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Ability to select clubs on Samsung Gear

I've just started using Golf Pad after buying a Samsung Gear sport and finding out that my usual golf app doesn't have an app for the watch. Golf Pad is good and I'm liking it but it's really lacking the ability to select the club you're using from the watch as you take the shot. I believe you can use the phone to input each club used after the you've finished the hole. But isn't the whole point of using a smartwatch so that you don't have to take you phone out of your pocket? Please add this feature ASAP.

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Jon - welcome to the Golf Pad community! We're glad you are enjoying the app. We have this feature on our feature list and appreciate the suggestion. Keep 'em coming!

I second Jon's thoughts.  


I've been using Game Golf for over a year but I recently switch to Android and have been looking for a suitable replacement.  I thought I had found it with Golf Pad, but I guess I made the mistake and assumed selecting your club from your watch would be part of the premium features.


I honestly feel duped.  Game Golf has this feature and it is completely free.  Game Golf is free and so is the ability to use your watch and select your club from the watch.  


I am especially critical as this a paid for app and there are many free app that allow you to input a shot, but without inputting a club the data is basically useless.  I refuse to pull my phone out after every shot or input it at a later date??? Who can remember that?


Taylormade has the feature with myroundpro, again a free app.  I will be contacting Golf Pad for a refund.  Hoping they will add this feature sooner rather than later.

I completely agree with this request.

In fact I did raise a similar request a long time ago, but still no news.


Very sad.



Hello Knud (and all!) This feature it's on our list and we do plan to add it to the app. We just don't have a concrete target date yet. We always listen to your feedback and suggestions, so please do keep them coming! 

Please!

Kenneth - thanks for chiming in on this feature request. We are working on this. :)

This is great news. Fingers crossed it will be with us shortly. 

This request for a "select the club on the watch" feature has been around for well over a year in this and other threads -- stretching the limits of credibility that the feature is being worked on with any sense of urgency whatsoever. I purchased the Tags in anticipation of the promised future availability of the Link device, which now seems to have been dropped altogether (true?). And without Link, I still have to carry the phone in my pocket to select a club with Tag-to-phone -- particularly when I take a couple clubs to the ball since the lie may not be clear from the cart location. So with the absence of Link causing me to take my phone to the ball anyway, coupled with the fact that it is nearly as easy to select the club on the phone as it is to touch the Tag to the phone (which doesn't always work properly anyway), it is not unreasonable to wonder if the very-often and long-requested "select the club on the watch" feature might pose too great a risk to Tag sales (which would, perhaps, not be the case if Link were still alive). Just sayin' ...

Hi Keith - We appreciate your feedback. We are working on a stand-alone Gear app which will likely address most of your concerns. Our goal is always to provide the most useful, feature-rich experience for our users. We balance feature requests with many other things happening in the space and prioritize them based on function, popularity and technology changes in the market place. Be assured - we hear you! Keep the feedback coming!

Thanks for the feedback, Cindy. Please add "mark the flag" and "add shot" (such as for penalties) options, along with the "select club on watch" option, in the standalone version. ALSO, any idea when the standalone will be available?

I'll pass this to the team. We are currently testing the stand-alone watch version but I don't have a firm release date yet. Follow us on FB and Twitter - we'll be sure to post there and will send an email announcement as welll. 

The request for being able to select clubs is a request over 4 years old now, how is there such a delay in adding this feature.  I am guessing it is because you want to sell more tags or link systems, it cannot be that hard to add from a watch. They are not working on this it would have been done by now.  I love you app and bought a watch hoping it would be able to select the club and pay premium subscription and still don't have this feature. Come on its 2019 if you want more money for this feature just update the premium charge to allow people to do this, it is insane that when i push shot you cant select a club.  Probably will just cancel the premium description and by a golf watch and sell the smart watch. And if anyone is wondering here is the link for the request over 4 years ago.  https://support.golfpadgps.com/support/discussions/topics/6000005825

This feature would definitely make golf Pad the number one choice. Can't wait for the release.
Yes really agree.Dont feel like I'm getting my money's worth from this app as it is more a hassle to keep taking my phone out to input my club for shot tracking.There for I find myself just using the rangefinder for my watch to give the distances and don't bother using the phone at all.My goal was to try and get stats on my clubs ball hitting distances but because of the inconvienience I'm not getting it and I'm not sure I will either unless an update comes out for the gear s3 watch.It is a great app and has great features on it but i'm not getting the benefit of these.Hope they take their feedback seriously because if not I wont be a returning customer.
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