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Book your next golf outing with OpenTee

OpenTee provides users with access to tee times at thousands of golf courses throughout North America with no additional booking fees. You just pay for your golf. The free universal app runs on iOS 7.1 or later. The app works with or without users logging in but there are some advantages to...

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Improve your score with PocketPro Short Game Golf

Years ago I played with an older friend who consistently beat me on the golf course. He couldn't hit the ball nearly as far as I did, but he never three putted and always got the ball close from around the green. All golfers can cut several shots off their scores by having a good short game....

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Avid Watch sports smartwatch launches on Kickstarter: A first look

Fitness wearables are the hot thing now, with a surprising number of new entrants rushing into the world where only Fitbit used to tread. Today, Vancouver-based AvidSport launched a Kickstarter campaign to get a new sports smartwatch called Avid Watch into production and in stores by April of...

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Find out you hit best and worst clubs with MyGolf Caddie

Most golfers have a favorite club in their bag, one they feel confident to hit when they really need to pull off a good shot. Now with MyGolf Caddie golfers can find out more about just how they hit each of the clubs in their bag and gain confidence in all of them. MyGolf Caddie is a free...

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The official Ryder Cup 2014 app delivers live video coverage

The 2014 Ryder Cup gets underway this week with the actual matches scheduled for Friday through Sunday. The PGA of America just released Ryder Cup 2014, the official app of the competition. It is a free universal app that requires iOS 7.0 or later. Earlier I reviewed SportsFusion-the unofficial...

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Shape up your golf game with Putting Bootcamp

The old adage is "drive for show and putt for dough" and refers to pro golfers where the best putters often make the most money. Well that also applies to us amateurs who are trying to best our golfing partners in a friendly wager. Now Putting Bootcamp has been released and offers a systematic...

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Start the 2014-2015 PGA Tour season with the Golf Channel app

The PGA Tour just held its tour championship event and the Ryder Cup is in late September, but we are only three weeks away from the start of the 2014-2015 PGA season. To get fans off to a good start The Golf Channel has launched a completely redesigned iOS app. The Golf Channel app runs on all...

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Track the Ryder Cup with Sportfusion Unofficial News Edition

Over the last twenty-five years the Ryder Cup has become a major sporting event. The biennial competition between golfers from the United States and players from Great Britain and continental Europe draws huge crowds and television ratings. Now you can follow this years battle that takes place...

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Cut strokes off your golf game with Nike Golf 360

I have been playing golf for a long long time and in all those years I have never met another golfer who wasn't trying to find some way to improve and lower his score. Now Nike Golf 360 contains a number of aids that could do just that. The free universal app requires iOS 7.0 or later. The app...

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Swing better and lower your scores with Golfer Setup

If you play golf you know how frustrating the game can be. Golfer Setup, a US$.99 Universal app runs on iOS 7.1 and could help you eliminate some of those frustrations. First be aware the developer of this app is not a golf professional. He claims to be an avid golfer who through hard work and...

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GolFlix Pro is a good idea that falls short of teaching golf on iOS

Golf apps are extremely popular on iOS. From games, to course directories, to tutorials, there's plenty to choose from. So I was interested when the folks behind GolFlix Pro asked me to look at their app, which uses videos to teach the fine points of golf as demonstrated by professionals. The...

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SwingTIP lets your golf club and iPhone join forces to improve your swing

Proving yet again that there's pretty much nothing that can't be made to work with an iOS device, a product called SwingTIP, on display at CES 2013, creates a link between your golf club and your iPhone or iPad. The lightweight sensor (US$129.99) connects to your device via Bluetooth and sends...

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GolfWeather is a missed opportunity to help golfers

GolfWeather is an outgrowth of GolfWeather.com, which helps you check the weather before you head to the golf course. The app covers more than 20,000 courses in several countries up to a week at a time. You get hour-by-hour temperature predictions, cloud cover, humidity, wind and chance of...

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PGA Championship app pushes latest scores, includes buy-up live video

The set overlap between "iPhone owners" and "fans of professional golf" isn't trivial, so it's worth mentioning that the free app for the 92nd PGA Championship is available in the App Store. You can follow along with the action at Whistling Straits this weekend in glorious Retina Display detail, and...

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Found Footage: Playing virtual golf in Manhattan with Gigaputt for iPhone

Considering the number of iPhones around the world, I have this sinking feeling that we're going to start seeing a lot of people wandering looking like fools. Well, they already look like fools, but when people start swinging imaginary golf clubs in public they're going to look even more foolish....

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