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Some of golfers' favorite words: "It's in the hole!" "Split the fairway!" "You're dancing!" "It's dry." (OK, that last one isn't the best news, but if you're in tho

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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Joseph A. Merkys - Cleveland, Ohio

Yes. Garmin Approach S20

Rangefinder - Nikon Coolshot 20i

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  1. Rod Chamberlin - Phoenix, Arizona
  2. Golfshot Pro App on iPhone
  3. Golfshot Pro App on iPhone and Leupold Laser Rangefinder.

My image.png.0c570714622de82cddbc49a0cf0428f9.png C-130 cart bag currently includes;

Driver:  image.png.fe9149ee2dbe2d9f25d69eab8145dc8c.png  ST190G
Fairways: image.png.d831bcd50637cfd3f651fe8c70ff3c57.png  Rocketballz Stage 2
Irons:   image.png.9e3a3bf7a1aee330b6453f8a912d4f77.png  I-25
Wedges: image.png.2b014e8e825376ec28fba6e9104704b0.png50*, 56*, 60* Dynamic Gold W-flex 
Putter: image.png.543e45de642f822ebeeadd18979f45e5.png   Newport 2.0
Ball:  image.png.e95c705c27fed8582d2946fd00b9c3ed.pngMTBx 

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Michael Jackson

Central Oregon Bend

Currently use Arccos iPhone and apple watch for yardages with a Leupold range finder.  Been using this system for 2+ years.

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Jack Jobst

St. Louis, MO

I currently use my range finder with slope as well as The Grint on my Apple watch.

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Todd in Utah

I currently use the Garmin Approach S40 watch

I use my watch mostly, but I do have a rangefinder to get more accurate data for hazards, tree line, etc...

Driver, Callaway Epic:

Fairway Wood, Callaway Epic Flash 

Hybrid, Callaway Apex

Irons, Callaway Apex Pro Irons 5 to UW S Flex:

Wedges, Callaway MD3, 54, 58. Callaway Forged 60

Putter, Odyssey O works, #1 Tank, counter balanced

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Jesse Dula   Michigan

Garmin Approach G80 / Bushnell Phantom / The Grint

Garmin Approach G80

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  • Alan from Miami, Florida.
  • I have used both my iPhone app “The Grint” as well as a GPS wristwatch to determine distances.
  • I currently use the Garmin S60 watch when I play.
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Eric T - Portland, OR 

I've used many GPS devices: 

  • Watches:
    • Garmin Approach S3
    • Motorola MOTOACTV Golf Edition
  • iPhone apps:
    • Golfshot GPS 
    • 18 Birdies Premium 
    • SkyDroid
  • Web platforms (more for yardage book planning): 
    • provisualizer(dot)com
    • Google Earth 
  • Club-attached
    • Arccos 

My current method of determine yardage is 3-parts:

  • I leave 18 Birdies running on my phone through the round, I use it for blind shots or easily calculating layup distances. I also use 18 Birdies to track my stats.
  • I leave the Garmin watch running on my cart or attached to my bag for a quick glance at the distance.
  • For general shots, tee shots, or if I'm near a landmark like a tree or hazard, I consult my self-made yardage book as it contains notes 
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Mike -California

Yes - Arccos on Apple Watch 

Currently Arccos on Apple Watch 
 

Being a Arccos user and playing over 14 rounds in the last month I think I’m uniquely qualified to be a tester. I’m a tech person, detail oriented and take great photographs. Let’s do this!

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Scott Lammers - Arizona 

Yes, Sky Caddie SX500, Garmin S2

Bushnell Hybrid Laser GPS

Cobra F9 Tour Length 

Taylormade Mini Driver 13.5

Taylormade UDI 

Cobra Forge TEC Irons

Vokey Wedges

Ping Anser 2

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Henry Felipe, Fort Worth, Texas

Have used several GPS devices during my 40-some years of playing golf

Presently using TecTecTec, VPRO500S

Although I take playing golf seriously, I like to have fun on the course and play for a beer or two.

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Pat Webster & I’m located in Pinehurst, NC

I am a caddie at Pinehurst Resort, I used to use the Sky Caddie v2 all the time looping. I eventually broke it but it is the best golf watch out there. 
 

I currently use a Bushnell v4 Slope Edition while looping/playing but have tried my Apple Watch & was not a fan of that layout. Love the layout of this watch. I would definitely enjoy the opportunity to give some very in depth feedback. 
 

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Pat (Bagger) Webster

Caddie @ Pinehurst Resort

IG: Bagger_24

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