The USGA and R&A currently do not allow smartphone based apps to be used in competition.
FreeCaddie and FreeCaddie Pro both conform to all USGA/R&A rules but may not be used in competition if the device itself is non-conforming.
Many users have emailed asking what can be done about this so we have started an online petition to see if this ruling can be changed.
We've put a petition on www.change.org to begin an effort to change this ruling.
This is the original ruling:
This is the clarification:
http://www.randa.org/en/Rules and Amateur Status/Rules in Focus/Archive/2011/March/DMDs.aspx
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