SkyCaddie Linx GT Game Tracking Golf Watch Review

This golf watch is a must-have for those who are looking to get the most out of their game. Unlike most other golf watches, the SkyCaddie Linx GT features a unique 3 in 1 system that is guaranteed to take your golfing experience to a whole new level.

SkyCaddie Linx GT Game Tracking Golf Watch
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With the expanded golf course on its complementary App and GPS distances on your wrist accompanied by real-time shot tracking, managing your game cannot get any easier!

Before taking your shot, you ought to have knowledge of the distance to the front, the back and the center of the green ahead and plus the distances to the hazards. The SkyCaddie Linx GT game tracking edition is preloaded with 35,000 true ground course maps showing accurate distances to the greens, the creeks, bunkers, carriers, water hazards and so much more. With this kind of information you can easily shoot hit birdies and significantly improve your scores.

SkyCaddie Linx GT Game Tracking Golf Watch Green View
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The complementary SkyCaddie mobile App has made stat tracking and scoring quite simple. It allows you to track as many stats as you wish during the game. While tracking your game, the score card will populate your stats automatically and then wirelessly upload the data to your personal performance locker within the SkyGolf 360 Cloud. You can then view this data on your computer, tablet or smartphone for post-round analysis. Also included with this watch are lightweight smart tags that you can attach to your clubs. These smart tags identify each and every club in your bag by behaving as an electronic inventory system.

SkyCaddie Linx GT Game Tracking Golf Watch Back Side
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They allow your golf watch and SkyCaddie mobile app to easily track the club, location as well as the distance of all shots. Knowing how far you hit each shot allows you to manage your game better and hit even better scores.

Another remarkable feature of the SkyCaddie Linx GT is the Intelligreen function that illustrates the actual shape of the green.

Pros

  • Masculine golf watch preloaded with 35,000 true ground golf course maps
  • Capable of measuring accurate distances to creeks, bunkers, water hazards and much more
  • Intelligreen displays the actual and real shape of the green as rotated by your approach
  • Short tracking and smart tags help in identifying every club in your bag, their location and well as the distance of your shots
  • SkyCaddie Mobile GPS application is very simple to operate
  • Stat tracking and digital scorecards allow you to track as many stats as you desire
  • Incorporated odometer tracks the speed, pace, and distance for any sport
  • Watch display is sunlight-readable and it featured relatively huge and easy-to-read digits and icons
  • The user is always in the know thanks to the smartphone notifications

Cons

  • Relatively expensive
  • Some users find it difficult to operate
  • The screen is not touch enabled
  • Requires a subscription to access game tracking features

SkyCaddie Linx GT Game Tracking FAQs

What is the screen size?

The SkyCaddie Linx GT screen measures 23mm by 23mm which allows for easy reading of scores, time and so much more.

What preloaded courses come on the device?

The golf watch comes with 35,000 preloaded golf courses from all over the world.

Are there any subscription fees?

This watch requires a subscription to enable members to access game tracking features. There are three subscription packages, at 20 USD, 30 USD, and 50 USD.

How accurate is the watch?

The device is extremely accurate in all its measurements thanks to its high-precision GPS chipset.

How much does the Linx GT weigh?

The watch weighs one pound.

What is the battery life?

The SkyCaddie Linx GT features a rechargeable battery that can last up to an incredible 12 hours in GPS mode and 8 months in watch mode. This means that you do not have to charge your watch every now and then.

How long does it take to recharge?

You will receive a low battery warning on your device once the battery is low. It takes about two to three hours to fully charge the watch. We, however, recommend that you recharge the battery after every golf round or odometer session as these two functions deplete the battery faster than other non-GPS modes.

Is it waterproof?

The watch is partially waterproof. It is rated at 3atm water resistance. Just like many other electronic devices, this device is specifically designed for typical golf conditions. This means that you should take care not to expose your watch to water in order to avoid any damages. And just in case your watch gets wet do not attempt drying it with an external source of heat such as a hair dryer or microwave.

Is it tournament legal?

Yes, this device is tournament legal. You should, however, confirm with the tournament’s organizing committee just to make ensure that you are not breaking any rules.

Does the device have a phone app?  

Yes, it does; the SkyCaddie mobile GPS app. The device uses Bluetooth connectivity to connect to your phone. The watch and app stay perfectly synchronized throughout your playtime. Both of them automatically advance around the golf course.

Standout Features

  • Wireless synchronization between the watch and app
  • Truepoint GPS engine enhances accuracy by up to 300% over other golf GPS applications
  • Smart tags that can be incorporated into each of your golf clubs
  • 35,000 true ground course maps
  • One-touch editing system

Verdict on the SkyCaddie Linx GT

SkyCaddie Linx GT Game Tracking Golf Watch
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The SkyCaddie Linx GT is without a doubt one of the best golf watches available on the market. It has exciting best-in-class golf watch features. However, the fact that it costs extra to access its game tracking features may put off some users. Nevertheless, the draw of some of the features and functionalities may cause some potential users to reason that the pros outweigh the cons in this scenario.


Brad Carey

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