Described by the manufacturing company, Bushnell, as featuring all of their latest technologies, the Pro X2 caught our attention with its design and performance. Quite reasonably priced considering how much it can help improve your accuracy, and easy to use as opposed to most laser rangefinders, it is one of our top recommendations for amateur and pro golfers alike.
What makes a rangefinder accurate and dependable, aiding improve the quality of your shots and accuracy, are the technologies it utilizes. Obviously, it is the technologies featured by the X2 that make it one of the most beloved range finding golf devices on the market, technologies which ensure a hard to top precision in distance measurement.
|Dimension||1.3” x 4” x 2.9”|
|Ranging accuracy||+/- 1 yard|
|Battery type||3V lithium CR-2|
Design-wise, this is one of the most appealing options to go for as it looks sharp, the black housing and few bright red details making it easy on the eyes. But obviously, it isn’t the aesthetic part that interests you most, but rather its size and weight. Luckily, it does more than well in these two departments as it measures a mere 1.3” by 4” by 2.9”, fitting perfectly in your hand so that you will maneuver it as easily as possible, and it weighs only 8 ounces, meaning that you won’t ever feel your hands sore as a result of using it often when you are on the course.
Delivering a range capability of 5 to 1300 yards, the X2 is one of the hard to surpass rangefinders in this department as it provides you with distance measurements even when there is a large gap between your current position and your target. But when it comes to ranging, this isn’t the aspect that impresses the most about it, but rather its accuracy in readings. Generally, it delivers a +/- 1 yard accuracy, more precisely when the distance ranges from 126 to 1300 yards.
What makes it so accurate and important for a serious golfer’s game is the fact that it uses an advanced digital microprocessor and an ASIC chip. The combination of these two innovative technologies results in instantaneous readings which are incredibly accurate. It basically emits invisible infrared energy pulses which are safe for your eyes, and it calculates the distances by measuring how much time it takes for each of the pulses to travel from it to the target, and back.
Now that we have most of its capabilities covered, let’s move on and see what other specs and features make it a must-have in your golf bag. Here, we will cover the more general details regarding it, some of them being already mentioned in the spec sheet above.
Another aspect that makes the X2 one of the most popular choices at the moment is the fact that it complies with USGA rule 14-3/.05. In case you are not aware of what this means, it indicates that it is legal for tournament play. As a matter of fact, Bushnell range finding devices which are legal for tournament use are the most appreciated by pro golfers, a staggering amount of 97% of players using them when they are on the course, trying to win championships.
As the standard has already accustomed us with when it comes to range finding devices manufactured by Bushnell, the Pro X2 is warranted to be free of defects in workmanship and materials during the first two years after you purchase it. Do remember, however, that this warranty will be voided before the time runs up if you subject it to improper use or if you damage the apparatus as a result of mistreating it.
As you have already deducted on your own by this point, the X2 is a worthy acquisition as it features the latest technologies a range finding golf device could come with. Add to its impressive list of specs and features the IPX7 waterproof rating and the appealing price tag, and you get what is, by far, one the best golf devices to carry in your bag when you are on the course.