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Bushnell Tour V6 and Tour V6 Shift | Everything You Need to Know

What's New with These Bushnell Golf Rangefinders?

In January, Bushnell Golf announced the next versions of the Tour V5 and Tour V5 Shift rangefinders. And PlayBetter got a close look!

The next in line are, of course, the Bushnell Tour V6 and Tour V6 Shift, their new midrange non-slope and slope rangefinders.

As you can see, the new lineup has a design refresh—and we can still vouch this brand's gadgets in one particular area: nothing feels as good as a Bushnell Golf rangefinder in your hand.

Read on to find out everything you need to know about these two new devices that—along with the Bushnell Pro X3—complete the next generation of Bushnell rangefinders!

Bushnell Tour V6/Tour V6 Shift | What You Need to Know

New Bushnell Golf Products Announced at the 2023 PGA Show

At the 2023 PGA Show, Bushnell Golf announced four new products.

The Bushnell Tour V6 (non-slope) and Tour V6 Shift (slope) will replace the Tour V5/Tour V5 Shift. The Tour V6 is predominantly black with accents of orange and gray. The new slope rangefinder has a cool new white, gray, and orange color scheme.

Bushnell has also created two new Wingman golf GPS speakers: the Wingman View and the Wingman Mini.

The Wingman View Bluetooth golf speaker introduces a display to the original Wingman's audible GPS distances.

The Wingman Mini is also a golf GPS speaker and comes in orange/white and silver/black color options.

All of these new golf gadgets from Bushnell are slated to release in April.

Tour V6

Tour V6 Shift

Wingman Mini

Wingman View

When Will the Tour V6 & Tour V6 Shift Be Released?

The Bushnell Tour V6 and Tour V6 Shift release date is slated for April 2023.

Just in time for the 2023 golf season, you'll have your choice of the best rangefinders in golf:

  • The Bushnell Tour V6 non-slope golf laser rangefinder
  • The Bushnell Tour V6 Shift slope rangefinder
  • The Bushnell Pro X3 with premium slope technology and golf features

Bushnell Golf is known for their superior golf technology and is the brand trusted by 98.1% of the pros, according to the Darrell Survey.

What's New with the Bushnell Tour V6 & Tour V6 Shift?

The standout features of Bushnell's mid-range category are improved tech and design.

Improved Target Confirmation

We're told that the Tour V6 and Tour V6 Shift now offer improved PinSeeker technology. PinSeeker technology with JOLT in Bushnell rangefinders lets you know when you've hit the flag. You get double the confirmation with a visual flashing red ring and a vibrating pulse. The new Tour V6 lineup is going to get you an even more accurate lock onto your target—which is the whole point of a golf laser rangefinder in the first place! And, why Bushnell Golf stays at the forefront of golf tech—they never stop improving.

New Design

Both of these Bushnell rangefinders have a new design that offers more durability along with a slick new style. We're told these Tour V6 rangefinders have more weather-resistance. And we can see the upgrade in style. We love it when our golf tech is sexy inside and out.

Bushnell Tour V6 Shift Golf Laser Rangefinder with Slope

Inside, the Tour V6 Shift is the same in every way to the Tour V6, except that it offers Bushnell's enhanced slope algorithm for true "play as" distance.

Slope-compensated distances give you the adjusted distance to the flagstick, taking into account elevation change. That means, you get a more accurate distance and the ability to make more accurate choices about your swing.

Here are the features the Tour V6 and Tour V6 Shift have in common:

  • Updated PinSeeker with Jolt target confirmation
  • Built-in BITE magnetic cart mount
  • Updated range 500+ yards to the flag
  • 6x magnification
  • Brighter, clearer optics than previous generation
  • Improved weather-resistance
  • Tournament legal play

The Bushnell Tour V6 Shift adds slope-adjusted distances and includes a super-convenient slope switch located on the side (see image) to keep you tournament legal when you need.

Of course, the other major difference between these two golf devices is price. The Tour V6 Shift slope rangefinder will cost you $100 more at $399.99.

How Much Will the Tour V6 & Tour V6 Shift Cost?

The Bushnell Tour V6/Tour V6 Shift prices will remain the same as the previous Tour V5 models.

Bushnell Tour V5 Price: $299.99

Tour V5 Shift Price: $399.99

Bushnell Tour V6 (non-slope) Price: $299.99

Tour V6 Shift (slope) Price: $399.99

Bushnell Tour V6 vs Tour V5 Golf Rangefinders

The main differences between the Tour V5 generation of rangefinders and the Tour V6 are in improved technology.

Consistantly updating technology is a signature Bushnell Golf move. In these golf devices those updates include:

  • Updated PinSeeker with Jolt target confirmation
  • Updated range 500+ yards to the flag
  • Brighter, clearer optics than previous generations
  • Improved weather-resistance
  • More rugged design

The Tour V6 series also has a style upgrade. The Tour V6 is mostly black with silver, gray, and orange accents. The Tour V6 Shift has a dynamic color palette of white, gray, and orange. Both have a sleeker, solid-feeling formfactor that feels good and inspires confidence in your hand. In the case of these golf rangefinders, the outside matches the brilliance of inside.

Where Are They in the Bushnell Golf Rangefinder Lineup?

In the world of golf laser rangefinders, the Tour V6 and Tour V6 Shift are smack in the midrange.

At the top of Bushnell's rangefinder list (and pretty much any brand on the market) is the Bushnell Pro X3. It offers all Bushnell's premium golf features, their most enhanced slope to date with "Elements" and "Home Elevation", Dual Display, and patented Locking Slope-Switch Technology.

After this latest premium Bushnell rangefinder, the Tour V6 Shift and Tour V6 round out the list, respectively. Both price-wise and technology-wise, they fall into the midrange category because, frankly, Bushnell only makes solid rangefinders with top technology and build quality. But the Tour V6 (non-slope) is the most affordable in the lineup.

There are a lot of rangefinders out there that have some pretty impressive accuracy and functionality, but the way they feel and wear in your hand and throughout the seasons don't inspire quite the confidence as a Bushnell.

What Bushnell Golf Rangefinders Are for Sale Now?

The new Bushnell Tour V6 series rangefinders are available right now—here!

You can certainly go for the Bushnell Pro X3, their top rangefinder for this season. If you want to pay for the best, there's really no question.

If you fall more into the midrange price area, you can still grab the Bushnell Tour V5 (non-slope) or Tour V5 Shift (slope). While the next-generation of improved Tour V6 series is on the way, this older set is nothing to shake a stick at. They are some of our top-sellers!

And remember, when you purhase your golf laser rangefinder on, you get free 2-day shipping, free 60-day returns, and a customer service staff that truly cares and is here to answer your every need!

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