Golf distance measuring device buyer’s guide

Bushnell Tour V3 – £279

The unit vibrates when the flag is located. This might seem like a small thing but it makes finding the target incredibly easy.

Garmin Approach S4 – £289.99

The originators of the golf GPS watch take things a number of steps forward with the ability to connect the device to your iPhone and access messages, emails and more.

Golf Buddy WT3
– £159.95

Moveable pin technology gives distances to the flag as well as hazard yardages. The unit is preloaded with over 36,000 worldwide golf courses.

SkyCaddie SGXw
– £299.95

All the information you could ever wish for and one of the only companies who map courses on foot for unrivalled accuracy.

Nikon Coolshot AS
– £369

A great option for those who only want to use a laser in practice and non tournament golf to incorporate slope as well as distance.

Easygreen 800 – £225

Feels great in the hand, is easy to operate and is available cheaper than a lot of the laser devices on the market.

Shotsaver Tour Pro S430 – £249.99

An enormous and very clear screen that will really help those who struggle with the smaller units. The 3D hole maps will help on new courses.