Bushnell NEO Ghost Review

'Bushnell Neo Ghost'

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After looking at user ratings, we had initially decided not to do a Bushnell NEO Ghost review, but with its current price point and Bushnell’s excellent record in golf GPS watches, we decided to take a second look.

Bushnell Neo Ghost User Rating: 4.00 Stars 4.00 out of 5 (426 reviews)

Score compiled from multiple sources.

We started looking at the feedback from the most recent reviews as sometimes companies work out issues of which the first wave of buyers was critical. Unfortunately, that doesn’t seem to be the case with the Neo Ghost. Although 75% of users are fairly happy with their purchase, about one in five was totally dissatisfied. Usually, the criticism was because the unit either failed to perform at all – in some cases permanently and in others just shutting down during a round.

So to get to the bottom line on this quickly, here’s our takeaway….

If you choose to buy the Neo Ghost, you will save a little money, but you are gambling that you will be one of the lucky 75%. If you can spend $20-50 more and get a very similar unit with a better track record.

It’s your call, but we suggest that you take a look at these three units from GolfBuddy.


Bushnell NEO Ghost Notable Features
  • Preloaded with 35,000+ courses
  • Long battery life – up to 3 rounds
  • Auto course recognition
  • Auto hole advance
  • Easy-to-read distances to front, center, and back of the green
  • Hazard distances – Up to 4 per hole
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Multi-function clip and USB charging cable included

If you’ve had experience with the Bushnell Neo Ghost, tell us about it in the comments below!

Bushnell NEO Ghost Specifications
Bushnell Neo Ghost
Course Download Fees No
Pre-loaded with Courses Yes
Full Hole Views Yes
Slope / Elevation No
Battery Life up to 14 hrs.
Battery Rechargeable
Size (Width x Height x Depth) 2.24 in. x 2.24 in. x .63 in.
Measure Shot Distance Yes
Screen Size 1.38 in.
Resolution N/A
Display Type monochrome LCD
Weight N/A oz.
Rainproof Yes
Touch Screen No
Touch Targeting No
Manual Pin Positioning No
Stat Tracker No
Digital Scorecard No
Computer Analysis Tools No
Ground Verified N/A
Alternate Targets Yes
Green Rotates to your shot angle N/A
USGA Compliant (local rule) Yes
Notes -
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User Manual for Bushnell Neo Ghost