This simple device allows you to film or photograph your swing hands-free

The GPOD Mini makes filming your swing a snap.

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With summer golf just around the corner, now’s the time to get your game in shape for the start of your annual twilight league — or hey, maybe you’d just like to tune up for just weekly post-work 9-hole loop.

Whatever your game-improvement plans are for the summer months, there’s one simple gadget that will make filming or photographing your swing a piece of cake: the GPOD Mini.

With the GPOD Mini, you can easily mount your smart phone or tablet to an alignment stick to use your smart device’s camera with hands-free ease. All you have to do it attach one magnet to the alignment stick and another to your device, and voila! Hands-free filming capability!

That means you can capture your swing in its entirety for your own analysis or to send it to your instructor. Or maybe you simply want to gather up your buddies for a perfect group shot on a scenic tee box? With the GPOD Mini, it’s as simple as staking the stick and attaching your phone.

Check out the GPOD Mini in detail below, and while you’re shopping, make sure to browse through the rest of the items on offer in GOLF’s Pro Shop — your ultimate source for all the latest gear for your game, all in one convenient place.

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GPOD mini

$29.99
Introducing our new GPOD mini…it’s the easiest way to mount and film your golf swing. Just clamp the GPOD mini to any alignment stick* and stick your phone to the magnet! What we love about the magnetic mount is its cradle free design that allows one-handed use. We made this with 6 Rare-earth Neodymium magnets, giving you extra confidence your phone won’t fall out. It’s strong enough to even hold up your iPad (tablet). You can also stream your favorite sports games and/or tv shows while you practice. FEATURES AND COMPATIBILITY Works with any smart phone and tablet up to 3.5 lbs. Cradle-free design for one-handed use. Connects to alignment sticks*, golf shafts, car head rest, or any other thin cylindrical rod you can think of (contact us if you discover new ways to use the GPOD mini!) Use your device in Portrait or Landscape mode by simply rotating your device. Silicone cover protects your gear. The magnets are 100% safe for your electronics. INSTALLATION Clamp the GPOD mini to an alignment stick*. Stick the protective film then metal plate to the outside of your device/case or place it in between your device and its case (for maximum magnetic hold, place the metal plate to the outside of your device). Stick your device to the magnet. WHAT’S INCLUDED (1) Magnetic Mount, (2) Metal Plates, (1) Protective Film, (1) Carrying Pouch *Alignment stick not included   PATENT PENDING
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As a four-year member of Columbia’s inaugural class of female varsity golfers, Jessica can out-birdie everyone on the masthead. She can out-hustle them in the office, too, where she’s primarily responsible for producing both print and online features, and overseeing major special projects, such as GOLF’s inaugural Style Is­sue, which debuted in February 2018. Her origi­nal interview series, “A Round With,” debuted in November of 2015, and appeared in both in the magazine and in video form on GOLF.com.