GolfLogix: Golf GPS

GolfLogix: Golf GPS
GolfLogix: Golf GPS
User Guide for:
iPhone 4, 3G & 3GS
Version 1.2.5
Software Release 1.2.5
Table of Contents
Getting Started
Hazard-Layup & Green Screen
Registration Info
Downloading the GolfLogix Application
Measure My Shot
In My Bag
Optimal Settings
Statistics & Scoring
Manage Stats
4 Player Scorecard
Welcome to GolfLogix
Starting Screen
Sign Up as Free Member
Multi-Player Scorecard
24 hour Champion Expiration
Previous Rounds (View & Edit Stats)
Become a Champion Member
Delete Previous Rounds
Activating Membership
My Round Summary
Transferring Membership
Club Performance (View & Delete Shots)
Online Profile & Manage Account
Play Golf
Search for Courses
Round Setup
Set Defaults
GolfLogix Support
Update Par Data
If this user guide does not answer all of your questions please call our
customer service department toll-free at 1-877-977-0162 option 1. We are
open Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm Arizona Time.
Getting Started:
Downloading the GolfLogix Application
The GolfLogix application can be downloaded to your iPhone three different ways, each having the same end result.
1. Download the application using the App Store icon located on your iPhone.
Search for ‘GolfLogix’
GolfLogix Application icon on iPhone.
Then install it for free.
Press it to open the application.
2. You can visit our website at and select iPhone at the top of the home page. Then press the
Download Free button to access a link to our download page in the iTunes App Store.
3. You can access the iTunes Store by clicking on the iTunes icon located on your computer desktop.
Open the iTunes Store and search for: GolfLogix, then press GET APP.
Getting Started:
Optimal Settings
Battery Life: To optimize the battery-life
life on your iPhone while
ile using the GolfLogix GPS application on the course:
As a reminder the GolfLogix Application will populate the following message at the beginning of each round. This provides a
reminder to set your phone to the best possible settings before your round begins.
1. IMPORTANT: Adjust your screen brightness to less than 50% and turn Auto-Brightness OFF.
Press the Settings icon on your iPhone, and then select
Slide the Brightness button to less than 50% and then set
Auto-Brightness to OFF.
2. IMPORTANT: Always start your round with a 100% fully-charged battery.
Getting Started:
Optimal Settings (continued)
Battery Life: To optimize the battery life on your iPhone while using the GolfLogix GPS application on the course:
3. OPTIONAL: Set Wi-Fi to OFF before your round and then turn it back ON after your round.
4. OPTIONAL: During your round, manually lock the iPhone using the button on top of the iPhone whenever distances
are not needed.
Getting Started:
Optimal Settings (continued)
Battery Life: To optimize the battery life on your iPhone while using the GolfLogix GPS application on the course:
5. External Battery Chargers can be used as a backup source during your round. A top-of-the line external battery charger
is available at and members receive discounted pricing on all GolfLogix accessories.
Getting Started:
Optimal Settings (continued)
GPS Accuracy: To optimize the GPS signals on your iPhone, while on the course:
1. IMPORTANT: On your iPhone, make sure the Location Services is set to ON.
2. IMPORTANT: Always make sure your iPhone has a clear view of the sky. Accurate GPS readings on the iPhone can
take 30 seconds or more if the iPhone does not consistently have a clear view of the sky. Please keep the iPhone out of
your pocket while playing but if you do have to keep it in your pocket and block its view of the sky, please allow 30
seconds or more from the time you take it out of your pocket and turn it back on to obtain an accurate GPS reading.
Getting Started:
Optimal Settings (continued)
GPS Accuracy: To optimize the GPS signals on your iPhone, while on the course:
3. Use a mount or case like shown below, so your iPhone always has a clear view of the sky. The mounts and cases shown
below are available at and members receive discounted pricing on all GolfLogix accessories.
Getting Started:
ow to close the GolfLogix application
To close the GolfLogix
Logix application on iPhone 3G/3GS with OS 3 or lower, all you need to do is press the Home button to return
to your home screen.
To close the GolfLogix application on iPhone 4
4/3GS, while on the home screen, quickly press the Home button twice and then
you should see the apps currently running. Press and hold GolfLogix until the icon starts to wiggle and then press the “-“minus
symbol to close the app down.
