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Kyle - Chicago Suburbs but play in AZ and FL during the winter months 

Use markers on sprinkler heads for yardages 

Open to technology like sky caddie so long as it doesn’t slow down play. Think technology within golf is a slippery slope but don’t have an issue with the information this device provides. Think it can speed up play and enhance someone’s experience out on the golf course. 

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On 12/13/2019 at 6:34 AM, GolfSpy STUDque said:
 

Darrell, Houston, Texas 

Garmin G8, Nikon Pro Stabilized

Tech is a great help.  Helps me greatly with my distances.

Woods: Callaway Rogue Sub Zero 9*, Fujikura Ventus Blue 6S / TM M5, 15*, Diamana Thump 75S / TM M5, 19*, Diamana Thump 75S
Hybrid: TEE C721 22*, KBS TGI 80S

Irons: TM M6, 5-GW, Accra 80i S
Wedges: Cleveland CBX 2, 55*, 60*, Accra 80i S
Putter: Evnroll ER1.2, 355g, KBS Tour One Step, 33", SS Mid-Slim 2.0
Ball: Maxfli Tour
Bag/Cart: '20 Nike Air Hybrid 2 / BagBoy Quad XL
Accessories: Arccos 360 / Sky Caddie SX 400 / Nikon Coolshot Pro Stabilized

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Mean Gene

I read sprinkler heads, ask my buddies who have range finders, and guess.

Just having some idea of the distances and hazards, has helped my game significantly over the past several years. Give me better tech, and I could be awesome or less awful. It seems to work well for my golf buds.

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Marc Bayer

Hot Springs Village, Arkansas

Currently using a Garmin Neo.

It is not too advanced and it is very quirky. 

Anything that can be used to improve performance is what I'm looking for. 

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Joey Weatherford

Jackson Tennessee

 

I currently do not use any type of gps or distance measuring device. I have playing partners who use the watches, and occasionally they'll check a distance for me. Otherwise, I just wing it which is hit and miss. Mostly miss but occasionally a hit.

Without a doubt, technology is here to stay, at least with the weekend warrior golf crowd. I had went about a decade without playing and just returned to the game this year. Previously when I was playing regularly, none of the people I played with had any kind of of distance measuring device, not even a rangefinder. However, more than half of them now have the gps watches. It is currently a growing trend and appears it will be so for some time to come.

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Brandon B - Bothell, WA

I currently get my distances from markers in the ground.

I feel that there is some technology in golf that helps. For example range finders and gps. But there is some technology that manufacturers tell consumers just to get them to buy their products and are just gimmicks.

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Bryan K. Indianapolis, Indiana 

Definitely believe technology has its place in golf not only for amateurs but pros as well. 

Use the step off method from sprinkler heads or stakes. 

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On 12/13/2019 at 7:34 AM, GolfSpy STUDque said:

(10) TESTERS WANTED: SKYCADDIE SX400 GPS

There are far more people out there still using flip-phones than one might think. Call them traditionalists or Luddites, there's always a contingent happy to eschew technological advancements in favor of a more orthodox approach.

In golf parlance, this group tends to be feel players and might be overheard describing a shot as " a three-fingered 7-iron."

That aside, the merits of distance-measuring devices can't be ignored and if you've been looking for a reason to experience it first-hand, this might be just the opportunity.

sx400_device_500x500_02.jpg

 

Testers Wanted

We're looking for 10 golfers who don't currently use any sort of distance-measuring device (GPS, rangefinder) to test, review, and keep SkyCaddie's new SX400 GPS.  As you know, MyGolfSpy takes its product testing very seriously. All of our reader reviews are published in our Community Forum. We expect a lot from our reviewers – writing a thorough, detailed, and honest review is a commitment, requiring extensive on-course work as well as participation in the Forum itself to answer questions and discuss product performance with other golfers.

That means to be a potential reviewer, you must be a registered member of the MyGolfSpy Community Forum, where you’ll find thousands of like-minded golfers from all over the world anxious to talk about golf equipment.

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This opportunity is open to golfers residing in the US with access to outdoor testing.  To apply to test and review a SkyCaddie SX400 GPS, reply to this thread with the following information:

  • Name and Location
  • How do you currently get your yardages?
  • How do you feel about technology's relationship with golf?

 

-payton. mcdoughna, Ga

-garmin watch/ rangefinder

i think it makes the games a little bit easier. it also helps grow the game for younger people.

