What is one of the key advantages of a golf GPS?
One major advantage of a golf GPS is that it can provide you distances to the hole from your location on the course.
Will a Golf GPS lead to better scores?
While a GPS does not promise you will lower your score, it can help. It provides information to help you make better decisions on which club to use.
What are some standard golf GPS devices?
One of the most common devices is the golf GPS watch. This is not the only one. Some GPS electronic devices also come with clips or mounts. This allows you to put them on everything from your belt, bag, or even your cart. You can also get tracking tags that attach to your clubs. Additionally, there are voice units that allow you to access information in this convenient format. On the higher end, there is even a GPS golf caddy with a touchscreen.
What are golf GPS tracking tags?
Tracking tags attach to your clubs. They use impact sensors and GPS technology to help you track your strokes in real-time, right on your smartphone or smartwatch. Coupled with a proprietary app, they provide a myriad of information, including distances, strategy tips, and more.
What are some more advanced features of golf GPS devices or watches?
Some GPS units offer a bevy of premium features in addition to essential golf information. Some units like the Garmin Golf Fenix 6S Pro Solar GPS Watch offer scores of unique features. These include things like solar charging lenses, a heart rate monitor, and advanced performance metrics for multiple sports.
How do I know if my course will be loaded onto my golf GPS?
Some models have as many as 41,000 golf courses loaded on them already. You of course, always have the option of calling the manufacturer to ensure that golf courses near you are loaded on the devices you are interested in purchasing.
How is a rangefinder different from a golf GPS?
GPS devices are versatile and convenient as they come in many different forms such as a watch or tags hooked to your golf clubs. However they generally are not as accurate as a rangefinder. Rangefinders are handheld devices that can give you pinpoint accuracy of your distance to the hole on the course when in view of the flag. They can also be used on any course, whether the manufacturer has mapped it or not.
What are the price ranges of golf GPS devices?
We offer golf GPS units for just about any budget. Some range from around one hundred dollars for a simple golf GPS to a GPS golf caddy that costs well over a thousand dollars.