Welcome To GolfLogix
Starting Screen
View Demo – Shows demonstration screens of the different features the
application has available.
Play Golf – Proceeds to either the Registration options (if the application was
just installed) or thee ‘Search for My Course’ screen (if membership has been
The starting screen will always appear when the applica
application first opens up.
Welcome To GolfLogix:
Registration Screen
Sign Up as Free Member – Establishes the free lifetime Club Membership
which has access to the following features: 4 Player scorecard, aerial view of
each hole (if applicable) and the ability to track your score
score-stats. The first 24
hours under the free Club Membership grants access to all Champion
Member features.
Champion Membership is an annual $39.95 with all of the Club Member
features plus GPS yardage readings & the ability to measure your shot and
log your club. Champion Member features will no longer be available after
the 24 hour trial.
24 hour Champion expiration
After the 24 hour trial ends (this screen only comes up after 24 hours has passed from when a
course was downloaded), there will be a screen asking if you’d like to ‘Continue as a Club
Member’ or ‘Become a Champion Member’.
Continuing as a Club Member will only have access to the 4 player scorecard, aerial imagery,
and stat tracking. If you choose to become a champion member and pay the annual $39.95,
you will have full access to all features of the GolfLogix application which include GPS
yardage readings, measuring your shot, logging your club and all of the Club Member
Become a Champion Member
Become a Champion Member – You
ou can enter in the Member Code you got
from registering on or buy the application directly
through the application.
Only press ‘Buy Now’ if
you have not paid for
the Champion
Membership and wish
to do so through the
Activating Membership
Activate Member Code – If the Champion membership was purchased
through , you would have received a member code
either from the membership confirmation page or an email confirmation
Select this option if you have the Member Code. Enter tthe Member code and
press ‘Tee it Up’ to activate your Champion Membership on the phone.
You would only press
‘Activate Member Code’ if
you’ve already paid for the
Champion Membership and
didn’t opt to sign up as a
free member. The Member
Code can only be used once
to associate your phone to
the membership
Transferring Membership
Transfer Membership – This option is for when you wish to transfer your
membership from one supported Smartphone to a new/replacement iPhone.
The membership can only be associated to one phone.
To transfer the membership, you will need
your username/email address and
password.. There is also a limit of three
times you can transfer the membership on
your own.. If you exceed the limit, you’ll
need to contact GolfLogix Customer
Play Golf:
Search for My Course
Course Selection - The GolfLogix application gives you immediate wireless
access to more than 25,000+ golf courses mapped around the world so there
isn’t any syncing or loading with a computer. (Please note: You will need
an active data plan through your cell phone provider to download
There are two ways to search for a golf course, either by your current
location or an optimized search through our entire golf course list.
My Current Location - This option will show you the closest courses sorted
by your current location. Select a course from the list to download and start
playing golf.
Course List - This option will allow you to sort through the entire Gol
database of golf courses. Select a Country, then a State/Province, then
look at all of the golf courses in a City or type in course names to filter the
results. Select a course from the final list to download and start playing
Aerial View – Will download Aerial Imagery of the course for each hole, if available.
Round Setup
Once you select your course and choose what hole you’ll be starting at, the next
screen will be the ‘Round Setup’. Here you can manage what stats you want to be
active during the round, how many players you wish to be on the scorecard (the
GolfLogix application supports up to 4 player scoring), and the option to turn ‘On’ or
‘Off’ Aerial View of the course.
My Scoring & Statistics – The ‘Manage Stats’ button will allow you to select what
score-statistics you wish to have active before starting your round. This option is
only for the main player. (See ‘Manage Stats’ page 44). The ‘Manage Stats’ option
under the ‘Settings’ icon has master control over what stats are used as default for
all rounds
Golfers on Scorecard – You can add an additional 3 players to your scorecard for a
total of 4 players. Each golfer will be able to choose what score-statistics they want
active. The ‘Pencil’ icon allows you to edit the players name, email address,
handicap and what stats will be available to that player. The ‘Minus’ icon is to
remove that player from the scorecard (this is the only screen that can remove the
Round Setup (continued)
Add Golfer – To add a player, press ‘Add Golfer’ and you’ll have to enter the
players’ name, email address (optional), and their handicap (optional). The
‘Add Golfer’ button will disappear when 4 players are added.
