With the Golf Pad app, your Apple Watch becomes a useful GPS rangefinder. Here are the steps to use your Apple Watch with Golf Pad. 


  • First, be sure you have the latest version of Golf Pad on your iPhone.
  • Next, open the Apple Watch app on the iPhone, scroll down until you see Golf Pad under "Available apps" and install it on your watch.
  • Finally, start a golf round on the phone. You'll see the GPS rangefinder distances (and more) right on the watch.


Tip: to make sure Golf Pad is shown on Apple Watch whenever you raise your wrist, please change the following settings on your iPhone:


Steps for watchOS 7 and higher


- open Apple Watch app

- select General

- Select Return to clock

- Select Golf Pad under Apps

- Enable Return to App





Get more details on screen functions with our Golf Pad Apple Watch user guide here.