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  • Pyle Audio Personal Golf GPS Watch arrives just in time for The Masters
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    Pyle Audio Personal Golf GPS Watch arrives just in time for The Masters

    By 10 April 2014

    US manufacturer of sports gear and home and car audio kit, Pyle Audio, has launched its first golf GPS watch. The Personal Golf GPS Watch comes pre-loaded with over 20,000 golf courses and features location-based technology to detect which course is closest....

  • Epson dabbles in smartphone golf swing sensor market with the M-Tracer for Golf MT500G
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    Epson dabbles in smartphone golf swing sensor market with the M-Tracer for Golf MT500G

    By 10 February 2014

    Seiko Epson has announced a golf swing sensor that attaches to a club and sends the data back to your smartphone via Bluetooth. The company is to enter the wearables market soon, and while not strictly "wearable" the M-Tracer for Golf MT500G is an indication...

  • Garmin Approach G7 and G8 will make you a better golfer
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    Garmin Approach G7 and G8 will make you a better golfer

    By 21 January 2014

    Garmin has announced its latest golf handhelds to join the Approach range: the G7 and G8. Both devices feature colour touchscreens with more than 30,000 preloaded international courses. The battery will last for several rounds before needing a charge...

  • Hands-on: GolfSense iPhone and Android swing tracker review
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    Hands-on: GolfSense iPhone and Android swing tracker review

    By 15 May 2013

    Golf is a beast of game to get right. Even after countless hours of practice on a range and years of games on a course, you can still end up shanking a ball into someone's back garden, with little understanding of what went wrong. So anything that can...

  • Hands-on: Garmin Approach S2 review
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    Hands-on: Garmin Approach S2 review

    By 12 April 2013

    It's golfing season and just as The Masters 2013 gets under way, Pocket-lint played a few holes with Garmin and its latest Approach S2 GPS golf watch. GPS golf watch, eh? You may be wondering why you'd ever want such a device, as smartphones seem to do...

  • The Masters 2013: Why this year's coverage will be Sky Sports' most advanced yet
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    The Masters 2013: Why this year's coverage will be Sky Sports' most advanced yet

    By 4 April 2013

    Sky is the first foreign broadcaster permitted to use hardware on the Augusta National course during this year's Masters Golf Tournament from 11 to 14 April. It will be placing ball flight-tracing cameras behind the tees on the 10th and 13th holes, next...

  • Game Golf in funding phase, tracks your round shot by shot on iPhone and more
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    Game Golf in funding phase, tracks your round shot by shot on iPhone and more

    By 5 March 2013

    There have been plenty of gadget golfing aids over the years, from laser pin finders and GPS positioning navigators to RFID golf balls you can find in the rough. However, few, if any, will help you improve your actual game. They serve different functions,...

  • SensoGlove will improve your golf game with real-time audio and visual feedback
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    SensoGlove will improve your golf game with real-time audio and visual feedback

    By 27 September 2012

    Sensosolutions has begun selling an advanced version of its SensoGlove that helps improve your golf game by measuring and analysing your swing. The SensoGlove now has a longer battery life and features “Automatic Sensitivity Selection”. Press a button...

  • GolfBuddy Voice pictures and hands-on
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    GolfBuddy Voice pictures and hands-on

    By 11 July 2012

    We've dabbled with Golf GPS systems here on Pocket-lint before, namely the Garmin Approach G5 and Approach S1 watch. However, when you don't quite need all the features those kind of devices offer, and you'd like to know how far away from the flag you...

  • Stewart Golf X7 Lithium Remote Golf Trolley pictures and hands-on
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    Stewart Golf X7 Lithium Remote Golf Trolley pictures and hands-on

    By 11 July 2012

    Many mull over the question, "What do you buy the man who has everything?" The answer is quite simple: get him a better version of something he already has, and what better an idea than an upgrade to his conventional push or pull golf trolley? Stewart...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

    By 28 September 2011

    He may have been more famous of late for having ill-begotten dalliances with ladies and trees, but Tiger Woods is still a top notch athlete and sportsman. His golf may not be as awe-inspiring as it was in his heyday, but his technique and ability should...

  • Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS hands-on
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    Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS hands-on

    By 8 August 2011

    Anybody who plays golf will know that, while there is no better sound on this planet than the "schnick" of a clean, straight stroke, more often than not, the calm ambience of a course is broken by profanities and curses. That's why the golf-improvement...

