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Pro golfers won't be using distance-measuring devices anytime soon

By Mike Stachura If you're among those who cringed hearing both the USGA and R&A will allow distance-measuring devices in amateur competitions, there is some solace emerging from these announcements: Leaders of the elite...
Friday, 2/7/2014 at 1:41PM
Gear & Equipment

SkyCaddie Breeze: 'A virtual sprinkler head'

By John Strege There is something to be said for simplicity (hence the adage often employed in golf: KISS, for Keep It Simple Stupid). SkyCaddie already has the comprehensive covered, with its SGX rangefinder. Now...
Monday, 9/17/2012 at 11:39AM
Gear & Equipment

Bushnell introduces a wrist-worn rangefinder

A growing category in rangefinders is the GPS device resembling a wristwatch. The latest to join the fray is Bushnell, a leading player in the rangefinder market, both GPS and laser (and even a...
Tuesday, 5/8/2012 at 12:45PM
Gear & Equipment

A global rangefinder in a smaller package

Rangefinders continue to evolve, as technologies always do, getting smaller and operationally easier. One such device is the Garmin Approach G6, which is being introduced today at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas and...
Tuesday, 1/10/2012 at 8:11AM
Gear & Equipment

Rangefinder in a wristwatch, now in white

The acclaimed Garmin Approach S1, a rangefinder in wristwatch form, has been introduced in white, the company announced. "As fashion continues to be in the forefront of our lives, we see golfers personalizing their attire...
Tuesday, 10/4/2011 at 12:04PM
Gear & Equipment

A rangefinder puts the world at your fingertips

Rangefinders, as with any technology, continue to evolve, evidence of which is the new GolfBuddy World that comes pre-loaded with 35,000 courses from around the world, from Augusta National Golf Club to Ballybunion in Ireland...
Monday, 3/14/2011 at 10:00AM
Gear & Equipment

Turning any mobile device into a rangefinder

There is no shortage of rangefinder apps for mobile devices (GolfLogix, Caddie Pro, ViewTi Golf GPS, to name a few), but all of them require GPS. What can you do if your mobile device does...
Tuesday, 3/8/2011 at 12:43PM
Gear & Equipment

Can't decide, laser or GPS? Have both

The rangefinder competition typically pits laser vs. GPS and a strong case can be made on behalf of either. Laser rangefinders are more precise, but require aiming and shooting. GPS offers convenience, providing yardages at...
Wednesday, 2/16/2011 at 9:42AM
Gear & Equipment

Skycaddie's Autoview: It's all in the wrist

The expanding popularity of rangefinders continues to produce technological advancements, as SkyCaddie has done with its Autoview application. Autoview, available only for the Skycaddie SGX, allows for changing screens simply by turning the wrist. In...
Monday, 2/7/2011 at 7:28PM
Gear & Equipment

A wristwatch that provides yardages, too

The rangefinder competition has an interesting new entrant -- a wristwatch featuring a golf course GPS with more than 14,000 courses pre-loaded into it. The Approach S1, which is made by Garmin International Inc., provides...
Thursday, 1/27/2011 at 2:55PM
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