How to map a golf course in Google Earth
If you’ve used Google Earth then you know what an amazing application it is.The tools inside Google Earth are as impressive as our big blue planet and for golf courses it is a valuable piece of software that gives players an insight into your golf course.
Eye Spy Golf have mapped over 16,000 courses
and now we’re in theprocess of adding detailed views indicating Greens, Tees, Yardage and Pins. Not a smallfeat and we need your help.Below is a guide on how to map your course. It is tricky and if you are a littletechnology challenged then be prepared for late nights and some head scratching!
Just adding pins to a course is major advantage to a golfer so if this is all you managedon’t be concerned, it all helps.
To start, locate your course using
Eye Spy Golf
and click on the “Aerial Image” icon atthe top right of the page. This will automatically fire up
and zoom youinto your course. It maybe slightly off as we have mapped courses using physicaladdresses. It’s easy to amend. Next zoom in to a position that you feel golfers wouldwant to see of your course.
Click here for an example of an Eye Spy Golf mapped course in Google Earth,
you may recognize the course! Note we have angled the course to 30º to add moredepth to the course.