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Best Golf Gifts for Dad with Video and Reviews

Looking for the perfect golf gift for Dad? Want to surprise a lover of the links this Father’s Day? Our favorite go-to golf guy and partner, Gabe at Let’s Play Thru, has created a quick 7-minute video guide of his top picks. He has reviewed and continues to use every one of these products that he loves. We love them, and we know Dad will too!

Plus, he has put his recommendations into price categories—so you can find some of the best golf gadgets for what you're looking to spend.

If you don’t see exactly what you’re looking for, be sure to check out the golf store on PlayBetter.com for more options for every budget!

Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions—we’d love to help you out!

Happy watching, happy shopping, and happy Father’s Day from PlayBetter!


Gabe's Top Picks for Father’s Day | Quick Links


Perfect Golf Gifts for Father's Day from Gabe at Let's Play Thru!


Best Father’s Day Golf Gifts Under $200

Shot Scope Pro L2 Golf Laser Rangefinder

Gabe says: "It's just as accurate as some of the $500-$600 rangefinders that we've tested on this channel."

The compact Shot Scope PRO L2 rangefinder provides golfers with accurate distances on the golf course and includes advanced features at an attractive price point built by a brand you can trust. Designed to perform with clear optics and x6 magnification making it quick and easy to lock on to your target from long distances.

Price: $149.99

Bushnell iON Elite Golf GPS Watch

Gabe says: "Bushnell has great accuracy when it comes to GPS distances ... and it's a price that just cannot be ignored."

The iON Elite is an evolutionary golf watch that features Bushnell Golf's patented slope-compensated distances. This GPS watch is ready to use right out of the box, comes preloaded with more than 38,000+ worldwide golf courses, and is Bluetooth-enabled so you can automatically update courses via the Bushnell Golf App. Plus, it's a pretty sharp-looking golf GPS device at an affordable price. Pair that with free 2-day shipping and 60-day returns, and it's a no-brainer!

Watch a Bushnell iON Elite Review

Price: $199.99 / On sale for Father's Day: $179.99

Arccos Caddie Smart Sensors Gen 3+

Gabe says: "It actually has a virtual caddie built into it, so it will literally give you recommendations of which club to hit, knowing your game. It is next-level stuff."

The five-time consistent winner for "Best Game Analyser" by Golf Digest Editor's Choice Awards now features a new A.I. Powered GPS Rangefinder, experiencing an average handicap improvement of 4.2 strokes during the first year, or even as few as 5 rounds.

Watch an Arccos Caddie Smart Sensors Gen 3+ Review

Price: $199.99


Golf Gift Ideas for Dad Under $500

FlightScope Mevo Portable Golf Launch Monitor

Gabe says: "It's a great little device to practice with on the range; it's got a great app built into it, so you can visualize all the data on screen—FlightScope Mevo, highly recommend it."

Get performance data that makes a difference with the FlightScope Mevo golf launch monitor, offering 8 key metrics including carrying distance, club head speed, smash factor, apex height, and more!

Watch a FlightScope Mevo Review

Price: $499.00

Voice Caddie TL1 Slope Golf Rangefinder

Gabe says: "I found it to be as accurate as any rangefinder out there; it's literally the rangefinder I've been keeping in my bag ... superfast, just a great little device."

After years of research, the Voice Caddie TL1 emerges with record-breaking speed and accuracy, and provides unique qualities that are incomparable to any other laser. This laser rangefinder with slope features V-Algorithm, Dual Color OLED, 6X Magnification, and the powerful PIN TRACER Technology.

Watch a Voice Caddie TL1 Review

Price: $449.99

Garmin Approach S42 Golf Watch

Gabe says: "The S42 is going to track all of your shots out on course, you're going to be able to analyze that data post round. It's just a fantastic watch and this price point is a sweet spot for me."

