Thanks for the responses. I decided to go for it and got the sx400. Excited to try it. I was surprised by the thickness of it, but like it from the demo. Think it will be great to put in the cart cup holder then throw in my pocket.
From your answers I think this will give me a good line to the green. The last course I played had two semi dog leg shots over a hill. I realized too late I didn't study the map when I tee'd off, so it was a total guess which way the green was. Needless to say one was a good shot but was no where near the right direction. I think using trees and markings on