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What Simulation Software Works with the Most Popular Golf Launch Monitors?

What third-party simulation does each device offer? What are the system requirements to run the software?

***Updated October 2023 to reflect Bushnell Launch Pro product updates***

If you're building a home golf simulator, one of the key factors in your launch monitor purchase will be third-party simulation software.

So, not only will you need to know the system requirements for the centerpiece of your simulator—the golf launch monitor. You'll also need to know if your smartphone, iPad, or PC can run the simulation software you may want to integrate with it.

In this article, we're showing you the current simulation software available for all of our top-selling launch monitors—Plus, the system requirements for each software brand.

There are many aspects to choosing your golf launch monitor, so be sure to check out the rest of the articles in our Shopping for Golf Launch Monitors 101 series at the end of this article.


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What Are My Simulation Options with FlightScope Mevo+?

Third-Party Simulation Software Integration:

E6 Connect (10 free courses with 2023 model)

iOS:

    • iPad Pro 1 or later
    • iPad 5 or later
    • iPad Air 3 (Current Version)
    • iPad Mini 5 (Current Version)
    • iPhone 8 or later

PC:

    • Intel i5 Processor
    • 8GB RAM
    • Nvidia 1070 Graphics Card equivalent (Dedicated GPU with DirectX 11 Support)
    • 25GB of Hard Drive Space
    • Windows 10 64-bit (Required)
    • Internet Connection (Required)

TGC 2019

PC Requirements:

  • Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 8 64 bit, Windows 10 64 bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.80GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GTX 670 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 30 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 11 compatible
  • Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10 64-Bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 @ 3.20GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GTX 1060 (or better), for 4K NVidia GTX 1080 (or better)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 30 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 11 compatible

GSPro (requires a Windows PC)

Recommended minimum hardware for 1080p play:

  1. 4GB free space
  2. GTX 970
  3. 8GB memory
  4. Stable internet Connection
  5. Ethernet port and/or BT depending on Launch Monitor

Recommended hardware for a great 1080p experience:

      1. 10GB free space
      2. RTX 3060ti GPU
      3. 16GB memory

Recommended hardware for a great 4k experience:

      1. 10GB free space
      2. RTX 3080 GPU
      3. 16GB memory

Creative Golf 3D

Minimum PC requirements:

    • OS: Windows 7, 8, 10 or 11, 64bit
    • Processor: 2.5GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB
    • Graphics: Dedicated 1GB Vram
    • Internet connection: Yes - Always for cloud functions, once for licence check, requested for online update, otherwise not necessary for local play
    • Hard Drive: 6 GB (Creative Golf), 36 GB (Course Library), 5 GB (Golfisimo) – 45 GB (All in One)

      Generally desktop computers allow more powerful rendering than portable computers. You can use any display, but higher resolutions require a better graphic card. We recommend using projector in order to achieve a better visual experience.

 Creative Golf on Mac:

Creative Golf doesn't works on Mac but you can use Boot Camp Assistant to install Windows on Mac. Follow steps from THIS MANUAL.

Awesome Golf

iOS:

    • For the best experience, this app needs access to the internet. For FlightScope owners, this means having both WiFi and mobile data enabled.
    • This product will work without an internet connection, but some features (e.g. Stats Tracking, Leaderboards, Competitions) will be unavailable.

PC:

    • Processor (CPU): 7th Gen (2017+) Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processor
    • Graphics Card (GPU): Intel Integrated Graphics
    • Hard Drive Space: Not specified
    • RAM: Not specified (4GB+ recommended)
    • Windows OS: Windows 7, 8, or 10
    • Internet Connection: Required to set up

Looking for a more affordable, easy-to-set-up complete home golf studio for your home? Check out our FlightScope Mevo+ SimStudios.


What Third-Party Golf Simulation Does SkyTrak+ Offer?

Third-Party Simulation Software Integration:

The following hardware specifications or their equivalents are recommended by SkyTrak for the highest performance and quality on both SkyTrak+, and their partner simulator software.

