Check out these 10 great rangefinders and GPS watches under $250

Rangefinders

Looking for an affordable rangefinder or GPS watch? There are a bevy of options under $250.

Rangefinders have never been more accessible. You can wear them on your wrist, clip them to your belt loop, or even stick them to your golf cart with a magnetized strip. And the best part? They’re also affordable, with many top-tier models available for less than $250, and still more for less than $150.

Check out our 10 favorite GPS watches and rangefinders below that won’t break the bank, and while you’re at it, take a scroll through the rest of the items on offer in GOLF’s Pro Shop.

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Bushnell Phantom

The Bushnell Phantom easily clips onto a bag or belt or it can be mounted to a cart or metal surface with BITE magnetic mount. The Phantom GPS is preloaded with 36,000+ courses in 30 countries, and will provide front, center and back distances.
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Garmin Approach G10

This clip-on golf GPS is a compact and lightweight way to measure yardages on the course. The GPS includes an odometer and features a high-sensitivity receiver to give you accurate distance data anywhere on the course.
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Callaway 200s Laser

Compact and lightweight, the Callaway 200s uses Pin Acquisition Technology to lock onto the pin from up to 275 yards away. You can even scan the entire landscape and lock on to multiple targets like trees or hazards.
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Leupold PinCaddie 2 Golf Rangefinder

PinHunter Laser Technology eliminates false readings by evaluating laser return data and displaying the distance to the pin. Offers 6-times magnification and can hone in on the pin from 300 yards away.
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Bushnell Tour v4 Laser Rangefinder

This smaller, sleeker design from Bushnell offers PinSeeker with JOLT Technology to provide instant feedback once the flag is picked up. Accurate yardage up to 1,000 yards away.
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Garmin Approach S10 Watch

The Garmin Approach S10 GPS watch shows accurate yardages to the front, center and back of greens as well as layup, hazard and dogleg distances. The watch comes pre-loaded with 41,000 courses and includes free course updates.
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GolfBuddy WT6 GPS Watch

This GPS watch is capable of holding details for 38,000+ courses, and features automatic course and hole recognition for out-of-the-box functionality.
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TecTecTec! VPRO500 Laser Rangefinder

This water resistant device quickly finds the flag distance within one yard. With a 6x magnification, Continuous Scan Mode and Pin Sensor Technology, the VPRO500 has the ability to lock onto a flag up to 540 yards away.
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Callaway Micro Laser Rangefinder

This compact and lightweight rangefinder from Callaway provides consistent and accurate distances every time. It uses Prism technology to quickly acquire distances to pins with built-in reflectors.
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Garmin Approach G30

The Garmin Approach G30 handheld golf GPS is a small but powerful machine that features a digital scorecard, full-color mapping and more than 41,000 pre-loaded courses worldwide.
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