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Personal Launch Monitor for wedges


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#1 mgrowc1

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Posted 27 November 2018 - 01:49 PM

I tried reading a bunch of reviews but found myself going in circles. What I am really looking for is something that will give me good carry distances for say 40 yards to 130 yards. I dont care too much about spin rates, height, etc. More just something to help me work on wedge game. initially was interested in the SC200 but seems what I am looking for is its biggest weakness?

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Posted 27 November 2018 - 04:50 PM

My initial thought is that you won't find anything inexpensive that is going to be useful.  Static Targets at known distances is your best bet and
the $$$ is right.  Do you have a Range Finder ?   Set Targets at the distances you want to practice at.

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Posted 27 November 2018 - 06:46 PM

View PostTzoid, on 27 November 2018 - 04:50 PM, said:

My initial thought is that you won't find anything inexpensive that is going to be useful.  Static Targets at known distances is your best bet and
the $$$ is right.  Do you have a Range Finder ?   Set Targets at the distances you want to practice at.

              That's all I got.

Yep got a couple rangefinders. Was looking for something on the range just to mainly practice 40-90 yards. Most ranges only have 100 yard markers and up around here.


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Posted 27 November 2018 - 10:05 PM

If your adamant about getting a launch monitor, the SkyTrak will be your best cheapest option for accuracy. I had one for about 6 months and loved it esp for wedges. But Iíll second what others have said. Find a good range that has some good distances to practice on, or has a pitching area.
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Posted 28 November 2018 - 09:10 AM

if its in your budget, you may want to look at a skytrak. it has a feature they call "wedge matrix" that is used just for dialing in your wedge distances, full shot,  half shot, etc.


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Posted 02 December 2018 - 12:19 PM

I had a chance to try a Mevo and decided to order one for myself, its was $450 after the WRX discount code.

I dont think its the perfect solution. Nothing at this pricepoint is going to be. But I watched a couple of great YouTube reviews that basically said the same thing, its within a percent or two of the big boys. Especially when used how I will be - indoors, with the metallic stickers on the ball.

I can say this though from personal experience - the SC200 is awful. Its a range toy. Its nothing more than that.
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Posted 02 December 2018 - 03:22 PM

I just got an SC200 for free. Tested against laser rangefinder and Toptracer outside, next day Trackman 3 and 4 indoors, today GC2/HMT indoors. Absolutely spot on with full swings for the irons (limited flight Srixons and premium balls). Uses spin algorithms that seem like they match up with me (ex: low 6000's for 6 iron, low 7000's 7 iron etc)

That being said half wedges were not accurate unless it was just taking speed off your swing. Truncated swings, squeezy speedy swings were just all over the place.

Range finder outdoors, Skytrak indoors ... those are your choices currently.

Edited by golow, 02 December 2018 - 03:23 PM.


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