If the players’ have already been entered in for a p
previous round played, their
name will remain in your GolfLogix application. To select their name, press
icon, select the players’ name and then press ‘Done’ when their
named is check marked.
Players in previously
recorded rounds cannot be
removed unless that round
is deleted off the phone.
To remove a player, press
the ‘Edit’ button, then the
Minus symbol to the left of
the players’ name and
press the red ‘Delete’
Round Setup (continued)
Aerial View – If you want Aerial Imagery of the course, make sure it’s turned on. If it’s
turned off, you will only see a general graphic of the fairway & green screens, it will not
show you an image of the actual hole.
To access the
Aerial Imagery
for a hole, press
the ‘Earth’ icon
on any hazardlayup and green
Round Setup (continued)
Aerial View – In the imagery of the hole, you will be able to press on the map to
determine your approach, zooming in may help you better pin point. You will
then see your distance to the green to assist you with your next shot.
Play Golf:
Hazard-Layups Screen
Hazard-Layups Screens - These screens display all of the hazards, layups,
and the green center yardages on Par 4 and Par 5 holes. The ‘To Green
Center’ line will remain on the top of this screen at all times. Please note:
GPS calculates a straight line distance from where you are standing to
the center of the green whereas tee box plates read down the center of
the fairway to pivot points on the hole and then to the center of the
green. Therefore, GPS distances and tee box plates will never match up
on Par 4 and Par 5 tee boxes.
When your location gets within 150 yards of a hazard-layup point, that
hazard-layup will automatically disappear from the list and the remaining
hazard-layups on the hole will move up the screen. The remaining hazardlayups can always be seen by sliding your finger up from the last showing
hazard-layups line.
When you are within 200 yards of the center of the green, this screen will
change to the Green Screen.
Play Golf:
Green Screen
Green Screens - These screens always display the front-center-back distances
to the green when you are within 200 yards of the center of the green or
playing a Par 3 hole.
You can use the ‘Previous’ and ‘Next’ buttons on all Play screens to move to a
different hole. (Aerial Imagery green screen shown below)
NOTE: The scorecard option found in the
navigation bar at the bottom of the
application will allow access to enter your
score at any time. This feature is
explained thoroughly in the statistics
Play Golf:
Measure My Shot
Measure My Shot - At the bottom of all of the Hazards-Layups and Green screens, you can press the ‘Measure My
Shot’ button to calculate the distance from where you hit your ball to where it landed and then log which club you
hit. Pressing ‘Reset My Shot’ stops the ‘Measure My Shot’ calculation without logging a club. You will need to press
‘Measure My Shot’ before you start moving to where the ball landed for the calculation to begin. Then if you wish to
log your shot, press ‘Log My Club’. (Only available to Main player)
Measure My Shot (Continued)
Log My Club - After pressing ‘Log My Club’ use the picker wheel to
highlight which club you used, then press ‘Continue Playing’ which will
take you back to the appropriate Hazard-Layups and Green screens.
Pressing the ‘Rounds’ icon at the bottom of the Hazard-Layups and
Green screens and then ‘Club Performance’ will take you to the screens
where you can view all your club distances ,or ,in ‘Previous Rounds’, you
can view the club distances for a specific round.
The names of your golf clubs that are showing in the picker wheel can be
edited by pressing the ‘Settings’ icon and then selecting ‘In My Bag’.
This can be done prior to your round of golf.
(Only available to Main Player)
Play Golf:
Statistic and Scoring Features
Enter My Stats-Score
The Enter My Stats-Scores screen will automatically appear 2 minutes after
you get within 75 yards of the center of the green
green, or you can access this
screen via the ‘Scorecard’ icon located on the bottom of the sscreen and by
pressing the ‘Edit Score/Stats’ button. All the statistics have their own
screen to go through for scoring. If you have 4 player scoring set up, you will
have to choose what player you’re entering the information for (See 4 player
scoring section, page 29).
The ‘Fairway Hit?’ screen – Only Par4’s and 5’s have this statistic. If your first
shot on this hole landed in the fairway, you select ‘Yes’ and continue to the
next question. If your first shot did not land in fairway, select ‘No Left’ or ‘No
Right’ based on where it landed, then continue to the next question.
