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June 11th, 2009

It took a little while, but now Version 1.40 is available for download. In the last Year we spent a lot of Efforts, Time and Money to calibrate many Courses with GPS so that you don't have to calibrate yourself, almost 900 newly calibrated Courses have been added to the Database. But also the following functionality has been added:

Also, there are new Courses available for download (this link only shows the new ones):

  • 608 in Germany, 600 with Yardage Book
  • 93 in the USA, 66 with Yardage Book
  • 88 in Austria, 80 with Yardage Book
  • 49 in England, 36 with Yardage Book
  • 34 in Switzerland, 33 with Yardage Book
  • 34 in Spain, 27 with Yardage Book
  • 21 in Portugal, 17 with Yardage Book
  • 21 in Sweden, 15 with Yardage Book
  • 18 in Canada, 17 with Yardage Book
  • 13 in Australia, 8 with Yardage Book
  • 13 in Scotland, 8 with Yardage Book
  • 9 in Ireland
  • 8 in South Africa, all with Yardage Book
  • 7 in Norway, 6 with Yardage Book
  • 7 in the Netherlands, 6 with Yardage Book
  • 7 in Poland, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 7 in Thailand, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 6 in Denmark, all with Yardage Book
  • 6 in China, 5 with Yardage Book
  • 5 in France, 4 with Yardage Book
  • 5 in Belgium, 3 with Yardage Book
  • 5 in Tunisia, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 4 in Argentina, all with Yardage Book
  • 4 in Russia, 3 with Yardage Book
  • 4 in the Dominican Republic, 2 with Yardage Book
  • 4 in India, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 3 in Mexico, 2 with Yardage Book
  • 3 in Italy, 2 with Yardage Book
  • 3 in Turkey, 2 with Yardage Book
  • 3 in the Czech Republic, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 3 in Cyprus
  • 2 each in Hungary, Bolivia and Hong Kong, all with Yardage Book
  • 1 each in Wales, the Cayman Islands and the UAE, all with Yardage Book
  • 1 in Colombia

March 12th, 2008

Version 1.39 is available for download - the following functionality has been added:
  • There is a new Play Course Mode for those that only want to see Distances without entering Scores, meant for Beginners or those, who are not interested in Statistics
  • The Screen showing die all Distances to the stored GPS Positions of a Hole has been reworked
  • Deleting a GPS Position is now easier, too
  • In order to ease switching between the Normal and Simple-Mode, there is now an Icon at the bottom in the Command Bar of the Play Round Screen
  • There is a new Function to Manage the GPS Positions of an entire Course
  • In the Player Statistics in the Tab Score you can now see the Historical Development of your Game on one Hole
  • In the Setting you can now select a JPEG Compression for PDF which results in smaller PDF Files used for Round Reports or Yardage Books
  • When creating a PDF Yardage Book you can now have the Circles holding the Numbers of the Positions smaller
  • When using the Scissor to crop a Hole Image, the Image is now cropped to smaller size rather than just over painted with white
  • You can now select Hybrids also known as Rescues as Clubs
  • In the Settings there is a new Option for the import of Hole Images from Google Earth which prevents the Images from becoming black
  • When rotating from Landscape to Portrait left and right handed is now distinguished

Also, there are new Courses available for download (this link only shows the new ones):

  • 49 in Germany, 46 with Yardage Book
  • 31 in Spain, 28 with Yardage Book
  • 21 in the USA, 14 with Yardage Book
  • 18 in England, 13 with Yardage Book
  • 15 in Mexico, 2 with Yardage Book
  • 9 in Canada, 7 with Yardage Book
  • 7 in Australia, all with Yardage Books
  • 6 in the Czech Republic, all with Yardage Books
  • 6 in Argentina
  • 5 in Belgium, 4 with Yardage Book
  • 4 in Denmark, all with Yardage Books
  • 4 in the Netherlands, 3 with Yardage Book
  • 3 in Switzerland, all with Yardage Books
  • 3 in Scotland, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 3 in Portugal
  • 2 in Austria, all with Yardage Books
  • 2 in Thailand, all with Yardage Books
  • 2 in South Africa, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 2 in Italy
  • 1 each in Cyprus and Tunisia, all with Yardage Books
  • 1 each in Ireland, Greece, Mauritius, New Zealand and Panama

