Three Technologies to Improve Your Golf Game

Three Technologies to Improve Your Golf Game

Jesse Leikin
Jul 29, 2011

Whether you're an active golfer or not, you likely have someone in your life dedicated to the links. While golf balls and tees are always nice gifts, may we suggest something more technological as a golfing themed gift? They are sure to appreciate anything that will help them lower their handicap...

Swing It: Analyzing your own swing is a daunting task, but this app can help you break down your swing and make the adjustments to follow through in good form. Some of these lessons include video analysis that lets you break down your swing and even compare it to others. With Swing It you've the luxury to do video comparison right on your own computer, making it a useful tool for the player looking to adjust their game.

Golfshot GPS: A must have for any golfer with an iPhone or Android device, Golfshot GPS takes advantage of the large screen and internal GPS of smartphones to deliver a visual GPS analysis of each hole on a given course. With this app you can even keep score, track club distance, and know the distance to various hazards throughout the course, making that small pencil and paper of yesterday obsolete.

Polar Golf Balls: While not exactly kosher for tournament play, these high tech golf balls are designed to correct the slice or hook of casual golfers. Because of their unique dimple design, these balls can correct up to 75% of a golfers hook or slice. This is the perfect ball for a casual golfer who is looking to enjoy the game more and keep up with their serious golfer friends.

(Image via Flickr user JD Hancock)

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