The Who’s Your Caddy mobile golf application is an innovative way to enhance the golfing experience. The unique application provides an enhanced GPS system, scorecards, video training, club and course details and other features, all brought together in one powerful application connecting golfers to golf courses and the game they love. Unlike other golf apps that are only valuable during course play, Who’s Your Caddy is available to all users all the time, FREE.
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FREE for YOU! The Who’s Your Caddy mobile golf application is a free full featured application that also offers you the opportunity to win valuable prizes from our allied partners. World Class GPS, Scorecards, Statistics, Caddy Tips, and Gimme prizes are just the beginning with this new and revolutionary mobile golf application.
During play, golfers will have access to ‘course insider’ information provided by club pros. Included are important tips such as recommending a lay up shot on a waterhole, tips on playing out of a bunker, or the break of a green.
Through our relationship with our partners in your area, Who’s Your Caddy has acquired a vast array of ”Gimmes” which are awarded at random to courses in your area, to golfers who use the Who’s Your Caddy Golf App. While on the course, using their Who’s Your Caddy App, golfers will be notified of ”Gimmes” they have won that are then redeemable at locations in that area, from free meals, to a free oil change, to a free haircut!
Who’s Your Caddy has developed relationships with courses in your area to provide you with both video and written descriptions of how to play every hole, we call these, ‘Caddy Tips’. Look for the Who’s Your Caddy promotions being conducted through your local courses. Don’t see your course Caddy Tips in our app? Encourage your golf course to participate by contacting us.
Inside the Who’s Your Caddy Application you will find a large selection of training videos that will help you improve in all areas of your game, from the grip to putting and everything in between.
Golfers seek one thing when using a golf app, how to improve their game. The WYC app provides invaluable course specific information through enhanced GPS, automated scorecards, an instructional video library, exclusive insider ‘Caddy Tips’ and more, ALL FREE.
Our Revolutionary Mobile Platform allows advertisers to capture the attention of this powerful golf demographic through our unique advertising and push technology. Advertisements are viewed on or off the golf course whenever the app is in use through push technology. Golfers are rewarded during their course experience with Caddy Gimmes which are provided by advertisers to connect golfers with thier businesses. Advertisers can also send notification texts through the app to reach this powerful buying audience on and off the course. One monthly notification is included FREE with every ad.
Golf courses are also active participants in the WYC program by promoting their course amenities, pros, staffs and through encouraging use of the app to golfers from beginning to end of course play. The more Who’s Your Caddy is in action, the more your advertising messages are seen.
Targeted location based advertising allows you to communicate with exactly who you want to reach at the lowest cost per consumer.
Ad impressions and push technology drive traffic to your website, landing page and place of business.
With a captive audience, your ad will be seen on a rotating basis throughout a 4-5 hour period while ON the course and anytime OFF the course. Advertisers can now take advantage of this
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Engage your customers in a revolutionary new mobile golf application and create a revenue source for your course. The Who’s Your Caddy mobile golf application brings a new opportunity for golf courses to enhance the golfing experience through the use of mobile marketing. Golfers use their smart phones to gather enhanced GPS information about playing your course, while you receive a generous revenue share through your participation in the Who’s Your Caddy (“WYC”) Mobile Marketing Program.
WYC is an incredible mobile media platform that allows golf courses to interact with golfers while sharing in revenue opportunities. WYC connects golfers with targeted advertising during the course experience.
During play, golfers will have access to ‘course insider’ information provided by you and your club pros. Included are important tips such as recommending a lay up shot on a waterhole or tips on playing out of a bunker.
When a golfer wins a ‘Gimme’ they will be notified directly through their smart phone and the prize certificate will be awarded directly through the WYC App. Send direct text notifications to your golfers off the course too! Share special offers and event reminders even when golfers are not on the course. Create relationships with new golfers, and reward your loyal golfers through WYC.
Who’s Your Caddy’s technology infused GPS system provides golfers with the best interactive experience on the course. Golfers may select the location of where to hit the next shot and WYC helps them with the distance.
