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My Golf Buddy Tour was taken - Best Replacement?

Handheld GPS Golf Buddy Tour Golf GPS Handheld Bushnell Phantom Golf Buddy Voice 2

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#1 cvvorst

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Posted 06 April 2018 - 12:04 AM

So I left my golf buddy tour on my cart the other night, I go back the next morning and the cart had been returned empty. People suck sometimes.



I'm looking into replacement units like the Bushnell Phantom, or the Golf Buddy Voice 2 right now. But I know there are plenty of other options.

I mostly use it for the yardage to front /middle /back of the green, but I did like knowing yardage to hazards and other markers.

I really don't want one that requires a subscription. I like the handheld too I can attach it to my clicgear 3.5 or keep it in a golf cart.


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Ping G400 Stretch AD TP 8TX
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Titleist Vokey Wedgeworks SM6 RAW - 50F - 54S - 58M or Vokey SM6 Black 50F - 54F - 58S
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Posted 07 April 2018 - 03:20 PM

Any ideas?

I'm looking at some older models, but I would like one that has distance to hazards and distance to clear hazards. I'd guess the recent Garmin and golf buddy has that?
Ping G400 LST 8.5 or G400 Max 9.5- Graphite Design AD TP 6TX or T1100 75 6.5 or Tensei Orange 70 TX or Dual Core 60 TX or Black Mamba 60 TX
Ping G400 Stretch AD TP 8TX
Cobra King Utility 19.5 - HZRDUS 105 6.5 or Titleist 816 H2 19 Degree with Diamana D+ 90 X
4 to PW PXG 0311T - Project X LZ 6.5
Titleist Vokey Wedgeworks SM6 RAW - 50F - 54S - 58M or Vokey SM6 Black 50F - 54F - 58S
Toulon Indianapolis or Taylormade Spider Tour Limited

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Posted 07 April 2018 - 03:39 PM

Iíve got the golf buddy VS 4 and I love it.

Wear it on my cap and just tap it and a voice tells me distance to the middle. You have front and back on the the display as well.

I still use the laser on courses Iím not familiar with, but itís very handy on a course I know and if I generally know the pin placement.

Edited by Jagpilotohio, 07 April 2018 - 03:39 PM.

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Posted 07 April 2018 - 09:02 PM

View PostJagpilotohio, on 07 April 2018 - 03:39 PM, said:

Iíve got the golf buddy VS 4 and I love it.

Wear it on my cap and just tap it and a voice tells me distance to the middle. You have front and back on the the display as well.

I still use the laser on courses Iím not familiar with, but itís very handy on a course I know and if I generally know the pin placement.

Does that have measurements to hazards or the yardage markers?
Ping G400 LST 8.5 or G400 Max 9.5- Graphite Design AD TP 6TX or T1100 75 6.5 or Tensei Orange 70 TX or Dual Core 60 TX or Black Mamba 60 TX
Ping G400 Stretch AD TP 8TX
Cobra King Utility 19.5 - HZRDUS 105 6.5 or Titleist 816 H2 19 Degree with Diamana D+ 90 X
4 to PW PXG 0311T - Project X LZ 6.5
Titleist Vokey Wedgeworks SM6 RAW - 50F - 54S - 58M or Vokey SM6 Black 50F - 54F - 58S
Toulon Indianapolis or Taylormade Spider Tour Limited

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Posted 07 April 2018 - 09:10 PM

View Postcvvorst, on 07 April 2018 - 09:02 PM, said:

View PostJagpilotohio, on 07 April 2018 - 03:39 PM, said:

Iíve got the golf buddy VS 4 and I love it.

Wear it on my cap and just tap it and a voice tells me distance to the middle. You have front and back on the the display as well.

I still use the laser on courses Iím not familiar with, but itís very handy on a course I know and if I generally know the pin placement.

Does that have measurements to hazards or the yardage markers?

Nope. Super simple.  Front,middle, back.  Thatís it.  Itís tiny.  About the size of a square watch.  Has a clip for your hat or belt.  They actually have a watch strap option for it as well.  

Thatís why I carry the laser as well.  To check bunker edges or trees for carry numbers. If I didnít have the laser I guess Iíd consider something that does more.

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Edited by Jagpilotohio, 07 April 2018 - 09:11 PM.

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14* Cally 815 alpha fuji 665 X 42"
16* Cally 815 alpha fuji 665 X, 41.5"
19* Titleist 816 H2 fuji 8.8X TS 40.0"
4-9 2016 Hogan PTx, KBS Tour V, 120X
Ping glide2 46-12, 50-12,
SM6 56-14 F (at 55), SM7 60-12 D (at 59)
all Wedges recoil Prototype 125 F5's
33.5" Ghost spider slant neck.
Srixon Z-star XV

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