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Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder

Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder

Last Updated: Jul 19, 2021 @ 3:49 pm

Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder Product Specifications:

  • 7X Magnification
  • Bluetooth Enabled
  • Range: 5-1300 Yards
  • Bite Magnetic Mount
  • IPX7 Fully Waterproof Rubber Armored Metal Housing

Our Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

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Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder Review

With 99% of PGA Tour players use Bushnell products during their training and while on the green, it is no surprise that the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder is one of Bushnell’s greatest releases yet. The Laser Rangefinder utilizes Bushnell’s patented slope technology to help golfers improve accuracy while working through various elevations, slope types, and even different terrains. The rangefinder itself weighs only 11oz, but includes a built-in enhanced backlight display and comes equipped with a CR-2 3-Volt Lithium battery. The rangefinder is fully waterproof, making it optimal for golfers who prefer to golf in inclement weather or on unconventional terrain.

Using the rangefinder is easy with its Slope-Switch technology in place. The Slope-Switch technology in the Bushnell Golf Rangefinder provides golfers with accessible buttons that can be easily toggled to manage all Slope technology features on your device. In addition to its patented technology and accessible features, the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder also includes a built-in BITE magnetic mount, allowing you to easily attach and mount your rangefinder to your golf cart to minimize hassle.

Pros/Cons of the Bushnell Laser Rangefinder

  • Fully Waterproof
  • Range up to 1500 Yards with multiple modes
  • CR2 Battery Included
  • Can acquire flag at over 450 yards
  • Features Slope Technology for Even Greater Accuracy (+/- 1 Yard)
  • Enhanced Vivid Red Backlight Display
  • Rubber Armored Metal Housing
  • Utilizes technologies to minimize and eliminate all doubt from shot ranging
  • BITE Magnetic Cart Mount (Built In)
  • Positive click Slope-Switch technology. Use Slope-Switch technology to accurately and easily toggle in and out of managing the Slope function on your device
  • Pulsing red ring accompanies JOLT vibration feature when locking onto a flag or pin
  • Bushnell Golf app allows access to hole layouts with distance, 3D flyovers with distance, and wireless course updates

  • Pricing: The Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder is currently priced at $549, making it a heftier investment for recreational golfers. For experienced and professional golfers, the Laser Rangefinder is a go-to find for total and complete accuracy anytime you are on the green.
  • Focus Issues: According to some reviewers of the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder, the device itself may have focus-centric issues due to problematic parts in rare cases. (This may have been corrected; couldn’t find mentions of this in other reviews.)

Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder Q&A (Questions and Answers)

Whenever you are on the hunt for a new rangefinder for professional and recreational purposes, it is important to familiarize yourself with all of your options. Before settling on any device that is truly right for your needs, review questions that have been asked about any products you are interested in or thinking of purchasing.

Does the Bushnell Laser Rangefinder Include a Dual Display?

Yes, the golf rangefinder includes a dual display that includes both red and black. In addition, the display is also one of the best in today’s market. Its ultra-enhanced vivid red backlight display is optimal for golfers who enjoy playing in even the sunniest of locations.

Does the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder come with a case or bag?

Yes, the device comes complete with a carrying case that is designed for carrying protection.

What is the total range of this rangefinder?

With this Bushnell Golf Rangefinder, the standard range is 5 to 1,300 yards.

Is the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder Tournament-Legal?

Yes! While you may encounter an issue with using the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder if you have its Slope technology-enabled, the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder is fully compliant with current rules, regulations, and laws of official golf tournaments worldwide once its Slope technology is disabled. That is as easy as sliding the positive locking shift button from the ‘on’ to the ‘off’ position. Once the Slope technology is disabled, it is then possible to use the device with various tournaments you are thinking of entering. Whenever you are thinking of entering an upcoming tournament, it is highly recommended to determine whether or not your rangefinder device is permitted on the green.

Is there a warranty for the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder?

The Bushnell Laser Rangefinder does come with a 2-year warranty. After the date of your purchase of the golf rangefinder, you are entitled to a 2-year warranty that covers workmanship issues as well as potential defects that are discovered in the materials you receive with your order.

Noteworthy Features of the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder

  • Slope Switch: Having a simplistic Slope switch on the Bushnell Laser Rangefinder device itself is extremely useful. The switch is easily accessible and straightforward, ideal even for those who are not fond of technology or are unfamiliar with using modern-day rangefinder devices.
  • Tournament Legal: Finding a device you can trust, rely on, and use to hone in on your golf and range skills can be difficult with the rise of cheating and banning of various devices from events and global tournaments. With the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder, eliminate any anxieties or worry you have over your device, as the product itself is tournament-legal once you have disabled its Slope technology while you are on the green.
  • “Play As” distances: Now includes temperature, adjusted altitude, and slope factored into the ‘play as’ equation for the most accurate compensated distances ever.
  • Pinseeker with Visual Jolt: Eliminate the guesswork when using your rangefinder to lock onto a flag with the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder’s pinseeker with visual jolt feature. Each time you lock onto a flag using your rangefinder, the device will send a quick vibration to inform you of your position, and you will see a pulsing red ring to confirm your position, saving time and maximizing your time spent on the range.
  • Ultra-Enhanced Vivid Red Backlight Display: The Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder includes one of the market’s very best backlight displays, allowing you the ability to view and navigate your device’s screen in even the sunniest weather.

Our Verdict on the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder

Today, there are hundreds of rangefinders on the market and in local sporting good stores. Finding the right make, model, features, and functions of a device can quickly become overwhelming if you are unsure of what you are looking for personally. With the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder, feel confident whether you are improving your range skills for recreational, professional, or even tournament-level rounds. The Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder is sleek, compact, modern, and includes state-of-the-art technology that is both forward-thinking and accessible with buttons that can be toggled for easy and quick use.

This Bushnell Laser Rangefinder is ideal for anyone interested in playing on a variety of different terrains while also improving accuracy in less time. Use this Bushnell golf rangefinder in sunny, wet, or unpredictable weather while remaining confident in the device and its durability.

Ultimately, the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder is one of the market’s best go-to options for professional golfers as well as recreational golfers that take their skills seriously. With its light and compact waterproof design combined with Slope-Switch technology and accuracy of (+/-) 1 yard, and enhanced pinseeker with visual jolt, the Bushnell Pro XE Golf Laser Rangefinder is a product that simply should not be passed up.

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