Our favourite…2017 gps watches

More and more of us are strap­ping a de­vice to our wrist to get course yardages

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Garmin Ap­proach S60 £399

www.garmin.com The S60 is Garmin’s new golf GPS watch for 2017 and it’s packed to the rafters with tech. It does ev­ery­thing you’d ex­pect of a GPS watch, but be­cause it has a touch­screen you can zoom into and around holes for more de­tail. It also has an au­to­matic shot tracker and if you pair it with an app it will even give you the weather fore­cast!

Bush­nell Ex­cel £199

www.bush­nell­golf.co.uk GPS tech is chang­ing rapidly, it’s no sur­prise the Ex­cel is com­pletely new for 2017. Blue­tooth means it can talk to your phone on the course so you get call alerts and no­ti­fi­ca­tions. Bush­nell’s new app also means you can book a tee time from your phone and get hole-by-hole fly­overs.

Golf Buddy WT6 £139.99

www.eu.golf­bud­dy­global.com Plenty of golfers like keep­ing it sim­ple when it comes to GPS with just want­ing ba­sic yardages to the front, cen­tre and back. If that’s you the WT6 is right up your street. Dy­namic green views mean yardages are cal­cu­lated for the an­gle you’re at­tack­ing the green from, which is re­ally use­ful if you’re not on the fair­way.

Sky­cad­die SW2 £129.95

www.sky­cad­die.co.uk Sky­cad­die says the SW2 is the sim­plest way to get yardages on your wrist. Its GPS en­gine re­places your smart­phone’s, which ef­fec­tively gives more ac­cu­rate yardages if you leave your phone in a golf bag. It also of­fers shot dis­tances and dig­i­tal scor­ing mak­ing it a great all-rounder for not that much.

Golf Buddy WTX £199.99

www.eu.golf­bud­dy­global.com Golf Buddy says the WTX fits all the usual fea­tures you’d ex­pect in a hand­held GPS into a watch. A touch­screen means nav­i­gat­ing your way round a course is easy. It also has fit­ness fea­tures like step count­ing as well as be­ing avail­able in a num­ber of dif­fer­ent “skins” so you can turn the watch into a stylish time­piece away from the course.

Tom­tom Golfer SE £169.99

www.tom­tom.com A sleek, stylish and pow­er­ful GPS watch which de­liv­ers ev­ery­thing you’d ex­pect along with au­to­matic shot track­ing and a dig­i­tal score­card. Us­ing Tom­tom’s app gives you plenty of op­por­tu­nity to an­a­lyse your game post-round and help high­light ar­eas where you can im­prove.

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