The ‘My Score’ screen – Will list 1-9
9 for your score option. Use your finger
to press and highlight your score for the hole. The GIR stat is
automatically determined by the
he score & # of putts.
The ‘# of Putts’ screen -Tracks
Tracks only the shots hit while on the green, if
you putt from the fringe/rough it is considered a Chip. Incorrect entries will
lead to errors in the greens in regulation statistics.
Statistic and Scoring Features (Continued)
The ‘Chips/Sand’ screen -.. Use your finger to highlight the number of
Chips/Sand shots you hit on the hole.
The ‘Penalties’ screen - Use your finger to and highlight the number of
Penalty shots you want to record on the hole.
Outcome of Missed Putts & Made Putt screen - Use your finger to
select if the putt was a Tap in, Short, Medium or Long. Each missed
putt will give you the option as well. On missed putts you’ll have to
press on the segment of your approach. (Only available for Main
Press ‘Continue Playing’’ to save your selections and advance to the
next hole.
Press ‘Multi-Player Scorecard’ to edit other players score
score-stats, (Only
available if an additional player is added)
Press ‘View Hole Summary’ to view
ew your score
score-stats for the hole.
Play Golf:
4 Player Scoring
If you have the 4 player scorecard active, you can press the ‘Scorecard’ icon and
edit each players’ score-statistics.
statistics. You can choose whose score
score-stats you wish to
add/edit by pressing ‘Enter Score’.. Then, once all the stats have been entered, if
you want to add another players’ score
score-stats, press ‘Multi-Player Scorecard’ and
choose the next player and repeat the process.
The Statistics and Scores screen can be accessed at any ti
time by pressing
the ‘Rounds’ icon located in the bottom of the screen. In this area you can
edit or view all rounds that you have stored within the application. The low
and average score is based on 18 hole rounds. 9 hole rounds are not used
for the calculation.
Previous Rounds – This option will allow you to see all your previous
rounds. As well as edit/delete the previous rounds played.
Cumulative Stats – When the cumulative stats option is pressed the
application will combine all of your recorded rounds into one summarized
Club Performance – This option will show you the clubs recorded when you
use the ‘Measure My Shot’ option. You’ll be able to see the # of swings,
longest distance and average distance of each club.
Sync Score-Stat – This option will sync your stats to your personal Annual
Member website located at
Multi-Player Scorecard
The Multi-Player
Player Scorecard is accessible by pressing either ‘Scorecard’ for your
current round, or ‘Rounds’ for previous rounds played.
Here you can get a basic overview for each player and to get a more detailed
view of each person’s own scorecard, press ‘View Detailed Stats’.
Previous Rounds
Edit My Previous Rounds – Select the round you wish to edit and then press ‘My Score
Card’,, this option will allow you to select the ‘Edit Score/Stats’ option so you can edit the
scorecard for the round. When this option is pressed it will bring up the same ‘Enter My
Stats’ screen described in the previous section. From here you can make any changes to
your stats and score cards and will be updated ins
instantly. If you have 4 player scoring
active, you will be able to edit other players’ score-stats as well.
Note: If you are currently playing a course, press
the ‘Scorecard’ icon on the bottom of the screen
to edit any of the holes you’ve played.
Previous Rounds (Continued)
Delete Previous Rounds – Select ‘Previous Rounds’ and then in the ‘Rounds Played’ screen, press the ‘Edit’ button
and press then ‘Minus’ symbol to the right of the round. Finally, press ‘Delete’ on the right side of the round.
(Please note: You cannot delete the current round you are playing. You will need to exit out of the application
open it up again and choose not to resume the previous game
Previous Rounds (Continued)
My Round Summary – This option will combine all of your recorded stats
from your current and all previous rounds. It will summarize all statistics and
scoring (Only available to Main Player).
Previous Rounds (Continued)
My Club Performance – Every time you measure a shot and log it with a specific club, the results are stored here.
GolfLogix will average each club for you, and even record what hole you hit the club on (Only available to Main
If you press the name of club then it will display individual club stats for each hole.