 

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Ray Pinehurst,NC

Yardage markers and sprinkler head marks

I think tech can speed up play but RANGEFINDERS slow the game down ! 

Pinehurst NC, a quaint little drinking town with a golfing problem.

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Arthur, Lake Worth Fl

Never used GPS. Estimate by sight, yardage stakes (100, 150, 200), Zen, and best guess.

Technology is fine and useful: more to some than others. I tend to pay more attention to equipment technologies than electronics, but I do always look at how equipment testers and bloggers use the latest tech for their data collection and analysis.

 

 

  • Name and Location
  • How do you currently get your yardages?
  • How do you feel about technology's relationship with golf?

Arthur

Driver, Callaway Rogue
5W, Callaway Epic
7W, Honma TW747
Irons, 4 - A TM RocketBladez
Wedges, 54, 58 Callaway Mac Daddy 4
Putter, Odyssey O-Works Black 3

Ball Callaway ERC or Supersoft

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  • Jim / Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Use a Bushnell range finder 
  • Technology will continue to help grow the game of golf ! It is important to utilize all tools that are available. 

 

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Atiim Browne Tampa, Fl

use of sprinkler heads 

I currently embrace technology, feel that it can help grow game. All the information that you can get enables you to be confident when over your ball 

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Name: Michael Forget

Location: Hatboro PA

I currently use a Caddytek Caddyview v2 rangefinder with slope and will use 18 birdies or BlueGolf for pre-round course measuring to plan out tournament rounds

I love technology in golf and I am an avid user, but have quickly learned that there is a line where technology cannot help you any more than it has and from there you must find your own way,

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On ‎12‎/‎13‎/‎2019 at 6:34 AM, GolfSpy STUDque said:

(10) TESTERS WANTED: SKYCADDIE SX400 GPS

There are far more people out there still using flip-phones than one might think. Call them traditionalists or Luddites, there's always a contingent happy to eschew technological advancements in favor of a more orthodox approach.

In golf parlance, this group tends to be feel players and might be overheard describing a shot as " a three-fingered 7-iron."

That aside, the merits of distance-measuring devices can't be ignored and if you've been looking for a reason to experience it first-hand, this might be just the opportunity.

sx400_device_500x500_02.jpg

 

Testers Wanted

We're looking for 10 golfers who don't currently use any sort of distance-measuring device (GPS, rangefinder) to test, review, and keep SkyCaddie's new SX400 GPS.  As you know, MyGolfSpy takes its product testing very seriously. All of our reader reviews are published in our Community Forum. We expect a lot from our reviewers – writing a thorough, detailed, and honest review is a commitment, requiring extensive on-course work as well as participation in the Forum itself to answer questions and discuss product performance with other golfers.

That means to be a potential reviewer, you must be a registered member of the MyGolfSpy Community Forum, where you’ll find thousands of like-minded golfers from all over the world anxious to talk about golf equipment.

C5722F89-227D-4B0A-83EB-64DF140B8FDD.png

 

This opportunity is open to golfers residing in the US with access to outdoor testing.  To apply to test and review a SkyCaddie SX400 GPS, reply to this thread with the following information:

  • Name and Location
  • How do you currently get your yardages?
  • How do you feel about technology's relationship with golf?

 

Loyd Potter, Decatur AL

I am just starting back.  Haven't played in over 3 years and I have played off and on for about 30 years. I'm a hacker and looking to get better.  Just bought a set of G400 irons and Driver.  Never broke 100 but now I'm retiring soon and going to be playing at least 3 times a week. Never used anything for getting yardage other than course markers.

I think technology would greatly improve my game, so I am all for it.

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:ping-small:  G400 Driver, Alta CB 55 S, Winn Dri-Tac

:ping-small:  G400 3W, Alta CB S Flex 65, Winn Dri-Tac

:ping-small:  G400 19*, Alta CB S Flex 70, Winn Dri-Tac

:ping-small:  G400 4-U Irons, Alta CB S Flex, Winn Dri-Tac

:callaway-small: Smart Sole SW,

:odyssey-small: White Steel 2 Ball SRT Putter - Odyssey Stroke Lab Grip

 

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Atiim Browne

tampa,Fl

use phone app currently

i think in this day and age they go hand and hand. I have great amount of respect t for the game and love how I learn something new every time out 

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