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Redneck golf GPS

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Not sure I want to cough up $150 - $300 for a golf GPS but I was wondering if I took my Garmin Venture e-Trex and marked the center of every hole at my local golf course as a waypoint and label them 1 -18, I would theoretically have a golf GPS. I know, us retirees have to much time on our hands. (I've been using Google Earth to check yardages on various holes so I don't see why it wouldn't work.  :-)

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You know you are required to cut off the sleeves of your golf shirt in order to use that properly... ;-)
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Curiosity got the best of me . . . I'll see how this works. [URL=http://thesandtrap.com/content/type/61/id/78399/] [/URL]

If I didn't have a smartphone app, I would do this. Great idea, thanks for sharing.

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Originally Posted by colin007

You know you are required to cut off the sleeves of your golf shirt in order to use that properly...

I'll see if I can find an old "tank top".

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I'll see if I can find an old "tank top".

Actually, two weeks ago we had a guy in the group in front of us who was playing with no shirt on...

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Originally Posted by Lihu

If I didn't have a smartphone app, I would do this.

Great idea, thanks for sharing.

me to battery life blows

not to hi jack the thread but which did you download?

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I'm pretty sure that for it to be redneck, it would involve a gunrack mounted on a cart.

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Swing by swing worked on 18, but batteries went down to 10%. Crashed once, but recovered the position and score. Golflogix tried on 9 holes, yesterday.
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Originally Posted by tntviper1

i use golf logix


This one seems nicer, but I have not tried it extensively, yet.

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Originally Posted by Missouri Swede

I'm pretty sure that for it to be redneck, it would involve a gunrack mounted on a cart.


The clip is for the barrel )

Then if a goose poops on your line, you have dinner as well.

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Originally Posted by saevel25

I thought a redneck GPS had to include some form of Duct Tape :p

It does.  Believe me, it does.  I know first hand because I am serious redneck.

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Originally Posted by saevel25

I thought a redneck GPS had to include some form of Duct Tape :p

Hey, Duct Tape is in the mainstream. I built this enclosure out of Duct Tape for a Peltier cooled CCD camera 8 years ago. Still works.

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