Test Wifi Speed

Test the internet connection on your Terminal screen

If you see that updates a taking a long time to show on the screen it might be because of a slow internet connection. You can test the WIFI (or cable) speed directly in the Terminal by tapping five times on the WIFI symbol in the top left corner. This will show the debug menu and allow you to test the internet speed by clicking on "Test Speed". When done, click on "Hide Debug"  
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Hide or show specific courses in the Green Speed / Stimpmeter info box

In case you only want to display the green speed for one cause you can now hide the speed for the courses that you don't want to show. This could be if you have additional courses for handicap allowance (85%, 95% etc.) and only want to show the green speed for the main course. Hide or show specific courses in the Green Speed / Stimpmeter info box. In case your club only has one course, the course name will not be displayed. To Hide or show specific courses in the Green Speed / Stimpmeter info box go to "Today's course update"  
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Customize logos, texts, and button on screensaver

All text logos, texts, and button is now an overlay and will allow you to upload new background picture without having to add anything on the picture. You can even add a sponsor logo on the screen if you want to promote your sponsors. In Terminal settings the basic setup are done the first time the Terminal screen is put up. Typically this is already configured by the delivery team at How Many Strokes. You can change the text and layout if you need. Read more about how this is done in "Terminal Settings" Remember that you can use the “Preview Terminal” if you want to see your changes without going to the physical Terminal screen. If you have questions or need help, contact us at info@howmanystrokes.com
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Easy preview Terminal screen

To make it easy for you to see you changes when updating in the management system, you can just click on the previews buttons to see what you screen looks like live. The preview can be presented in both Portrait or landscape mode and is available everywhere in the management system. Note that just above the preview button there is a link to "What's new in this version". This will allow you to revisit the news overview.
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Schedule Pin position, today’s course, opening hours and much more in the new calandar

Today’s course update is the info boxes on the screen. Here you can show the daily course information. For example Stimpmeter, Today’s course, Pin Position, Clubhouse hours and much more. The information can be changes in the Management system, the mobile course update App or scheduled in the built-in calendar.

Calendar overview:

Much of the information that you want to show in the info boxes are planned ahead. Today’s course, Pin position, Clubhouse open hours etc. can be scheduled in the calendar for a period or the whole year if needed.
  1. When you open the calendar (click on calendar in “Today’s course update”) you can drag your selections to specific dates
  2. If the same selection should show over several days, you can drag the selection by clicking on the end of the selection
  3. In some cases you could need to have different values for example on “Clubhouse Open”, Phone number to Marshal (if you have more that on and they work on different days), Time reserved for 2-balls etc. In that case you just add the text that you want to show in the info box.
  4. Select if you want to work per month or per year
  5. Switch to next month
  6. Go back to today
  7. When you are done click on “Save and close”
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Help on all menus in the Management System

To improve our user friendly management system we have added help to all pages in the system. If you want to know more about how to do specific things or set-up new functionality just click the "HELP" button at the top of the page. You can see an overview of the help index here. This overview is also available in he management system. If you have questions or need help setting up new things, you are always welcome to contact us at info@howmanystrokes.com
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UV Index And Lightning Warning

UV Index and Lightning warning

UV Index and Lightning warning has been added to the weather update. It will help golfers prepare for extreme conditions. The UV Index will warn the players about dangerous UX levels and is a good chance for the shop to sell some extra sun screen. The warning box only shows when there is any danger. The Ultraviolet (UV) Index is a measure used internationally to quantify the strength of ultraviolet radiation from the sun at a specific location and time. The higher the UV Index value, the greater the potential for damage to the skin and eyes, and thus the greater the need for protection. The warning level is 5 or above.
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Create any type of daily course update

Setup the Today’s Course Update info boxes. All the boxes can now be customized to match almost any information that you want to share with your members and guests. All changes can be updated from the Mobile version or you can use the new Calendar scheduler. Below the settings you can see a list of examples with ideas for you to add to your Terminal screen.  

List of predefined daily course update info boxes:

Green Speed/Stimpmeter: Show Green Speed (Stimpmeter) for 1-3 courses. Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler Today's Course: Show Today's Course. Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler Pin Position 🚩: Show Today's Pin Position. Define your own pin names as 1, 2, 3 ... Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler Pin Position 🚩: Show Today's Pin Position. Define your own pin names as exam. "Front: Red Flag", "Middle: Yellow Flag", "Back: Blue Flag" Pace of Play: Show Pace of Play. Ex. 2-ball: 2 hours 30 min. 4-ball: 4 hours 10 min. Reserved for 2-ball: Show Reserved for 2-ball. Ex. 07.00-9.00 are reserved for 2-ball. Can be updated from Mobile phone or scheduled in calendar. Grass height: Show Grass length for Greens, Fairway and Rough. Update daily from the UpdateApp Grass Type: Show Grass type for Greens, Fairway and Rough. Lift, clean, and place: Show Lift, clean, and place / Preferred lie. Update daily from the Greenkeeper App Clubhouse open: Show Clubhouse closes/hours. Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler Proshop open: Show Proshop closes/hours. Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler Driving range open: Show Driving range closes/hours. Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler. Restaurant open: Restaurant closes/hours. Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler Parking space open: Show Parking space closes/hours. Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler Buggy allowed: Show Buggy allowed. Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler Trolley allowed: Show Trolley allowed. Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler Cart Path only: Show Cart Path only. Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler 📞 Marshal: Show Phone no. to call Marshal. Can also be scheduled in calendar if different no. on different days 📞 Restaurant: Show Phone no. for Restaurant No Phones: Show that talking on mobile phones are not allowed Pin Position 🚩 : Show Today's Pin Position. Define your own pin names as A, B, C ... Update daily from the Greenkeeper App or plan in the calendar scheduler You can read more about how this work and hw to create your own in the help section: Help - Today's Course Update - settings - How Many Strokes You can always contact support by e-mail at: support@howmanystrokes.com or call us at +45 7239 1000 if you need help  
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Conversion Table Board

Errors in the printed conversion table ?

Discover the Importance of Accurate Conversion Tables for Your Golf Course Did you know that one in five golf courses have at least one error in their printed Conversion Table? This startling statistic highlights the need for accurate and up-to-date information when it comes to golf course data. At How Many Strokes, we understand the importance of providing reliable and precise information to our customers. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that our customers have access to the most accurate and reliable Conversion Tables possible. However, we understand that errors can sometimes occur, and we are committed to helping our customers identify and rectify these issues quickly and easily. Every week, we receive calls and emails from customers who have discovered inconsistencies between the How Many Strokes Conversion Table and their old printed Conversion Table or board. These errors can be difficult to track down and may remain unnoticed for extended periods of time, potentially causing confusion and frustration for golfers. To address this issue, the How Many Strokes Management System now offers a control report that enables our customers to check their course data for accuracy. This powerful tool allows golf course managers to quickly and easily identify any discrepancies in their Conversion Table, ensuring that golfers receive accurate and consistent information. At How Many Strokes, we understand that accurate and reliable data is critical for golf courses of all sizes. That's why we are committed to providing our customers with the most comprehensive and up-to-date information possible. Whether you're a small, family-owned course or a large, multi-course resort, you can rely on us to provide the data and tools you need to succeed. Don't let errors in your Conversion Table impact your golfers' experience. Contact us today to learn more about our Management System and how it can help you ensure accuracy and consistency in your course data.
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