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Divot tool?

The GameTracker tags come with a ball mark/divot fork tool. Another smart tag is permanently embedded in the top of that tool and can be used for non-standard shots.

 

 

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Driver:  Mizuno JPX-900

3 Wood:  Mizuno JPX-900

3 Hybrid:  Mizuno JPX-900

4 Hybrid:  Mizuno JPX-900

Irons:  (5-6) Mizuno MH-5, (7-PW) Mizuno MP-5

50°:  Mizuno S18 (Gun Metal)

54°:  Mizuno S18 (Gun Metal)

58°:  Mizuno S18 (Gun Metal)

Putter:  Odyssey O-Works #9 (WBW)

Ball: Snell MTB-Red

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The GameTracker tags come with a ball mark/divot fork tool. Another smart tag is permanently embedded in the top of that tool and can be used for non-standard shots.

 

 

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Ahhh...that all makes sense. Thanks for this bit of information. I had no idea why they included a divot tool.

 

For those with the smart tags, how do you tag your putter if you have a counter core superstroke grip? 

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Ahhh...that all makes sense. Thanks for this bit of information. I had no idea why they included a divot tool.

 

For those with the smart tags, how do you tag your putter if you have a counter core superstroke grip?

Set the divot tool as your putter. I have found it slow to tag tho and as a divot tool it kinda stinks

 

 

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WITB:

Driver:   2017 M2 
3/5 Woods:  2014 Big Bertha 
4/5 Hybrids:  Mashie+ 
Irons:  Apex CF16 6-PW w/Recoil 110
Wedges:  RTX3 MB 48/54/58
Putter:  White Hot Pro #3 w/SS 2.0
Ball: â€‹Z-Star Yellow

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Hey all,

 

make sure to check our SuperDave and JW Results Stage 2's! 

We are almost through the rotation and still need to hear from Matt so be on the lookout for the that!
 

Let's keep the discussion rolling though!

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Set the divot tool as your putter. I have found it slow to tag tho and as a divot tool it kinda stinks

 

 

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I sliced the "screw" portion off and superglued the tag to a spare ball marker that I wear on the bill of my hat (I keep my actual ball marker in my pocket).


Driver:  Mizuno JPX-900

3 Wood:  Mizuno JPX-900

3 Hybrid:  Mizuno JPX-900

4 Hybrid:  Mizuno JPX-900

Irons:  (5-6) Mizuno MH-5, (7-PW) Mizuno MP-5

50°:  Mizuno S18 (Gun Metal)

54°:  Mizuno S18 (Gun Metal)

58°:  Mizuno S18 (Gun Metal)

Putter:  Odyssey O-Works #9 (WBW)

Ball: Snell MTB-Red

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The GameTracker tags come with a ball mark/divot fork tool. Another smart tag is permanently embedded in the top of that tool and can be used for non-standard shots.

 

 

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Ahh mine didnt have a divot tool

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Driver  :titelist-small: TS 2, Hzrdus Smoke Black Stiff 9.5* Setting, A2

Fairway Wood:   :ping-small: G30 Stiff Shaft

Hybrid:   :titelist-small: TS2 19* Hzrdus Smoke Black Stiff shaft

Irons:     :titelist-small: 718 AP1 (4-PW) AMT Red Stiff Shafts 

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: RTX4 52* 56*

Putter:   :cameron-small: Scotty Cameron Golo 5

Right Handed 

Pittsburgh, PA

 

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The GT2 manual says to use the divot tool on shots like that. The club will show up as "---" but it will record the shot.

 

 

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I never knew this! Pretty cool. Would've saved me a few times....

 

 

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Driver: :honma: TR20 460, :Fuji: Ventus Black 70X

Fwy: :titelist-small: TS3, 15*, Veylix Rome 888 X

Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, :Fuji: Rombax 8D07HB TM27 X

Irons: :srixon-small: Z585 4/5 iron, Z785 6-PW, :Nippon:Modus 120X

Wedges: Vega VW-06 50*/54*/58*, Dynamic Gold S400

Putter: :seemore-small: Platinum M5 HT Mallet, 36"

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My watch face has already scratched. Same thing happened to my 1st Gen Linx.

 

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How quickly does this thing charge for you? I left it plugged in over night and it didn't charge at all. I plugged it in this afternoon when I left and turned it a few different ways and it seemed to be charging. Came home 3 hours later and it went from 20% to 70%. Seems slow... Thoughts?

 

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Had a similar situation with my Linx GT. I took a soft toothbrush and cleaned the 4 gold plated contacts and have not had a problem since.

