Backed by Partnerships with the National Golf Foundation, PGA Golf Retirement+, and TROON,  Shot Scope Debuts Multi-Function V5 to Golfers of all Levels Offering Precise Distance Measuring Anywhere on the Course and Shot Tracking with Access to over 100 Statistics

Edinburgh, Scotland – April 3, 2024 … Shot Scope (, the golf industry-leader in GPS, rangefinder and shot tracking technology, today introduced the multi-function V5 Golf Watch, the most advanced GPS and automatic performance tracking smart watch under $250, and with NO subscription fees.

The V5 debuts for players of all levels offering unprecedented distance measuring with pinpoint accuracy from anywhere on the golf course, while capturing data on every shot and delivering golfers instant feedback to better understand their game for optimal performance. In fact, with V5, golfers have access to over 100 game improving statistics, including Strokes Gained and Handicap Benchmarking, for use on over 36,000 preloaded golf courses worldwide. The newest addition to Shot Scope’s award-winning V Series, the V5 joins the popular and customizable G5 GPS watch and the premium touchscreen X5 performance tracking watch, providing an extensive range and choice of products for golfers.

“There is simply no multi-function GPS and shot tracking watch under $250, and with no subscription fees, that can offer the automated performance capabilities of the V5,” said David Hunter, CEO, Shot Scope. “Backed by partnerships with the National Golf Foundation, PGA Golf Retirement+, and TROON, millions of golfers will quickly learn about this watch and its endless features that give any type of golfer the most accurate on-course information needed to perform at the highest level, as well as expert shot tracking technology to drive measurable game improvement.”

Boasting a stylish look with a vivid full-color daylight readable screen, the V5 design allows golfers to customize the color and display, along with a choice of clock faces to wear in everyday life. Backed by four easy-to-use push buttons that allow simple navigation through the watch’s multiple screen features, the V5 provides golfers with pinpoint front, middle, and back distances to every green as well as measurements to hazards, layups, and doglegs on all 36,000 preloaded courses worldwide. Proprietary hole maps give golfers an overview of the hole they are about to play allowing them to plan their way around the course and save strokes. Additionally, the Green view and pin placement features allow golfers to interact with their V5 and get exact yardages to their desired location on the green. Once holed out, players can record their score quickly and easily with the built-in digital scorecard.

Complementing the GPS capabilities of V5 is unmatched automatic performance tracking, featuring Shot Scope’s “Power-Sense” technology, which allows golfers to seamlessly record every shot hit on the golf course to provide valuable game insights after the round. In fact, V5 does not require a phone or tagging, so golfers can play and capture shot data without interruptions.

Powered by 16 x 2nd generation lightweight plug-n-play club RFID tags that are embedded with smart GPS chips and easily screw into the butt-end of every club, data from all shots hit is captured and stored on Shot Scope’s interactive dashboard, which can easily be accessed through a free mobile app for use on iOS and Android.

Following a round, golfers can access over 100 performance statistics including Strokes Gained and Handicap Benchmarking to pinpoint areas to improve. Features such as MyStrategy, Shots Plotted, and Course Analysis allow a golfer to dive into detail about specific rounds and courses. Shot Scope Academy lets a golfer connect with their coach at any time to hone their game.

Adds Hunter, “With the V5 golf watch, golfers enjoy instant information to play their best out on the golf course, while capturing every statistic possible to analyze a round and drive game improvement. It’s truly a game changer.”

Priced at $249.99, the V5 Golf Watch, and all Shot Scope products are available for purchase at Dick’s Sporting Goods, Golf Galaxy, PGA TOUR Superstores, golf specialty stores or online at

Check out a video of the V5 watch, and keep up-to-date with all of the Shot Scope news on social media: Twitter @Shotscope /Facebook @Shotscope Instagram @shot_scope.


Glen Turk is a Wisconsin native who has been the Senior Writer/Editor of Midwest Golfing Magazine since 2006. Besides being an avid golfer, Glen enjoys traveling, music, and cheering on the finest professional sports team of all-time, the Green Bay Packers. Glen’s ultimate golf goal is to play in all fifty states and currently he is more than half way there. His other dream, albeit far-fetched, it to record an ace in all seven states of our distribution area. Thanks to an ace in Illinois in 2015, and one in Michigan in 2016, he has three down, four to go!

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