The Extensive Video Library shows golfers how to improve their game, hit every kind of shot, how to use all their clubs, and how to lower their scores.
Current and historical stats will store in the WYC system for the golfer to retrieve at any time.
iPhone: If your having difficulties loading courses your software may need updating.
Android: Not all androids are created equal! If you are having trouble viewing or using our Who's Your Caddy Mobile Golf App, here are a couple of options:
1. be sure you have run the most recent update to your software. After the update, re-download the app and try it again.
2. If option 1 has not solved your issues, please e-mail us! Tell us the issue, the make and model of your phone, and your system version and android version numbers (found under phone information in your settings). Send this to us at email@example.com. We will get our development team working on the issue for you.
A: Through the WYC GPS enabled system; WYC will provide you with accurate distance information for the golf course of play. Information provided will help you navigate the course, whether it is to the green, a sand trap, water or any other potential hazard, which allows you to make the proper club selection before taking your next shot. What truly separates WYC from other golf GPS apps though, is our extensive Video Library, our unique Caddy Tips feature, as well as having the opportunity to win prizes from local merchants through our “Gimme” feature.
A: A Cart-Mounted GPS device is typically for the course being played only, not portable from course to course like WYC. Cart-Mounted devices also can’t go directly to your ball with you at facilities that don’t allow you to drive off the cart path. Additionally, Cart-Mounted GPS devices normally rely on line-of sight technology while WYC allows you to find your distance from your location to any other location on the course, regardless of trees, hills, etc.
A: There is no membership with WYC. We encourage our users to register so that they may take advantage of the extensive options and rewards available through the WYC app. As you use WYC, hopefully, you will be the recipient of one of our fabulous Gimme’s (prize rewards for using the application) and once you win, we’ll need your email address to send your prize to claim.
A: WYC is currently available on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android.
A; Because of the unique way our top of the line development team produced WYC and the manner in which the app is hosted, WYC will take up only a small amount of space on your phone.
A: To increase the life of your battery one easy tip for iPhone users on is to use the lock button on the top right of your phone to shut your screen off between shots. Just remember to turn your screen back on 10-15 seconds before your next shot to allow the GPS to correctly determine your location. If you remember to make sure your phone is fully charged before you come to the course, you shouldn’t have any battery issues.
A: This rule is in effect for officially sanctioned USGA events, but even then, the Local Committee can still decide to permit the use of distance measuring devices. We would suggest that before using WYC in an officially sanctioned USGA event, you check with your Local Committee to determine if they have placed that Local Rule into effect.
A: Unfortunately, no. The iPhone3 does not contain the updated GPS tracking software that the iPhone4 does to allow it to be used with WYC.
A: Who’s Your Caddy is 100%, absolutely, positively FREE to download and use.
A: Gimme’s are always good on the golf course but WYC has made them even better. Through partnerships with local and national advertisers, WYC has secured gift certificates from businesses and organizations that we think golfers will be interested in. While playing a round of golf, you might see a text message pop up on your phone congratulating you for being awarded a “Gimme”. Once you accept the Gimme, you have the options of redeeming it immediately, storing it in your “Gimme Locker” for future use, or rewarding a family member, business associate, friend, or anyone you choose with your Gimme. Those being awarded the Gimme must also be a WYC registered user, but again, for a free download, they’ll thank you for both the Gimme and for introducing them to such a great app!!
A: Once you are notified with an on screen message that you have won a Gimme, the Gimme will be sent to your Gimme Locker accessible through the main screen of the Application. From your Gimme Locker, you can click on the Gimme that you’ve won and you will see the details of the Gimme and the location of the business providing it to you. All you need to do from there is take your phone into the location for redemption and show it to the employee. A bar on the bottom of the screen will ask you to redeem the Gimme. The employee will click on that bar on your phone and it will be considered “redeemed” and you will not be able to use it again.
