How do I choose an indoor golf simulator?
Things to consider are the space necessary for your launch monitor requirements, simulator equipment, and, of course, your swing!
Read our garage golf ceiling height article to learn more about how to make sure you have room to swing freely.
You should also think about the kind of simulation software you want to access.
Golf launch monitors and third-party simulation software will have specific system requirements.
Read this launch monitor for home golf simulators buyer's guide to learn more.
What are the space requirements for a home golf simulator?
Either outdoors hitting into a net or indoors—you'll need to know how much space your launch monitor requires from tee to unit and how much flight space to net or impact screen is required for the device to get a good read on the ball.
If you're building a garage golf simulator or a studio inside your house, you'll also need to think about room dimensions.
Check out this article to see the space requirements for our launch monitors for home golf simulators.
What data points do I get with a golf launch monitor?
All launch monitors are programmed with their own algorithm to produce data after reading the ball at impact. This data can range from basic to spin data to club data.
Read this article to see which units offer what data to help you decide which golf launch monitor belongs in your home golf simulator.
What simulation software works with which launch monitor?
If you're shopping home golf simulators, one of the key factors in your launch monitor purchase will be third-party simulation software.
Jump over to this article to get up to speed on the simulation you'll get with the best launch monitors in golf.
What are the system requirements for running a golf launch monitor?
You may be building a dream home golf setup and be okay with the fact that the launch monitor that you want requires a gaming computer.
Or, you might be in the market for a portable launch monitor that you can take anywhere and that runs easily with a smartphone or iPad.
Or something in between.
Be sure to read up on the system requirements for the launch monitors in our PlayBetter collection.