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Expresso WR67 Watch

Expresso iterates on their original golf GPS watch with the WR67. Updates to the original WR62 include black and white color options, longer battery life (a claimed 15 hours, up from 12 with the WR62), tee time start function (allows players to set a time in advance, then the watch will start locating the course and preparing for play in advance of your time so you’ll be ready on the 1st tee) and adjustable band. The watch is a close cousin of the Bushnell NEO-X watch, with limited hazard information in addition to front, center and back of green distances.

The Expresso WR67 GPS watch comes preloaded with over 25,000 courses (and over 32,500 available in total) through their partnership with iGolf, which also provides course information to Bushnell. The watch has all of the basics that you would expect in a golf GPS watch, including automatic course recognition and hole advance, auto-off to preserve battery life, and the ability to track shot distances (no ability to save this information or for the watch to calculate club averages, however). Everyday features include time, date, alarm, odometer, and stopwatch. At the end of a round, the watch will display total distance and time. The watch has a stainless steel bezel, buttons and clasp, and is waterproof to 30 meters (if you’re diving deeper than that to retrieve your ball, we find this curious).

Expresso WR67 Golf GPS Watch

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Pricing remains the same as with the original Expresso WR62 GPS watch and the company continues to provides devices without additional yearly or per course fees, making it one of the least expensive golf GPS watches available. The Expresso WR67 comes with a 2 year warranty.

Retail price: $179.95
Three year total cost: $179.95
Availability: Discontinued. Some units still available.
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OGIO Aquatech

There are those of us that are fair-weather players, and those of us that aren’t. For those who are more like the Bishop, there is the OGIO Aquatech. The Aquatech stand bag (comes in a cart version as well) has a wide 10″ 6-way top, is 4.2 pounds, and is built to withstand downpours. Features include a waterproof rain hood (of course), a lightweight waterproof fabric that makes up the bag itself, a waterproof fleece lined valuables pocket and cell phone sleeve, and thermo welded (whatever that is…) waterproof pockets. So play on…the heavy stuff isn’t going to come down for a while.

Retail price: $259.99
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