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Dazzling SkyCaddie SX550 sets new benchmark for GPS

9.56am 13th October 2021 - New Products

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SkyCaddie has pushed the boundaries of what is possible with a golf GPS rangefinder to new heights with the dazzling new SkyCaddie SX550, available now in the UK.

SkyCaddie’s new top-of-the-range SX550 surpasses even the game-changing, multi-award-winning SX500 model which it replaces.

“The new SkyCaddie SX550 with its 5.5 inch screen will change your view not only of the hole ahead, but also of what is now possible with a GPS device on the golf course” said James Holmes, SkyCaddie’s General Manager UK & Europe.

“It is truly an eye-opener. Within seconds of seeing what it can do, we feel most golfers will realise what a huge leap forwards it is.”

The SkyCaddie SX550 is the most powerful, most accurate and most features-packed GPS device ever seen in golf. It gives you all yardages to all points on a hole, instantly, rather than just the single number which a laser gives you, and avoids laser’s line-of-sight issues or frequent blind spots.

Like all SkyCaddies, the SX550 only uses the exclusive ground-mapped data which SkyCaddie experts gather on foot by walking the hard yards on every golf course – including hundreds of updates each year in the UK alone whenever courses make alterations.

These maps and updates are only available to SkyCaddie users.

Among the SX550’s host of brand-new, benchmark-setting features are:

The SX550 gives a jaw-dropping high-definition view of SkyCaddie’s exclusive game-improvement features including:

After recent multiple wins on the Legends Tour (formerly Staysure Tour and European Senior Tour), and with The PGA now using SkyCaddie’s ground-mapped yardages to set pins and create pin sheets in all of its national and PGA EuroPro events, SkyCaddie’s popularity with elite golfers has soared since the 2018 introduction of the SX550’s predecessor, the SX500.

“After the tremendous success of the SX500, we made a great design even better with the new SX550,” said James Holmes. “We made the screen larger and housed it in a slimmer body, so you can quickly see more, play faster and make better decisions on how to play a hole. With the SX550, you can manage the hole ahead like a Pro, getting everything a caddie would tell you in one simple step and displayed graphically on a stunningly brilliant screen, so you can select the right club and hit the ball with confidence.

“Nothing else comes close to a SkyCaddie” he said. “The SX550 is certainly the ultimate, most comprehensive and fastest-to-use distance measuring device the sport has yet seen.”

The SX550 is highly water-resistant which makes it perfect for bad weather golf. It also includes other time-saving, game-improvement features such as Auto-Course Selection; Auto-Hole Advance; Auto-Zoom; Shot Distance Measurement; Target List View; Digital Scoring; Tee Box Selection; Gender Selection, and Stat Tracking.

SX550 accessories include a Leatherette Holster (£29.95) if, like many golfers, you like to clip your SkyCaddie to your belt, and a Cart Mount (RRP £34.95) for easy attachment to your golf trolley.

Holmes is convinced that the new SkyCaddie SX550 gives the golfer more and better information than the laser-plus-yardage book option.

“So many good golfers including hardened Tour pros with decades of competitive experience are now telling us that, with the new-generation SkyCaddies such as the SX550, habits which have been ingrained over many years are changing overnight as soon as they start using one of these amazing devices.

“So we say change your habits, trust in SkyCaddie’s yardages, and arm yourself with the new SX550 the next time you play!”

The SkyCaddie SX550 (RRP £379.95) joins the 4” screen SkyCaddie SX400 handheld GPS rangefinder (RRP £299.95), the SkyCaddie LX5 GPS Smart Watch (RRP £299.95) and the SkyCaddie LX5 GPS Smart Watch with Ceramic Bezel (RRP £349.95) in SkyCaddie’s best-ever range of GPS devices for the serious golfer.

For all SkyCaddie information see www.skycaddie.co.uk

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