If you are a golf player, then a golf GPS watch may not too stranger with you. It is such a wonderful device, with amazing functions that will help you a lot while playing golf. But beside that, too many functions of a modern golf GPS watch may make new user feel confuse with it. So in this article, we will review some common and useful functions of golf GPS watch, it may help for those who intend to buy one.
The main function of a golf GPS watch
Shot tracking: this is a very important feature, which allows you to know exactly the information of your shot. With a golf player, the information about the distance, power and the speed of his shot is very precious. With that information, he can adjust his tactics to get advantage in the game. So we can see that, a golf GPS watch supports the player a lot, and it helps to increase the ability to win the game of a player significantly.
Distance and time tracking: Another function was integrated in a golf GPS watch are distance and time tracking. With distance tracking feature, a golf GPS watch will provide information about the distance which player has moved in a round. And time tracking feature will provide the information about the time of a round has passed. These functions give the golf player useful reference information about their match.
Score tracking: this feature will help you to track your score easily. But it has a little inconvenient because you have to import the information of your score manually. Anyway, with this feature, the golf GPS watch will remind you automatically, to import your score when you complete your turn. And after a joyful day, you can go home and connect your golf GPS watch with your computer and download or review your scorecard files easily. One more thing we should mention, that if your golf GPS watch did not remind you to import your score, due to some issue with its software, you still can access the scoring mode and enter your score manually.
Auto-advance feature: this is a useful feature. If you move to the next hole, the system of your golf GPS watch will update the information of the new hole automatically. This feature is default and you cannot turn off it. But do not worry if there are some errors and you need to adjust the information of the previous hole. You still can use “down arrow button” to return to the previous hole and adjust its information. And you even can move to the next hole if you want, by using the “up arrow button”. It’s such a wonderful feature, right?
Course storage: almost current models of golf GPS watch can store a huge quantity of information about the course (around 18000 courses). And this feature will help you feel convenient, because you will not have to select and load the proper course when moving to a new course anymore. And with the huge capacity of memory of your golf GPS watch, you almost do not need to concern about which course you should delete out of its memory. It is quite impressive!
Customization: a modern golf GPS watch provides user various customizations. Such as languages, music, measurement unit, interfaces… With a lot of options, a golf player can adjust and customize his golf GPS watch as his favorite. This feature may help its user to show off something specific, to identify his characteristic, and show off his aesthetic also.
A watch: a golf GPS watch can perform full functions of a normal watch, like showing time and date. But it may be more convenient because the feature: update time and date automatically, it has this feature because it connect directly with the satellites.
Through this article, we could see the most common functions of a golf GPS watch. But please remember, that there are a lot of models, and brands on the market. So, may be in some particular model or brand, it may not have all of the functions above. Therefore, you should find out carefully about the information of a particular brand and model of the golf GPS watch before making a choice. Good luck!