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I have tried both Game Golf and Arccos. These things often boil down to preferences, and I can only say what worked for me. Game Golf was a "fail" for me, whereas Arccos has worked well for me and I am happy with the system. 

I liked Game's club tags better, but I would too often forget to tap the shot recording device, so my rounds would be incomplete.

I like the Arccos automatic shot detection better. The rare errors are easy to fix with editing. 

I much prefer the feeling of playing with a watch or a phone in the front pocket than having something clipped to my belt like a beeper, which is the exact opposite of how I thought I would feel.

With Game Golf, I also found it annoying to have another device to charge (and to remember to put back in the golf bag after charging).

I don't know what improvements have been made with Game (I was using it in 2014-2015 I believe, and I just started using Arccos), so who knows maybe they've made changes to the system. 

I can't say which provides better stats or analysis. For me, the most significant difference has been that Arccos has been easy to use and to collect a full round's worth of data, whereas with Game, I often came away with big gaps, because I would forget to tag shots. With Arccos, it's a breeze. I just keep the phone in the pocket and it detects the whole round with minimal errors. What errors do occur are very easy to correct with editing. 

 

 

 

JP Bouffard

"I cut a little driver in there." -- Jim Murray

Driver: Titleist 915 D3, ACCRA Shaft 9.5*.
3W: Callaway XR,
3,4 Hybrid: Taylor Made RBZ Rescue Tour, Oban shaft.
Irons: 5-GW: Mizuno JPX800, Aerotech Steelfiber 95 shafts, S flex.
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM5 56 degree, M grind
Putter: Edel Custom Pixel Insert 

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I've been using V1 Game this season, and have found it really nice. The Apple Watch functionality they added this year really makes it easy to "set and forget", and the swing detection using the builtin watch functionality is smooth. The only negative is that puts and chips have to be manually tracked, as the GPS technology doesn't provide shot detection and shot recording inside a few yards of the green.

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