A: Our agreement with individual merchants is that they honor the Gimme’ available for up to 2 years after they have entered into the agreement with WYC. However WYC is not responsible for any merchant’s errors or omissions.
A: At this time, there is no method for physically transferring the Gimme from one phone to another. However, if you would like to have someone use your phone to redeem that Gimme, that’s perfectly fine with us, but remember once that Gimme has been redeemed, it can not be used again.
A: Should you have trouble redeeming an appropriately awarded Gimme, don’t worry, guidelines have been established with our merchants to assure that any valid Gimme will be redeemed. On extremely rare occasions, there may be an issue that could arise with a new employee or some other matter that can be easily fixed. Please present your Gimme as your arrive so any issues can be resolved at that point. If you are still unable to redeem the Gimme, please contact us with the name and location of the merchant, what your Gimme was for, as well as your contact information, including your name, phone number, address and email so that we may reach out to you with resolution. WYC has an extensive technological back office system that tracks all Gimme’s awarded and we will do our best to assist you. Please understand, if we are however unable to come to a resolution with the merchant to redeem your Gimme, Who’s Your Caddy, Red Mat Media or any of it’s partners or affiliates are not responsible for the lack of redemption.
A: Yes, you can save your Gimme to your Gimme Locker where you can access later from the Main Menu.
A: The GPS system uses Google maps to determine your exact location. Based on detailed information in the WYC app, each hole on a mapped course is also identified by GPS coordinates. Once the GPS function is enabled on your app, you will notice a blue dot with a flashing ring, this will be the location where you are currently standing. As you stand on the tee box, you will see a set of crosshairs on the green in front of you. You can move those crosshairs to your desired target, whether it be the green, a spot in the fairway, or a particular hazard to determine your exact distance from that location.
A: Once you select your course and select “Start Round”, you should be taken to the first hole on that course of play and the GPS should be loaded and ready to go. If you are not on that screen, you simply need to select the GPS icon on the bottom of your phone’s screen. Once there, just move the cross hairs that begin on the green to the location you wish to determine your distance from.
A: to find the distance to and from a course hazard, move the crosshairs to that sand trap or other hazard and your GPS will determine that distance for you.
A: Check you setting under location services and make sure you have it turned on for Caddy.
A: Check you setting under location services and make sure you have it turned on for Caddy.
A: A possible cause might be interference from trees or buildings.
A: We have mapped all of the courses for which we currently have detailed GPS information. Our staff is at work mapping each of the courses that are not part of the system. Should you find that your course is not GPS mapped, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to get your course mapped immediately.
A: Yes. Although we have done everything possible on our side to reduce the strain on your battery, any GPS based app will be power intensive. First, we suggest that prior to your arrival at the course you have made sure your phone is fully charged. While using the app, use the lock button on the top of your iPhone to shut your phone down between shots. This will shut down any battery usage and help save phone’s power. Approximately 15-20 seconds before you are ready to use your app again, unlock your phone, this should allow sufficient time for the mapping system to reload and find your location.
A: Caddy Tips are a unique feature for WYC in that the videos and written instructions for play on a particular hole are submitted by golfer who knows the course best, the Club Professional at that particular course. Not sure what side of the fairway to play off the tee, can’t see if there is a bunker lying just behind the green? Check out the info from the local pro and you’re a step ahead of the other players in your group. Caddy Tips are available from the tee box, the fairway, and the green.
A: Once you have selected your course and started your round inside the app, at the bottom bar on each hole, you will see “Caddy Tips” as a selection icon. If your course is a participating member of Caddy Tips, you will see options for video or written Caddy Tips. Depending on which your course has chosen to use, you will then select those Tips to receive valuable information on playing this particular hole.
A: When you select the Caddy Tips icon, a new screen will appear. If the course you are on has not loaded any video or notes, the icons under the Tee Box, Fairway, and Green icons will be shaded. If however Caddy Tips Videos and Notes are available the shading of the icons will be viewed in a brighter color.
