Bushnell Phantom 2 Review

'Bushnell Phantom 2'

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Early on, as were doing our Bushnell Phantom 2 Review, we knew we had a top contender!

Bushnell Phantom 2 User Rating: 4.55 Stars 4.55 out of 5 (435 reviews)

Score compiled from multiple sources.

The Bushnell Phantom 2 is the perfect golf GPS for 95% of the golfers we serve. Out of the box, it’s ready to go and has everything you need with no fuss. You turn it on and it finds the course and the hole and is typically ready for play in less than a minute.

The large font and transreflective display make it easy to see in all conditions. The new stronger and larger BITE magnet holds firmly to your cart. If you’re walking, the included belt clip or carabiner make it easy to find distances when you need them.

We love the new GreenView feature for lower handicappers wanting to get more precise distance to the pin location. Bushnell has also increased the number of hazards and alternate targets that can be shown on any given hole to six.

Although, the Phantom 2 has a manual shot measuring feature, it leaves the rest of the stats and scorekeeping for the Bushnell Golf App, which is fine by us. Using a Bluetooth connection to your phone, you can also update individual golf courses if should ever need to do so.

You can definitely play several rounds before charging the Phantom 2 which gets up to 18 hours of play. And, we love that it charges in less than 3 hours using the included USB-C cable.

If you’re looking for graphic hole views with touch targeting, you’ll need to jump into a more expensive category, but as we noted earlier, the Bushnell Phantom 2 is all most golfers will need for a hassle-free golf GPS rangefinder.

Bushnell Phantom Noteworthy Features
  • Large, easy-to-read front, center and back distances
  • Transflective display provides high visibility even in bright sunlight
  • Built-in larger and stronger Bite Magnetic Mount on the back mounts on any metal surface
  • GreenView with movable pin placement
  • Up to 6 hazard/layup distances per hole
  • Long battery life – up to 18 hours.
  • Preloaded with more than 38,000 worldwide courses
  • Bushnell Golf App unlocks useful yardage information, track and store your rounds and statistics, and execute course updates wirelessly
  • Auto course recognition
  • Auto hole advance
  • Shot Distance Calculator
  • Included Belt Clip & Carabiner
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Available in 4 Colors
  • USB-C charging cable included. Charges in less than 3 hours
Bushnell Phantom Specifications
Bushnell Phantom 2
Course Download Fees No
Pre-loaded with Courses Yes
Full Hole Views Yes
Slope / Elevation N/A
Battery Life 18+ hours
Battery rechargeable
Size (Width x Height x Depth) 2.95 in. x 2.28 in. x .67 in.
Measure Shot Distance Yes
Screen Size 1.47 sq
Resolution N/A
Display Type monochrome LCD
Weight 2.75 oz.
Rainproof Yes, IPX7
Touch Screen No
Touch Targeting No
Manual Pin Positioning Y
Stat Tracker App
Digital Scorecard App
Computer Analysis Tools App
Ground Verified N/A
Alternate Targets Yes
Green Rotates to your shot angle Yes
USGA Compliant (local rule) Yes
Notes Magnetic BITE on the back makes it a super simple mount to your cart. GreenView allows you to move the pin for more accuracy.
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