 

 

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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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The watch worked well today. I was in live mode with the app running and it really makes post round editing a breeze. Right now autoswing/autoscore is just not accurate so it's much easier to edit post hole rather than post round. I'll say again that deleting clubs on chips and such post round is not very convenient or reliable. It takes a few times for it to save and it doesn't like when you edit two clubs on a hole it seems. I am afraid to sync my watch online though since it totally screwed up my round last time but I know the watch needs to be updated. Guess we will find out soon...

 

Still like the watch as a gps device. Doubtful I would pay a subscription for the tagging and shot tracking stuff and if I am reading the web correctly you have to subscribe at the lowest level just to get anything other than middle of green distances. With other options that don't require subscription and the fact that shot tracking isn't really a goal for me, I am not sure if I would stick with this after the subscription expires or not.

 

More to come...

 

 

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Then Jesus told him, "Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed." John 20:29
 

WITB:

Driver:   2017 M2 
3/5 Woods:  2014 Big Bertha 
4/5 Hybrids:  Mashie+ 
Irons:  Apex CF16 6-PW w/Recoil 110
Wedges:  RTX3 MB 48/54/58
Putter:  White Hot Pro #3 w/SS 2.0
Ball: â€‹Z-Star Yellow

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The watch worked well today. I was in live mode with the app running and it really makes post round editing a breeze. Right now autoswing/autoscore is just not accurate so it's much easier to edit post hole rather than post round. I'll say again that deleting clubs on chips and such post round is not very convenient or reliable. It takes a few times for it to save and it doesn't like when you edit two clubs on a hole it seems. I am afraid to sync my watch online though since it totally screwed up my round last time but I know the watch needs to be updated. Guess we will find out soon...

 

Still like the watch as a gps device. Doubtful I would pay a subscription for the tagging and shot tracking stuff and if I am reading the web correctly you have to subscribe at the lowest level just to get anything other than middle of green distances. With other options that don't require subscription and the fact that shot tracking isn't really a goal for me, I am not sure if I would stick with this after the subscription expires or not.

 

More to come...

 

 

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That's disappointing that they still require a subscription after you purchase the package. How much does it cost new? $250 or more? That really doesn't sit well with me that the company wants to turn you up by the ankles and empty your pockets just so you can use all the features that barely work anyway.

 

 

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In my ATumSBM.jpg Pisa riding on a hXf3ptG.jpg 3.5+
.......tracked by :Arccos:


:ping-small: G410 Plus: Tensei Orange
:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 FW: Tensei Blue

:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 Hy: Fujikura Pro
:ping-small: i500 5-GW: Modus3 105
wxW5hk4.jpg Equalizer 56/60: KBS Tour 90
:MLA: Tour Classic Black w/ :P2-grips-logo:

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How much does it cost new? $250 or more? That really doesn't sit well with me that the company wants to turn you up by the ankles and empty your pockets just so you can use all the features that barely work anyway.

 

 

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It's $350. My stage 2 will be up today and I'll be addressing that.

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:taylormade-small: M5 Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Fairway: Sub 70 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
:755178188_TourEdge: CBX 119 19° hybrid Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
:bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 4-GW UST Mamiya Recoil 680 F4
:cleveland-small: Smartsole S
:yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8

God Bless America🇺🇸, God save the Queen🇬🇧, God defend New Zealand🇳🇿 and thank Christ for Australia🇦🇺!

 

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Mine won't sync through the app. Says it can't find it, even though my phone shows it as available to sync up.

 

Autoswing has been fairly good for me, although yesterday, it only recorded hopes 8-18. Forgot about the first 7 I guess.

 

I like the GPS features, but I do struggle with editing afterwards on my computer. I can't seem to edit the score/putts on the same screen as the hole view where you can edit your shots. I feel like it should all be in one screen.

 

And while I like looking at the stats and such, I'm losing a bit of interest at the moment... Especially thinking about the yearly subscription... Even more so because of the release Shot Scope seems to have laying in the weeds.

 

Keep on trucking.

 

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Driver:  :ping-small: G400 (8*) with Diamana Kai'li X-stiff

Fairway:   :ping-small: G400 (14.5*) with Diamana Kai'li X-stiff

Irons: :ping-small: Crossover 3 iron (19*) with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shaft

            :titelist-small: AP3 (4/5) and AP2 (6-PW) with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shafts

Wedges: Scor 50*, 54*, and 58* with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shafts

Putter:  :cameron-small: Pro Platinum Newport 2 Midslant

Handicap: 3

Location: Illinois...until i can get my wife to move to a warmer climate

Right Handed: Although sometimes I wonder if left handed would suit me better :blink:

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In the bag:
:taylormade-small: M5 Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Fairway: Sub 70 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
:755178188_TourEdge: CBX 119 19° hybrid Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
:bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 4-GW UST Mamiya Recoil 680 F4
:cleveland-small: Smartsole S
:yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8

God Bless America🇺🇸, God save the Queen🇬🇧, God defend New Zealand🇳🇿 and thank Christ for Australia🇦🇺!