E6 Connect

iOS:

    • iPhone 11 or Newer
    • iPad Air 3 or Newer
    • iPad Pro 2nd Generation or Newer
    • iPad 8th Generation
    • iPhone 8 or Newer

PC:

    • Windows 10 or 11 (64-bit)
    • 3.0GHz CPU or faster  
    • 16GB RAM or greater
    • Dedicated Graphics Card with 2GB Memory or Greater
      • HD Graphics - Nvidia Geforce 1070/AMD RX 5600, with 4GB Memory or more
      • 4k Graphics - Nvidia RTX 2070/AMD RX 6600, with 8GB or memory or more
      • Max Graphics - Nvidia RTX 3070/AMD RX 6800 or greater.
    • 5Ghz Wifi or Ethernet Connection for the PC (SkyTrak will still need wifi
    • 500GB SSD (Solid State Drive) or larger

TGC 2019

PC Requirements:

  • Windows 10 or 11 (64-bit)
  • 3.0GHz CPU or faster  
  • 16GB RAM or greater
  • Dedicated Graphics Card with 2GB Memory or Greater
    • HD Graphics - Nvidia Geforce 1070/AMD RX 5600, with 4GB Memory or more
    • 4k Graphics - Nvidia RTX 2070/AMD RX 6600, with 8GB or memory or more
    • Max Graphics - Nvidia RTX 3070/AMD RX 6800 or greater.
  • 5Ghz Wifi or Ethernet Connection for the PC (SkyTrak will still need wifi
  • 500GB SSD (Solid State Drive) or larger

WGT Golf

iOS Requirements:

  • iPhone 11 or Newer
  • iPad Air 3 or Newer
  • iPad Pro 2nd Generation or Newer
  • iPad 8th Generation

Creative Golf

PC:

    • Windows 10 or 11 (64-bit)
    • 3.0GHz CPU or faster  
    • 16GB RAM or greater
    • Dedicated Graphics Card with 2GB Memory or Greater
      • HD Graphics - Nvidia Geforce 1070/AMD RX 5600, with 4GB Memory or more
      • 4k Graphics - Nvidia RTX 2070/AMD RX 6600, with 8GB or memory or more
      • Max Graphics - Nvidia RTX 3070/AMD RX 6800 or greater.
    • 5Ghz Wifi or Ethernet Connection for the PC (SkyTrak will still need wifi
    • 500GB SSD (Solid State Drive) or larger

Fitness Golf

PC Requirements:

  • Windows 10 or 11 (64-bit)
  • 3.0GHz CPU or faster  
  • 16GB RAM or greater
  • Dedicated Graphics Card with 2GB Memory or Greater
    • HD Graphics - Nvidia Geforce 1070/AMD RX 5600, with 4GB Memory or more
    • 4k Graphics - Nvidia RTX 2070/AMD RX 6600, with 8GB or memory or more
    • Max Graphics - Nvidia RTX 3070/AMD RX 6800 or greater.
  • 5Ghz Wifi or Ethernet Connection for the PC (SkyTrak will still need wifi
  • 500GB SSD (Solid State Drive) or larger

ProTee Play

PC Requirements:

    • Windows 10 or 11 (64-bit)
    • 3.0GHz CPU or faster  
    • 16GB RAM or greater
    • Dedicated Graphics Card with 2GB Memory or Greater
      • HD Graphics - Nvidia Geforce 1070/AMD RX 5600, with 4GB Memory or more
      • 4k Graphics - Nvidia RTX 2070/AMD RX 6600, with 8GB or memory or more
      • Max Graphics - Nvidia RTX 3070/AMD RX 6800 or greater.
    • 5Ghz Wifi or Ethernet Connection for the PC (SkyTrak will still need wifi
    • 500GB SSD (Solid State Drive) or larger

Looking for a more affordable, easy-to-set-up complete home golf studio for your home? Check out our SkyTrak+ SimStudios.


What Simulation Software Is the Bushnell Launch Pro Compatible With?

Third-Party Simulation Software Integration:

As of October 2023, the both Launch Pro configurations work with Foresight Sports FSX 2020 and FSX Play software and now offer access to Awesome Golf and GSPro. For all the details on the updates and pricing structure, check out our Bushnell Launch Pro updates article.

