Golf rangefinders are electronic camera devices that help golfers to perfectly define the distance to certain points on a golf course. The fixed points may refer to a flag, trees or hazards. They are called golf laser rangefinders too because of the laser technology employed in manufacturing them. While looking for the best golf rangefinder, there are many aspects to look into. There are many factors that must be considered before making that game-changing purchase. There are so many products out there that it can get a bit difficult to decide as to the best choice. Here’s our best effort at helping you find one with our latest golf laser rangefinder reviews for 2016.
A golf rangefinder helps a golfer play without having to guess the distance and enables the golfer to make accurate decisions that improve the game and reduces handicap. The laser rangefinders sure are more accurate than the best golf GPS device. They are user-friendly and are as simple as pointing the device in the direction of your target and the laser rangefinder locks on the target and helps assess the distance. It even helps identify the surroundings providing a better idea of the green. Unlike GPS devices these devices require no downloading, uploading or updating of golf courses and no need for subscriptions either.
When considering a golf rangefinder you will want to look at its range or yard coverage, accuracy, price, size and weight, and of course its battery life. If you keep a look out on the market, you might even be able to fetch a discount. Most of all you would also do best to check if the device of your interest is approved by the tournament.
Bushnell Pro X7
According to our review, the best rangefinder is the Bushnell Pro X7, the most powerful laser rangefinder. It features an amazing ranging capability of 550-yard range unit. It has a ½ yard accuracy and 7x magnification with HD optics that ensure clear bright images. The pin seeker built with JOLT technology ensures maximum accuracy. The jolt technology ensures that the device vibrates when the pin seeker is locked so that the user is sure of the target. Extreme speed precision (ESP) second generation technology along with vivid display technology provide faster accuracy on yardage with improved contrast, clarity and light transmission. It is rain and waterproof and is tournament certified. It offers a 2 year warranty period. It is 50% heavier than Tour Z6 and larger in size. It isn’t pocket size. If size and weight don’t matter, this is the best rangefinder currently available in the market.
Bushnell Tour V3
Bushnell Tour V3 is the best value rangefinder being compact, ergonomic and a crowd favorite. It can be operated single handed with the vertical operation and 5x magnification. It has a range capability of up to 300 yards with +/- one-yard accuracy. The pin seeker employs JOLT vibration technology that is activated when pin seeker is triggered. SCAN keeps the LCD display updated as you scour the landscape. It is tournament approved and also comes with a warranty of 2 years.Read More