GolfBuddy launches new fee-free WT5 GPS golf watch


The new WT5 is a significant improvement on its best-selling predecessor, the WT3, and is slimmer, lighter and completely re-styled with a softer, more comfortable strap.

Additionally, the three navigation buttons which give the golfer access to the WT5’s industry-leading suite of functions and technology, have all been moved to one side of the watch making it even easier to use.

Available in two smart new colour schemes (white/orange and blue/black), the GolfBuddy WT5 has an RRP of just £159.95. And unlike some other GPS watches it offers distances to greens, hazards and targets and premium features like scoring completely free of charge – with no annual fees to pay.

WT5 boasts Pin Placement Technology so the golfer can put the flag on any one of nine preset locations on the green (left, centre, right x front, middle, back) for added accuracy and over 37,000 free golf courses are preloaded. Dynamic Green View gives distances always directly from the golfer’s angle of approach.

A digital scoring system is included as well as distances to hazards and targets at no extra cost. Golfers can also measure their shot distance and see how far they’ve walked through a full GPS tracking system. And, of course, it can be worn off-course as a smart watch.

Full feature specification:
• Distances to targets and hazards
• Distances to front/centre/back of the green
• Pin Placement Technology
• Digital scorecard
• Dynamic Green View
• Automatic course/hole recognition
• Shot distance measurement
• GPS tracking – can be used for walking and other sports
• IPX7 Waterproof
• Rechargeable battery
• Yards/Meters selection
• Watch mode

As with all GolfBuddy’s distance measuring devices (DMDs), the WT5 is built exclusively for golf and the company is unique in offering a full range of products that spans watch GPS, lasers, handheld GPS, voice GPS – and now the unique sports band sector with its BB5.

All GolfBuddy’s expertise is channeled into making DMDs that are accurate, easy to use and comfortable to wear. It never charges any additional fees, it maps courses on foot for super-accurate readings and is committed to delivering measuring devices for every type of golfer, whatever their preference.

GolfBuddy is the only Distance Measuring Device (DMD) brand which offers products to suit all golfers, however they want to receive distance information – laser rangefinder (LR4), GPS handheld devices (PT4), GPS watches (WT5, WT4), compact audio GPS (VS4) and now wearable tech GPS (BB5).

GolfBuddy is also the only company that focuses 100% on golf, maps courses on foot for added accuracy and provides completely fee-free access to its extensive worldwide database of courses.

Unlike some other brands*, premium features like Dynamic Green View, distances to targets, hazards and round stats analysis are also completely fee-free, forever, with all products.

GolfBuddy is based in La Palma, Ca, with product development and course data management centres in Korea, one of the world’s leading suppliers of high-quality electronic products.

GolfBuddy is a Corporate Partner with the PGAs of Europe as its ‘official handheld GPS rangefinder’.  For more information about GolfBuddy visit

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