Here are the system requirements:

System requirements for FSX Pro iPad

FSX Pro iPad requires iOS 16.4 or greater. Updating to the latest iOS is recommended for the best user experience.  

FSX Pro iPad is optimized for iPads with 3GB RAM which include: 

  • iPad (2019 and later generations)
  • iPad Air (2019 and later generations)
  • iPad Mini (5th generation)
  • iPad Pro:
    • 1st Gen 12.9” (2016)

    • 2nd Gen 12.9” (2017)

    • 2nd Gen 10.5” (2017)

    • 3rd Gen 12.9” (2018)

    • 3rd Gen 11” (2018)

    • 4th Gen 12.9” (2020)

    • 4th Gen 11” (2020)

    • 5th Gen 12.9” (2021)

    • 5th Gen 11” (2021)

    • 6th Gen 12.9” (2022)

    • 6th Gen 11” (2022)

Find any FSX Pro updates and user guides/installation instructions/manuals here.

System requirements for Launch Pro FSX 2020 (minimum specs):

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or greater (64 Bit Required) Works well with Win 8.1, & 10.
  • Processor: Min Spec: Intel i5 or i7 processors (AMD processors not recommended)
  • Memory: Min Spec: 8GB system memory
    Recommended: 16GB for best performance
  • Video Card: Min Spec: Nvidia GTX 1050 ti or greater (AMD GPUs not supported)
    Recommended: GTX 1060, 1660 or 1070, RTX 2060 Premium: RTX 2070 or 2080

Find any FSX 2020 updates and user guides/installation instructions/manuals here.

System requirements for Launch Pro FSX Play (minimum specs):

  • Operating System: 64 Bit Windows 10 or greater
    • not supported: iOS, Linux
  • Processor: 7th Gen or greater Intel i5, i7, and i9 processors
    • not recommended: AMD CPU
  • Memory/RAM: 8GB system memory
    • recommended: 16GB+ for Swing Camera/Swing Catalyst use
  • Video Card: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 or greater
    • recommended for Quality/Optimal Performance: GeForce RTX 3070ti/3080/3090
    • not supported: Nvidia Quadro, AMD GPU

Find any FSX Play updates and user guides/installation instructions/manuals here.

Awesome Golf System Requirements for Launch Pro (minimum specs):

NOTE: The Awesome Golf Software will assign to your Launch Monitor Device Serial Number, rather than with a software license key to allow access.

Awesome Golf is a Partnered Integration offered with Foresight Sports and Bushnell Launch Monitors. Therefore, the minimum spec requirements for FSX 2020 Software will apply.

GPSPro System Requirements for Launch Pro (minimum specs):

GSPro requires a Windows PC (Windows 10 or Windows 11)

Recommended minimum hardware for 1080p play:

  1. 4GB free space
  2. GTX 970
  3. 8GB memory
  4. Stable internet Connection
  5. Ethernet port and/or BT depending on Launch Monitor

Recommended hardware for a great 1080p experience:

  1. 10GB free space
  2. RTX 3060ti GPU
  3. 16GB memory

Recommended hardware for a great 4k experience:

  1. 10GB free space
  2. RTX 3080 GPU
  3. 32GB memory

Creative Golf System Requirements for Launch Pro (minimum specs):

  • OS: Windows 7, 8, or 10, 64bit
  • Processor: 2.5GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Graphics: Dedicated 1GB Vram
  • Internet connection: Yes. Always for cloud functions, once for licence check, requested for online update, otherwise not necessary for local play.
  • Hard Drive: 6 GB (Creative Golf), 36 GB (Course Library), 5 GB (Golfisimo) – 45 GB (All in One).

Generally, desktop computers allow more powerful rendering than portable computers. You can use any display, but higher resolutions require a better graphic card. We recommend using projector in order to achieve a better visual experience.

E6 Connect System Requirements (minimum specs):

  • Intel i5 Processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • Nvidia 1070 Graphics Card or equivalent(Dedicated GPU with DirectX 11 Support)
  • 25GB of Hard Drive Space
  • Windows 10 (Required)
  • Internet Connection (Required)

Looking for a more affordable, easy-to-set-up complete home golf studio for your home? Check out our Bushnell Launch Pro SimStudio Options.


