Callaway Hybrid Laser Rangefinder Review

Callaway Hybrid Laser Rangefinder Review
  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 4.5 stars
  • Outstanding
$$$

  • Features
    Editor: 95%
  • Design
    Editor: 90%
  • Value
    Editor: 92%
  • Battery-Life
    Editor: 92%
  • Ease-of-use
    Editor: 100%

Review Summary:

This hybrid rangefinder combines both a GPS and Laser to create a very reliable device that offers golfers fast and accurate measurements. It has P.A.T to help you locate the pin, 6X Magnification, and a range of up to 1000 yards. The device has more than 30,000 preloaded courses, and you can choose to measure in either yards or meters. This hybrid rangefinder is also lightweight and compact to ensure that you can carry it around the course for several rounds.

Callaway Hybrid Laser Rangefinder Review

This hybrid rangefinder combines both a GPS and Laser to create a very reliable device that offers golfers fast and accurate measurements. It has P.A.T to help you locate the pin, 6X Magnification, and a range of up to 1000 yards. The device has more than 30,000 preloaded courses, and you can choose to measure in either yards or meters. This hybrid rangefinder is also lightweight and compact to ensure that you can carry it around the course for several rounds.

Callaway Hybrid Laser Rangefinder review

Features and Specifications

  • P.A.T ( Pin Acquisition Technology): This hybrid rangefinder can lock onto the pin from more than 300 yards away and so you do not always have to see the flag so as to make accurate shots.
  • Distances: You can use this device to measure distances to the back, center, and front of the green. Apart from this, you can also use it to get accurate carry and layup distances to doglegs and hazards.
  • 6x Magnification and Range: Everything appears clear and close when using this rangefinder due to the 6x Magnification. It has a range of five to a thousand yards with an accuracy of +/- 1 yard. You also get to choose whether to measure in yards or meters.
  • Preloaded Courses: This hybrid device comes preloaded with more than 30,000 courses from different parts of the world, and you will not have to pay any download or subscription fees.
  • Weight and Dimension: The rangefinder weighs 7.58oz, and its dimensions are 4.25 x 3 x 1.75 inches.
  • Power Pack Extras: Golfers also get 3 Callaway golf balls, an extra 2PK CR2 battery, and a divot repair tool when they buy this rangefinder.
Callaway Hybrid Laser Rangefinder W/ Power Pack

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Benefits

Having a rangefinder on the course is already a significant advantage, but this hybrid rangefinder is way much better than others. Apart from its many useful features, its most outstanding benefit comes from its accuracy. This rangefinder will maintain an accuracy of +/- 1 for up to a thousand yards, and so you can be sure that you will always get reliable data.

Pros

  • You will never have to pay download or subscription fees.
  • The lightweight and compact design makes it easy to carry around the course.
  • It has a bright GPS display that is very easy to read.
  • You can still use it under any weather condition because it is water and fog proof.
  • The device has both GPS and laser capability.
  • When you buy the retail package, you will get some nice extras.
  • It is simple to use and set up is also effortless.

Cons

  • Picking up the pin is not easy when there are trees behind it.
  • The fact that the rangefinder keeps shutting off can be annoying.
  • Many new courses are not in the database which makes it hard to use this device when playing on them.
  • It is quite a pricey laser rangefinder.

Conclusion

Most golfers thrive on having the best and adequate information when on the course and for this the Callaway Hybrid Laser Rangefinder is an excellent option. It not only has both a GPS and Laser but it combines the best of both to ensure that a golfer always has enough and reliable information. It is a very easy device to set up and using it should also pose no challenges to a golfer. The accuracy of this hybrid device is also impressive and to top everything up you get to view the data from a bright and clear display. And so the bottom line is that it is an excellent device that will benefit a golfer in many ways.

  • November 6, 2016
GolfLover
 

I am Brian Jame, a property dealer. I love playing golf and have over 15 years for this game. As a member of GolfLover and Lasergolfrangefinder.com, I am willing to share experiences and tips/tricks to improve your golf game as well as provide golf equipment buying guides and reviews.

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