SkyGolf, maker of SkyCaddie, has announced the new SkyCaddie LX5 Smart Watch with the industry’s largest and most-brilliant color touch screen at 1.39 inches.
“The LX5 is packed with stroke-saving technology and delivered with the largest and most-brilliant colour display in a golf watch today,” said Jacqui Surman, SkyGolf’s senior VP and COO.
“The LX5 includes most of the dynamic features that golfers rave about in our award-winning SX500 and SX400 handhelds, giving you the most accurate information conveniently located on your wrist. It’s also lightweight and looks great, making it a versatile watch for everyday use both on and off the course,” said Surman.
Using the same next generation technology found in the SX family of rangefinders, the LX5 is driven by a powerful multicore processor and a simple touchscreen interface.
IntelliGreen and HoleVue are presented in high definition with such imagery to deliver the best graphics in a wearable. Use zooming and panning to get all the details and distances you need. A responsive and easy-to-use interface makes navigating during play almost touch free.
The powerful SkyCaddie LX5 features HoleVue technology to deliver distances to up to 40 geo-referenced targets per hole and any point in between.
SkyGolf’s HD course graphics are detailed, providing stunning visuals of each hole. Use the simple touchscreen to reveal critical distances to all hazards, carries and layups, all verified by SkyGolf’s ground mapping teams.
With SkyCaddie’s patented IntelliGreen technology, the exact shape of the green automatically rotates to match your angle of approach to provide all of the distances you need, from your line of attack.
This proprietary feature gives you a chance to turn every approach shot into a scoring opportunity by providing front, carry and back distances plus the distance to any other point on the green simultaneously.
With HoleVue, you see everything between you and the green instantly without touching a button and get the distances you need to avoid hazards. You can also quickly select the best club for every shot with RangeVue, which provides multiple yardage arcs that overlay fairway landing areas and greens.
The LX5 is water-resistant and boasts a hi-capacity rechargeable Li-Polymer battery that lasts up to two rounds and more than three days in time mode. It allows you to score as you play and track stats such as total score, total putts, fairway hit or miss, greens in regulation and much more.
Preloaded with over 35,000 ground-verified, full-colour HD course maps, the LX5 is ready to go out of the box. It is also loaded with robust connectivity. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi allow scores and stats to be synced to SkyGolf 360 and there is no waiting for an entire course library to be updated.
With SkyCaddie you receive almost immediate access to the thousands of updates made each year to the course library. Such course updates are posted daily so you get real-time updates of your favourite courses each time you connect wirelessly via Wi-Fi.
Only SkyCaddie walks each course to record thousands of points with sub-meter precision. Knowing and trusting critical distances lets you manage your game and eliminate those high scores from your scorecard.
More features of the LX5 include: measuring how far you hit each shot to learn club distances, multiple tee box options, gender selection, yards or meters option, digital scorecard, stat tracking, and multi-constellation navigation satellite capability to enhance GPS tracking.
Two user-replaceable, soft-touch silicon bands are included for comfort and best fit. In addition to golf, the LX5 also offers multiple watch faces and time related functions, a heart-rate monitor and step counter with distances walked.
As with all SkyGolf e-golf products, the SkyCaddie LX5 is built around the SkyGolf 360 Cloud platform, providing wireless connectivity for golfers to upload performance data captured during their rounds.
SkyGolf 360 allows golfers to keep all performance data, regardless of whether it comes from a rangefinder, a swing sensor, a performance tracker or a launch monitor in one place rather than scattered among various competitors with incompatible platforms.
SkyCaddie is distributed in Canada by Jancor Agencies.