It comes with a premium price tag because of the extra range that admittedly not every golfer will need, but if you’re serious about your game need to have precise distances at your disposal from a device that’s quick and easy to use, which is why the Pro X2 ticks all the boxes.
Accurate distances are displayed clearly and quickly. It's easy to use, has an excellent range and will even fend off a light shower
Premium price tag justifies extra range that many club golfers aren't likely to need.
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Bushnell Pro X2 Laser Rangefinder Review - Our verdict on the latest cutting-edge laser from Bushnell with Slope Switch technology
Bushnell Pro X2 Laser Rangefinder Review
Aimed at The newest premium Bushnell laser is aimed at those who are happy to shell out for fast and precise accurate distances to specific points on the course.
Key technology Headlining the host of features on the Pro X2 is the innovative Slope-Switch Technology, which allows the user to easily toggle between normal and slope-adjusted distances simply by moving the Pro X2 logo on the side of the device up or down.
A rubber armoured metal housing makes the device fully waterproof, whilst it also boasts a range of up to 1,300 yards. PinSeeker with JOLT Technology provides a short, vibrating burst to isolated the target and assure you when the flag has been located from up to 450 yards away.
Dual Display Technology allows users to easily toggle between the bright red display for dim conditions or the crisp black display for brighter days.
Note* A recent change to the rules of golf allowed the use of laser rangefinders with slope capability in competitions, providing the function is disabled.
Ease of use The extra weight of the device if anything enhances the stability in the wind, while the distances are displayed almost instantaneously. The textured surface areas make it easy to gain a firm and steady hold while employing the laser and the display makes it easy to pick out the flag.
Features The Vivid Red display makes a big difference on overcast days and the vibrating Jolt provides the piece of mind that you’re seeing the distance you want to see.
If you’re already a laser rangefinder user or are thinking about switching from a GPS device, the Pro X2 won’t disappoint. Flags are picked out from the background with a minimum of fuss but it’s also a useful companion off the tee when measuring banks of bunkers or trees beyond the fairway.
Being able to switch to slope distances with the flick of a button is a great option to have, although the button was moved a little too easily at times.
Joel has worked in the golf industry for over 12 years covering both instruction and more recently equipment. He now oversees all product content here at Golf Monthly, managing a team of talented and passionate writers and presenters in delivering the most thorough and accurate reviews, buying advice, comparisons and deals to help the reader find exactly what they are looking for. So whether it's the latest driver, irons, putter or laser rangefinder, Joel has his finger on the pulse keeping up to date with the latest releases in golf. He is also responsible for all content on irons and golf tech, including distance measuring devices and launch monitors.
During these enjoyable years he has had some money-can't-buy experiences, like interviewing Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy one-on-one and covering the 2010 Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor.
One of his career highlights came when covering the 2012 Masters he got to play the sacred Augusta National course on the Monday after the tournament concluded, shooting a respectable 87 with just one par and four birdies. To date, his best ever round of golf is a 5-under 67 back in 2011. He currently plays his golf at Burghley Park Golf Club in Stamford, Lincs, with a handicap index of 4.7.
Joel's current What's In The Bag?
Driver: TaylorMade SIM2, 9°
Fairway wood: Titleist TSi3, 15°
Hybrid: Titleist TSi2, 18°
Irons: TaylorMade P770, 4-PW
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM8, 50°, 54° and 58°
Putter: Evnroll ER2V
Ball: 2021 Titleist Pro V1x
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