Gadgets for the Guru: It’s Tee Time – Golf gadgets
Arizona is known for our impeccable and world-renown list of golf courses, and let’s face it, the weather is beautiful. Book your next tee time and take these awesome gadgets along with you. Jam out to music with a portable Bluetooth speaker or figure out how to improve your score.
Considered the KAYAK.com of the golf industry, SupremeGolf.com is a website and mobile app that offers a plethora of golf goodies and partners with top tee providers like GolfNow, TeeOff, and Golf18Network, allowing consumers to quickly compare availability, pricing, amenities, and course reviews side by side. SupremeGolf.com offers nearly 2.18 million tee times and growing, 12,900+ courses in 41 countries, complete price transparency (so golfers know they are getting the best rate), 470,000 reviews, and the app and service is completely FREE. Download it today on iOS. Or visit their website here.
Leupold & Stevens, Inc. golf rangefinders
Leupold & Stevens, Inc. makes a technologically advanced line of golf rangefinders that can quickly determine accurate distances to any hole on a course. As a result, golfers can promptly choose the proper club, complete their rounds faster, which means less time on the course, more time with the family and other commitments. Improve your scores with this cool gadget. Available for purchase for $249.99
Zepp is a 3D Multi-Sport Motion Sensor and Platform. The wearable sensor that allows users to review and replay their swing in 360º and HD video, additionally providing detailed analysis and trend reports sent straight to any iOS or Android device. Compare your swings to pro athletes including Mike Trout, David Ortiz, Hunter Pence, Jennie Finch, Keegan Bradley and more.
- Baseball: track bat speed, path, timing, angles at impact, and trends.
- Golf: track speed, tempo, club plane, hand path, backswing position and hip rotation.
- Tennis: track shot type mix (serve, forehand, backhand, smash), power and spin (topspin, slice, flat).
The GolfSense is a compact sensor clip that attaches easily to any golf glove and can connect to an Apple or Android device. The clip produces a precise rendering of your golf swing that shows details such as the twist of your wrist and your club posture. The app connects through Bluetooth and shows a clear 3D rendering. Available for purchase for $129.9
Aerial Agents is a professional aerial photography and cinematography media company specializing in ultra HD 4K golf course hole-by-hole aerial flyovers and innovative video-marketing content providers for the golf industry. Check out this awesome video reel using the Foresight service that Aerial Agents put together recently at the Troon North Golf Course in Scottsdale, AZ. Click here for more info on Aerial Agents.
Ultimate Ears Boom (UE Boom)
The UE Boom portable bluetooth speaker is great for every occasion. With a water and stain resistant acoustic skin, the UE Boom is the perfect addition to your golf cart. Its cylindrical shape allows for a 360-degree sound output. A subsidiary of Logitech, the UE Boom is able to provide high quality music with a sleek beautiful design. You can enjoy 15 hours of playback on one charge and users can pair two speakers together using the UE Boom app for iOS and Android devices for stereo output. Available for purchase for $199.99 and it comes in 6 colors and limited editions.
Contributions from PopularMechanics.com