10 best golf apps for Android

best golf apps for android
Golfing if one of the most popular sports in the world. It’s easy to pick up and play, but difficult to master and it’s one of the few sports you can play well into your golden years. The weather is getting nicer and that means it’s time to go out and hit the links with your friends. You’ll likely be taking your smartphone with you, so why not make it work for you? Here are the best golf apps (and games) for Android!


golf channel mobile best golf apps for androidGolf Channel Mobile

[Price: Free]
Golf Channel Mobile is the Golf Channel’s official application and it’s meant to be your go-to source for golf news, analysis, and video content. It has pretty much everything a fan of the sport can need, including profiles on individual players, breaking news, advice for fantasy golf, and tips and tricks from experts in the sport. Their app follows Material Design guidelines which is always a plus and the app is very clean and easy to use. It’s also completely free

Get it now on Google Play!

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golf gps rangefinder and scoring best golf apps for androidGolf GPS Rangefinder and Scoring

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Golf GPS Rangefinder and Scoring is one of many golf apps that you can use to find your position on the golf course, keep score, and also includes analysis of various golf courses to help you plot your swings better to improve your game. It also comes with support with smartwatch integration (including Android Wear) which will no doubt improve over time. It has support for over 33,000 golf courses and if you buy a subscription, you can also get real-time wind speed, elevation, and more.

Get it now on Google Play!


golf gps rangefinder golf card best golf apps for androidGolf GPS Rangefinder: Golf Pad

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Despite the similar name, we assure you that Golf Pad is an entirely different app than the previous one. Much like the other, this includes a GPS rangefinder that works in over 34000 golf courses and you can also use it to keep score. The app will also give you metrics on how to improve your game and it’s written specifically so that it adheres to tournament rules, which is a nice touch. It also comes with Android Wear support.

Get it now on Google Play!


golf master best golf apps for androidGolf Master

[Price: Free]
Golf Master one of many lesser-known golf apps that could be worth trying out. This is essentially a cache of instructional golf videos with varying degrees of instruction. There are videos for beginners, amateur, and there are even some pro tips there as well (if you need them). The lessons cover a variety of things, including club selection, swing lessons, and videos on how the pros play the game. It’s not one of the most popular golf apps, but it is free with no in-app purchases, so it’s worth a try.

Get it now on Google Play!

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golfnow best golf apps for androidGolfNow

[Price: Free]
GolfNow is an app that helps you book tee times at a variety of golf courses. It currently has support for over 6000 courses for booking, but it also comes with a GPS rangefinder and scorekeeper option that works in 30000 courses total. It contains a rewards system that adds some incentive and it also lets you plan your trips in advance. It comes with Android Wear support, stats and analytics to help your golf game, and more. It’s one of the more useful golf apps that we found and it’s a solid overall experience.

Get it now on Google Play!

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golf star best golf apps for androidGolf Star

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Golf Star is a golf game that lets you play out the career as a professional golfer. You can use a variety of shots and techniques in the game to play how you want to play and their career mode allows you to take part in all kinds of tournaments. You can also play against friends in a real-time golf game which is great for those days when you get rained out of your tee time. It’s one of the most realistic and enjoyable golf games that would find with it’s only downside being the in-app purchases.

Get it now on Google Play!


last minute golfer best golf apps for androidLast Minute Golfer

[Price: Free]
Last Minute Golfer is one of the best golf apps if you like to be spontaneous. The premise behind the app is that it helps courses book immediate tee times. The logic being that it’s better to give someone a discounted tee time today rather than have nobody play at all. As these things go, the app doesn’t always have amazing offers or discounts, but it’s a good resource just in case you’re looking for a deal for a tee time in the very near future. At the very least, the app is completely free with no in-app purchases so there’s no harm in trying it out.

Get it now on Google Play!

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super stickman golf best golf apps for androidSuper Stickman Golf

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Super Stickman Golf is a hybrid of a puzzle game and a golf game. The idea is to hit the ball into the hole through various obstacles and distractions. We’re not just talking about a wet green or some high winds. This game has conveyor belts to make it that much more difficult. It’s a time waster with over 280 levels and not a bad game to have if you’re sitting in the passenger seat of the golf cart while your friend drives. It’s free to download, but it does have in-app purchases.

Get it now on Google Play!


swingaid best golf apps for androidSwingAid

[Price: Free]
The eternal battle between you and your swing may rage on forever, but there are golf apps that can help and SwingAid is one of them. This app works by video recording your swing and then you can analyze it, examine the flaws, and fix the shortcomings. It includes a community feature where you can upload your video and get commentary and suggestions from other people. It also includes video footage of how the pros swing so you can take cues from them. It’s one of the more unique golf apps out there and it’s entirely free.

Get it now on Google Play!


zepp golf swing best golf apps for androidZepp Golf Swing Analyzer

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Zepp Golf Swing Analyzer is another golf app that helps you fix your swing. It allows you to video record your swing and then directly compare it to pro swings so you can see what you may need to improve on. You can also play the included swing videos from multiple angles so you can get better views of things like stance, follow through, hip placement, and other stuff like that. There is also a hardware sensor that you can purchase that will help you analyze your swing better. Currently, the app has no in-app purchases, but the code is there to include them so it may cost you something eventually. Just a heads up.

Get it now on Google Play!

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If we missed any of the best golf apps for Android, tell us about them in the comments! This is an update of a formerly written article, so check the comments for some suggestions from our readers! To see our complete list of best app lists, click here.