Golf may have been around since the 1700s, but that doesn’t mean that modern technology shouldn’t be used to improve the game. We’ve rounded up 24 cool golf gadgets to suit every player. Perhaps a putting mat would be useful for the beginner, or how about a top of the range launch monitor for serious enthusiasts? And any golfer would appreciate a golf cart heater to keep them warm as they move around the course!
Any garage or other similarly sized room can be turned into an entire golf course with Optishot. Choose from 15 courses from around the world, and every shot taken on the simulator can be seen on the screen as if they were really there, with up to 4 people playing.
Help them improve their game with the Zepp Golf 2 3D Swing Analyzer. Measuring swing, speed, tempo, plane, and more, this golf gadget provides instant feedback for on the spot improvement. Offering personalized training programs from PGA/LPGA players and Tour instructors, it’s the one gadget golfers should never be without.
Give a golfer more time to play with this incredible light-up golf ball. Fitted with After Glow technology, this ball will light up on every impact and will stay lit for 8 minutes, giving them plenty of time to find where it landed. It’s made to official size and weight specifications, too.
Loaded with more than 41,000 golf courses around the world, this GPS watch is the ultimate golf gadget. Readable even in the brightest sunlight, this amazing watch shows the precise distance to greens and hazards in full color, and the tracking data can be stored for after game analysis.
Nothing will get in the way of a perfect shot when he’s wearing these Oakley Men’s Oo9295 Flak 2.0 Sunglasses. With 100% UVA, UVB, UVC and harmful blue light protection (up to 400mm), these rectangular shades are durable yet light enough to be worn all day in comfort.
Fishing golf balls out of cold water isn’t fun for anyone, but it’s a necessary evil for most golfers at one time or another. Save their hands (and their clothes) with this handy retractable retriever. Small enough to fit in a gold bag pocket, it extends to 6’ for easy retrieval.
Extend the life of their golf clubs with a handy gadget that fits in their pocket. Suitable for both u-grooves and v-grooves, this little tool can clean and sharpen the grooves in wedges and irons, restoring them to their former glory and optimum performance.
Any golfer knows the frustration of errant balls being hidden in long grass and foliage. These glasses are a game-changer. The one piece blue lens actually filters out dark backgrounds so that balls and other light objects can be easily spotted and retrieved, saving both time and money.
If they want (or need) practice to perfect their swing, this training aid will definitely help. Available in two sizes for those under or over 5’6”, the Gold Flex can be swung just like a golf club in one continual motion to flatten the swing and fight slices.
This watch will allow them to keep track of the hole and round score without having to write them down or remember them. Providing a score summary after 9 and 18 holes, it can also be used for tennis, running, and volleyball so is perfect for all-round sportsmen and women.
Suitable for indoor or outdoor use, this putting mat is cordless and requires just 2 AA batteries to run. Returning the ball even if they land in a hazard, this mat will help them to improve their shot, while also saving their back from constantly bending to retrieve the ball.
A Swiss Army Knife is a must-have accessory for pretty much any task, but this one makes the perfect golf gift. Fitted with 10 functions specifically for golfers, this multi-tool includes a groove cleaner, ball marker, tee punch, and seven other handy tools; there’s even one to repair a damaged green.
Position is everything in golf, and if they’re just starting out or need a little tweaking, the PuttOut Putting Mirror Trainer and Alignment Gate will help them to improve. With adjustable guides and a ball stop, this gadget allows for correct alignment of shoulders and eyes for the perfect putt every time.
They can stay warm and toasty between holes with this handy golf cart heater. Powered by a cylinder butane tank, this powerful heater will provide up to five and a half hours of warmth, and because it’s wind-resistant it will keep them cozy on even the most blustery of days.
Forget carrying bottles, flasks, and coolers around the golf course – this clever dispenser does the work of all of them! Designed to look like a club, this dispenser has a 48oz insulated tank that will keep tea or coffee hot, or ice tea, water, or even beer, nice and cold.
The Garmin Approach Z80 gold laser range finder will help players pinpoint their target to within 10” of the flag. Loaded with more than 41,000 golf courses around the world, this range finder will overlay 2D CourseView mapping and includes a number of game-improving features along with image stabilization.
Taking the guesswork out of golfing, this small but indispensable gadget clips onto glasses, visor, or shirt to give players accurate readings. Providing the exact distance to the middle of the green, just one touch of a button will also tell them the measurements of their last shot, too.
It’s a cruel twist of fate that when people finally have the time to play golf more often, their joints begin to play up. Help achy, arthritic hands with a pair of Pain Relief Golf Gloves, which feature copper-infused technology, form flex fitting, and a silicone spider weave palm for easier grip.
The Voice Caddie VC300SE is one of the smallest GPS rangefinders around, and it’s lightweight too so won’t be a burden to carry. Providing distance information by voice to the center, front, and back of the green, it offers direction in 8 spoken languages including English, Korean, and German.
If they like a little music while playing a round, this Bluetooth speaker is ideal. Made to resemble a real golf club, this speaker can be paired with their device which allows them to access their favorite playlist while it sits discreetly inside their golf bag.
Golf clubs pick up all kinds of dirt and debris, so they need to be cleaned to prolong their lives and get the maximum performance out of them. This high speed cordless cleaner makes short work of it thanks to the safe nylon bristles that rotate at a powerful 1000 RPM.
Golfers who are really serious about improving their game will be bowled over with this stunning piece of technology. Designed to track and monitor every second of the action, the Trackman 4 takes in everything the club does before, during, and after it hits the ball, providing pinpoint accuracy.