The Approach S42 packs a ton of powerful golf features into a stylish, full-color touchscreen body including Auto-Shot tracking, manual pin placement, and a 15-hour battery life. This gorgeous GPS watch is affordably priced and makes a great golf gift for the dedicated golfer in your life—or for yourself. Buy it on PlayBetter and get FREE shipping (2-day) and 60-day returns.

Watch a Garmin Approach S42 Review

Price: $299.99 / On sale for Father's Day: $249.99


Father’s Day Golf Gifts in the $700-ish Price Range

Rapsodo MLM2PRO Launch Monitor & Golf Simulator

Gabe says: "This launch monitor is truly best in class right now at this price point. This is an extremely accurate launch monitor, and I can say that with conviction."

The MLM2Pro is a golf launch monitor and simulator with a dual camera, Swing Vision, virtual driving ranges, and compatibility with E6 Connect and other golf simulation platforms. It also offers slow-motion replay, club-fitting charts, virtual competitions, and games with increased compatibility with Android phones.

Watch a Rapsodo MLM2PRO Review

Price: $699.99

Garmin Approach R10 Golf Launch Monitor with Simulation

Gabe says: "It is even more portable and can do everything the Rapsodo can do—even provide more data visualization like for club face data. It's a great, great piece of technology."

Garmin R10 is a powerful launch monitor & home golf simulator with both ball and club path data packed into a device the size of a deck of cards. Whether you want an outdoor, garage, or dedicated home golf studio, this super-affordable launch monitor can fit the bill.

Watch a Garmin Approach R10 Review

Price: $599.99 / On sale for Father's Day: $549.99

Garmin Approach S70 Golf Watch

Gabe says: "This thing is incredible. The screen alone is a selling point with its beautiful color AMOLED display. It's got next-level golf features plus health and wellness feautres."

Unleash your golfing prowess with the Garmin Approach S70, the ultimate companion for every golfing dad. With the enhanced virtual caddie, get expert club recommendations tailored to your unique shot dispersion data and elevation, guaranteeing every swing is pure perfection. Now available with stunnig AMOLED display in two sizes.

Watch a Garmin Approach S70 Review

Price: $699.99


Best in the $3,000 Price Range

Bushnell Launch Pro Golf Launch Monitor & Simulator

Gabe says: "It's the one I have in my simulator room right now. This is the most accurate luanch monitor in this price range. This is going to give Dad access to a beautiful simulator experience. It is just first class."

Experience Bushnell Launch Pro tour-level accuracy indoors and outdoors from Bushnell & Foresight Golf. Capture both club and ball data for superior performance analysis. Upgrades available for enhanced data visualization and full simulation.

Watch a Bushnell Launch Pro Review

Price: $3,499.99 / On sale for Father's Day: $2,999.99

2023 SkyTrak+ Golf Launch Monitor & Simulator

Gabe says: "Very similar to the Bushnell Launch Pro, although the subscription costs will be less long term. What this thing does well is it's really going to help him improve his game."

SkyTrak just got faster and more advanced with BRAND NEW SkyTrak+! Offering pro-grade game improvement, tour-level accuracy, NEW Club Data, EVEN MORE courses across industry-leading software partners, Shot Optimizer UI ... this thing is a game-changer! Accepting preorders with $100 deposit!

Watch a SkyTrak+ Review

Price: $2,995.00


Why Shop for Dad at PlayBetter.com?

Shopping at PlayBetter.com means you'll get the best brands for the best price from a team whose mission it is to provide the best customer care. Here's what you can expect:

  • Free 2-day shipping
  • Free returns with no questions asked:
    • 60 days on most products
    • 30 days on SkyTrak+, Bushnell Launch Pro, & Rapsodo MLM2PRO
  • Our Customer Delight mission—we want you happy with your purchase; we might even surprise you!
  • Make a few interest free payments with Affirm.

Additionally, we have a ton more awesome golf products on our PlayBetter golf store. Happy shopping for Dad!

Watch a Video of Gabe Surprising His Dad on Father's Day

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