Previous Rounds (Continued)
Delete My Club Performance: You will be able to delete shots that you’ve measured by going into ‘My Club
Performance’ and select what club you wish to remove the shot from. Once you select the club, you’ll enter the
‘Individual Club Stats’ Screen. Press the ‘Edit’ button in the upper right corner, then press the ‘Minus’ symbol to the
left of the shot you wish to remove, and lastly press ‘Delete’. (Only available Main Player)
View Online Performance
Becoming a GolfLogix member allows you to sync your rounds to your very own personal website. This will allow you
to view your statistics and manage your account from the convenience of your work or home computer. Visit the link
below to login and view your online scores and stats:
When you login, you will have all the same functions of the previous rounds and cumulative round options.
You can view all your stats and even email them to a friend.
View Online Performance (Continued)
Manage Account – Allows you to change
pertinent information regarding your
Billing Info – Allows you to change your
billing address and credit card.
Change Password – Allows you to change
your password.
Score & Statistics – Goes back to your
Rounds Played.
Transfer Membership – Allow you to
transfer your membership from one
supported phone to another supported
phone. You will have a transfer limit of 3
times and only one phone can have
membership associated to it.
Set Defaults
From the ‘Settings’ tab you can access the applications default options.
From here you can set some general options to your user preferences.
Distance Unit - This option will allow you to change the measuring
system from yards to meters.
Auto-Lock – The auto-lock
lock feature will allow you to turn ON or OFF the
screen auto-lock
lock feature on your iPhone.
GPS Live on Auto-Lock – This feature will keep the GPS signals active
when your phone goes into Auto-Lock.
Lock. This will help ensure the yardages
are being recalculated as you move even if the phone lo
Auto-Sync at Startup – This feature will automatically sync previous
rounds played when
hen the application first opens up
Registration Info
From the setup tab you can access and edit the registration information you
filled out when first registering the application (This only changes the Main
Players information).
Golfer’s Full Name – Update your name.
Golfer’s Phone – Update your phone number.
Golfer’s Handicap – Update your Handicap
Once you have updated all or any fields, press the blue ‘‘Update’ button.
In My Bag (Only Availabe to Main Player)
From the Settings tab you can access the ‘In My Bag’ option. This op
tion will allow you to customize your club
selection list, as well as custom name each club.
Remove a Club – Press the blue ‘Edit’ button in the upper right hand corner, once the edit button is pressed you can
delete any clubs from the list.. Once your clubs are removed, press the ‘Done’ button to save the list.
In My Bag (Continued)
Add a Club and Custom Name your Clubs – Press the blue ‘+’ button in the upper right hand corner to add new club.
To customize the name of an existing club, press on the name of the club. When you add or edit a club press the
‘Save’ button and your club list will be populated with the changes.
In My Bag (Continued)
Enable/Disable a club – To the right of the club name you will see either a check or an X symbol. A check means that
the club is enable and will be selectable when you measure a shot. The ‘X’ means that the club is disabled and will not
be selectable. To enable or disable a cl
club, press the check or ‘X’ and it’ll change. Or you can press on the club name
to edit it and disable/enable the club; if changes are made, press ‘Save’.
Manage Stats
This feature will allow you to turn on/off any of the score keeping options you wish.
Keep in mind which stats you do turn off, as some will affect the Scrambling statistic
in the scorecard.. If you are using the 4 player scorecard feature, you can turn on/off
the other players’ score keeping options as well
well(Only during the Round). Manage
Stats in the Settings
ettings tab has master control over the Manage Stats in Round Setup.
Assigned Putting Lengths – To change the putting lengths, select ‘Custom’ and
then press the ‘Edit’ button to change the length of that specific putting outcome.
Once you’ve made the change, press ‘Save’
Golflogix Support
Please use the ‘Email GolfLogix Support’ to ask us any questions or provide us
with feedback.
Our Frequently Asked Questions will address many items that may come up
throughout your round.
Send to a Friend
If you like our application, please send it to a friend!
Update Scorecard Information
GolfLogix has over 25,000 courses mapped and we realize how often courses update or change their layouts. If you
ever play a course in which the par/handicap
/handicap data is wrong you have the ability
lity to update it instantly. A course has to
be downloaded to input par/handicap data. Once you have finished your update, press the ‘Submit changes to
GolfLogix’ button so that we can correct our master file for future round
s. When you have updated the information,
simply press the play button to see the changes immediately.
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