September 19th, 2007

Version 1.38 is available for download - the following functionality has been added:

Also, there are new Courses available for download (this link only shows the new ones):

  • 33 in Germany, 30 with Yardage Book
  • 11 in Denmark, 4 with Yardage Book
  • 11 in England, 7 with Yardage Book
  • 5 in Austria, all with Yardage Book
  • 5 in Spain, 4 with Yardage Book
  • 4 in Portugal
  • 3 in the USA, 2 with Yardage Book
  • 3 in Canada, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 2 each in Norway and Sweden, all with Yardage Book
  • 1 each in Switzerland, South Africa, Wales and France, all with Yardage Book
  • 1 each in the Czech Republic, Argentina and Australia

July 10th, 2007

Version 1.37 is available for download - the following functionality has been added:
  • For those that are only interested in their Score and GPS Distances and Lengths, there is now the Simple Mode: a clearly structured Window, showing in huge Letters the Score, GPS Distances and Stroke lengths, offering huge finger-friendly buttons and doing without complex things like Stroke Details and scoring for more than one Player. In the Menu you can easily toggle between Normal and Simple Mode
  • In case you want to get GPS Coordinates for a Course and you are not on site, Calibrating using Google Earth is a cool thing to do. Using the new Google Earth Calibration Wizard you can name, create and place the Placemarks absolutely hassle-free. Calibrating an entire Course that way will take you less than half an hour.
  • Also, you can now get your Hole Images from Google Earth automatically. When importing a KML File or when editing the GPS Positions you will find the related Buttons to Import the Hole Images. Doing that, the Mobile Golf Scorer™ will automatically position Google Earth correctly and import the Satellite Image to be used as the Hole Image.
  • To cut the Hole Images into shape, there is a new Icon available in the Yardage Book Window.
  • In Settings Image you can now center the Hole Image automatically to your Standpoint which is determined using GPS
  • Also in Settings Image you can now activate an Option that will automatically save all changes when you navigate through the Hole Images using the < and > Icons.
  • In the Yardage Book, there is now also an Icon for the selected Position of the Start of the Green.
  • When creating a PDF Scorecard, there are two new Options: first, you can choose between Portrait and Landscape and second, you can choose to have either one Scorecard for the entire Flight or one for each Player in the Flight
  • When looking at the Leaderboard of a Tournament, you can now also enter the number of Prices given. Additionally, Ties are now decided following the international Standards
  • When using the 9 Holes Copy function, you can now also copy the GPS Coordinates

Also, there are many new Courses available for download (this link only shows the new ones):

  • 37 in Germany, 12 with Yardage Book
  • 25 in Spain, 14 with Yardage Book
  • 20 in the USA, 9 with Yardage Book
  • 17 in England, 6 with Yardage Book
  • 9 in the Netherlands, 3 with Yardage Book
  • 8 in Australia, 4 with Yardage Book
  • 8 in Scotland, 4 with Yardage Book
  • 7 in Ireland, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 6 in Austria, 4 with Yardage Book
  • 4 in Canada, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 4 in Switzerland, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 3 in the Czech Republic, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 3 in South Africa
  • 2 in Sweden, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 2 in North Ireland
  • 1 each in Singapore, Norway, Luxembourg, Denmark, France and China, all with Yardage Book
  • 1 each in Oman, Portugal, Malaysia and Brazil
   

