Using Advanced GPS on the Golf Course

Premium members get full access to advanced GPS features, such as real-time elevation, weather and wind data on top of our award-winning GPS+. Here's how to make full use of Advanced GPS on the course.

  1. While score a round, tap the GPS+ icon at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap the Settings icon at the bottom of the screen.

Configuring Your Settings

From the Settings page, you can make adjustments to your Golf Bag, your Preferences, the Style in which you play, and whether you want additional data such as weather, elevation, and shot history to factor into your club recommendations.

Golf Bag

View and edit the clubs in your golf bag. Add clubs to your golf bag, input club details (how far you hit the club, loft) to track shots and receive club recommendations for your next shot.



Toggle between Imperial (feet, yards, miles) and Metric (meters, kilometers).


Toggle between Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Club Direction / Dominant Hand

Toggle between Right handed and Left handed club orientation

Club Recommendations

Incorporate Wind Data

Toggle this selection to receive club recommendations with wind data factored into recommendation.

Incorporate Elevation Data

Toggle this selection to receive club recommendations with elevation data factored into the recommendation.

Shot History in GPS+

Toggle this selection if you would like the distances your recorded shots were hit to factor into club recommendations.

Have questions or feedback? We’d love to hear from you! Visit the Me Tab in your app and scroll to Support & Feedback.

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