Jump to content
IGNORED

GAME Golf Past and Present (June 2021)


iacas
 Share

Recommended Posts

I connected my GG Live after today's round to my computer, which had been good for uploading the past two months, and after some "it looked like it was uploading," it says there is no round there.  😞  Back this again.

(And I thought I putted well today, too, I'd like to know if I'm right)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Has anyone successfully got a round off of a GG Live system via computer in the past few days?  I'm wondering if Wednesday's failure was related to some sites disappearing briefly from the internet (although I was able to access the GG site).   Right now, mine is just recharging so I can use it on Sunday.  Would be nice to get the stats for today.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

On 7/21/2021 at 6:25 PM, Shindig said:

I connected my GG Live after today's round to my computer, which had been good for uploading the past two months, and after some "it looked like it was uploading," it says there is no round there.  😞  Back this again.

(And I thought I putted well today, too, I'd like to know if I'm right)

Same for me on past 3 rounds on my Classic. They said to email them log files but there was no data in the files. 

I am awaiting @DaveP043review on GG Pro as that is my next option.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

It looks like the phone upload method with live isn't working either. I uploaded a bunch of them yesterday, and it looked like everything was successful. But I'm on the site and app now and I'm not seeing the rounds anywhere. There are no rounds on the device according to the app. I plugged it into the computer as well. No rounds showing up; nothing to upload. 

Probably going to pull off the sensors and quit using GG now. It's not useful enough to me to want to deal with these annoyances all the time. Too bad, because it's fun to see everything afterwards.

  • Upvote 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

3 hours ago, DeadMan said:

It looks like the phone upload method with live isn't working either. I uploaded a bunch of them yesterday, and it looked like everything was successful.

Ugh, that's disappointing.  A few months ago (I think I wrote about this in the previous thread, I can try to find that if someone wants) I tried to get my device to connect to my phone via Bluetooth and it was a hassle and did not connect.  I eventually gave up.  But if I knew it would work, I'd fight it a bit more. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

After 4 years or so using Game Golf, I played my first few rounds without it this week (in Wisconsin).

If they could figure out a way to iron out the issues they’re having with software, and create a unit (preferably smaller) that doesn’t require the phone for tagging (and that truly WORKS that way), I might go back.

I definitely miss being able to review my rounds and the distances I hit.

At the same time, I enjoyed playing a different way, and I like the app I use for hole-by-hole scoring (The Grint). I’ve also purchased a rangefinder, so I can play without GPS. I might invest in a Mevo or other launch monitor instead to understand my distances and just leave Game Golf behind.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Well, I tried anyway and made some progress.  I was able to connect the app to my phone, so that's a step in the right direction.

It said there was a round on there, and allowed me to retrieve it.  It looked like it was retrieving two rounds (which would match the number of yet-uploaded-but-recorded ones).  But they're not on the GG site or in the app.  The device (via phone) says no rounds on it.  But I was able to, in settings > support "upload log files."  I'm not sure what that is, but there were two of them.

I'll check back for not-signed rounds when/if I see something different.

A quick thought:  do I need to connect it to my phone before a round now to get it to save something?  It has a "play golf" option but I assumed that was for manual tagging. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • Administrator

@Shindig you probably lost your rounds.

When it works that’s what you do, yes.

As for what the stuff does there are manuals and stuff. You can use a LIVE device live, editing as you go, or record the round and upload on your phone later (when that works).

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

2 minutes ago, iacas said:

@Shindig you probably lost your rounds.

When it works that’s what you do, yes.

As for what the stuff does there are manuals and stuff. You can use a LIVE device live, editing as you go, or record the round and upload on your phone later (when that works).

Okay.  I'll give this a try during tomorrow's round.  I don't remember ever connecting it to my phone to start it up before.  I'm confused about why the rounds were able to be stored in the device but how I started the round affected their upload, but I don't expect anyone here to tell me why their software does what it does.

The way I had (I think since I first bought it) used it in the past was to power it on when I walked to the first tee, tag my shots, and connect to the computer after the round to upload, edit, and sign.  For the first four years or so I used it, I think this was working fine.  If there's been a change in what works, an alert from them would have been nice.

and now for something stranger:  when the device/phone are paired and I check in the app, there is a listing of one round on the device.  That's exciting, maybe my round data still lives somewhere...

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

8 hours ago, StuM said:

Same for me on past 3 rounds on my Classic. They said to email them log files but there was no data in the files. 

I am awaiting @DaveP043review on GG Pro as that is my next option.

You can read my impressions so far here:

If I had to make a recommendation right now, I'd say don't do it.  However, I've been in contact with the GG people, and they're trying to improve the performance.  I'd love for it to work, and I'm more than willing to do my part, all we can do is wait to see how it turns out.

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • Administrator
1 hour ago, Shindig said:

Okay.  I'll give this a try during tomorrow's round.  I don't remember ever connecting it to my phone to start it up before. 

You can use it like Classic and upload via your phone after, but the “Live” part means you can use it live while you play on your phone.

1 hour ago, Shindig said:

I'm confused about why the rounds were able to be stored in the device but how I started the round affected their upload

That’s not what I’ve said. If the rounds upload successfully they’re removed from the device. But they aren’t always  actually uploaded. Then again, I thought rounds were lost before and they appeared.

1 hour ago, Shindig said:

The way I had (I think since I first bought it) used it in the past was to power it on when I walked to the first tee, tag my shots, and connect to the computer after the round to upload, edit, and sign.  For the first four years or so I used it, I think this was working fine.  If there's been a change in what works, an alert from them would have been nice.

