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  • Incorrect Measurements • Please verify that your unit is set to the correct unit of measurement (Y for yards, M for meters).

    • If incorrect, here is how to update the unit of measurement: Access the Main Menu by pushing the "Menu" button on the unit, or by touching the "Main Menu" selection on the "Locating Satellites" screen. Select the Tools icon and you can change your distance unit from Yards to Meters and vice versa.

    • Please make sure you have an unobstructed view of the sky.

    • If you are still experiencing issues, please reset the GPS. In the Advanced Menu, there is a Reset GPS function. It will display "GPS Initialize - Are you sure?" Confirm YES to reset. After resetting your GPS, please allow 3-5 minutes for your GolfBuddy to establish a satellite signal.

    • If you are still experiencing issues, sync your unit with the GB Manager and update the firmware and course database. For instructions on syncing with GB Manager, click link below: You can also verify when the course was last updated by searching for the course on our website:

    • If you are still experiencing issues : Service Request Registration
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