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NEW Standalone Mode for Samsung Gear

Male golfer looking at his watch on the golf course

Do I need my phone in my pocket while using Golf Pad GPS with a Samsung watch?

You can now use Golf Pad GPS with your Samsung watch. You can play golf without your phone nearby! By popular demand, Golf Pad launched an exciting standalone mode for Samsung users. It’s perfect for golfers who want to get distances and track their game on the watch and don’t want to carry their phone.

“Golf Pad users asked for the option to use their smartwatch without needing to carry their phone around. We’re excited to deliver on that request. ” Konstantin Roslyakov, Golf Pad CEO

Standalone mode for Samsung

Starting with Golf Pad version 15.0, you can use your newer Samsung GPS-equipped smartwatch even when you don't carry the phone in your pocket! Simply start the round on the phone and put it away. You'll see rangefinder distances and club recommendations right on the watch. You can change holes, track shots and more. Once the phone is back in range, the scores will be synced.  

Standalone functionality is available on Tizen 4 devices or newer, including Gear S3, Gear Sport, Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Watch Active.

Read more about how to use the new Samsung standalone mode to track your golf game.