April 2nd, 2007

Version 1.36 is available for download - the following functionality has been added:
  • The Mobile Golf Scorer™ now works with Windows Vista and Microsoft® Windows Mobile 6.0
  • The Graphic that shows you the Results from Position, being a very valuable Tool to analyze your tactics, can now be viewed in Google Earth, too
  • For Players whose Handicap is maintained by USGA or SAGA, there is now a detailed view on the calculation and the Handicap Differentials involved
  • When calculating a USGA Handicap, Equitable Stroke Control is now considered, too
  • You can now have multiple Ratings for one Tee, e.G. if the Red Tee has both, Men and Women rating. Sub sequentially, the Tees are now referred to not only by the Color but also by the Rating throughout the System. To facilitate entering the Ratings, there is a new function to duplicate Tees
  • When you tap in a Field when Entering Results to change a Value, the entire Field is now automatically selected. This way, you can immediately start entering Values without deleting the old Value first.
  • In the Settings there is a new Tab Input
  • In Settings - Input you can now choose if you want to enter Strokes and Putts Player by Player or first all Strokes and then all Putts. In case you don't want to record the number of Putts, this accelerates entering Values a lot.
  • In Settings - Input you can now choose to have buttons rather than the Graphic when recording Stroke Results graphically
  • In the menu there is a new Option Tournament Mode disabling some functions that potentially could violate the Rules of Golf when used in a Competition
  • In Players Statistics - Graphic you can now have the X-Axis independent of time, to avoid long horizontal lines in case you did not play for a period of time, e.G. because of Snow
  • In Settings - Other you can now select the Email Account used by the Mobile Golf Scorer™
  • In the PC-Version there are now more and nicer Icons, for example for the Online Performance Comparison, the Google Earth Export or the PDF-Player Report
  • Also in the PC-Version there are now nun Tool-Tips, which you can hide in the Settings
  • After exporting a File (KML, PDF, HTML, ...) in the PC-Version, you are now prompted if you want to take a look at the File immediately
  • The Games Four Ball-Best ball, Four Ball-Aggregate and Four Ball-Highball can now be played with Net Strokes, too
  • In case you valuate a Game in Nassau or Skins, you can now see the Standings for these types of evaluations
  • The changes in the German Handicapping System 2007 are now reflected, including CSA (Competition Stableford Adjustment)
  • The Congu Handicapping System is now supported, too

Also, there are many new Courses available for download (this link only shows the new ones):

  • 70 in Germany, 57 with Yardage Book
  • 49 in the USA, 23 with Yardage Book
  • 25 in Italy, 18 with Yardage Book
  • 23 in England, 6 with Yardage Book
  • 17 in South Africa, 9 with Yardage Book
  • 16 in Thailand, 12 with Yardage Book
  • 16 in Ireland, 8 with Yardage Book
  • 13 in Denmark, 10 with Yardage Book
  • 13 in Australia, 7 with Yardage Book
  • 13 in Netherlands, 4 with Yardage Book
  • 12 in Spain, 8 with Yardage Book
  • 11 in Austria, 8 with Yardage Book
  • 10 in Switzerland, 6 with Yardage Book
  • 10 in Portugal, 2 with Yardage Book
  • 9 in Czech Rep, 7 with Yardage Book
  • 9 in Sweden, 7 with Yardage Book
  • 8 in Turkey, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 7 in Canada, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 7 in Slovenia, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 5 in Scotland, 4 with Yardage Book
  • 5 in France, 3 with Yardage Book
  • 4 each in China and Mexico
  • 3 each in North Ireland and Uganda
  • 2 in Malaysia, all with Yardage Book
  • 2 in Indonesia, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 2 in Norway, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 2 in Poland, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 2 each in Belgium and Japan
  • 1 each in Cyprus, Qatar, and Slovakia, all with Yardage Book
  • 1 each in Sri Lanka, Romania and Singapore

