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Latest Skycaddie lowers cost of accurate golf GPS

8.10am 4th September 2009 - Corporate

Their slogan says ‘before you trust the club, you have to trust the caddie’. And since SkyCaddie says that even their new entry-level SkyCaddie SG2.5 Lite features the same class-leading GPS distance measuring technology found in the company’s top-of-the-range SG5 model, their claim that this great value little wonder is the most accurate and trustworthy caddie you can buy is logical.

SkyCaddie, which claims to be the #1 rangefinder in golf, has launched this latest SkyCaddie for just £149.95. With unmatched reliability the SkyCaddie SG2.5 Lite (available now) automatically calculates the distance to the front, centre and back of the green per hole, simultaneously, in less than a second – on over 95% of the 18-hole golf courses in the UK.

This rechargeable, ultra-light, compact handheld device also gives the golfer the true shape of the green in a mono visual display, and features SkyCaddie’s popular ‘Mark Your Ball’ function, enabling golfers to know the distance they have hit any shot.

The SkyCaddie SG2.5 Lite is upgradeable to SkyCaddie SG2.5 functionality, which adds powerful IntelliGreen technology and additional target information on each hole.

“SkyCaddie has walked more golf courses than any other rangefinder in golf, and only SkyCaddie walks every single course” says Managing Director UK, Jackie Hitchcock.

“Many of golf’s governing bodies, such as the EGU and the PGAs of Great Britain & Ireland, America, Canada, Germany and Sweden, have made SkyCaddie their Official Rangefinder because SkyCaddie is seen to set the accuracy benchmark, and also to be the easiest device to use which speeds up play.

“Like all SkyCaddies, the SkyCaddie SG2.5 Lite accesses the growing SkyGolf course mapping library, which now contains approaching 30,000 golf courses in 42 countries worldwide, including over 2,300 comprehensive, up-to-date downloadable maps for golf courses in the UK and Ireland.

“SkyCaddie also sets the accuracy benchmark in golf course mapping technology. Only SkyCaddie walks every course with certified professionals using high-quality, survey-grade equipment triangulated with both orbital satellites and land-based positional beacons. And SkyCaddie® mappers mark up to 40 critical targets for each hole, including distances to hazard, fairway targets and layups which would not be visible with a laser rangefinder or from satellite maps.”

SkyCaddie’s popular Membership Plans keep the golf’s SkyCaddie GPS rangefinder up to date with the latest upgrades. SkyCaddie provides golfers with a selection of Membership Plans, which provide access to the world-leading SkyCaddie global golf course library. Crucially, the golfer who regularly updates his SkyCaddie also receives free software updates; GPS updates; course updates and notifications, and has access to Favourite Course storage functionality.

“This means that your SkyCaddie SG2.5 Lite is a highly accurate, constantly-improving piece of technology,” concluded Hitchcock.


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