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TESTERS ANNOUNCED! We've got TEN forum members who are going to see if the SkyCaddie LX5 GPS watch is going to be the best tool for them to hear "Pin high" just a little more often! @AGut

Thanks @GolfSpy MPR! Looking forward to giving this puppy a review from a rangefinder stan!  Also, I have a Pebble Beach Trip coming in August, so pray that COVID doesn't cancel that trip so i ca

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21 hours ago, GolfSpy STUDque said:

There’s some irony when contemplating the market for watches in 2020.

Specifically, it’s a situation where the original purpose of the item is no longer a defining selling point.

Remember when the primary, if not the only, purpose of a watch was to keep time? Me neither.

It’s a reasonable assumption that time is anything but of the essence; golfers are far more interested in all of the golf-related stuff that this piece of wearable technology does.

The SkyCaddie LX5 GPS watch is built around the architecture of the SX500which was named the “Best Handheld GPS” in MyGolfSpy’s annual Most Wanted testing.

It offers an abundance of bundled golf technology, and did I mention it also tells time. Ain’t that something?

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TESTERS WANTED

This review opportunity is open to members residing in the United States. If you'd like to be considered, please reply to this thread with the following information:

  1. Name and Location
  2. Have you ever used a GPS device or watch? Which one(s)?
  3. Current method of determining yardage

Aaron Burrows from Alabama 

I currently use a Garmin S60 for layout and a Bushnell v4 for distance to pin.

I play at least twice a week and am playing at an 11 currently. I am a numbers junkie though and have a simulator setup as well that I use for dialing in my numbers versus the course.

Regards,

Aaron

 

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Anthony Thompson-Wisconsin 

Currently using the Garmin S60 watch-previously had the Approach 5 watch

Current method of measuring distance is with the Garmin watch. 

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Jeffrey Louis from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Have used a variety of GPS apps like Swing U, 18 Birdies, and have also used Garmin Golf watches most recently the Garmin S62.

Currently using the Garmin S62 for yardage.

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Jamey Fontes  Lousville Kentucky

I have never used a gps watch.  I have used an older skycaddie, phone apps swing u and golfshot.

Currently i use a laser and also just bought a bushnell wingman that i use for music and its gps feature.

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  1. Scott Putman, Frederick, Maryland
  2. Yes, I’ve used several iPhone apps, Apple Watch and rangefinders.
  3. Arccos caddie with Apple Watch GPS.  For precision I verify distance to specific objects or pin locations with a Bushnell rangefinder.
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Jim Sellers, Columbus Ohio 

Yes, Multiple Skycaddie devices.

Currently use Bushnell V4  Skycaddie SX500 and yardage books. Have owned Bushnell Pinseeker 1500 and Sky Caddie GPS touch and SX400 and 500 devices. 

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