SkyCaddie SX550 GPS Range Finder Review
If like many club golfers you don’t have the luxury of a caddie, then why not opt for the next best thing? SkyCaddie has produced an intuitive E-Caddie in the form of the SX550. So, if you are the type of player that needs yardages to any location on the course- this hand-held device delivers that.
The SX550 offers distances to up to 40 geo-referenced targets per hole, integrated via HoleVue. This gives yardages to all hazards, carries, and layups which are critical in plotting your way around the course.
It bears a 5.5” full HD colour touchscreen LCD display, offering superb visuals and crystal-clear clarity. 35,000 courses are preloaded and have been verified by SkyCaddie employees, you can rest assured that courses are accurate and always up to date.
SkyCaddie uses IntelliGreen technology and is another feature that demonstrates the advancements this piece of kit has. It automatically rotates to match your angle into the green, this makes for more accurate yardage. Let’s face it, is there anything worse than striping an iron perfectly on line and it land 20 yards short or even worse, fly the green? No, there isn’t. Don’t chance your shots, use reliable technology to help aid your decision-making.
This is particularly useful when playing a new course as the SX550 can locate hazards and blind tee shots. The level of detail provided will make a new course seem like your local club course and will ultimately aid you in lowering your scores.
The SkyCaddie® SX550 has a slim feel with a highly water-resistant design. With a large battery, the SX550 is ready for extended playing time for that emergency 9, or even 18 more holes. Using multi-constellation navigation satellite systems, the SX550 provides enhanced accuracy and overall better performance under tough conditions or tree cover.
The SX550 is one of the most complete hand-held GPS devices on the market. Its robust nature and large displays make it compatible with a number of different golfers and will guarantee fewer strokes around the course.