Golf GPS SwingU

Golf GPS SwingU

Rangefinder, Stats, Watch app

FreeOffers In-App Purchases

8.3.1for iPhone, iPad and more
21K+ Ratings
Swing by Swing Golf, Inc.
107.1 MB
Oct 16, 2009
Update Date
in Sports
Age Rating
Age Rating
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You must be at least 17 years old to access this App.
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About Golf GPS SwingU

SwingU is the top-performing, free golf GPS rangefinder & scorecard app in the world, with more than 6 million users around the globe!

The SwingU app is FREE FOR LIFE and extremely accurate, reliable, and battery-efficient – rivaling any other golf GPS app or expensive golf GPS handheld or watch on the market!

• GPS rangefinder that works on every course in the world with distances to greens and hazards
• Digital scorecard that easily tracks your score & putts and auto advances hole-to-hole
• Free handicap after posting scores from 3 rounds
• Track your shots and gain insights on how far you hit your clubs
• Tap the flag on any hole and get distances to 5+ tiers of the green
• Daily golf instruction tip from our team of top-100 instructors
• Apple Watch – get distances and keep score for you and your friends
• HealthKit features have been included when using the Watch on the course; e.g. track calories burned

• Reliable and easy to use – one tap and you’re playing
• Constantly improving with new functionality and new technology
• Commitment to user satisfaction with quick, reliable customer service
• The only golfer community-verified course database in the world


Upgrade to SwingU Plus, our AI-powered digital caddie platform with the following:

• “Plays like” yardages using live wind speed & elevation
• Club recommendations based on your club distances, shot tracking, wind speed & elevation
• Green Maps for over 13,000 courses powered by StrackaLine
• Hole insights – your hole stats vs. all SwingU golfers, showing your tendencies for strategic decision making
• Hole notes – record notes / reminders per hole and reference those notes next time you play the course
• Enhanced scorecard & stats – record your score, putts, driver accuracy, bunker play, and penalty tracking and get detailed round summaries revealing strengths and weaknesses
• On-the-course games – handicap-adjusted scoring including Stroke Play, Skins, Stableford, Match Play & Nassau.


Upgrade to SwingU Pro to access our elite golfer game-improvement platform, including the following:

• SwingU Versus, the world’s easiest-to-use strokes gained statistics platform, used by more than 50 active tour players and 100+ active college golfers
• Stats & performance comparison vs. your target handicap (ranging from +6 to 30 handicaps)
• Relative handicap for every facet of the game: driving, approach, short game, bunker play & putting
• Post-round #1 game-improvement priority & prescriptive drill from a top-100 teacher revealing where you should focus your practice time
• Anytime, anywhere access to 600+ lessons or drills from top-100 teachers
• All features of SwingU Plus



Monthly and yearly subscription upgrades are available. Payment for in-app subscriptions will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed by you, and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to your iTunes Account Settings after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.

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Despite years of optimizing the app, constant use of GPS running in the background can decrease battery life.

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What's New in the Latest Version 8.3.1

Last updated on Sep 26, 2023
Old Versions
*Minor bug fixes
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Version History
Sep 26, 2023
*Minor bug fixes
Sep 11, 2023
This 8.3.0 release is an initial step to releasing major updates and improvements to the in-app stats experience (to be enabled soon). Specifics will include:
* An improved, better organized, and easier to navigate Stats tab
* Improved charting and stats visualizations
* Enhanced ability to analyze your game and pinpoint strengths and weaknesses via the easiest-to-use Strokes Gained platform on the market
* Minor bug fixes
Aug 14, 2023
This release includes:
- Moved the "more" menu from the top right to the main navigation bar at the bottom of the screen
- Login and authentication improvements
- Misc. watch bug fixes
- Misc. iPhone bug fixes
Aug 1, 2023
In this release, we have revamped the way you start a round, with a focus on making this workflow more seamless, intuitive, and easier than ever to get your round underway. More specifically it includes:
* A newly designed "Start Round" screen and related screens
* Improved flows to select tees, add players to your round and apply handicaps
* Several minor bug fixes

