TomTom's Golfer 2 GPS watch tracks your swing

TomTom's Golfer 2 GPS watch tracks your swing

TomTom’s unique Golfer GPS watch may give your distance and rating, however the newest golf units from Piq and Recreation Golf additionally monitor your swing and distance stats. To maintain up, TomTom has launched the Golfer 2, a watch that measures your swing utilizing a constructed-in movement sensor and gyroscope. That allows you to “see at a look look how far you’ve got hit every ball, present your distance potential, and create an in depth publish-spherical evaluation” on the MySports app, in response to the corporate. It solely counts one shot in a ten-foot space, letting you’re taking as many apply swings as you want.

It additionally has an “automated scorecard” function that works with the shot detection to mechanically rely your rating, although you will should enter the putts manually. As earlier than, it’s going to offer you exact yardage to greens and hazards, “based mostly on the participant’s actual location,” as TomTom places it. That is a delicate jab at merchandise just like the Piq that use your telephone’s GPS to measure distances, requiring you to maintain it in a pocket and never your golf bag when enjoying.

In contrast to the opposite units, all it’s a must to do is placed on the slim, light-weight and comparatively trendy watch, without having to put in NFC sensors on golf equipment. Nevertheless, it isn’t clear whether or not the Golfer 2 can document your membership choice, because the Piq and Recreation Golf units do. As with these devices, you will even have to recollect to enter placing and different information throughout rounds and should should tweak the info later to get helpful information.

Different options embrace the power to visualise graphics for greens and hazards earlier than photographs, spherical monitoring for time, rating and distances, wi-fi syncing to TomTom’s MySports app, day by day course updates and 40m water resistance. The Golfer 2 arrives this Might for $250, a substantial low cost over the unique mannequin and fewer than the Piq and Recreation Golf units.

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