GolfBuddy Platinum has been named the best golf GPS and winner of a coveted Gold Award by Today’s Golfer, one of theUK’s leading golf magazines.
The new touchscreen Platinum is brighter, faster and more powerful than ever – features that made it a clear winner with the testers who described it as “super-accurate” and with “the best display on test”.
The Platinum beat nine other leading GPS rangefinders and scored 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Said John Ennis, GolfBuddy Europe general manager: “We’re delighted to be rated so highly by golfers and by a magazine like Today’s Golfer which is well-known and regarded in the industry for the thoroughness of its product tests and reviews.
“Being based in Korea gives GolfBuddy access to fantastic new technology and the improvements and new features added to the Platinum for 2012 have clearly struck a chord with golfers, who liked its styling, simplicity, accuracy and completely fee-free policy.”
Boasting a class-leading 40,000 FREE course map memory and premium 50 channel satellite reception, GolfBuddy’s electronics experts gave the resolution of the innovative transflective touchscreen a major boost, with GolfBuddy’s free full-colour course maps the brightest they’ve been.
Users also enjoy much faster LCD screen response times, especially when changing exact pin placements via the Touch ‘N’ Move flag functionality and locating precise distances to hazards via the TouchPoint technology, with almost instant results now in operation.
GolfBuddy Platinum has also been given an integrated long-life lithium battery, which at full charge delivers 18 hours of battery life – enough for three rounds.
And finally, the entire waterproof and shockproof outer casing has been upgraded, made even more resilient to the rigours of life on the course, and features a modern technical white and silver colour scheme.
“And, of course, we continue to refuse to make golfers pay any additional fees or subscription charges to use the Platinum. All our worldwide maps, the largest database of any handheld golf GPS brand in the world, are 100% FREE – not just for a year, but next year and forever.”
Elsewhere, GolfBuddy is packed with functionality including Dynamic Green Rotation; Stableford scoring for up to 4 players; ProPlay full game stats analysis; Auto Course & Hole recognition; Custom target recording; Shot distance measurement, yard/meter choice; and multi-lingual options.
GolfBuddy walks courses on foot to ensure the accuracy of its course maps and never charges any annual membership fees, subscriptions or course download costs. Owning a GolfBuddy is completely fee-free – for ever.
GolfBuddy is a Corporate Partner with the PGAs of Europe as its ‘official handheld GPS rangefinder’.
In each month and year listed below every article that has ever appeared in golfbusinessnews is reproduced in reverse date order.