Jul 6, 2023
*Minor bug fixes
Jun 1, 2023
* Green reading maps added to course explorer
* Minor bug fixes
Apr 17, 2023
* Minor bug fixes
Apr 5, 2023
This 8.0.0 release includes major updates and culminates numerous improvements released over the last several months. Specifics include:
* New and improved home screen for easy view of key data about your game and navigation to core parts of the app
* Improved Drills library navigation with 50 new performance practice drills
* New course selection screen within the "Play" experience
* New tee selection screen within the "Play" experience
* Minor bug fixes
Mar 7, 2023
* Improved onboarding to Plus & Pro features
Mar 1, 2023
SwingU Premium is now SwingU Pro with all the same subscriber benefits - and more to come!
Feb 21, 2023
This release includes various performance and reliability improvements to the Watch, including:
* Improved GPS responsiveness / time to display distances
* Improved connectivity between the iPhone and Watch when starting a round
* A more reliable “End round” experience from the Watch
* A fix for the issues some users have encountered with the Watch app launching on its own
* A fix for shot tracking duplicates
* A new Settings screen in the phone app to manage various Watch settings, giving you more control over your own experience
* Ability to toggle off auto-opening of the Watch app upon starting a round
* Ability to toggle fitness tracking on/off
* Ability to turn down GPS responsiveness to save battery.

** Note that we are still working to improve battery performance on older watch models **
Feb 14, 2023
SwingU has a new logo! This release includes:
* A new app icon
* Updated screens throughout the app with the new logo
Dec 19, 2022
This release includes major updates to the SwingU Apple Watch app including significant GPS performance, responsiveness, and connectivity improvements. Specifics include:
* Vastly improved, more reliable, more resilient phone-watch connectivity and syncing
* A more flexible, independent Watch experience; start your round and leave your phone in the car or cart - your phone will automatically sync back up when in range.
* Prompt, responsive GPS distances on Apple Watch; no more waiting for distances
* Renamed “Golf Clubs” functionality to “My Clubs and moved out of Settings and into the Secondary Navigation menu
* Fixed intermittent bug hindering clicking on Secondary Navigation menu
Dec 6, 2022
* Improvements to Apple Watch - Phone syncing
* Apple Watch shot tracking reliability enhancements
* Help & Tutorials added to the secondary navigation menu
* Bug fix for health tracking on Apple Watch (where workout did not end appropriately)
* Additional minor bug fixes
Nov 21, 2022
This release includes brand new app navigation and iPhone GPS performance/responsiveness improvements. Specifics include:
* New and improved primary app navigation to help access the best and most used parts of the app more easily
* New secondary navigation to host additional features and tools (Course explorer, app Settings)
* Faster, more responsive GPS distances on iPhone; no more waiting for distances to “lock in” as the GPS jumps across the screen
* Improved battery performance
* Removal of in-app prompts and recommendations to use “always on” GPS mode and avoid “low power mode”, while maintaining superior performance
* Easily return to the app from the lock screen or other apps using the blue location indicator in the iPhone status bar
Oct 19, 2022
*Minor bug fixes
Oct 5, 2022
*Added tournament and qualifier indicators on round lists
*Minor bug fixes
Sep 20, 2022
* Added ability to filter relative handicaps by last 10 rounds / compare to all time
* Redesigned settings and profile screens
Sep 6, 2022
*Redesigned app start, login and registration screens
*Performance improvements to Hole Insights view
*Minor bug fixes
Jul 25, 2022
* Added support for Qualifier round type
* Minor bug fixes
Jun 7, 2022
* Green Reading Maps are now available when using Tournament Mode.
* Minor bug fixes.
May 17, 2022
* Enhanced load times of Green Reading Maps.
May 3, 2022
SwingU Premium is excited to introduce our Green Reading Maps feature
Free Users now have access to all of our game types
Minor bug fixes
Mar 29, 2022
Added in Local and Adjusted Handicaps
Bug fixes including fixes to club deletion and minor crash
Feb 18, 2022
Fix for Wind Speed Issue

Golf GPS SwingU FAQ

Click here to learn how to download Golf GPS SwingU in restricted country or region.
Check the following list to see the minimum requirements of Golf GPS SwingU.
Requires iOS 15.0 or later.
Requires iPadOS 15.0 or later.
Apple Watch
Requires watchOS 8.0 or later.
iPod touch
Requires iOS 15.0 or later.
Golf GPS SwingU supports English, Korean, Spanish
Golf GPS SwingU contains in-app purchases. Please check the pricing plan as below:
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SwingU Plus
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