SkyGolf, maker of SkyCaddie, the most trusted in Golf, today announced that the SkyCaddie SX500 has received the Best Handheld award in the MyGolfSpy 2019 GPS Buyers Guide.

“If you’re the golfer who wants every course detail imaginable, the SkyCaddie SX500 is the unit for you,” noted MyGolfSpy. “It’s intuitive design barely requires a manual. The screen it large, but the visuals are outstanding. It’s club selection feature helps golfers dial-in distances for every club.”

The SkyCaddie SX500 handheld is powerful, reliable, ruggedized, packed with stroke-saving and delivered with the largest and most visually stunning display among distance measuring devices in golf. With its 5-inch, full HD touch screen, it is the most powerful way to measure yardage while providing the very “best view” in golf. It’s preloaded with over 35,000 best-in-class courses and features Wi-Fi connectivity to streamline application updates without connecting to a computer.

Several of the SkyCaddie SX500 features that stood out to the MyGolfSpy testers include; fast course connectivity, outstanding visuals, club customization feature, durable case, and long battery life.

“We are thrilled to receive this award,” said Jacqui Surman, SkyGolf Chief Operating Officer & SVP of Sales. “We know that the SkyCaddie SX500 is the best handheld with the best information and it’s great to receive validation from MyGolfSpy’s independent, unbiased test results.”

With 20 professional players now using the SX500 on the StaySure Tour (European Seniors Tour), the new SkyCaddie SX500 is increasingly regarded as the sport’s most powerful distance measuring device.

The SkyCaddie SX500 comes in a highly water-resistant, rugged design to stand up to most anything that comes its way on the course. With the largest battery in the industry, the SX500 is ready for extended playing time for that emergency 9, or even 18 more holes. Using multi-constellation navigation satellite systems, the SX500 provides enhanced accuracy and overall better performance under tough conditions or tree cover.

The powerful features of the SkyCaddie SX500 are easily tapped with its large 5″, intuitive touch screen and a host of automated features such as Auto-Course Selection, Auto-Hole Advance and Auto-Zoom, making it almost “touch-free” from the parking lot to the 19th hole. The large HD display combined with HD quality course graphics, only available from SkyCaddie, provide the best view of the most-reliable information in the game to allow you to play your best golf.

Some advanced and exciting new features are debuting in the SX500. For example, , the powerful processor of the SX500 allows SkyCaddie to introduce Dynamic HoleVue™, which automatically re-orients the entire golf hole from your position to the green as you progress from the tee. So, by leveraging SkyCaddie’s patented IntelliGreen® technology, golfers can now see the entire hole from their point-of-view to quickly acquire distances to avoid intervening hazards to plot the best strategy for every shot… only from SkyCaddie!

And, the SX500 allows the golfer to track the club, location and distance of each shot in real-time as you play. You’ll know how far you hit every club in your bag, resulting in better game management and lower scores. Improve your game with detailed, post-round analysis using SkyGolf 360 where all your game data is stored, analysed and displayed in easy to see formats and graphs to track your progress and identify areas for improvement.

About SkyGolf

SkyGolf, maker of SkyCaddie, the #1-Rated and Most-Trusted in Golf, is a private company specializing in the development of innovative positioning systems and specifically designed to help golfers play better and have more fun. The overall mission of SkyGolf is to help golfers play better with better information while respecting the long-standing traditions of the game. By using technology responsibly and within the spirit and of golf, SkyGolf provides golfers of all skill levels with better and more rewarding golf experiences. For more information, visit:  www.skygolf.com.