It's Ryder Cup time again and regardless of whether you plan on watching the tournament from your sofa or hitting the fairways at your local golf club this weekend, we've selected five apps that should come in handy for keeping on top of the action and improving your own game. 
 

Ryder Cup 2016

Ryder Cup 2016
First up is the official Ryder Cup app for 2016. Stay up-to-date with all the tournament action, tee times, latest news and player interviews on this official app.

While unfortunately you won’t be able to watch live coverage on the app – you can listen to live radio coverage, check out the blog, video highlights and extensive photo galleries which should keep you going during downtime. 

For Android: Free
For iOS: Free
 

Sky Go


Sky Go appIf you're out and about this weekend and want to watch live play on your phone you’re going to need the Sky Go app.

As regular users of the award-winning app have come to expect, the Sky Go app does exactly what it says on the tin; and you can watch buffer-free coverage on your phone or tablet, or both if you’re so inclined, from anywhere. Not a Sky customer? Sign up here.

For Android: Free
For iOS: Free
 

Golf GPS & Scorecard


Golf GPS & ScorecardIf you're planning on getting a round of golf in before the Ryder Cup coverage starts on Sky, Swing by Swing’s free GPS and scorecard app will come in handy, whether you want to use it on your phone or smartwatch.

With listings for over 33,000 golf courses worldwide – including satellite photography and information on each hole – a digital scorecard to keep you on track and data sync with the Swing by Swing website so you can get a detailed breakdown of your play in the clubhouse, the Swing by Swing app is easy to use and a great asset to have on the course, no matter if you’re a beginner or an expert.

For Android: Free
For iOS: Free
 

My Pro To Go


My Pro To GoNeed to brush up on your skills but can’t stretch the budget to hire your own coach? Get your very own coach in your pocket with My Pro To Go. With interactive personalised lessons from professional instructors, it’s never been easier or cheaper to improve your swing, no matter where or how you want to learn.

So how does it work? All you have to do is record a video of your golf swing and submit it through the app to your GolfTEC certified personal coach. Your coach will analyse your form and within a few days respond with auto commentary highlighting your swing flaws and recommendations. Easy!

For Android: Free
For iOS: Free
 

Flick Golf!

Flick Golf!
Finally, if you’re more of a ‘coach’ golfer than a ‘6am in the pouring rain’ golfer, Flick Golf! is for you.

One of the best-selling sports games on the App Store and Google Play Store, the clue is in the name with this one – try to get a hole-in-one by flicking the golf ball into the hole with your finger. Hours of fun we promise!

For Android: Free
For iOS: Free