Paid for others apps that didn't pick up your GPS location within 1 minute. Need to be sure this can before paying the extra.

OPhwahh

Potential  OPhwahh  4 star

Lots of features and courses. Crashes a few times per game, however data is still there after re-opening

guiseppi76

Potential to be excellent  guiseppi76  3 star

However it is unstable!

Jarred Fraser

First review!!  Jarred Fraser  5 star

This is great!

Boofrob

The best  Boofrob  5 star

This app is easy to use. You get the full round in and don't lose all of your battery power and best of all the support is awesome. I played a course not on their list and within a couple of days after requesting it they had imported into the app. Definitely worth the money to buy full version.

ronnie2oo8

Awesome!  ronnie2oo8  5 star

used the free app for a couple of holes and found this app great, the $22 is well worth it. Got through a whole round with out my phone going flat as well! Value for money when compared to a genuine golf gps at $300+ for everything this app can do!

Metalmulishateam

Good BUT...  Metalmulishateam  5 star

It makes you pay for it. 2.99 for a week or 31.99 for a year. I downloaded the maps/courses fine in australia, nsw, sydney area. But it only shows the first 3 holes until you pay up. Great 3D graphics on each hole showing all water hazards, bunkers, trees, roughs, fairways, greens, dog legs for each hole, front/back/centre of greens, etc. I had given 2 stars but after paying for a weeks use, i give it top marks 5 stars!!! Now i dont have to buy a range finder unit for $100+

Jdawwwg

Not good  Jdawwwg  1 star

Pretty disappointed. Alby Mangles has a strangely biased review...

GolfMonthly

Golf Monthly GolfMonthly 3 star

We had a lot of fun testing the @Garmin Approach S60 GPS watch over the last few months, but was it good enough to…

AHall!¡!¡

Not for Apple Watch  AHall!¡!¡  1 star

This used to be my go to golf gps app but now I will only use one that is free with the apple watch.. This app is no longer relevant try Hole19 app it's the best I've found so far

Smuc86

Pretty good iPhone app. Watch app was great before update  Smuc86  2 star

Picked this app up when it was free for app of the week a while back. Have really enjoyed the iPhone app. Has a few quirks. Could have a little more user friendly and sleek interface but the 3d course models have been great in my experience. The watch app on the other hand was great until they updated it. When it first came out I loved it. Ever since they updated it the watch app has been terrible. Doesn't auto progress to the next whole anymore after putting score in. Unstable. Not a good update. The watch app is the main reason for the 2 star review. I'd give the iPhone app almost 4.

HeckDHAK

Not "get"  HeckDHAK  1 star

You can't use this app unless you pay membership. So useless as a "free" app

BZ101

Don't buy (yet at least) if you want watch support  BZ101  1 star

I broke down and bought this liking the interface of the watch from pictures. Guess what, you can't keep score and using it on the course is so cumbersome. You can input score but there is no way to ever see your total score -- useless. It also doesn't advance to the next hole so you have to swipe back then scroll through the whole list to manually get to the next hole. It makes you angry to use it. I had to stop as there is nothing worse than feeling annoyed as you tee off on the next hole.

Me123jklollmfao

I have to pay?  Me123jklollmfao  1 star

This app is absolutely worthless because the fact that I now have to pay which is ridiculous. Worst update and decision so far. please remove the $20 fee

Slam18724

Only download this if you are willing to pay at least $20.00.  Slam18724  1 star

App looks good, but the developer should give you one free course to download so you can try the app. I'm not going to pay the 20 bucks to try it since I own a garmin watch. It's too bad though. I really would like to give it a shot since I have the apple watch too.

Supdersuper33333333

Not functional  Supdersuper33333333  1 star

You cannot even manually enter your score on the watch without having to upgrading. What kind of crap are you guys thinking?!?!?!?!?!

JROG7

Scorecard Sharing Needed  JROG7  4 star

We really need the capability to share a scorecard with a golfing partner surname a round or after so that our scores show up on the same round in each other's app. This is the missing feature that would make this app stellar. Also, if we could see a feed of our friends scorecards and allow us to comment or thumbs up their round. See how Strava implements this with cycling and running. Challenges might be nice too.

Gimmieitall

Phony  Gimmieitall  1 star

Claims to be free but then won't allow you to download any courses without a paid membership

GarthSouthAfrica

Brilliant!  GarthSouthAfrica  5 star

I don't play golf without it! Love it!


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