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Testers ANNOUNCED! SkyCaddie LX5 Watch

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Bill from Chaffee Mo

In the past have used Garmin GPS watch

Yes, currently using Callaway GPSync Watch

Ping G410 Plus, Graphite Design VR5 Reg Flex 

Ping G410 Woods 3 and 7

Ping G410 Hybrids 4 and 5

Ping G410 Irons 6 thru PW

Ping Glide 2.0 Wedge, Bent to 46* 12* Bounce SS (bent to 48*) and 52* 12* Bounce SS                                                          Ping Glide Forged Custom  56*-10*

Scotty Cameron 5s 34"

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On 7/9/2020 at 12:36 PM, 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?



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

I use a garmin gps watch.

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Alec Mathews-Vallejo,CA

Yes- Free Caddie on Android, Garmin g80 (no longer own)

I usually ask someone with a GPS/Range Finder, Stakes and sprinklers

Driver:  default_taylormade-small.jpg Original One Mini Driver 11.5° (Diamana F 64g S-Flex)

3-Wood: default_taylormade-small.jpg RBZ 2 Tour 14.5°

3-Iron:  :nike-small: Forged Pro Combo (2006) 

4-PW, SW: default_callaway-small.jpgSteelhead XR 16

54° & 58°:default_titelist-small.jpg Vokey Wedges

Putter:   Image result for yes putter logo Callie

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Michael Thompson - Paola, KS

Yes, my first one is the one I still use.   Bushnell Excel

I currently get front,  middle, and back of the green yardage on my watch.   Look to see where the pin is and make my estimate from there.

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Scott DeGeer Tulsa, Oklahoma

Currently use a Bushnell Phantom attached to the golfcart as well as a Leupold GX-5i 3.   Since I ride and walk, I have been looking at GPS watches and would love the opportunity to test the SkyCaddie LX5.  Recently retired from IBM, I am a 1 handicap that plays 2-3 times a week.  Thanks! 


Driver: Titleist 917D3 Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7

Fairway: Titleist 917F3 Graphite Design Tour AD DI 8

Irons: Mizuno JPX919 Tour 4-PW Nippon NS Pro Modus 3 Tour

Wedges: Vokey SM7 52, 56, 60

Putter: whatever is working

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Jim Hughes in Gig Harbor, WA, 98332

I currently use the Sky Caddie SG5 and a Bushnell laser device.

Have been a long time Sky Caddie subscriber.  

I play Cobra F9 driver,  Calloway Razor Fit 3 & 5 wood.  Cleveland 22 * hybrid.  Ping I20 irons 4-PW and Titleist Vokey wedges 52* and 56*.  Use Odyssey putter.  

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