Personal golfing assistant and method and system for graphically displaying golf related information and for collection, processing and distribution of golf related data

  • US 8,523,711 B2
  • Filed: 04/16/2012
  • Issued: 09/03/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/16/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A handheld apparatus for displaying a graphic representation of a golf course, comprising:

  • circuitry configured to;

    determine location information corresponding to a location of the handheld apparatus;

    store location information corresponding to each of a plurality of features of the golf course;

    retrieve a subset of the plurality of features of the golf course based on the determined location information; and

    control a display to display a graphic representation of the retrieved subset of the plurality of features of the golf course, whereinthe circuitry is configured to control the display to display a line on the graphic representation extending from a first point of a hole to at least a second point of the hole, andthe circuitry is configured to control the display to display a distance from a point on the line to at least a first intersection point of at least one of the subset of the plurality of features when the at least one of the subset of the plurality of features intersects the line.

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