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Testers ANNOUNCED! SkyCaddie LX5 Watch


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  1. Dennis O'Donnell/ Aldie, VA
  2. Not a strictly GPS device.  Just apps on iPhone (Arccos and 18birdies) but hate constantly taking my phone out.
  3. Currently a rangefinder but have noticed some limitations in how much room behind green I have or in front of pin.

Driver: image.jpeg.693c1038c87ba93f656427286d5ff6c6.jpeg M3 Tensei Blue Stiff

3 Wood: image.jpeg.693c1038c87ba93f656427286d5ff6c6.jpeg M6 UST Mamiya Proforce V2

3 Hybrid: image.jpeg.693c1038c87ba93f656427286d5ff6c6.jpeg M6 UST Mamiya Proforce V2

4 Hybrid : image.jpeg.693c1038c87ba93f656427286d5ff6c6.jpeg M4 Stock Stiff Shaft

Irons: image.jpeg.693c1038c87ba93f656427286d5ff6c6.jpeg P790 (5I-AW) - 2 deg strong - Nippon Modus3 105 Gram/Stiff 

Wedges: :titelist-small: Vokey SM7 (54,59) - AMT Black/Stiff

Putter: :ping-small:  Sigma G Tyne Putter

Ball: :titelist-small: ProV1

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Gary Roberts-Knoxville, TN

Have used multiple Skycaddie handhelds and apps

Currently using Golfpad GPS (app) & Bushnell Tour V4 shift for pin diatance

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Bill - Houston, TX

Yes. I have used the Sky Caddie SG 2.5, Callaway uPro mx, Izzo Swami 4000 devices, and the GolfLogix and GolfNow apps.

I currently use the GolfNow app in conjunction with a Garmin rangefinder. 

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  1. Name and Location - Alex Orbeck - Denver, Colorado
  2. Have you ever used a GPS device or watch? Which one(s)? - I have used golf GPS apps on my phone
  3. Current method of determining yardage - 18Birdies App
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Matt - Rhode Island

Apple Watch Arccos 

Arccos but usually my rangefinder as I get frustrated w Arccos not working 

:taylormade-small:  M3 460 9.5* - ACCRA TZ6 M5

:callaway-small:  X2 Hot Pro - 15* Aldila Tour Green X

TaylorMade Jetspeed 19* w Matrix HM9

Mizuno MP-63 4-P Project X 6.0

Cleveland RTX4 - 50, 54, 60

  :odyssey-small:  Toulon Portland w P2 React Grip

:titelist-small: 2019 Players 4 -  :titelist-small: Pro V1

 

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  1. Ross Reale - Abington, MA 
  2. I have used the 18 Birdies App on my phone
  3. Currently I use a Bushnell V4 Rangefinder for my yardage

Driver - Cobra Radspeed XB

3 Wood - Cobra Radspeed

5 Wood - Taylormade Sim TI

Irons 4-P - Mizuno JPX 921 Tour SEL

Wedge - Taylormade MG2 50, 54, 60

Putter - Taylormade Spider X Chalk

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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?

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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

1. Bruce - Orlando FL 

2. Yes, have use iphone and am currently using Garmin S60.

Use my Garmin S60 watch.

 

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Gene Ashe - Western New York

I have used Callaway U-Pro and Golf Buddy Tour

I now use golf buddy tour or golf pad phone app

Driver .....TM RBZ Stage 2 Tour ...10.5*..stock stiff shaft

3 Wood...TM RBZ Stage 2 Tour  set to 16*..stock stiff shaft

Hybrids....Adams.... A3OS 2-3-4-5 hybrids..Grafalloy  platinum Reg flex

Cobra F7 one length irons..... 6 - GW .. ...shafts.. Grafalloy Pro Launch Blue Axis @ 37.5"

Putter (varies) currently Cobra Greg Norman Anser style blade

Peace....

 

 

 

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