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Would you buy it? SkyTrak
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February 1, 2015
3:03 pm
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Just wondering how many of you have checked out SkyTrak from SkyGolf?

http://www.skytrakgolf.com 

I've talk to one guy who says he and a group of buddies will be buying this to play golf through the winter.

The system runs about $2k (USD) and in a few months will integrated with WGT.com (World Golf Tour) so you can play virtual courses, tournaments, challenges, etc.

I had a thorough look at the system at the PGA Show but was unable to test due to wifi problems on the show floor that hampered the system's connection with the IPad they were using. 

Is it too pricey?  Do you think these kinds of systems (OptiShot was an early one in the market and is cheaper but more "toy-like") will continue in popularity and maybe appeal to more consumers once they reach a certain price?

Is this something a business (golf course, indoor golf school) might want to look into as an additional revenue stream?

You can take the system outside and just use it for launch monitor data (no club data except for club head speed (no AOA, Face, Path, etc - only ball data (launch angle, backspin, ball speed) so if a driving range offered this kind of device for a few extra dollars rental during your session would it be of interest?

Thoughts, comments?

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February 1, 2015
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1st, I'd absolutely pay an extra 5 bucks per bucket to use something like that. I'd find it very useful. As for buying one. If I had the money and a room I could use it in, I'd absolutely pay 2k for it, with one caveat. It'd have to come with at least a 5 year warranty. With a 6 month-ish offseason it'd be well worth it. And I'm sure getting buddies to supply the beer any time they came over would make up for a lot of it

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February 2, 2015
10:13 am
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Looks promising, but I would love to see a slightly lower price point and hardware compatibility other then Apple product, or at least laptop support.

I have for a few years looked at the home sim movement and would love to one day convert my garage to allow me to practice and play during the off season.

February 2, 2015
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I think the great part is that this type of technology will only continue to get better and cheaper.

No word on the length of warranty oiler3535 

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February 3, 2015
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I think you are right....once I am able to get a real golf experience in a all in one package in the $1000 range ill be all in.  I don't think we are far off from that now.

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