User login

Bad Golfers, Meet The RadarGolf Ball Location System

42938F3F-EB59-48F5-8C22-FDC353B44C7E.jpg

If you're a really bad golfer, we can't help you improve your game, but we do have the device to find your ball every time to shank it into the woods. Introducing the RadarGolf location system that uses Ball Positioning System (BPS - get it?) technology to locate your long lost golf ball.

For the system to work you need to use the special RadarGolf balls that have a tiny transmitter chip embedded in them. According to the manufacturer, the balls meet the USGA specs for size, weight, and everything else.

When you drive your ball into no-mans land, you whip out the handy receiver and use the LCD display and audible tones to track down your wayward ball.

Unfortunately, the system will detect all the RadarGolf balls in the area, even the ones in your pocket. So you have to use the special 'Shield-It' pouch that contains a metallic fabric to block the RF signals to store your balls.

The RadarGolf start kit costs $199.85 at GadgetGrid.

[via Oh Gizmo]

So as long as you have all of

So as long as you have all of the equipment and don't hit it too badly you're good. Useful piece of equipment.

 
Soccer Might Actually Be a CURE for Boredom for the Next 35 Days Or So
The World Cup starts this week.  Most of the readers of this blog being American, that reminder is warranted. ...
 
Skydiving Might Be a Little More Dangerous Than People Think
Scott Shields, a mayor in Pennsylvania, died last week when he failed to pull the cord for his parachute, and his r...
 
No Way This Could Backfire: Bengals Sign Terrell Owens
In news that reminds us that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expec...
 
Who Had Buffalo Going All The Way This Year?
Yeah, that's what I thought. No one. Well, they're a long way from a .500 season, let alone the playoffs, let alone...
 
Always Wanted to Surf? Here's What It's Really Like
When I was a teenager I used to surf all the time. Since then I've seen a lot of surfing footage on TV and the web...