Golfers looking for a hardy and handy smart watch with a full-feature golfing app should check out the Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F20A.
The WSD-F20A incorporates the performance and sensor technologies that Casio has developed and refined over the years. The rugged-looking but surprisingly lightweight smart watch features low-power GPS and colour map functionality which can be used offline, making it ideal for a wide range of outdoor activities even in areas without cellular service.
The WSD-F20A runs Wear OS by Google, which allows the user to add apps to expand its functionality. The Hole19 golf app is one of nine reputable and popular outdoor/sports apps showcased in the ‘Featured Apps’ list on the device.
For golfers, the WSD-F20A comes in really handy while on the course as it eliminates the need for a smartphone or laser rangefinder to measure target distances. The smart watch is water-resistant and manufactured to US military-grade standards, so you don’t have to fret about rain, hitting the ground or even dropping the device during a round.
The Hole19 app has a host of features apart from GPS distances, including a digital scorecard for golfers to key in scores and monitor performance, round-by-round statistics tracking (greens in regulation, driving accuracy, shot consistency, putting average and more) and even online tee time bookings (for golf courses in the USA and Portugal). The app also has a news feed and allows you to stay connected with your golfing mates and other lovers of the Royal & Ancient game from all over the world.
While the WSD-F20A appears bulky, when worn it actually sits snugly on the wrist and does not impede the golf swing in any way.
Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F20A Featured Apps:
ViewRanger – Trekking: Trail map display and trail guides
Hole19 – Golf course layout display and distance measurement
Glassy Surf Report – Surfing: Surf/weather forecasts and session measurement
Ski Tracks – Skiing/snowboarding: Distance and speed measurement
MySwimPro – Swimming: Training guide and workout logging
Fishbrain – Fishing forecast and fishing spots display
Zombies, Run! – Fitness gaming: Activity logging
Equilab – Horse riding: Training guide and ride logging
Exercise Timer – Fitness: Timer and training management
For more information, log on to wsd.casio.com