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The Best Golf Rangefinders To Take Your Shot To The Next Level

Technology has always existed to make our lives easier and nowhere is this more evident than in the game of golf. For the longest time, golfers would measure the distance from the tee to the hole by walking, yes walking, that entire distance, and counting each and every one of the steps. To avoid all of that unnecessary exhaustion, the rangefinder was developed over the decades with some of the most advanced technology, making that long trek to the flag a simple glance down a scope, without even taking a step.

There are two types of modern rangefinders, the GPS, and the laser. One obviously uses GPS information in order to calculate your position and provides distance readings based on that. On the other hand, laser rangefinders use laser technology to bounce off an object, the flag most likely, to measure the distance. So the more powerful the laser, the more accurate the reading which also includes measuring the slope, which is simply the elevation of the distance.

What To Look For In A Rangefinder?

For amateur golfers, picking out a rangefinder can be an overwhelming experience, since there is such a wealth of variation with regards to features. There is a lot that can be be accounted for, what sort of ground will you be playing on, for instance? Is a GPS or a laser more suitable? Do I need to have slope? These questions are all relevant, but if you are just starting out, there’s really only one question you need to ask, can it find the target?

The purpose of any rangefinder is to effectively and accurately locate your target and measure the distance between it and yourself, allowing you to select the best club for the job and swing it with the right technique. Some do this better and more accurately than others, but every single rangefinder fulfils this role, making it almost an essential out on the course.

So, now you know what to look out for, it now comes down to which brands and which models of rangefinder will act as the best possible assistant when you’re out on the green. We like to think we know a thing or two about golf here at DMARGE, and so have put together this definitive list of the best golf rangefinders available to buy right now.

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