2015 Buyer’s Guide Apps

Apps & Learning Websites

WGT Mobile from World Golf Tour
Free (in-app purchase)


One of our favorite smartphone/tablet golf games, WGT Mobile has it all—stunning graphics, excellent game play and realistic courses. Play St. Andrews, Harbour Town or Bethpage Black, for example, and test your skills against your friends or serious gamers all over the world. With the Golf Channel’s backing, qualify for the Majors and have your scores posted during a broadcast. Win “credits” (money) toward equipment sponsored by the major brands. The app has user reviews of equipment, too, which is helpful with the overwhelming selection of golf gear. Buy virtual equipment that you actually own and see if your AI golfer is better than you. A hint: Use your credit toward ball purchases. That’s how you’re going to go low.

Orange Out! By Cobra Golf


Orange Out! By Cobra Golf is hilarious and fun. It’s like Fruit Ninja meets golf. You’re stuck in a golf warehouse with the Cobra AMP driver and you must use that club to splatter oranges—it’s surprisingly entertaining. There are many different levels, with accuracy challenges or beating the clock, making it a cool game to pass the time away.

Puma StyleCaddie from Cobra Golf


Channel your inner Rickie Fowler with this fun little app. The Puma StyleCaddie is your virtual dressing room that contains all of Puma’s key apparel, footwear and accessories. With new male and female mannequin animations, you can virtually mix and match to create your own, one-of-a-kind golf look. Become the style envy of your playing partners each time you step on the first tee!

The Golf Shaft Database from Cool Clubs


Clubfitting is essential to getting better, and the folks at Cool Clubs, the leader in custom clubfitting, have created a golf shaft database to better help your game. Powered by the S3 (Shaft Simulation System), which is Cool Clubs’ new state-of-the-art, fully automated shaft profiling machine, it collects more information about golf shafts than ever before. The database is packed with over 1,000 premium shafts, shaft images, manufacturer specs, and explanations and videos to understand the data. There’s also customized shaft recommendations for your swing and equipment, and with myShafts, you can quickly access your favorite shafts. Get the data and the top-of-the-line shafts just like the pros, and take your game to the next level.

Golf Star from Com2uS USA, Inc.
Free (in-app purchase)


This used to be one of our primary sources of golf gaming, and it’s still a great game to have. It requires you to be on WiFi to play it, and its stunning graphics and game play can have you playing for hours. Play against people from all over the world and test your skills. Draw shots, fade shots, punch shots—Golf Star lets you do it all, including playing in three exciting game modes: Career, 1:1 Match Mode and Online Match Mode. You can even play in weekly tournaments and win prizes. Golf Star is beautiful, challenging and worth a couple of rounds.

Flick Golf HD from Full Fat


If the golf swing was as simple as the golf “flick,” the game wouldn’t be so complicated. Just use your thumb and you’re on your way to a hole in one! With stunning graphics and game play, this is a must-have on every golfer’s smartphone.



GolfMDs provides the most trusted platform for learning the game through instruction. As the leading online marketplace for instructional services nationwide, GolfMDs is on a mission to help all golfers realize their potential. Find top local pros, upcoming clinics and classes, swing tip videos and more.

Golf State of Mind


Golf State of Mind is considered to be one of the best resources for learning the mental game of golf.Performance coach David MacKenzie has created hundreds of lessons and practice drills to give golfers of all levels the tools to improve confidence and mental toughness.



Simply download and register your free Mobicoach app to connect with a world-class Mobicoach instructor for live video instruction and analysis on your iPad 2, iPad mini or iPad Air. Once you try Mobicoach live, remote coaching, you’re going to love it! Remotely connect with your instructor for instant analysis and feedback. Through live video streaming, advanced drawing and video analysis tools, display screen mirroring and post-session review, Mobicoach delivers an unmatched collaborative coaching experience. The Mobicoach service includes a growing roster of top instructors. Book a session time that’s convenient, affordable and with a world-class instructor of your choice.

MZ Coach (Mental Zone)


Mental Zone Coach is a web-based instructional application that provides mental game coaching. MZ Coach follows the program developed and utilized by Mental Coach Rick Sessinghaus with his private, youth and collegiate clients. Following a three-step process of Assess, Implement and Master, MZ Coach offers you a personalized instructional plan to develop and master nine mental game performance factors. As your game evolves and changes, the instructional plan can be modified and customized to your most current needs. With MZ Coach, you can have a 24/7 mental coach.

Thinq Golf


What if you could play a simple and fun game on your computer or smartphone that trains universal mental skills, and is specially designed to improve your golf game in just 10 minutes? Well, you’ve just found the perfect solution! THINQ Golf is training for your mind—a comprehensive website and mobile app created in an effort to bring an unconventional, but scientifically sound golf training method to an area of the game that’s often ignored—the mental game of golf!

V1 Golf


Capture, compare and improve your golf swing on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. Record and analyze your swing or compare it side by side to V1 Golf’s library of Tour pros. The V1 Golf app also includes a facility directory containing many PGA professionals who you can send a swing to and receive professional swing analysis. V1 Golf includes a free personal online locker from V1 and features a suite of drawing tools, video trim and playback options, game improvement drills and more! On the practice range or on the course, V1 Golf is fun, easy to use and the perfect app to improve your game!

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