Best rangefinders 2022: The 7 best rangefinders for serious golfers

Best Rangefinders 2022

Scroll down to see all of our picks for the best rangefinders of 2022.


Welcome to GOLF’s 2022-23 edition of the Best of Everything, where we’re providing you with the, well… best of everything! Check out our picks below or browse more items in our Pro Shop.

A good number can make all the difference on the course. It doesn’t matter if you’re teeing it for a quick nine after work or prepping for the U.S. Am, you want to know how far away you are from the hole. You have to be able to fully trust and commit to that number if you want to execute your best golf shot. These rangefinders are supremely accurate, compact, good-looking and — most importantly — reliable.

Bushnell Tour V5 Shift Patriot Pack Laser

Bushnell has afforded even more clarity and improved slope technology to their Tour V5 Shift. The all-new and improved slope algorithm offers a more accurate display of slope, giving each player a heightened understanding of the course ahead of them. The Tour V5 Shift comes with a built-in BITE Magnetic Cart Mount and a newly designed premium carry case. Each rangefinder also contains a CR2 battery. This device sports 6x magnification and can reach targets up to 400+ yards. Its equipped with Pinseeker because of the visual JOLT Technology.
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Garmin Approach Z82

The Garmin Approach Z82 Rangefinder has everything a golfer needs and more. It is the most accurate range finder Garmin has ever made, with 6x magnification within 10 to the flag and can lock on to a flag up to 450 yards away! The Approach Z82 vibrates when it has locked onto the flag or your desired target. Wind direction and speed is displayed on screen helping players decide what club to use and how to swing. Laser Range Arc technology allows players to pick a spot on the map and then use the device to see the distance to that spot. The improved viewfinder created sharper optics and allowed for greater eye relief for golfers wearing glasses.
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Precision Pro R1 Smart

Precision Pro Golf R1 Smart Connected Slope Laser Rangefinder with MYSLOPE (TM) and Bluetooth Connectivity. A Slope Rangefinder that contains bluetooth technology to connect with the PRECISION PRO GOLF APP to create the first smart connected rangefinder with MYSLOPE (TM) technology. Connect to the R1 Smart Laser Rangefinder to the PRECISION PRO GOLF GPS APP (IOS & Android), and the R1 Rangefinder turns into a smart connected rangefinder with actual distance, MYSLOPE adjusted distances, GPS distances to the front, middle, back of the green, wind caddie and FIND MY PRECISION PRO.
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Blue Tees Series 3 Max

The Blue Tees Series 3 Max Rangefinder includes the latest and greatest rangefinder technology featuring slope switch technology, flag lock pulse vibration, and a 900 yard range with an accuracy of +/- 1, this rangefinder is all you need and more.
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Nikon CoolShot Pro II Stabilized

Nikon’s COOLSHOT Pro II is packed with advanced technologies that will change your game. It is competition compliant and features HYPER READ technology and OLED display so key measurements appear clear and in an instant. It also feature ID (incline/decline) mode to factor in slope and DUAL LOCKED ON ECHO for targeting the pin. Additional features include portability, fog proof, and waterproof.
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The Prism – Pinned Golf Rangefinder

From the six brand new colors to the many added features, The Prism is the best looking and most feature packed golf rangefinder we have ever created!
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Cobalt Q6

Cobalt Q-6 Slope

This stylish, waterproof rangefinder easily switches between extremely accurate slope and non-slope modes.
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Emily Haas Contributor