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TaylorMade myRound Pro is a wonderful free app

With the Microsoft Band’s new free TaylorMade’s golf app the data is now available in the TalyorMade  MyRound Pro page. All the data that you have been capturing with your band now becomes visible with more stats than you can absorb.

The site will list all the rounds that you have recorded on the Band.

The site now allows you to also delete rounds that weren’t completed or too bad to share…

Below was a good round for me. The page shows color codes of your birdies, pars and bogeys.

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Click on the hole to review and it will give you the overview of the shots that were recorded on the course. You see the ball position from each shot taken.

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Click on the green and it will remind you to zoom in to see your putts. The pin position can be moved to be where it was located for that day. This is recommended to be moved to improve the stats shown below.

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The green view will show you the distance to the hole. I still need to figure out how to move the pin. This might need to be done before the round is marked “Completed”?

The stats tab on the left side will bring all this data to life. I will need to start carrying my own “book” around for reminders to aim left as I miss right too often. As well as to club up more on my approach shots as I was short a high percentage of the time. How powerful is this data if I can really utilize it!

The only thing that might not be 100% correct is the putts average. I need to determine if I added strokes manually to a hole if they are counting them all as puts. I am not great at golf, but that seems a bit high even for me.

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Click into each section to further analyze your data. For example here is more information on my approach shots.

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This data is wonderful to have. I had no idea that I missed right as much as this shows. I was usually always worried about missing long on some holes, but I should club up more and see if this improves the stats.  It is fun to compare against the pros just to reinsure that I do need to keep my day job! There is options to add in each of your clubs by brand name, shaft stiffness, loft, length and more. I am sure this will add into the stats I learn more about the software. But from what I have seen so far this is a must for any serious golfer that wants to improve. Just get the Microsoft Band and the rest is free.

Microsoft Band with TalyorMade Golf App

Love this new app from TaylorMade and Microsoft for so many reasons. First it is free, just another bonus to having the Microsoft Band! Second it tracks your stokes for you and doesn’t get confused with your practice swings. I did have to add a stroke for 1 putt, and a stroke for out of bounds…

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Other times it even caught my putting strokes. It moves to the next hole automatically. We even started on hole 3 and it figured that out and started perfectly. I am getting used to the buttons to determine if I need to go back a hole, but I haven’t figured out yet a good way to review all the holes before submitting the score.

The app collects where your longest drives distance, as well as your heart rate during the round, calories burned, steps and the time you spent for each hole.

The longest drive shown below is pretty believable as the course I was playing just suffered from a 3 week monsoon rain fall and the balls were not rolling at all. It will be fun to compare this later in the year when it will roll another 20-40 yards.

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The app synced perfectly to my phone to review your round as well as the Microsoft Band dashboard: http://dashboard.microsofthealth.com

I wore the watch all day after charging it the night before and it did not seem to affect the battery live much at all which is great as well.

It will be interesting to see the TaylorMade MyRound Pro when it is released to see what kind of data it provides.

Watch the demo! Microsoft Band – TaylorMade Golf App

Or check out the Microsoft Page showing all the features: http://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-band/en-us/golf