Leupold GX-4iA2 – The Modern Age Rugged Laser Rangefinder
So, have you been told that playing golf requires a wide range of golf clubs and several golf balls? Well, it is not entirely true. Apart from this essential equipment, you also need a golf bag, a caddy if possible, a golf cart if needed, and a rangefinder.
Never heard about the last one, have you? Well, a rangefinder is a small compact sized device that tells you the exact distance to the nearest flagstick or various obstacles on a golf course. In other words, it is very essential for any modern age golfer. Since there are several types of rangefinders in the market, it is always better to take some time and then choose the best.
Leupold, one of the most popular names in the world of golf, has some of the best quality golfing equipment used by several popular and professionals from different parts of the world. It also has its own range of rangefinders, one of the popular ones being the Leupold GX-4iA2.
- The Leupold GX-4iA2 comes with the new Smart Key Technology makes it possible for you to use this device in any USGA tournament. It adheres to the USGA rule 14-3.
- It also comes with a DNA engine which makes the device lightning fast when it comes to reading distances to various obstacles or flags on the course.
- It has a Club Selector feature that suggests the right club to use in order to strike the golf ball properly. This suggestion is based on the environmental conditions, your strength while striking the ball, and slope angles.
- It has a PinHunter 2 Laser Technology along with a bright and vivid OLED or Organic Light Emitting Diode display.
- The laser accurate line of sight has a maximum range of 800 yards and it can easily provide accurate readings from as little as 6 yards to 700 yards.
- The Leupold GX-4iA2 provides a 6x magnification, which allows you to get crystal clear sightings to targets.
- It also has a TGR or True Golf Range which allows the rangefinder to provide distance readings that match to personal factors.
- It is completely weatherproof and the lens itself is multi-coated to offer excellent clarity.
- The Leupold GX-4iA2 has a 1 touch scan mode and 3 selectable aiming reticles.
- The Prism Lock Technology used in this device lets it provide the exact distance.
- The eyecups can easily be folded down and it comes with a Cordura case and a CR-2 lithium battery.
- It is very difficult to hold the device in a steady manner to get an exact reading.
- The reading may not be accurate all the time.
It is certainly not simple to choose the top rated golf laser rangefinders that would fulfill your needs and fit well within your budget. However, if you can take some time while choosing such a device, you can easily avoid taking hasty decisions and opt for the best one as per your needs. Although the Leupold GX-4iA2 comes with several features, there are some loopholes which should be rectified when it comes to performance.