Jump to content

Testers ANNOUNCED! SkyCaddie LX5 Watch


Recommended Posts

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

1. Derek Henshaw, Buffalo, NY

2. Does SwingU app on phone apply? Pushcart mounted gets lots of use.

3. SwingU app with Looper subscription for yardage determination, also distance stakes and markers. (or not distant enough relative calling out distances from his handheld optical rangefinder).

Verified Hack, 23 handicap 🙂  Golfing for exercise and peace of mind.

|> Big Dogs: O'Donnell Triumph hybrids 10-15-19-27 graphite, Ginty Trouble Club steel

|> Blades: First StrikeTM DeliveranceTM 3-4-5-6-7-8-9-P  Spitfire Graphite XL Shafts

|> Flatstick: Pinemeadow Z-ON M1       

⛳.  :1590477705_SunMountain:C130 Supercharged 🌲  :Clicgear:3.5+  🌳   1435280570_COBALTicon25tall.jpg.31b6f5458d409c6539d66b88e728a841.jpgQ6 Slope   🏌️‍♂️  572101405_SwingUicon25.jpg.ef5d6308ca59444daedc3e24214e87d9.jpgSwingU Looper  

💻  1308581734_EPLogoxsm.jpg.93b58a256c00a74e47a35314305b477f.jpgMGS Logo  🌐  1590215503_dghLogo30.jpg.f5abb718a74e4d05c07131656bb13e78.jpgBall mark   |>   IGBRC   [International Golf Ball Rescue Committee] "playing the best found balls" -Founder-

1231925043_PGAHOPE_H_4Ch30.png.f5b3c2e4a88708f6a6b5d3e143d9cba8.png PGA HOPE Member 2138091835_StickHackLogo2021(3)20pixelstall.png.47a28d11828bd99f0147b9eee5c17ec4.png  "The World's Greatest Golf Club Without The Course" Member 

2020 Official Tester - PuttUp mat logo_full_331d238c-3cab-4f84-ac72-d09e86f448c5_300x-25.png.11580987b80d9d26da7f04a31eadac9d.png  2021 Official Tester - Inesis Waterproof Grip Golf Shoes 1398724741_Inesislogo.jpg.34e215e2c1310a7b31d310ab89f4c188.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Dreux Daumer-Pennsylvania 

I have a Garmin Approach S20 GPS, which I use 50% of the time

For more accurate line of sight distance measurements I also use a Nikon Aculon laser range finder.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Perfect timing for me.  My current GPS unit a IZZO 6000just pooped out

my information

Steve /Maryland

Use a Scope that is dying and hard to read the yardage and an Izzo 6000 that died last night

 

Driver: Callaway Big Bertha Fusion

3wood: Titleist 917F

5 wood: Titleist 917F

irons Taylormade M2 6-PW

hybrids Taylormade 4 and 5

wedges: Titleist SM8 50/54/58

putter: Scotty Cameron Newport slotback
 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thomas Poole  Louisville, KY 

I have never owned a GPS watch for golf, however I have used a nike GPS watch for running in the past

Current method of determining yardage is the gps on the carts(depending on the course) or i usually play with a friend that has a range finder

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  1. Charles Keller - Skokie IL
  2. Yes, Garmin Approach S62, S60, S20, Swing by Swing Android App 
  3. Garmin Approach S62
-ckeller52
 
What's in the bag? This is....
IRONS         default_callaway-small.jpg.8d98a06e9125f12a694e88ffcbab3e58.jpg  Apex 19 5-AW NIPPON NS950 S
3 & 4 Irons   Maltby TS-1 Forged NIPPON NS950 S 
WEDGES      PING   Glide 2.0 Stealth 54° & 58° SS
DRIVER       default_taylormade-small.jpg.8a4a9b2a2fac6fe087f1c8c5cb704dbe.jpg  M6 FUJIKURA TSG PRO XLR8 61 S
3 WOOD      default_taylormade-small.jpg.8a4a9b2a2fac6fe087f1c8c5cb704dbe.jpg  M6 OBAN ISAWA RED 75 04
HYBRIDS     cobra King F9 Speedback 3&4  KBS TOUR HB GRAPHITE 75 R
PUTTER      Evnroll-01_1.jpg.c44279091062836814d5f5119fc252ea.jpg ER2cs 370gr The Stability Shaft
Lamkin       Sonar+ Tour Calibrate Standard Golf Grips
I also use Garmin Approach S62 and TecTecTec Range Finder.
And a SkyTrak launch monitor for the three times a week or so I hit the mat. 

 

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

22 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?

SkyCaddieLX5_HoleVue3-3-600x400[1].png

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

Jeff Lagro Chicago illinois

ive used Gps and range finder

currently using callaway/Nikon range finder

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Mark Swistock, Greater-Detroit Area, Mi

Yes, i used to have the old Motorola Activ golf edition watch and have used golf logix, 18 birdies, friends' range finders.

Currently use the free version of 18 birdies App

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  1. Kenny Raynor,  Fuquay Varina,  NC
  2. Yes, I use Samsung Galaxy watch with taylormade my round pro, along with range finder
  3. Answered in number 2.

Driver:   :titelist-small: 917 D2 10.5
Hybrid:   :titelist-small: 816 H1 21*

Irons:   :titelist-small: 716 AP1

Wedge:   :titelist-small: SM 50*, 54*, 58*

Putter:   Cameron GOLO 6

Ball:  :titelist-small: Pro V1

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Mitch Wada  

Santa Cruz County, CA

Garmin Approach

Callaway laser

 

Callaway Epic Flash 9* driver

Callaway GBB Epic 3

Wilson staff Utility 3 iron

Cobra King Forged CB/MB 4-pw

Titleist SM6 58

Ping Tour S 52

Rossa Monza Spider putter

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • GolfSpy MPR changed the title to Testers ANNOUNCED! SkyCaddie LX5 Watch
  • GolfSpy MPR locked this topic
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
×
×
  • Create New...