BOSTON< Mass – Bushnell Golf has launched a new feature-packed GPS golf watch which boasts a color touchscreen display, slope-compensated distances and comes preloaded with 38,000-plus courses around the world.
The ION Elite’s built-in Slope feature offers more precise compensated distances to account for a hole’s incline or decline providing golfers with even more precise yardages. A clearly visible blue surround is shown on screen to clearly inform the golfer that slope distances are calibrated and being displayed. Slope Technology can also be disabled to make it legal for tournament play.
The sleek, modern design design allow the ION Elite to also be worn as an everyday timepiece with a visual clock face off the golf course.
On the course, it offers large, easy-to-read front, center and back distances, GreenView with moveable pin placement and GreenView, which provides accurate distance based on a golfer’s line of play. HoleView provides access to a visual layout of the current hole in play allowing you to understand what lies ahead for blind shots or doglegs.
“The ION Elite is ground-breaking and enhances our GPS portfolio. This best-in-class, wearable device is part of our 25-year continuation of producing the best electronic measuring devices in the market.” said Darren Bragg, Bushnell Golf Commercial Manager EMEA.
It offers a 12-hour-plus battery life, a shot distance calculator, and the ability to get up to six hazard distances per hole. Preloaded with 38,000-plus courses, it also has auto-course recognition and automatically advances from hole-to-hole.
Available at retailers and online, the ION ELITE Golf GPS watch comes with two color options (Black and White) and has an RRP of $200.