What is Arccos?
Think of it as Fitbit for golf.
It is fourteen sensors that you attach to the end of each of club, and in conjunction with the GPS of your iPhone, tracks every shot that you hit during a round. This is also similar to the GameGolf product but the key difference is Arccos’ sensors will detect club impact on your behalf without requiring your explicit “tap” or trigger to let it know you’re about to take a shot.
The Arccos system (the fourteen sensors + the iPhone app) will automatically keep track of the location and distances of every shot; provide front, middle, and back of the green distances; and automatically keep score while you play. The promise is that it’ll do all this for you in the least disruptive way possible to your current playing routine.
Here are my early impressions after 3 rounds so far.
System Set Up
The sensors are small gumdrop shaped caps that screws into the grip end of each club. I found that putter sensor didn’t fit too well with my Superstroke grip but it is still fully functional. My suggestion is for you to test each sensor first in case you find a drained battery like I did and have to replace them. The pairing process is simple- open up the app, select your clubs and press the top of each sensor for 5 seconds as the app prompts you. Continue reading