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Bushnell Tour V6 vs Tour V5 | Most Trusted Laser Rangefinders in Golf

We compare the tour-trusted, now-discounted Bushnell Tour V5 with the new and improved 2023 Tour V6 golf laser rangefinders—you can't lose whichever you choose!

Bushnell Tour V6 vs Tour V5 — What's the Difference?

A female golfer in a golf cart with a Bushnell Tour V6 golf rangefinder magnetically stuck to the cart bar

It can't be easy improving on a Bushnell Golf rangefinder.

Bushnell Golf has been at the top of the rangefinder game for quite a while now—trusted by 99% of PGA Pros.

The Bushnell Tour V6 is the follow-up golf laser to the Tour V5 and looks even more high end, even though we're talking mid-range price point.

These golf gadgets are known for both a build quality that feels good in your hand AND reliable, accurate tech that inspires confidence on the course.

Aside from the improved inner technology that consistently gets better with a big golf brand, the Tour V6 Shift and its non-slope version feature new and improved design.

Read on to compare the differences between these two generations of Bushnell rangefinders and decide if you should buy a discounted previous winner or the slick, new upgrade.

Bushnell Tour V6 Shift vs Tour V5 Shift Comparison

Image by PlayBetter of the Bushnell Tour V6 golf rangefinder with slope against a wall

What's New on This Mid-Level Slope Rangefinder?

At its core, the Bushnell Tour V6 Shift is the same rangefinder as the Tour V5 Shift. However, it's clearly gotten some impressive upgrades in the looks and durability departments. You can also count on new and improved technology, a hallmark of Bushnell Golf products.

Bushnell Slope Compensation Technology

With both the Tour V5 Shift and Tour V6 Shift golf rangefinders, you get slope-compensated distances around the course when you want it, at in the flick of a switch. Plus, these are USGA-conforming devices that are legal for tournament play when you need it. But as with each new generation of rangefinder, Bushnell's slope technology just gets better, keeping this brand at the top of its game.

The Most Accurate Rangefinder in Golf

Building on the Bushnell Tour V5, the Tour V6 Shift utilizes new and improved electronics to deliver the most accurate, consistent and longest-ranging Tour series laser Bushnell Golf has ever released.

Improved Pinseeker with Visual Jolt

In addition to feeling when you have locked onto the flag, a red ring now flashes as JOLT vibrates to give you even greater feedback and confidence to know you have locked onto the flag. You get this feature with the Tour V5 Shift, as well. Again, the name of the game with the Tour V6 Shift is improvement.

Improved Weather Resistant Design

Whether you choose the Tour V5 or Tour V6 slope rangefinder from Bushnell, you're getting the highest build quality and a device that can be used in all weather. But the 2023 model is the most weather resistant (IPX6) Tour series laser Bushnell Golf has ever made. Plus, the new design is a slicker, more durable option.

Bushnell's BITE Magnetic Mount

Grab and go with Bushnell Golf’s exclusive BITE magnetic mount that allows you to easily mount the Tour V5 or Tour V6 Shift right on the cart bar.

Bushnell Tour V6 Shift vs Tour V5 Price

Here's where it gets interesting. For a while, PlayBetter will continue to sell the Bushnell Tour V5 Shift for a discounted price! That means you can get a slightly older model of Bushnell's mid-level golf rangefinder with slope for a little less. Or you can get the new Tour V6 Shift with improved looks, feel, design, and golf features. For a limited time, you'll have your choice of either!

Tour V6 vs Tour V5 Golf Rangefinder Comparison

The Bushnell Tour V6 (no-slope) rangefinder stuck on a bar by the magnet

What's New on This Mid-Level Golf Rangefinder?

In a nutshell, the Bushnell Tour V6 (no-slope) is the same rangefinder as the Tour V5 (no-slope), but with a sleeker design and more durable so you'll love using it in all weather. You can also count on new and improved technology, a hallmark of Bushnell Golf products.

Neither of these Bushnell golf rangefinders has slope. They're designed for golfers who want straight-up numbers for a reasonable price without sacrificing quality.

The Most Accurate Rangefinder in Golf

Building on the Bushnell Tour V5, the Tour V6 provides the right number on every shot, whether you are lasering a tree, bunker or a flag, Bushnell rangefinders are accurate to within inches of your target.

Improved Pinseeker with Visual Jolt

Double down on your target! A red ring now flashes as JOLT vibrates to give you even greater feedback and confidence that you have locked onto the flag.

Improved Weather Resistant Design

Whether you choose the Bushnell Tour V5 or Tour V6 laser rangefinder, you're getting the highest build quality and a device that can be used in all weather. Furthermore, the 2023 device is the most weather resistant (IPX6) Tour series laser Bushnell Golf has ever made—slicker, more durable, and ready for the course!

Bushnell's BITE Magnetic Mount

Grab and go with Bushnell Golf’s exclusive BITE magnetic mount that allows you to easily mount the Tour V5 or Tour V6 Shift right on the cart bar.

Bushnell Tour V6 vs Tour V5 Price

Here's where it gets interesting. For a while, PlayBetter will continue to sell the Bushnell Tour V5 for a discounted price! That means you can get last season's model for a little less. Or you can get the updated Tour V6 with new and improved look, feel, design, and golf features. For a limited time, you'll have your choice of either!

The Bushnell Golf App

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  • Access to over 36,000+ professionally mapped golf courses worldwide. Front, center, back distances to the green, custom points and full-color 3D flyovers and graphic layouts of each hole plus shot distance and scorecard tracking.
  • Track your golf scores by entering your score on the golf course while you are playing, and the score will register on the app.
  • Get wireless updates of golf courses on your compatible GPS devices through a Bluetooth connection on your phone.
  • Analyze your swing speed and tempo using the Swing Pro feature on your Bushnell Golf device.
  • Get daily syncing of steps to your mobile phone, allowing daily progress tracking.

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