There are many highly rated golf GPS applications available for Android and iPhones, such as Swing by Swing and GolfLogix GPS, according to Back9Network. Some of the applications are free, while others charge a fee download. Customer ratings for the applications are available on the app's product page located within the app store.
Swing by Swing is one of the best free GPS rangefinder applications. It provides GPS distances for thousands of courses and offers additional options such as golf tips from PGA professional Brad Smith. GolfLogix GPS is another free application that helps track yardage during the round. It features over 4,000 courses. Both apps are highly rated with 3.5 out of 4 stars, as noted on iTunes.Some of the other golf applications available also offer GPS and features such as swing analyzer and side-by-side golf swing comparisons.