MORE DOMINANT THAN EVER AMONG PLAYERS AT THE 147th OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP : SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. SHOWS BUSHNELL AS THE NUMBER 1 RANGEFINDER AT THE 2018 OPEN AT CARNOUSTIE
Bushnell Golf has once again proved to be the distance measuring device of choice for players and their caddies at The 147th Open Championship, held at Carnousite Golf Links. More than 97% of caddies and more than 96% of players that use a rangefinder, used a Bushnell Golf at the Open.
Sports Marketing Surveys Inc., regarded in Europe as the golf industry’s authority on equipment usage, conducted the study to determine the most widely used rangefinder at The 2018 Open. The Open is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf and boasts a world-class field which was surveyed during the preview days to compile the results. With the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking entered into the field, there is no doubt that the world’s elite professional golfers put their trust in Bushnell rangefinders, as also confirmed by the Darrell Survey at the 2018 Players Championship, reporting that a staggering 99.3% of the PGA Tour Players used a Bushnell Golf laser rangefinder.
“The results of this year’s survey clearly illustrate Bushnell’s product superiority in the market and domination on Tour” said Thomas Disch, Marketing manager at Bushnell Golf EMEA. “Each year the best players in the world rely on Bushnell’s commitment to innovation and excellence as their own secret weapon to prepare to face the worlds top competition. The Bushnell Golf Pro X2 is the perfect choice for tour players, providing accuracy they can trust every step of the way.”
The most advanced rangefinder, the Bushnell Pro X2, uses the latest technology to provide accurate yardage readings needed by the tour’s world-class fields, to execute precise shots needed to capture victories. Designed to cater to all levels, from the avid golfer to the weekend warrior, the Pro X2 provides yardage five times faster and more accurately than ever before, with second generation E.S.P providing ½-yard accuracy from 5 to 125 yards. The Pro X2 showcases incredible ranging capability of up to 1,300 yards (450+ to a flag) with Jolt Technology to provide short vibrating bursts to reinforce the laser locking onto the flag while the Dual Display Technology provides users with optimum digital readings in all light conditions. Slope-Switch technology also allows users to easily toggle in and out of Bushnell’s patented Slope function, to get compensated slope distances.
As the No.1 choice of professional golfers, Bushnell offers a full collection of rangefinders, which continue to transform and improve all golfer’s ability to assess distances, ultimately improving precision and performance.
For more information on the Bushnell Golf family of rangefinders, visit the company’s website at www.bushnellgolf.eu.