Like all other sports golf has been adapting to the forever advancing technology swiftly. Many startups are developing cutting edge golf technology to improve the game and swing. Even VR has made its place in golf.
Recently, we witnessed the revelation of Bushnell Excel GPS Watch along with its Bushnell Golf app.
Bushnell boasts Excel to be its most innovative and highly developed GPS smartwatch. According to the developers, the gadget has been designed and redesigned to meet the forever evolving needs to expert as well as amateur golfers.
It has 35,000 Golf courses pre-loaded from across the world and can instantly be located with automatic course recognition. Its instant hole advance recognize whatever hole you are playing, on whichever course. On the display of the watch, you can see the entire yard, its front, middle and back distance along with displaying shot distance calculator and four hazards per hole. The display also features auto brightness adjustment, pedometer and odometer. The option of 3D course flyovers is also present to give the golfer a birds-eye view of the hole.
The smartwatch connects to its smartphone app through Bluetooth to work seamlessly. It updates courses without the need to sync with a computer. It also allows you to book tee times, pay, confirm and set tee time notifications. It also allows receiving call, messaging and sends calendar notifications.
“We are excited about new technologies within the Excel and introduction of the Bushnell Golf App,” said Derek Schuman, Marketing Manager at Bushnell Golf. “With the ever-changing needs in wearable technology, we created our most advanced, user-friendly GPS Watch, providing golfers the ability to enhance their game at an affordable price.”
The developers also state that the Excel smartwatch comes with enhanced battery life and can last for more than three rounds when completely charged. The watch is also embedded with Swing Pro feature which allows the players to monitor their swing speed and tempo while practicing.
The Excel is available in three colors Black, white and gunmetal and is available for purchase at Amazon.