That’s just “Classic” and you were notified years ago (like four or five) that using newer OSes and the Transfer app was being discontinued.

41 minutes ago, DaveP043 said:

However, I've been in contact with the GG people, and they're trying to improve the performance.

Had you told them about your trip to SV and they just didn’t get it going in time for that, or were they unaware? It’d have been nice to use it there.

  • Thumbs Up 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

19 minutes ago, iacas said:

You can use it like Classic and upload via your phone after, but the “Live” part means you can use it live while you play on your phone.

That’s not what I’ve said. If the rounds upload successfully they’re removed from the device. But they aren’t always  actually uploaded. Then again, I thought rounds were lost before and they appeared.

That’s just “Classic” and you were notified years ago (like four or five) that using newer OSes and the Transfer app was being discontinued.

Thanks for clearing that up -- it's very reassuring.  I guess I've always used it like a Classic.  Which I'm fine with:  tag during the round, upload later, fix mis-tags etc, then get stats are the only features I've wanted.  I also had the "I thought that round vanished" thing happen a few months ago, and a few popped up, which was nice.  Maybe that will happen with these.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

1 hour ago, iacas said:

Had you told them about your trip to SV and they just didn’t get it going in time for that, or were they unaware? It’d have been nice to use it there.

I had some communications, they seemed to be focused on other issues.  And given the issues I've had, knowing that I really couldn't edit the rounds easily, I decided not to use it.  I'll get back to it tomorrow, and hope somehow it works better.  

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • Moderator
7 hours ago, Hardspoon said:

After 4 years or so using Game Golf, I played my first few rounds without it this week (in Wisconsin).

As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve been using the phone app recently. I tried to use it at Mammoth Dunes but it wasn’t mapped, then the next day at Sand Valley and it had issues. I didn’t use it for the rest of the trip and honestly it was so much more enjoyable to play golf without worrying about if my tracking app was working properly.

As much as I love to go back and see how far I hit shots and revisit my rounds, I’m probably done with it.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • iacas unpinned and unfeatured this topic

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Unfortunately, your content contains terms that we do not allow. Please edit your content to remove the highlighted words below.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share



  • Want to join this community?

    We'd love to have you!

    Sign Up
  • Support TST Affiliates

    TourStriker PlaneMate
    Golfer's Journal
    FlightScope Mevo
    Direct links for Mevo, Mevo+, and Pro Package. Save 10% on Mevo with coupon code "IACAS" as well.
  • Posts

    • Day 160: Played 18 this morning. Driver setup changes made a big difference in performance with that club, but still need to work on the dynamic portion of the change. Scored well, and I think it is a testament to the work I've been doing on mechanical change, and also helped by having a consistent pre-shot routine to commit and execute the swings. Didn't have any amazing shots, but really limited mistakes today.
    • Day 609: Practiced for about 20 minutes today focusing on the hands, same as yesterday. Didn’t film because it was too hot and sunny.
    • Day 240 - Putting work today. Started with Day 11 "Putting Pendulum" drill (about 10 minutes) them hit 25 putts down a 3' line on my PuttOUT matt. 
    • Three months in, so time for an update. When I wrote these goals, I anticipated that I would be playing from the white tees, but have subsequently moved up to the gold (senior) tees as my average drive is 175-180 (long around 195). The Good:  I am tracking results using a Shot Scope V3, which for shots gained comparison purposes I use a 15 Hcp (my index is currently 22.8) and as of Friday night's round, my most recent 5 rounds indicated 4.44 shots lost to a 15, down from 5.93 shots lost for the first 5 rounds, for an improvement of 1.49 shots. I am now hitting 4-5 greens per 18 and while moving up tees has clearly helped, the quality of my approach shots from 100-160 yards has clearly improved as well.  Additionally, I am hitting  wedges and short irons with much better distance control than how I ended last season and chipping better as well. I remain distance challenged with my tee shots (hence the move up) but get FIR 50% of the time, with misses generally in pretty good shape. The Bad:  Putting is actually worse than last season as I'm now averaging 34.4 putts/18 and about 8 holes per 3 putt. My assessment of my problems is that while "Bead" is pretty good, "Read" is only OK (I read the direction of the break correctly, not the amount) and "Speed" is poor.  Will be focusing on drills to improve "Speed" first and then "Read". Scoring goals: Since moving up tees, I now typically shoot 86-88 so new scoring goal is 82-84 and to break 80. 
    • Meh. 44-49 for 93 at The Neuse yesterday. My third straight round where I’ve had to fight to put up a decent number. I was able to stay around bogey golf until 18 when, for the third time that day, I put a ball OB off the tee and made triple. Not much else to say apart from that except for the fact that I got up and down for par on the par-3 7th after an awful tee shot.  My plan is to hit the range tomorrow and prepare for Tuesday, when I’m playing with my boss and another coworker.
  • Today's Birthdays

    1. Dick Kusleika
      Dick Kusleika
      (53 years old)
    2. jakegolf
      jakegolf
      (26 years old)
    3. Jeff Christiansen
      Jeff Christiansen
      (69 years old)
    4. Mitch Cumstein
      Mitch Cumstein
      (50 years old)
    5. The_real_floah
      The_real_floah
      (22 years old)

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Welcome to TST! Signing up is free, and you'll see fewer ads and can talk with fellow golf enthusiasts! By using TST, you agree to our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and our Guidelines.

The popup will be closed in 10 seconds...