July 4th, 2006

Version 1.35 is available for download - the following functionality has been added:
  • With the new Online Performance Comparison you can very easily upload your Statistics and compare your Performance with the Stats of the others. You will understand even better, where the Potential for a better Score and a lower Handicap is hidden. With that new Feature, you can analyze your Stats not only absolutely, but relatively to other Players.
  • Also, there is an all-new Analysis of Strengths and Weaknesses. In this Analysis, each aspect of your Game is analyzed separately: the Tee-Shots, the Shots to the Green and the Putts - in Total and for each Par. Thanks to these computations, you can easily read in which part of your Game you win or loose Shots - you know exactly on which Shots to work on and where you can rely on. This Analysis is available for both, Player and Round.
  • The One-Touch GPS Window was further enhanced: it shows live the Distance to the Green and - for those that want their Speaker turned off - you can now also read the spoken Messages.
  • When starting a Round with a Game the calculation for 1/2, 3/4tel, ... Handicaps has been altered in such a way, that the best Player gets Handicap 0.
  • In the Playing Window the Fields for Par, Stroke Index and Length are now in Black and can be read easier.
  • When measuring a GPS Position you can now visualize the Oscillation of the GPS signal in a little Graphic.
  • When GPS calibrating a Yardage Book you can now re-measure a GPS Position.
  • In the Settings you can cause the GPS Coordinates to be shown and edited in decimal Degrees rather than Degrees, Minutes and Seconds.
  • In the Settings there is a new Option to correct Hole Images not drawn in Scale - see also the FAQs.
  • When exportin a Round in XML the Putt Lengths and Approach Types are now exported, too.

Also, there are many new Courses available for download (this link only shows the new ones):

  • 32 in Germany, 25 with Yardage Books
  • 19 in the USA, 11 with Yardage Books
  • 15 in Ireland, 5 with Yardage Books
  • 14 in Austria, 11 with Yardage Books
  • 13 in Australia, 2 with Yardage Books
  • 12 in Canada, 2 with Yardage Books
  • 11 in Sweden, 7 with Yardage Books
  • 8 in the Netherlands, 8 with Yardage Books
  • 8 in England, 6 with Yardage Books
  • 7 in Spain, 3 with Yardage Books
  • 4 in Denmark, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 3 in Scotland
  • 2 in Hungary, both with Yardage Books
  • 2 in Italy, both with Yardage Books
  • 2 in the Czech Republic, both with Yardage Books
  • 2 in Mauritius, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 2 in France, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 2 in Japan
  • 1 each in Portugal and Slovakia, all with Yardage Books
  • 1 each in Norway, China, Saudi Arabia and Romania

May 20th, 2006

Version 1.34 is available for download - the following functionality has been added:
  • One-Touch GPS has been enhanced: in the Settings you can define the Button to be used for the Measurement and the time within which you press the button twice to be told which is the next position to measure
  • For those, whose Pocket PC does not have enough Hardware Buttons, there is now a Window for One-Touch GPS in which you can use One-Touch GPS without Hardware Buttons
  • You can now use the Button that tells you the Distance to the Green also from within the Yardage Book Image Window
  • The Integration with Google Earth was extended: you can now calibrate your Course in Google Earth and import the Placemarks in Mobile Golf Scorer™ allowing for calibration at Home and use of GPS even on a Course you never played before
  • You can now show on top of the lines representing your Strokes in the PDF Round Report also little Squares that tell you the Lengths of the Strokes
  • There are new Extended Settings for the GPS Ports allowing to search a Device for a GPS Receiver
  • Also the Tournament Section was enhanced: The Leaderboards in PDF or HTML now contain much more Information and you can now also handle Tournaments with more Rounds on more Days
  • In Settings-Lists you can set that only the Rounds played within the last 60 Days are shown in the List which makes the List much faster - of Course, that has no influence on the Statistics
  • In Settings-Others you can cause the Time of Day to be displayed rather than the Time of Play for such Pocket PCs that no longer show the Time of Day in the Title Bar

Also, there are many new Courses available for download (this link only shows the new ones):

