Is it time for a new GPS golf watch?

Equipment

We test six of the best new models - are you due an upgrade?

Bushnell Excel

A really nice, clean and simple display in watch and golf mode. It’s fairly sleek and you’d have no problem wearing it off the course as a normal watch.

SRP: £199

Garmin S60

A super-premium watch which is packed with features for golf and other lifestyle activities. Aerial maps alongside the yardages are ideal for new courses.

SRP: £399

Golf Buddy WTX

A range of different displays which can be changed with a tap on the touchscreen. Simple operation with just the one button. A really soft and comfortable strap.

SRP: £199

Shot Scope V2

The original model was a wristband that automatically tracked your shots with no tagging required. The band has now been upgraded to a fully-functional GPS watch.

SRP: £225

Sky Caddie Linx GT

A great GPS watch in its own right but the shot and round-tracking features are excellent. If you’re really into technology and analysing your game, this is for you.

SRP: £299.95

Tom Tom Golfer 2

This watch features automatic shot detection for round tracking via the Tom Tom app. Menus and features are easily accessible via the handy touch pad.

SRP: £199.99

Three of the best lasers

Bushnell Pro X2

All the bells and whistles in a really stylish package. A bit heavier than some but we love the red display.

SRP: £449

Golf Buddy LR7

Compact and simple, this is a no-nonsense laser that represents excellent value for money. Premium case is a bonus.

SRP: £249.99

Nixon Coolshot 80I VR

The smallest of the lasers on the market but there’s clever technology to keep the image steady when trying to zap your target.

SRP: £419

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