In a world increasingly reliant of technology, it was only a matter of time before golf became inundated with the latest gadgets. And what incredible gadgets they are! We take a look at ten of the best boys toys to help with your game.
10 – Swing by Swing App
Available for iOS and Android, this App shows GPS-generated course maps that allow to spot exactly where you are on the course at all times. Perfect for help keeping score, gauging distance and getting pro tips. Watch how it works in this YouTube video. Price: Free on iPhone and Android.
It’s the digital age; make sure you’re not the only one on the course still using a pen. An electronic gadget that tracks your score, strokes and even records your own personal records. Price: £20 from Amazon
08 – Motorised Golf Club Cleaner
Don’t let your friends use dirt as an excuse for a poor shot anymore with this handy little gadget. The complete maintenance kit for your clubs, removing dirt, and leaving a polished finish. Price: Around £30 from various online outlets.
07 – Golf Ball Wrangler
Perfect for retrieving those wayward shots from the water, picking up 25 at a time. Pays for itself over time in recovered balls. Price: £75
06 – GolfSense
A Bluetooth sensor that attaches to your golf glove with ease. When you swing, a 3D rendering of your positioning, tempo and body shape can be seen on your phone. Perfect for correcting any problems you have with your swing. Price: £100 from Amazon.
05 – Nike TW’14
The ultimate in golfing footwear. Perfectly designed in every way to improve the foundation of your game. Price: £140
04 – Leupold RX-600i Laser Rangefinder
The definitive rangefinder: waterproof and robust, light and easy to carry at all times. Gives accurate measurements up to 500 yards. Price: £150
03 – Garmin Approach S2
Stylish, functional and beautifully designed, this GPS golf watch contains maps for 30,000 courses. Elegant enough to wear off the course too. Price: £160
02 – TaylorMade R1 Driver
Fully adjustable in three ways: face, loft and shape. The final word on top-of-the-range clubs. Price: £250
01 – Garia Mansory Currus – Luxury Golf Buggy
A truly unique vehicle, the ultimate gadget for the die-hard golfer. Fast, sleek and road-legal. It doesn’t get any better.