What Simulation Software Can I Use with the Full Swing KIT?

 

Third-Party Simulation Software Integration:

E6 Connect

iOS:

    • iPad Pro 1 or later
    • iPad 5 or later
    • iPad Air 3 (Current Version)
    • iPad Mini 5 (Current Version)
    • iPhone 8 or later

PC:

    • Intel i5 Processor
    • 8GB RAM
    • Nvidia 1070 Graphics Card equivalent (Dedicated GPU with DirectX 11 Support)
    • 25GB of Hard Drive Space
    • Windows 10 64-bit (Required)
    • Internet Connection (Required)

Looking for a more affordable, easy-to-set-up complete home golf studio for your home? Check out our PlayBetter SimStudios.


What Simulation Software Is the Garmin R10 Integrated With?

Third-Party Simulation Software Integration:

E6 Connect (Includes 5 free courses)

iOS:

    • iPad Pro 1 or later
    • iPad 5 or later
    • iPad Air 3 (Current Version)
    • iPad Mini 5 (Current Version)
    • iPhone 8 or later

PC:

    • Intel i5 Processor
    • 8GB RAM
    • Nvidia 1070 Graphics Card equivalent (Dedicated GPU with DirectX 11 Support)
    • 25GB of Hard Drive Space
    • Windows 10 64-bit (Required)
    • Internet Connection (Required)

Awesome Golf

iOS:

    • For the best experience, this app needs access to the internet. For FlightScope owners, this means having both WiFi and mobile data enabled.
    • This product will work without an internet connection, but some features (e.g. Stats Tracking, Leaderboards, Competitions) will be unavailable.

PC:

    • Processor (CPU): 7th Gen (2017+) Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processor
    • Graphics Card (GPU): Intel Integrated Graphics
    • Hard Drive Space: Not specified
    • RAM: Not specified (4GB+ recommended)
    • Windows OS: Windows 7, 8, or 10
    • Internet Connection: Required to set up

TGC 2019

PC Requirements:

  • Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 8 64 bit, Windows 10 64 bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.80GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GTX 670 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 30 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 11 compatible
  • Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10 64-Bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 @ 3.20GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GTX 1060 (or better), for 4K NVidia GTX 1080 (or better)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 30 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 11 compatible

Connect Garmin Golf App to PC

To play golf simulator software through a PC, go into the Garmin Golf App, select Golf Sim, select the software you want to play (once you have a subscription), select Play on PC and follow the directions.

Looking for a more affordable, easy-to-set-up complete home golf studio for your home? Check out our Garmin Approach R10 SimStudio Options.


What Golf Simulation Does the Rapsodo MLM2PRO Offer?

Third-Party Simulation Software Integration:

The Rapsodo MLM2PRO will be available to order on March 31, 2023.

At this time, we only know that this golf launch monitor will be integrated with E6 Connect and Awesome Golf. We also know that like the Garmin Approach R10, the MLM2PRO is works with iOS and Android mobile devices.

While we do not have all the details yet, it is possible that you will be able to use the E6 Connect and Awesome Golf software on either iOS or PC. In that case, the system requirements will likely be the same as listed above in the Garmin R10 section.

We will post that information when we have it. In the meantime, follow us on social media or sign up for our golf newsletter, At the Turn, to be the first to know about new releases and the latest in Golf tech.

Looking for a more affordable, easy-to-set-up complete home golf studio for your home? Check out our Rapsodo MLM2PRO SimStudios.


Does the Swing Caddie SC4 Have Third-Party Golf Simulation?

Third-Party Simulation Software Integration:

The Swing Caddie SC4 will likely be available in Spring of 2023.

At this time, we only know that this golf launch monitor will be integrated with E6 Connect.

While we do not have all the details yet, it is possible that you will be able to use the E6 Connect either iOS or PC. In that case, the system requirements will likely be the same as listed above in the Garmin R10 section.

We will post that information when we have it. In the meantime, follow us on social media or sign up for our golf newsletter, At the Turn, to be the first to know about new releases and the latest in Golf tech.

Looking for a more affordable, easy-to-set-up complete home golf studio for your home? Check out our Swing Caddie SimStudios.


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