Excerpt: The GolfBuddy GPS Tour is a decent unit. The signal strength of the unit is weaker when compared to the iGolf Neo and uPlay uPro. The fact that it comes pre-loaded with 20,000 courses is nice and so is the fact that it knows which course you are playing when you get there. All in all a decent offering, but leaves room for improvement.
Pros: Color screen, Automatic course and hole recognition, Ability to calculate shot distance, Rechargeable battery, 13 hour battery life (AAA batteries can be used for back up), Score tracking, Ability to set pin placement, Comes preloaded with 20,000 courses, 11 points can be added to pre-mapped courses, No membership fees
Cons: Price ($429.99), Not compatible with Mac, Slightly bulky, 12 channel GPS (signal strength not as good as competitors)
Excerpt: The Golf Buddy Tour GPS is just that, a handheld buddy that is as enthusiastic about improving your golf game as you are. The Golf Buddy automatically shows you the distance to the green as well as the distance between you and any hazards that are in your way. It comes preloaded with thousands of courses across the United States and, with a storage capacity of 20,000 courses, you have the option of loading many more. Simply hook the device onto your belt and move from...
Conclusion: Golf Buddy Tour GPS : Know your course. Know your distance. Know your score. Know your game . The Golf Buddy Tour GPS will help you gain confidence in knowing exactly how far and where to go. The Golf Buddy s large, easy-to-read screen gives you the exact distance to greens, bunkers, water hazards and lay up points. Each Golf Buddy Tour GPS unit features the dynamic green view which chages the shape of the green depending on your angle of approach.
Excerpt: The Golf Buddy Tour GPS comes with a wall adapter, a rechargeable battery and the option of using AAA batteries as an additional power source, so your game can last as long as you like. It is lightweight and comes with a waterproof case, so you need not worry about the elements wreaking havoc with your new investment.