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Sony Ericsson P900/910 Java Tour

This IntelliGolf® Tour will show you how easy it is to score a round of golf on your Sony Ericsson Java-based phone (e.g. P900/910). Just follow the steps below.

Installation Instructions - To install the IntelliGolf software on your PC and smartphone please follow the instructions below, depending upon the product purchased, and then follow the on-screen instructions. You'll be ready to golf in minutes!

Eagle and Eagle Upgrade editions - The Eagle edition software is a virtual bundle of the Birdie edition and Eagle GPS Option software. First, double-click on the igbirdiexxx.msi file. That will install the IntelliGolf desktop software, handheld/smartphone software, and synchronization software. Next, double-click on the igeagleoxxx.msi file. That will install the Eagle edition's GPS and Bluetooth handheld/smartphone software. You're done. Please view the Quick Start Tour below. Have a Great Round!

Birdie and Birdie Upgrade editions (+ Eagle GPS Option) - First, double-click on the igbirdiexxx.msi file. That will install the IntelliGolf desktop software, handheld/smartphone software, and synchronization software. Note: If you also purchased the Eagle GPS Option (add-on) software, double-click on the igeagleoxxx.msi file. That will install the Eagle GPS Option's GPS and Bluetooth handheld/smartphone software. You're done. Please view the Quick Start Tour below. Have a Great Round!

For answers to common questions (e.g. downloading courses, network set-up, GPS set-up, etc) please visit the RIM section of our FAQs by clicking here.

Steps 1 though 8 pertain to the IntelliGolf Par, Birdie, and Eagle Editions. Step 9 pertains only to the Birdie and Eagle Editions. The Birdie and Eagle editions includes all of the features listed in steps 1-8, all of the features listed in step 9, and all of the features listed in the Desktop Tour. Note: Step 6 only applies to the Eagle editions. Have a Great Round!


Rounds Screen.

1. Start a New Round.

Launch IntelliGolf on your Sony Ericsson Java phone by tapping on the IntelliGolf icon. To start a new round, simply tap on the New Round button.

If you have scored other rounds, you may also resume them or delete them. Tap on the IntelliGolf title to select from the menu.

Rounds Menu Screen.

If you have scored other rounds, you may also resume them or delete them. Tap on the IntelliGolf title to select from the menu.


Choose Course Screen.

2. Choose the Golf Course.

Choose an existing course from the list or tap on the IntelliGolf Menu to add a new course or download a course from the IntelliGolf web site.

Select Course Screen.
Select Course Screen.
IntelliGolf provides wireless access to over 27,000+ signature courses in the IntelliCourse™ database. Using a scorecard from the database saves you from entering hole information at the course and makes round setup a breeze. Just tap on the IntelliGolf menu and select Download Course to wirelessly access the database from your P900/P990.
Course Downloads
After entering the search criteria and pressing the Search button IntelliGolf will connect with the Internet and wireless search the IntelliGolf database. During the search you can press the Cancel button to stop the search. At the completion of the search IntelliGolf will automatically present the list of available courses that meet your search criteria.
Course Downloads
From the list of courses that meet your search criteria select a course to download by tapping on its name and then pressing the Download button.
Course Downloads
Add/Edit Course Screen.
In addition to downloading courses, you may also add a new course by Tapping on the IntelliGolf menu and selecting New Course. A course name and at least one Tee name (e.g. Blue) are required. The other fields (e.g. Phone, City, State, etc.) are optional. You may enter information for as many as 5 tees.
Edit Tee Box.
Scrolling down the Course screen displays more of the course informaiton that can be input.
Edit Tee Box.
Tapping on the Hole Details button brings up this screen.

Players Screen.

3. Add the Players.

After selecting the course to play the Add Players screen is presented with you already selected for the round. To add up to 4 other players tap on the Add button.
Players Screen.
Tap on the player you would like to add to the round and then the Select button. If you would like to add a new player tap on the New button.
Choose Player Screen.
Adding a new player is easy, just fill in the information and tap the Done button.

If you would like to enter a player's handicap, you have four choices:

  1. Handicap
    Use this selection to define a player's handicap.
  2. USGA Index
    Use this selection for players that have a USGA Handicap Index. IntelliGolf will compute a course handicap for the golfer using the formula: Course Handicap = Index * slope / 113. IntelliGolf supports a men's and women's slope rating for each tee, so be sure to set the Sex field correctly if you are using this handicap choice.
  3. Average Score
    Use this selection when a player does not have an established handicap but they have some idea of what their "average" score is on this course. IntelliGolf will compute a handicap using the formula: Handicap = Average Score - Course Par.
  4. EGA Index
    Use this selection for players that have a Handicap Index issued by a European golf association. IntelliGolf will compute a course handicap for the golfer using the formula: Course Handicap = Index * slope / 113 + rating - par.
Players Screen.
After you have selected up to 5 players for the round tap on the >> button. For each player in the round you can select the round handicap, which tees the player will be playing, and whether or not to track putts.

Choose Sidegames Screen.

4. Add the Side Games.

If members of your group have agreed to a friendly side game, add games here by tapping on the Add button. If you're playing "just for fun", enter a wager of 0. This screen is also used to edit or delete games already being played.
Add/Edit Sidegames Screen.
Pressing the New button brings up this screen. Choose a game and press the >> button.
Add/Edit Sidegames Screen.
Choose a wager amount and which golfers are playing. Skins can be scored with or without carryovers, and Nassau can be played with or without presses. Tap on the currency symbol to change what currency you wish to use for wagering.

