Golf is one of the most popular games in the world. Golf involves a lot of moving around, calculations of distances, mapping and walking. That’s why golf players prefer to use GPS devices specially designed for them. In this article we will talk about some of the best GPS devices for golf players.
SocreBand is a cheap but long-lasting GPS watch for golf players. This watch includes score cards in which golf players could log scores and compare them. You can also take shot distance measurement. ScoreBand has over 27,000 in-built golf course maps in it. It can store up to 10 rounds of golf, shows you the nearest golf courses around you.
This device has over 35,000 courses from about 30 countries. Its GPS detects your location and suggests you best golf courses around you. You can also get shot distance ranges with this device. Its battery life is 16 hours, which means three full rounds. Bushnell Neo golf GPS and watch is waterproof. You can wear it and play golf in any weather.
This GPS sports watch is available in two colors – black and white. It tracks your activity and you move around in the course. This golf GPS has over 30,000 courses. This golf GPS also tracks your footsteps so you can use it as an activity monitor. Its battery lasts for around 10-12 hours.
Garmin produces on the of best GPS devices. Garmin’s Approach S5 is hands down the best GPS device for golf players. It has state-of-the-art technology, with a colored touch screen and course maps. It lets you manually move a flag’s location to find out accurate yardages. You can also use hazard and lay-up numbers to refine your golf strategy. You can also pair this GPS with your smartphone. This would allow you to use phone apps on Approach. However, Garmin Approach S5 is a bit pricier than other devices in the market. It costs around $279.
This GPS tracker for golf players uses yardages to provide its user all the distances from the middle and back at over 35,000 pre-loaded courses. It also adds up to 40 hazard and lay-up distances. The data provided by this golf watch is always accurate. Its score collection app could be synced with SkyCaddie’s analysis app for iOS and Android.
TomTom Golfer stands out amongst other GPS devices for golf players due its ability to let golf players refine and improve their game using tee and approach shots automatically. Players can also analyze their shots using MySports app. This device also shows lay-up points and distance to reach. You can also use scorecards within the device. It also give you a complete post-game analysis.