GolfLogix: From Map to App

Fewer than 18 months ago golf fans were witnessing top stars the likes of Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson, and Talor Gooch win PGA Tour golf tournaments. During those wins, fans also witnessed those champions consulting green reading books on their way to victory. The green reading books most likely used by those PGA Tour players and others were produced by GolfLogix, the premier golf mapping firm.

Effective January 1, 2022, a new rule on the PGA Tour banned books for use in PGA Tour events which were printed before December 31, 2021, and the rule became effective for the first tournament of the new PGA Tour season, the Sentry Tournament of Champions.

Jump forward 18 months to today, and banished from the PGA Tour are the ‘old’ green reading books and also Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson and Talor Gooch who have joined the LIV Tour. However, millions of amateur golfers playing ‘non-competitive’ golf are still around and so is the GolfLogix company, satisfying the desire for golf information by these serious amateurs.

Eighteen months ago, a supply of golf information was furnished by means of a printed golf book illustrating hole distance features and green maps. Today’s information is available using a smart-phone app with GolfLogix’s app leading the way with their 21st century technology.

GolfLogix is the #1 most downloaded app for golf statistics and analytics, featuring top course mapping technology to help golfers better understand the course and plot their swings. The new GolfLogix app includes over 35,000 mapped courses with a 3D, full-color, centimeter-by-centimeter view, and helpful highlights such as stat tracking.

GolfLogix app

GolfLogix app

All of these features can be accessed with the highly regarded GolfLogix Plus Membership, but there is also a free option for golfers on a budget. Golflogix’s premium membership offers users additional features to improve performance, thanks to greater clarity on the course – and there’s an option to unlock these offerings for free.

Upon downloading the GolfLogix app, a user can try all the Plus Membership features for free to get a sense for how the features can aid their game. After the free trial rounds, the user will be prompted to opt in for a Plus Membership subscription. However, if the user chooses to wait on upgrading, they can still access all of the Plus Membership features in the app with a two-day pass for only $2.99 or access the free features at no cost.

The option to upgrade to Plus Membership is available at any time, meaning that GolfLogix not only aids golfers in each of their rounds, but provides flexibility in the golfer’s continuous access to course mapping technology and features that keep them improving.

GolfLogix app

GolfLogix app

Here’s what is included in the upgraded membership:

  1. Interactive hole maps for over 35,000 courses, showing GPS distance to the front, back, and center of greens; distance to any point on the green or fairway including all layups and hazards; daily pin positions.
  2. 3D green maps to assist in where to place approach shots.
  3. Slope adjustment measurement for elevation variances – tee to fairway, fairway to fairway, fairway to green, green to hole location.
  4. Stat tracking including scoring, driving distance, putts, GIR’s, fairways hit, penalty shots; handicap history and updates, etc.
  5. Putt Line Feature: Unsure on how the putt moves with the terrain of the green? The Putt Line feature enables the user to draw a line in the app to see how / how much the putt will break depending on the slope of the green. GolfLogix contains a log of over 13,000 courses for this feature.
  6. Playing in an Official Handicap Tournament? The GolfLogix app has you covered! When starting your round, turn on ‘Official Tournament Mode’ and you will get to use all of the allowable features that keep you in ‘Official Tournament Mode’ and you will get to use all of the allowable features that keep you in compliance with the latest rules of golf.

The GolfLogix app subscription options are flexible and affordable at $9.99 per month, $49.99 for 12 months, or two-day passes for $2.99 each.

Further information and subscription purchase can be found at https://www.golflogix.com/.

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Greg Miles

Greg Miles has been a writer following golf in Chicago since 1990. For the past 28 years he has been a member of the Golf Writers Association of America and currently is classified as a GWAA "Life Member". He played his first round of golf on his 11th birthday, and since then has played more than 7,000 rounds of golf in his lifetime at 514 different courses. He has interviewed more than 275 golfers across all the professional tours along with famous celebrity golfers. Additionally, he is a member of several other competitive and honorary golf associations, as well as the Golf Nut Society.

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