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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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Erick Herrmann - Richmond, VA 

- I used Sky Caddie App about 4 years ago, recently switched to using The Grint’s app for GPS. 

- Currently use The Grint, also have a TecTecTec VRPRO500 that I will use if the flagstick has the receiver on it. Otherwise I’ve found it to be inaccurate.

 

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I have had two Garmin watches! 1st one was great but short battery life and eventually died. 2nd promised 12 hrs of life, actual 6hrs and it is not as accurate as the 1st. Im in the mkt, tester or not. Please put it through the ringer!!

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Kendrik Gibson 

Live in Utah 

I have  used a skycaddie GPS before and my dad uses a watch now and loves it

Currently I’ve been experimenting with a bushnell tour V3 and iPhone but I’ve really been wanting to switch to a watch. 

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Mike Vogel/Springboro, OH

Used GolfShot app in my AppleWatch for a while, but wasn’t great when I got too far away from my phone. 
 

Currently using Bushnell rangefinder for yardage. 

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18 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.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

 

18 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.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

Aaron Jee NH

I use the taylormade app. 

Cheap rangefinder 

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Blair Moore- Michigan 

I have used my Apple Watch with 18 birdies and the Grint app as well. Also have used multiple different range finders.

Currently using 18 birdies app for my yardages.

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