England Golf introduces My Stats to the MyEG app

England Golf has enhanced players’ experience of its app by introducing My Stats.

While the app has been used for players to enter scores for handicap purposes, the new function gives golfers an opportunity to better understand and analyse their game through a number of statistics – including fairways hit, greens in regulation and putts per round.

Both golf club members and iGolfers will be able to benefit from the stats and further enjoy their game by inputting which club has been used for certain shots, selecting the direction the ball went, whether they hit it long or short on their approach to the green and how many putts, shots in greenside bunkers, and penalty shots they have taken.

They will also be able to see stats from all their previous rounds, helping them to identify areas to work on.

England Golf chief operating officer Richard Flint said: “We’ve had more than 400,000 people download the MyEG app, and 2023 saw a huge increase in its usage with more than 21% of scores being registered through the app, including a 20% increase in usage by girls and women.

“We were also able to introduce interoperability which saw a staggering 82% increase in scores submitted by England Golf members and iGolf subscribers at clubs in other GB&I nations.

“After conducting a survey and receiving over 12,000 responses from users of the MyEG app, we have listened to our members and introduced My Stats to help golfers enjoy and improve their experiences.

“The app has been very simple to use but we want to make it a fun one-stop shop for our golfers, and by adding options to measure statistics it will directly benefit the golfer to help them understand their game.”

When creating a scorecard, the app will have tabs for golfers to enter stats as well as a local rules tab, which golf clubs are able to add information to.

Richard added: “While it will not be compulsory to fill in stats for handicapping purposes on the app, we actively encourage golfers to engage and record, so that they can track their progress and monitor their handicap all in one place.”