I hear you. I'm in the exact same boat. There is an issue out there that states this is an issue with "some android devices". I have an old iPhone at home. I'm considering syncing my watch with that to see if I can install golfpad on my watch that way, then go back and sync it with my Pixel. I'm not personally convinced that this is an android issue.
Months ago I launched Golf Pad on my Samsung Galaxy Active Watch from my phone. Last week I loaded it onto an old Samsung Prime phone that I was going to use as a dedicated ' computer' for Golf Pad. No problem except I discovered that that old phone had a faulty charging port. So, back to my phone I thought. However, I cannot find the Golf Pad App in the the WEAR Lifestyle section on the phone, yet it is still there on the Samsung phone. Weird.
Yes I have the same issue and have just asked Golf Pad support to resolve it.
I have now since tried this on two iPhones, in addition to my pixel 3 with the same result. I have Samsung Galaxy Active 2 watch. I'm wondering if Samsung is filtering it out for that model only? Is anyone having this issue with different models of watch?
As of now the makers of GolfPad should not be advertising compatibility/availability with this model, as it clearly isn't the case.
Keith - if you had it previously installed on your watch, you may be able to find it under the "my apps" section of the store and redownload it from there. For those of us that have never had it installed, this isn't an option.
Man, I wish I saw this thread before going and buying an Active 2. There's no work around still??
It's ridiculous that no update has been provided. I, like many here, bought this watch specifically because Golf Pad is supposed to be available for it. Their website still says it's available for the Active 2, which it clearly is not. The problem is that the golf pad folks and the Samsung folks can just point fingers at each other.