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Looking for a combo watch, Fitbit+Golf GPS


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#1 Meanmachinemoe

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 09:03 AM

Is there anything out there other than an Apple watch?

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 09:05 AM

Garmin makes a few that are worth looking at.

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 01:00 PM

On the cheap you could pair a Magellan Echo with the GolfPad app... it's not exactly a svelt watch, but they sell on eBay for $15-$30 and offer a lot of functionality for the money and a coin battery lasts for around 6 months.  The same is true of anything running Android Wear as well.  I picked up the Echo for $15 to replace my lost LG Watch.  Replaced it with a Pebble Time Round because it's much thinner/lighter, but will probably go back to the Echo when the Pebble stops working in July.
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Posted 23 April 2018 - 01:27 PM

Fitbit Ionic with Game Golf app. You should check out the Fitbit forums, the reviews were mixed at first but getting better lately.
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Posted 23 April 2018 - 02:39 PM

i would go garmin, love mine.

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Posted 24 April 2018 - 07:56 AM

You move your hands so much while playing golf that the steps are way over counted with the Bushnell watch.

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Posted 24 April 2018 - 09:12 PM

Vivoactive. Love mine.

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Posted 24 April 2018 - 09:51 PM

Garmin VIivoactive, like everyone else said. The also make a version with a heart rate monitor.

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Posted 25 April 2018 - 03:01 AM

I would also recommend looking at Gamin.   For Golf + fitness basics you've got:
s20 (no HR monitor),
x40 (w/ HR montitor),

Then there are others that are more advanced/expensive that could handle both golf and fitness along with some extras: - like the s60, fenix, vivoactive, etc...

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Posted 28 April 2018 - 01:51 AM

View PostBoogieThumper, on 23 April 2018 - 01:27 PM, said:

Fitbit Ionic with Game Golf app. You should check out the Fitbit forums, the reviews were mixed at first but getting better lately.

If you want to get a Fitbit, the Versa is way better than the Ionic IMO.

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Posted 13 May 2018 - 02:14 PM

I was looking for a good running watch/activity tracker with golf gps and the Garmin Vivoactive 3 hits the sweet spot pretty well.

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Posted 13 May 2018 - 11:59 PM

My Vivoactive works great for golf and is great with running, biking etc as well. Best do it all for the money.

Tried the Fitbit Versa for a few days but no built in GPS and no golf aps supported at this time anyway.

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