2021 Range Finders, GPS Watches & Handhelds
Want to lower your score? Invest time in a device and/or wearable that will improve your course management in 2021 because there is no amount of new equipment, instruction or fitness routine that can replace the knowledge of the distance to a bunker, a hazard or most importantly the flag. Some of these devices now even include green undulation and more. Do yourself a favor. To drop shots like it’s hot off your score in 2021. Invest one of my top new course management devices this season!
The Phantom 2
$130 | www.bushnellgolf.com
The Phantom 2 has evolved with numerous upgrades from its predecessor. Introducing GreenView distances with movable pin placements for more accurate distances, the Phantom 2 now offers “Dynamic Green Mapping,” to provide distance measurements based on a golfer’s line of play. Connect to mobile gps app to update golf courses.
ION Edge GPS Watch
$150 | www.bushnellgolf.com
This is the first time that the products have a rotating green view. New body style, touch screen and available in two color combinations – Black and Gray. The ION EDGE offers the golfer long battery life (15+ hours), and even more benefits such as a NEW touchscreen display, GreenView with moveable pin placement, Dynamic Green Mapping (front and back distances are shown based on golfer’s line of play), shot distance calculator, and the ability to get up to six hazard distances per hole.
$200 | www.shotscope.com
The Pro L1 is an affordable quick firing laser packed with features making it quick and easy to measure distance. Simple to use the Pro L1 rangefinder is the perfect combination of size, accuracy, and advanced technology. Looking through the precision clear lens, simply press a button to switch between a Red or Black display to scan the course in all light and weather conditions. Adaptive Slope technology and target-lock vibration ensureconfidence from tee to green.
V3 GPS Watch
$220 | www.shotscope.com
The V3 is a stylish and lightweight GPS watch available in 4 colorrs. The new Power-Sense strap and dual GPS accuracy ensures every shot is recorded automatically while you play. Upload to the mobile app to understand statistics on your game including strokes gained for analysing where a player sits when comparing every aspect of their performance with players in the rest of a dataset. Naturally, V3 comes with all the features of a standard GPS watch, such as green and hazard yardages and 36,000 preloaded courses for your convenience.
Skycaddie LX5 GPS Smart Watch
with Ceramic Bezel
$350 | www.skygolf.com
The new bluetooth and wi-fi enabled SkyCaddie LX5 Smart Watch with the industry’s largest and most-brilliant color touch screen at 1.39 inches. Now available for order, the new LX5 features next generation technology to provide the closest thing to the award-winning SkyCaddie SX500 on your wrist. The hard wearing ceramic bezel is not only scratch and fade resistant but helps to retains that ‘new’ look for longer. Full HD graphics for stunning HoleVue® and IntelliGreen® imagery provides exact shape of the green for distances to front, back and any point in between from your angle of approach. Connect the digital score card and stats tracker to the SkyGolf 360 cloud. Fitness tracking for heart rate, total distance and distance traveled alos included. The LX5 comes includes two user-replaceable, soft-touch silicon bands for a comfortable best fit and a battery life of up to two rounds. The best part is that it comes with Includes 3-year worldwide membership providing real-time updates to over 35,000 ground verified course maps and SkyGolf 360 Cloud Service for performance tracking and analysis. Free concierge setup service to include registration and activation when purchased. This is the best watch on the market period!