  • 47 in the USA, 14 with Yardage Books
  • 32 in South Africa, 25 with Yardage Books
  • 25 in Germany, 18 with Yardage Books
  • 9 in Spain, 2 with Yardage Books
  • 7 in England, 2 with Yardage Books
  • 5 in Denmark, 3 with Yardage Books
  • 4 in Mexico
  • 3 in Czech Rep, 2 with Yardage Books
  • 3 in Austria, 2 with Yardage Books
  • 4 in Canada, 2 with Yardage Books
  • 3 in the Netherlands, 1 with Yardage Books
  • 2 in Finland, all with Yardage Books
  • 2 in Thailand, 1 with Yardage Books
  • 2 in Indonesia, 1 with Yardage Books
  • 2 in Poland, 1 with Yardage Books
  • 2 each in China, Mauritius and Scotland
  • 1 each in Sweden and New Zeeland, all with Yardage Books
  • 1 each in Vietnam, Australia, Italy, Switzerland and Croatia

March 20th, 2006

Version 1.33 is available for download - the following functionality has been added:
  • now there is One-Touch GPS: just by pressing the central Hardware Button on your Pocket PC, you an initiate a GPS Measurement. Doing that, you don't need to mess with your Stylus and you can utilize the time waiting on the next Tee to enter the Scores and Stroke Details
  • also thanks to One-Touch GPS you can now use the Side Button on your Pocket PC and you will hear, spoken through the speaker, how far it is from where you stand to the Green
  • when manually measuring a GPS Position, you can now initiate a measurement which will terminate automatically, once the stability of the GPS Signal is within a value set by you
  • Mobile Golf Scorer™ now supports also Handicaps following the SAGA (South Africa, including the famous "double drops") and AGU (Australia) regulations
  • you can now reposition a GPS Position on the Yardage Book
  • you can now select in the Settings that the Symbols which are shown on Top of the Yardage Book are no longer zoomed together with the Image
  • in case your Yardage Book is GPS calibrated, there is a new GPS Ruler allowing to measure distances on the Yardage Book Image
  • in the Round Statistics - Review you can now delete Positions recorded either by GPS or visually. Additionally, you now have Arrow Buttons that allow for navigating from Hole to Hole within the Yardage Book
  • when selecting the English Units, GPS speed and altitude are now shown in Yards and Miles per Hour

Also, there are many new Courses available for download (this link only shows the new ones):

  • 33 in the USA, 14 with Yardage Books
  • 8 in Spain, 4 with Yardage Books
  • 7 in the Netherlands, 5 with Yardage Books
  • 7 in South Africa, 3 with Yardage Books
  • 6 in Italy, 5 with Yardage Books
  • 6 in Australia, 4 with Yardage Books
  • 5 in Germany, 4 with Yardage Books
  • 4 in Mexico
  • 3 in Austria, 3 with Yardage Books
  • 3 in Malaysia, 1 with Yardage Books
  • 3 in Maroc
  • 2 in England, 1 with Yardage Book
  • 1 in Thailand, with Yardage Book
  • 1 each in Belgium, Guatemala and Singapore

February 1st, 2006

Version 1.32 is available for download - the following functionality has been added:

Also, there are many new Courses available for download (this link only shows the new ones):

  • 35 in the USA, 15 with Yardage Books
  • 33 in South Africa, 7 with Yardage Books
  • 11 in Germany, 9 with Yardage Books
  • 8 in Italy, 4 with Yardage Books
  • 7 in Scotland, 3 with Yardage Books
  • 8 in Tunisia, 2 with Yardage Books
  • 5 in the Netherlands, 4 with Yardage Books
  • 5 in Thailand, 1 with Yardage Books
  • 4 each in Spain and Australia, 2 each with Yardage Books
  • 4 in England 4, 1 with Yardage Books
  • 3 in Malaysia
  • 2 each Mauritius and Croatia, all with Yardage Books
  • 2 each in Israel and Poland, 1 each with Yardage Books
  • 2 each in Slovenia, Mexico, Austria and Vietnam
  • 1 each in Denmark, Belgium and Qatar, all with Yardage Books
  • 1 each in Wales, India, El Salvador and Portugal

to the News from 2005 and before