If you’re prepping for the new golf season but don’t have a reliable distance-measuring device in your arsenal, now is the time to gear up.
Today’s rangefinders have loads of features in addition to their distance-measuring capabilities. Many have a slope option that you can toggle on and off with a simple switch, and some even measure the effect of altitude and temperature.
The best part? New rangefinders are more user-friendly than ever before, offering better projection and easy-read displays. Check out five of our favorite models below, and while you’re browsing, make sure to click through the rest of the items on offer in GOLF’s Pro Shop.
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Bushnell Pro XE
This is the most powerful golf laser of all time. It can shoot flags at 500+ yards within 1 yard and uses proprietary slope technology to factor in temperature and altitude as well. The Visual Jolt shows a red flashing ring that vibrates when you lock onto the flag. The exclusive BITE magnetic mount allows you to easily mount the Pro XE right on the cart bar for easy access.
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.
Callaway Tour-S Laser
The Callaway Tour-S Laser rangefinder sports a multitude of technology to provide an accurate yardage every time. Use the Slope technology for distances adjusted for elevation changes while the Laser mode scans the landscape to evaluate multiple targets. You can also flip into Prism mode to lock onto flag mounted reflectors. The rangefinder is water and fog resistant and can lock onto a pin-up to 400 yards away.
Cobalt Q6 Slope Rangefinder
The Q-6 Slope easily toggles Slope Mode on and off. The device’s PinSense and Surge technologies easily distinguish the pin from background information, eliminating obstructions and false readings.
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.