Choosing Where to Play Golf

The sun is shining, there is not a cloud in the sky and therefore, it is a day for some golf! Whether you have planned to go golfing in advance, or whether it was just decision made on a whim, there are plenty of apps to assist a golfer of any skill in choosing where to play.

golf-1758094_960_720Some of the apps are simple, telling you the basics such as the number of holes on a course and the par scores. Others are far more detailed and give you information about the length of each fairway, the logged scores and handicaps for each hole as well as hazards such as buildings, bunkers and water hazards.

The wealth of information that you can find is amazing and the apps themselves are very analytical. App development has come a long way over the past years and this is not surprising given that some developers such as offer whole suites of tools that can be used to create almost any type of mobile phone software.

This is why the golf apps of today are so good. Because players are invited to participate in information gathering, the artificial intelligence can be applied to filters by the user. So, if you were to enter your age, experience and fitness level along with your handicap, the app will be able to point out which courses anywhere in the world would offer a decent challenge to you. If on the other hand, you wanted an easy round, then you can just key in that information and the algorithm will give you a simpler and easier course.

Some of the apps also feature photo recognition, so you can just take a picture of the club house sign on your phone and the app will do the rest and log everything for you.