Golf GPS watches are booming. They're quick, easy to use, getting ever-more stylish and sophisticated and relatively cheap, with some now combining fitness info, text and email with the usual yardages. Here's five of the best golf GPS watches.
A stylish, lightweight design with an ultra-slim body which is great if you’re not keen on wearing a watch while playing. It keeps your score, how far you’ve walked and how long your round’s taken. 40,000 courses.
A no nonsense golf specific GPS watch, with distances to the front, centre and back of the green and plenty of hazard information. There’s also a pin positioning feature and digital scorecard.
A golf GPS that’s also a game tracker, which reveals the distances you’ve hit shots to allow for post-round analysis on Garmin’s Connect app. It connects to your phone, to show emails and text messages too.
The Linx is a previous TG Gold Award winning GPS watch. Its display can show up to 40 hazards, lay-ups and carries per hole and its dynamic distances are based on the angle you’re approaching from.
A new golf specific GPS unit for 2016, with a longer battery that lasts three rounds. Over and above the usual GPS functions the Ion shows up to four hazards per hole plus an odometer. No fees for its 35,000+ course database.