 

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Great review. Love the honest remarks. It's too bad this system is doing so poorly with our testers. Maybe Skycaddie will take the feedback into their next release.

 

 

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In my ATumSBM.jpg Pisa riding on a hXf3ptG.jpg 3.5+
.......tracked by :Arccos:


:ping-small: G410 Plus: Tensei Orange
:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 FW: Tensei Blue

:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 Hy: Fujikura Pro
:ping-small: i500 5-GW: Modus3 105
wxW5hk4.jpg Equalizer 56/60: KBS Tour 90
:MLA: Tour Classic Black w/ :P2-grips-logo:

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Very nice detailed and honest review Matt!  Thanks for the input and great pictures that give a good illustration of the product. 

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:taylormade-small: SIM Max 5w 18* Ventus Black 

:ping-small:  G410 FW 7,9 Alta CB R flex 

:ping-small: G410 Hybrid 26 degree Alta CB R Flex

:titelist-small: T300 KBS TGI 80 5 iron thorugh 46 W2

:vokey-small: SM7 50.08, 54.08 and 58.14 

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:titelist-small: ProV1X Play number 12

 

 

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Just uploaded my round from today. I was going through editing it, as it seemed to have picked up 11 extra shots, and then all of a sudden the scorecard was blank. We'll see if they can retrieve it. I'm a bit disappointed in 11 extra shots. Normally it's maybe one or two.

 

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Driver:  :ping-small: G400 (8*) with Diamana Kai'li X-stiff

Fairway:   :ping-small: G400 (14.5*) with Diamana Kai'li X-stiff

Irons: :ping-small: Crossover 3 iron (19*) with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shaft

            :titelist-small: AP3 (4/5) and AP2 (6-PW) with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shafts

Wedges: Scor 50*, 54*, and 58* with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shafts

Putter:  :cameron-small: Pro Platinum Newport 2 Midslant

Handicap: 3

Location: Illinois...until i can get my wife to move to a warmer climate

Right Handed: Although sometimes I wonder if left handed would suit me better :blink:

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One thing I notice, had a bad driving round today and sprayed the ball in to the other fairway, The watch doesnt pick up outside of the hole's fairways or too far past the green.

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Driver  :titelist-small: TS 2, Hzrdus Smoke Black Stiff 9.5* Setting, A2

Fairway Wood:   :ping-small: G30 Stiff Shaft

Hybrid:   :titelist-small: TS2 19* Hzrdus Smoke Black Stiff shaft

Irons:     :titelist-small: 718 AP1 (4-PW) AMT Red Stiff Shafts 

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: RTX4 52* 56*

Putter:   :cameron-small: Scotty Cameron Golo 5

Right Handed 

Pittsburgh, PA

 

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One thing I notice, had a bad driving round today and sprayed the ball in to the other fairway, The watch doesnt pick up outside of the hole's fairways or too far past the green.

For GPS numbers? Or just tracking shots?

 

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Driver:  :ping-small: G400 (8*) with Diamana Kai'li X-stiff

Fairway:   :ping-small: G400 (14.5*) with Diamana Kai'li X-stiff

Irons: :ping-small: Crossover 3 iron (19*) with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shaft

            :titelist-small: AP3 (4/5) and AP2 (6-PW) with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shafts

Wedges: Scor 50*, 54*, and 58* with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shafts

Putter:  :cameron-small: Pro Platinum Newport 2 Midslant

Handicap: 3

Location: Illinois...until i can get my wife to move to a warmer climate

Right Handed: Although sometimes I wonder if left handed would suit me better :blink:

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For GPS numbers? Or just tracking shots?

 

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For the shot tracking, I hit a bad slice on a par 5 in to the next fairway, hybrid came out back in to my fairway, it said I hit my driver 480 yds, because it didnt realize I was off the fairway and took another shot, even though I tagged the shot.


Driver  :titelist-small: TS 2, Hzrdus Smoke Black Stiff 9.5* Setting, A2

Fairway Wood:   :ping-small: G30 Stiff Shaft

Hybrid:   :titelist-small: TS2 19* Hzrdus Smoke Black Stiff shaft

Irons:     :titelist-small: 718 AP1 (4-PW) AMT Red Stiff Shafts 

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: RTX4 52* 56*

Putter:   :cameron-small: Scotty Cameron Golo 5

Right Handed 

Pittsburgh, PA

 

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