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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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On 7/9/2020 at 3:36 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

1. Daniel Valentin

2. I've never used a golf watch before.

3. I normally use a range finder or yardage markers.

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I use an older model Bushnell hybrid range finder/gps. My home course has a lot of blind shots to the greens due to different elevation changes so this is where my gps comes in handy when no flagstick is in sight.

Play your best!

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I would love to be a tester for this product! Please consider me!  Dr. Kirk Massner, Burlington, Iowa.  Use a Bushnell watch with GPS.  Also have GPS in the carts at my club. (not always accurate)

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Joey Currans - Ames, Iowa 

I’ve never used a gps watch, but I have used GolfStatus and 18 birdies 

I use a Nikon range finder, but I have always wanted to try one of the watches for getting distances to the fronts and backs of greens.

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  1. Name and Location:    Doug Wong    North Wales, Pennsylvania
  2. Have you ever used a GPS device or watch? Which one(s)?     yes.  Bushnell neo iON, Calloway uPro
  3. Current method of determining yardage: Bushnell neo iON and rangefinder
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Chris Hill - Denver, CO
I use Golfshot on my Android phone, but mainly to keep my score
Nikon range finder mainly, occasionally Golfshot for my second shot on par 5s (club recommendations) or to see the hole layout

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