A: We would suggest that the best time to use Caddy Tips is before you arrive at the course. You can watch or read the Caddy Tips at your leisure and make mental or written notes for yourself to use when you arrive at the course. However, if you do choose to use them at the course, please use them as early as possible before you take your next shot so there is no delay in play.
A: It is likely that you have a slow Internet connection or no Internet connection is available at your location.
A: The Video Library is compiled and selected videos from various sources throughout the golfing world. A wide variety of training videos have been assembled to help you improve your game. Feel free to watch these videos at any time, as you are not required to be on the course to view them. Watch them at home or on the practice tee, it’s up to you!!
A: If you are aware of a Internet based video that you feel would be helpful to other golfers, please email us at email@example.com and we will be happy to make it a part of our Video Library. Our app is all about bringing the most valuable information possible to golfers and your input is important to us.
A: The only reason it would be slow to load is because of a slow Internet connection. Try accessing the Video Library from a different location after checking your Internet connection.
A: At this time, users are not allowed to upload videos to the Video Library. We anticipate adding a video upload function in a later version of WYC.
A: We are determined to provide you with the most accurate information on any available Golf GPS App. Should you find that there are discrepancies please mail a scorecard to the address below or scan the card and forward it to the email address provided:
Who’s Your Caddy
PO Box 2387
Milford, CT 06460
A: Once you complete a hole, you will select the “Score” icon at the bottom of the phone screen. From here, use the wheel to documents the Tee Club, your Score for that hole, number of putts, Fairway (Driving Accuracy) status, number of Sand Shots, and number of Penalty Shots. All transfer to your Statistics Page.
A: Simply click on “Done” in the upper left corner of the Scorecard screen to return to the Main Menu.
A: At this time, you are only allowed to score 1 player at a time. Obviously, the easy fix for this is to have more than one person in the group download the WYC app and that person can log their scores on their device.
A: At this time, that feature is not available but will be released in a future update soon.
A: Statistics are available for both your current round and for historical rounds including the categories of Driving Accuracy, Greens in Regulation (GIR), Putting Averages, Scoring, and Scores by Par.
A: Driving Accuracy is the percentage of your tee shots that remain in the fairway on par 4 and par 5 holes as well as tee shots remaining on the green on Par 3’s.
A: You will see 5 different arrows under the Fairway Selection on the Scoring Wheel. This feature should be used as follows:
Green Arrow: Tee shot landed in the Fairway
Left Pointing Arrow: Tee shot ended left of the Fairway
Right Pointing Arrow: Tee shot ended right of the Fairway
Downward Pointing Arrow: Tee shot stopped short of the Fairway
Upwards-Pointing Arrow: Tee shot was driven through the Fairway
A: GIR stands for “Greens in Regulation”. This stat is indicative of how many shots it took you to reach the green. A green in regulation means that once you arrive on the green, if you can putt 2 or more times and still make par, you have reached the “Green in Regulation?
A: There are approximately 19,000 US based courses currently in our database with more courses being added as they are developed.
A: Yes. Once you have selected the course, you will see an icon for Directions. Selecting the direction icon will provide you with a map and driving directions to the course you have chosen. The Call icon will allow you to call the Pro Shop at the course you selected should you wish to use this feature to schedule your tee time or conduct any other business with the course. Other available icons include current weather conditions for the selected course, previous scorecards from this course, and a Facebook icon, which will allow you to post your score to your Facebook account right from the app.
A: We are entering new courses every day but we realize that the one course you want entered in the one you want to play. And if it’s important to you, it’s important to us. All you need to do is send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will try to get your course mapped within a week and ask that you check back then to interact with it on your app. If you are able to scan a scorecard with a course layout and email it to us as an attachment it helps us get things done sooner. Please include the entire scorecard with the course name displayed on the card.
A: We currently have hole by hole mapping for nearly 14,000 courses in the United States. Should you find that your course isn’t mapped, please contact us at email@example.com and we will do our best to see that your course is mapped and ready for you within a week.
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