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I have been considering a GPS or Rangefinder and wanted to know...Who here uses them?And which one do you use?Pro's & Con's.Are they worth the money for the average golfer?
Just to comment, most of the GPS systems do not require the annual subscription, that is mainly Skycaddie. For example, the igolf I own has one but is not necessary if you want to do your own courses, then it is not annual and is simply based on how many courses you download. None of them even have my home course and the reason I bought one with 11 programmable points per hole. So I got 50 credits as part of the initial $30 membership ($35 now) to download to my PC as part of the initial subscription. Which in all likelyhood will last me 3-5 years. After downloading every course I may play in my area or where I commonly visit I still have about 15 left. You can then purchase 25 additional credits for $10. By doing the initial membership it also extended out the warranty on the device.I have a laser rangefinder.
No annual subscription
Can be used on the driving range or for other activities to determine distances outside of golf
Easy to use and more life from a battery
Less accurate on assessing hazards like sandtraps or bodies of water.