The handicap strokes for each player are shown to the right of their names. Handicap scoring can be calculated one of four ways on an individual game basis:

  1. Handicap difference
  2. Full handicaps
  3. Handicap values
  4. No handicaps

When using the Handicap difference method, IntelliGolf subtracts the low handicap from all players' handicaps. The Handicap values choice lets you enter a handicap value for each player for just this game.


Hole Screen.

5. Enter Strokes, Putts and Hole Information.

This screen is where you enter the strokes and putts for the players as well as hole yardage, par and handicap information (if you have not already done so). Everything can be entered by tapping on the desired field and then tapping on the numbered buttons at the bottom of the screen.

Entering the scores shown is as easy as tapping on the 5, 1, 4, 2, 5, 2, 7, 2 buttons! A golf tee works great for this if you don't want to pull out the stylus.

On the first hole, tap on the Start button when you tee off. IntelliGolf will automatically keep track of the elapsed time of your round in the upper right corner of the screen.

The dots after the hole score column indicate how many strokes that player gets based on the handicaps for the current sidegame.

If you tap on a player's name, a round scorecard will be shown for the player.

If you tap on the box under the flagstick, it brings up this screen so you can track statistics for your drive, approach shot, chip, and putts.

For drive, approach, and chip shots, you can mark whether your shot hit the fairway/green, or missed. If you missed, you can mark whether the miss was left or right and/or short or long (via the arrows).


GPS Screen

6. IntelliGPS® (Eagle versions only)

IntelliGolf provides the ability to view distances from tee-to-green with GPS accuracy using industry-leading GPS receivers. Just tap on the "satellite icon" at the bottom of the main scoring screen and start viewing IntelliGPS distances immediately. Club selection has never been easier.

GPS Survey Screen
Plus, if your favorite golf course's GPS coordinates aren't uploaded yet, you can use IntelliGolf's handheld/smartphone GPS survey screen (and a GPS receiver) to quickly enter GPS coordinates "during" your round of golf. Or, you can use our Internet-based Course Survey Editor (CSE) to survey your favorite course(s) "before" your round of golf, using Google Earth, from the comfort of your own home). The choice is yours!

For detailed instructions on how to set and GPS-survey your favorite course(s) please click here.

To survey the course you are currently playing using your handheld/smartphone, simply tap on the Record button as you reach the 200, 150, and 100 yard/meter markers, any of three custom fairway points (e.g. creek, sand trap, lake, etc) per hole, and the front, center, and back of the green. IntelliGolf will record these GPS coordinates for you and automatically convert them into distance readings. It's that easy.

GPS Setup Screen
This screen is used to set which Bluetooth GPS reciever will be used to read GPS distance positions. The first time you use this screen you must choose the "Discovery" menu so IntelliGolf can bond with your GPS receiver.

Please see the Bluetooth documentation for your phone. You must turn on Bluetooth communication before starting IntelliGolf, and you may also need to add your Bluetooth GPS receiver to the devices list in your phone's Bluetooth setup screens.


Score Summary Screen.

7. Let IntelliGolf Score the Round.

During the round, IntelliGolf will tally the scores. At any time you can view a player's scorecard and statistics by tapping on their name.

At the end of the round this scoring summary screen is shown.

Player Score Screen.
This is the player's scorecard. You may switch to another player's scorecard by tapping on a name in the combobox at the bottom of the screen.
Statistics, Totals Screen.
You can also view scoring statics for a player by tapping on the Totals or Averages tabs in the scorecard screen.

See how you performed today in an instant with easy to read bar charts and tables.

Statistics, Averages Screen.
View scoring averages for each player.

Sidegames summary Screen.

8. Let IntelliGolf Score the Side Games.

When the round is complete, IntelliGolf calculates each player's winnings!

During the round, IntelliGolf will score the side games. Just tap on a player's game score to see how they are doing in all of the games.

Sidegames Details Screen.
This is the player's game scorecard.

Rounds Screen.

Rounds Screen.

Rounds Screen.

9. Synchronize with Desktop PC

If you purchases the IntelliGolf Birdie or Eagle edition software for the P900/910, your courses, players, and rounds can be uploaded and download to/from your Windows-based PC. On your PC, you can then use the included IntelliGolf desktop software to review performance charts and graphs, approximate your handicap, print scorecards, export rounds to the web, upload and download digital scorecards from the IntelliGolf course database, and more...

To upload your courses, players, and rounds to the IntelliGolf desktop software, please perform the steps listed below.

  1. Place the P900/910 into its synchronization cradle and turn on its power.
  2. Start the IntelliGolf desktop software on your PC. You can do this from the Windows "Start" menu or from the IntelliGolf desktop icon on your PC.
  3. Tap on the IntelliGolf Synchronization menu selection.
  4. Tap on the "Start" button (P900/910) to start the synchronization process. Note: You also have the option to "keep" or "delete" the players, courses, and rounds currently on your P900/910 (see screen shot). The choice is yours!

IntelliGolf will now upload/download your courses, players, and rounds to/from your PC. You will also be provided with some informative upload/download statistics on the P900/910 by IntelliGolf.

  1. Once everything has completed, tap on the "Done" button on your P900/910.

You are now ready to review some great statistics, charts, and graphs using the IntelliGolf desktop software. Please click here to view tour for the desktop software.


Congratulations, you are now ready to start using IntelliGolf!

Have a Great Round!

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