Summary: Like the idea of not having to purchase a yearly subscription in order to use the GPS. As with all GPS most of the time you get a fair yardage. On some holes it was as much as 6 yards off.....30 feet is considerable. This is a lot better than searching for a sprinkler head.
Accurate, good battery life, fussy menu navigation
G. Weber, Amazon
14 October 2012
Summary: Several years ago I wasted money on a basic Bushnell GPS. It could only hold ten courses, you needed an annual subscription, the software was horrendous. Eventually I got sick of wrestling with the software and abandoned the Bushnell. From that baseline the Golf Buddy is well worth the extra price.
Summary: I have enjoyed my Golf Buddy, wish it displayed a bit more info, ie position on fairway, but I'm just a rec. golfer and doesn't have to be perfect, it gives my the info thats most important, really enjoying it, has been a great help to me on the course.
Summary: Good tool to be used in US but not worldwide. The product description says "comes pre-loaded with course information from across the world". However, if you plan to use it outside of US, make sure to check the company's course library before you buy it.
Summary: Great little item. Looks like a small cellphone. Tells you the distance to the front, middle and back of the green. Keeps track of your scores. If you have a really nice drive, you can mark your spot and go to your ball and it will give the the distance that the ball was hit.
Summary: Good unit. I love the no annual subscription fee. All the courses I have played so far have been mapped. Accurate to 2-3 yards most of the time, verified by range finder and course markers. Most helpful with club selection in the fairway, hitting more greens now.
accurate distant measurement to greens but wish it had some ...
2 October 2010
Summary: accurate distant measurement to greens but wish it had some sort of delay when you go out of your fairway. It then picks up the wrong green distance. you can change it back by doing a few adjustments but usually you just guess and hit the ball.