  • Leica Pinmaster II golf flag finder hands-on
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    Leica Pinmaster II golf flag finder hands-on

    By 28 July 2011

    Pro camera and sports optics firm Leica has already dabbled in the golf rangefinder market before, with the Pinmaster, but has made big improvements to its sequel, the Pinmaster II. For starters, the internal LED screen is clearer, offering a more legible...

  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters   review
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    Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters review

    By 1 April 2011

    For the first time in Pocket-lint’s memory, Electronic Arts has removed Tiger Woods’ image from the front of the latest in its PGA Tour golf game franchise, opting instead to make a tournament the star. But then, there’s no better golf tournament...

  • Garmin Approach S1 GPS golf watch hands-on
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    Garmin Approach S1 GPS golf watch hands-on

    By 29 December 2010

    Did you watch the European golfers take on and tame the Americans at Celtic Manor in October and rush out to buy yourself a set of clubs, thinking that golf-malarkey couldn't be all that hard? Did you crash back down to earth (or rather, a bunker) when...

  • Twilight Tracer golf ball keeps you on course for par
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    Twilight Tracer golf ball keeps you on course for par

    By 18 November 2010

    Winter golf isn't much fun, let's be honest. Sure, green-fees are cheaper but it's too cold, it's too wet and it gets dark too quickly. And although you can get you thermals and your waterproofs out to combat the first two problems, you can't do diddly-squat...

  • Tame it like Tiger with the Garmin Approach S1
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    Tame it like Tiger with the Garmin Approach S1

    By 29 October 2010

    If you're not a good enough golfer, or you're not rich enough, to warrant taking a caddy around with you when you're playing 18 holes, but could do with a bit of assistance on the fairways (or the rough in Pocket-lint's case) then the Garmin Approach...

  • What's on Sky 3D?
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    What's on Sky 3D?

    By 29 September 2010

    Due to launch on Friday (1 October), Sky 3D is set to pave the way for three-dimensional TV broadcasts. We've already covered the full list of 3D programmes announced by Sky earlier this week, which will include original programmes, sports and movies,...

  • Ryder Cup stars banned from Twitter
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    Ryder Cup stars banned from Twitter

    By 28 September 2010

    The 38th Ryder Cup tees off at Celtic Manor in Newport, Wales, on Friday but don't expect to see any of the players tweeting from the event - with golfers from both teams banned from using the service. With six players from the US team on Twitter (including...

  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 review
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    Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 review

    By 3 July 2010

    First, let's start with the bad news. On the Xbox 360 and PS3, the Tiger Woods PGA Tour series appears to have hit an impasse. In most respects, it's pretty difficult to tell this year's version from last year's effort, and while there are some major...

  • Casio intros Exilim EX-FS10S camera
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    Casio intros Exilim EX-FS10S camera

    By 13 November 2009

    Casio has unveiled the Exilim EX-FS10S - a digital camera designed to help improve your golf swing. Using a special burst mode, onboard software can detect your club and the position of your elbows, arms and head, and offer advice on how to improve your...

  • Leica Pinmaster aims to make golf easier
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    Leica Pinmaster aims to make golf easier

    By 27 July 2009

    Measuring the distance to the golf pin could be about to get a whole lot easier with a bit of technological help via Leica. The company, famous for cameras, has turned its hand to helping out the golfer with a new gadget called the Pinmaster rangefinder....

  • Golfotron simulator for golfers with cash to splash
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    Golfotron simulator for golfers with cash to splash

    By 7 October 2008

    Just imagine a simulator that would allow you to play golf all day and night if you wanted, even if thunder storms were blasting in the heavens, or your garden was being washed away by rain. The Golfotron Golf Simulator allows you to do just this. You...

  • Go!View offers Champions League coverage
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    Go!View offers Champions League coverage

    By 19 September 2008

    The best of this year's UEFA Champions League is now available on GO!VIEW, the video on-demand service for the PSP. Throughout the new football season, GO!VIEW customers will be able to watch highlights from all 125 UEFA Champions League matches. Action...

  • USB golfer for desktop fun
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    USB golfer for desktop fun

    By 17 September 2008

    Not only does this new USB device mean you can aim mini golf balls, and then fire them across the office, at colleagues that have annoyed you, but it also comes with software that not only allows you to change the speed and height of your hits, but also...