Can you use regular golf balls with OptiShot?

You can play OptiShot using a real golf ball, the included foam ball or no ball at all.

Can you use real golf balls with OptiShot 2?

The OptiShot 2 is unique because it tracks your club instead of the ball, which means you can actually use foam, plastic balls, or no ball at all.

How far do almost golf balls go?

Almost golf balls are capable of flying around 30% of the distance of standard golf balls. So, if you can usually hit your drives around the 200-yard mark with a standard golf ball, you can expect them to go around 66 yards with an Almost golf ball.

Do almost golf balls work with skytrak?

Yes, you can and though they aren’t going to be quite as accurate as real golf balls, you should still be able to enjoy a decent simulated golf practice and work on your swing when you’re not able to get out on the course.

How do I make my OptiShot 2 more accurate?


  1. OptiShot works best when used in a room with fluorescent lighting.
  2. Warehouse lighting such as Sodium Vapor or Metal Halide also work very well.
  3. Overhead light is generally better than light from the side of the room.

Does OptiShot 2 work outside?

Because OptiShot uses infrared sensors to provide key shot data and swing analysis, it should only be used indoors as the light from the sun causes inaccurate results.

How much does an almost golf ball weigh?

13.5 grams
LIMITED DISTANCE FLIGHT – At only 13.5 grams – 1/4 of a traditional ball – these foam golf balls provide identical performance to a real golf ball; for accurate shots that fly only 1/3 the distance (approximately 100 yard max).

How far do foam golf balls go?

40 yards
Foam balls are ideal for indoor practice, but they can also be used outside in your backyard. You won’t need a whole lot of room. They fly quickly off the club face and can travel over 40 yards with longer clubs.

Can you use golf launch monitor with foam balls?

Yes, launch monitors do work with foam balls, but there are real limitations to the data that some monitors can produce. Foam balls are a great way to have a fun and safe golf simulator session, including with kids. They also allow you to minimise noise and test your simulator before completion.

Do you have to calibrate every club in OptiShot 2?

You only need to calibrate for those clubs such as the driver that might be returning very wild hooks or slices. Swing slowly. When you calibrate we save your calibrated swings and attach them to the club in the club set. On each step it validates each swing to make sure the calibration is good.

Do you have to use a tee with OptiShot?

You can choose to practice at a driving range, which is a good idea to get a feel for how the Optishot2 works. The mat has a plastic tee (replaceable) like you might find on a driving range, although you can hit off the turf or use your own tees if you like.

What is the optishot2 golf simulator?

The OptiShot2 Golf Simulator is the core piece of technical equipment in any OptiShot setup. It leverages front and rear infrared sensors to view your swing in real time and translates this data into accurate gameplay calculations for things like ball trajectory, total distance, face angle, speed, and more.

How does optishot2 work?

OptiShot2 uses high-intensity infrared sensors providing precise and instantaneous feedback on every shot. Play with up to 4 players in course mode, practice on the range, and play online and closest to the pin tournaments. Start with an OptiShot® simulator or choose a bundle.

What is Optishot® season pass?

OptiShot Season Pass is our online tournament and premium course membership. Get access to all Mini Tour or Pro Tour premium courses and compete for real-world prizes in regularly scheduled OptiShot online tournaments. Where do I download the OptiShot® Software App?

How many courses are there in Optishot?

Every OptiShot simulator comes with our standard 15 Amateur Courses. Additionally, we have a full library of over 60 Premium Courses that can be purchased and downloaded a la carte or bundles with a Season Pass Mini Tour or Pro Tour subscription and experience online tournament play. View courses. What is OptiShot Season Pass®?