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#1 mikeberlin

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 12:41 PM

It's been awhile since Game Golf Live has been released and it's now discounted for the holidays. Usually that means something new is about to drop. Any rumors out there? Curious to see if they can keep up with Arccos and everything they're doing with their relationship with Microsoft (Caddy AI).


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Posted 07 December 2017 - 01:34 PM

Became a GameGolf Live user at the beginning of the 2017 season.  While I thought the hardware and tagging the shots was easy to use the software is lacking.  After a software update they pushed out in May or June I enquired what happened to the basic trend line history of my score.  The reply from the software engineer was that no one used those analytics so they removed it.  Since then I have not seen any updates to the software at all and stopped using it all together.  

They have a user forum that where they track feature requests, the last completed request looks to be dated 2015.  I would recommend Arccos.

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Posted 08 December 2017 - 10:26 AM

View Postgrant2145, on 07 December 2017 - 01:34 PM, said:

Became a GameGolf Live user at the beginning of the 2017 season.  While I thought the hardware and tagging the shots was easy to use the software is lacking.  After a software update they pushed out in May or June I enquired what happened to the basic trend line history of my score.  The reply from the software engineer was that no one used those analytics so they removed it.  Since then I have not seen any updates to the software at all and stopped using it all together.  

They have a user forum that where they track feature requests, the last completed request looks to be dated 2015.  I would recommend Arccos.

I've tried Arccos but I really hated having to have my phone on me with every shot. Also, I was not able to pair my bluetooth speaker to play music and use Arccos at the same time. That's ultimately what caused me to give it up.

Hopefully Game Golf keeps going. Good product overall!

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 01:32 PM

Got this in my spam folder yesterday -- used the original Game Golf system about 3 years ago, and found it distracting and cumbersome to use on the course, so I sold it, but apparently I'm still on a mailing list.

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Hello and Happy New Year!

It is hard to believe that the PGA Show is upon us again; we are excited to be there and show you all of the new features for GAME GOLF in 2018. We will be in the same booth location as last year #563.

This year, we are excited to be announcing our 3rd Generation GAME GOLF product, as well as a first-of-it’s-kind Course Intelligence Tool.  

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 01:55 PM

View Post3 Jack Par, on 10 January 2018 - 01:32 PM, said:

Got this in my spam folder yesterday -- used the original Game Golf system about 3 years ago, and found it distracting and cumbersome to use on the course, so I sold it, but apparently I'm still on a mailing list.

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Hello and Happy New Year!

It is hard to believe that the PGA Show is upon us again; we are excited to be there and show you all of the new features for GAME GOLF in 2018. We will be in the same booth location as last year #563.

This year, we are excited to be announcing our 3rd Generation GAME GOLF product, as well as a first-of-it’s-kind Course Intelligence Tool.  

I am surprised that I did not get that email as I am a Game Golf user. I would expect that Game Golf, Skycaddie, and Garmin will probably be coming out with new products that are very similar to each other. Game Golf Live, Skycaddie Touch, and Garmin Approach G8 all have been around for a while and need to be updated.

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 02:08 PM

View PostTM_HOYER, on 10 January 2018 - 01:55 PM, said:

View Post3 Jack Par, on 10 January 2018 - 01:32 PM, said:

Got this in my spam folder yesterday -- used the original Game Golf system about 3 years ago, and found it distracting and cumbersome to use on the course, so I sold it, but apparently I'm still on a mailing list.

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Hello and Happy New Year!

It is hard to believe that the PGA Show is upon us again; we are excited to be there and show you all of the new features for GAME GOLF in 2018. We will be in the same booth location as last year #563.

This year, we are excited to be announcing our 3rd Generation GAME GOLF product, as well as a first-of-it’s-kind Course Intelligence Tool.  

I am surprised that I did not get that email as I am a Game Golf user. I would expect that Game Golf, Skycaddie, and Garmin will probably be coming out with new products that are very similar to each other. Game Golf Live, Skycaddie Touch, and Garmin Approach G8 all have been around for a while and need to be updated.
There was some more stuff about setting up an appointment to come see them at the PGA show, which is not something that I have access to go to, so I'm not sure I got on this list.

