The SkyCaddie SX500’s passed another milestone this weekend, with five of the top ten finishers in the Senior Italian Open using the SX500 in the latest Staysure Tour event.
The company state that the SX500 helped Miguel Angel Martin, David Shacklady, Paul Eales, Gary Wolstenholme and Paul Streeter to score top ten finishes in the Staysure Tour’s first European event of the 2019 season.
In total almost 20 Senior Italian Open competitors used the new SkyCaddie SX500 during the event.
“I used the SkyCaddie SX500 in Italy this weekend, and I’ll be using it in every Staysure Tour event I play this year” said Gary Wolstenholme, whose final-round 69 secured him a T9 finish at the Villaverde Resort in Fagagna, Italy. “It is very useful, particularly when you are playing an unfamiliar golf course, or where there are no landmarks to laser to”.
The SX500’s ability to give accurate distances to actual pin positions makes it indispensable on the many occasions where a player cannot get a yardage with a laser, as the SX500 does not need line-of-sight.
Steve Winstone, who heads SkyCaddie’s mapping team in Europe, said: “I mapped the Villaverde course in person recently, and there are plenty of holes where the SkyCaddie is essential. The short par four 7th, for example, is steeply uphill to a two-tier green, so laser users are completely blind when playing to the green. Players with a SkyCaddie SX500, however, see everything including the greenside bunkers and the major contours on the putting surface.”
At the moment UK golfers can buy the SkyCaddie SX500 with a free leatherette golf bag holster and bag clip worth £30, in a Father’s Day 2019 promotion which ends on Monday 24th June.
See www.skycaddie.co.uk for all SX500 information.