If one of them could come up with something that could keep track of shots based on when you actually hit a ball (the technology exists - Blast Motion has that capability), without needing to keep your phone with you or having to tag each shot to a sensor, so it would be seamless during a round, they'd have my money immediately. That seems like the next evolution in these types of trackers.
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Posted 10 January 2018 - 03:34 PM

View Post3 Jack Par, on 10 January 2018 - 02:08 PM, said:

View PostTM_HOYER, on 10 January 2018 - 01:55 PM, said:

View Post3 Jack Par, on 10 January 2018 - 01:32 PM, said:

Got this in my spam folder yesterday -- used the original Game Golf system about 3 years ago, and found it distracting and cumbersome to use on the course, so I sold it, but apparently I'm still on a mailing list.

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Hello and Happy New Year!

It is hard to believe that the PGA Show is upon us again; we are excited to be there and show you all of the new features for GAME GOLF in 2018. We will be in the same booth location as last year #563.

This year, we are excited to be announcing our 3rd Generation GAME GOLF product, as well as a first-of-it’s-kind Course Intelligence Tool.  

I am surprised that I did not get that email as I am a Game Golf user. I would expect that Game Golf, Skycaddie, and Garmin will probably be coming out with new products that are very similar to each other. Game Golf Live, Skycaddie Touch, and Garmin Approach G8 all have been around for a while and need to be updated.
There was some more stuff about setting up an appointment to come see them at the PGA show, which is not something that I have access to go to, so I'm not sure I got on this list.

If one of them could come up with something that could keep track of shots based on when you actually hit a ball (the technology exists - Blast Motion has that capability), without needing to keep your phone with you or having to tag each shot to a sensor, so it would be seamless during a round, they'd have my money immediately. That seems like the next evolution in these types of trackers.

ShotScope offers these features already.
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Posted 10 January 2018 - 05:01 PM

View PostNic1972, on 10 January 2018 - 03:34 PM, said:

View Post3 Jack Par, on 10 January 2018 - 02:08 PM, said:

View PostTM_HOYER, on 10 January 2018 - 01:55 PM, said:

View Post3 Jack Par, on 10 January 2018 - 01:32 PM, said:

Got this in my spam folder yesterday -- used the original Game Golf system about 3 years ago, and found it distracting and cumbersome to use on the course, so I sold it, but apparently I'm still on a mailing list.

Quote

Hello and Happy New Year!

It is hard to believe that the PGA Show is upon us again; we are excited to be there and show you all of the new features for GAME GOLF in 2018. We will be in the same booth location as last year #563.

This year, we are excited to be announcing our 3rd Generation GAME GOLF product, as well as a first-of-its-kind Course Intelligence Tool.  

I am surprised that I did not get that email as I am a Game Golf user. I would expect that Game Golf, Skycaddie, and Garmin will probably be coming out with new products that are very similar to each other. Game Golf Live, Skycaddie Touch, and Garmin Approach G8 all have been around for a while and need to be updated.
There was some more stuff about setting up an appointment to come see them at the PGA show, which is not something that I have access to go to, so I'm not sure I got on this list.

If one of them could come up with something that could keep track of shots based on when you actually hit a ball (the technology exists - Blast Motion has that capability), without needing to keep your phone with you or having to tag each shot to a sensor, so it would be seamless during a round, they'd have my money immediately. That seems like the next evolution in these types of trackers.

ShotScope offers these features already.
I should have specified my other requirement--not a watch. I dont ever wear a watch, and could never play golf wearing one.
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Posted 10 January 2018 - 05:24 PM

Just received an email and it appears they are releasing "Game Golf 3" at the PGA show.

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 01:44 AM

Looks like they might also be introducing some form of Caddie system :

"This year, we are excited to be announcing our 3rd Generation GAME GOLF product, as well as a first-of-it’s-kind Course Intelligence Tool".

Similiar I would guess to what Arccos introduced last year.

Guess we will have to wait and see what they announce in 12 days or so.


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Posted 12 January 2018 - 08:53 AM

Im very lucky to live in Orlando and am able to attend the show every year.  I'll be interested to see if Skygolf up's the ante with any improvements to their Linx GT platform as well.  Their website just got a nice update and refresh this week so hopefully thats a sign of some new features :)

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 01:08 PM

Yep, got that email as well. Excited to see what Game Golf is coming out with. Better integration with the Apple Watch would be welcome. Also, whatever happened to the partnership with GolfPride to offer their tags being built into grips? Seems like a big missed opportunity.

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