The Skytrak+ launch monitor has gained so much popularity since it launched in 2023 that the market is flooded with Skytrak Plus systems of various sizes, with different hardware components, and covering a wide range of budgets.
As a result, choosing the right package that meets your needs and expectations is difficult.
In this article, we will review the 10 best Skytrak Plus golf simulator packages to help you have a clear idea of the best options. Our list of systems contains excellent packages built around the outstanding launch monitor, each carefully tested and selected by our team.
We will focus mainly on the simulation systems without going too much into the details of the monitor itself. For that, we invite you to read our in-depth review dedicated to Skytrak + Launch Monitor.
No time to read the whole article? No worries. We’ve done the work for you and compiled a list of the top performers.
A Note About the Skytrak Plus Innovations & the Included Systems
The new Skytrak Plus represents a major upgrade over the original 2014 Skytrak in several key areas. Most notably, the addition of advanced club data parameters provides far more swing insight. The Plus model now tracks detailed club metrics including clubhead speed, smash factor, club path, face angle, and more. This unlocks a new level of swing analysis lacking in the original Skytrak.
In terms of performance, Skytrak Plus also brings accuracy improvements courtesy of updated photometric sensors and dual Doppler radar technology. Faster response times eliminate shot delay, creating a seamless experience. Enhanced indoor and outdoor versatility transforms the Plus into an all-conditions launch monitor.
While the original Skytrak excelled at shot data and simulator compatibility, Skytrak Plus raises the bar for premium club data and augmented accuracy. Factoring in simulated course access and software, the upgraded package warrants the $1,000 price increase for golfers seeking high-end swing and ball flight feedback. For any Skytrak owner considering an upgrade, the Plus model makes a compelling case with its advanced metrics and sensors.
While the original Skytrak has been, and still is, a great device with great value, we believe the time has come for the more technologically advanced Plus model to take over the journey in 2024. That’s why we decided to update our reviews with packages including the new Skytrak Plus because it is a better investment today for anyone looking for a new golf sim. We will also be providing the same packages with the original Skytrak (in case budget is a serious factor), but we do recommend going for the newer and more advanced system.
SkyTrak Plus Golf Simulator Packages Review And Comparison Guide
All the reviews here reflect how we feel about the tested packages. This section will help you choose your system wisely.
Please bear in mind that we are not giving a ranking of the reviewed systems; Our main focus is to provide packages that will fit different budgets and spaces, and work in different use scenarios.
The following are our top selections based on our own testing, research, and experience:
SkyTrak Plus SIG12 Golf Simulator
If you are looking to add a premium simulation feel to your Skytrak Plus monitor, you should pair it with the premium SIG12 enclosure. The package will help you get real-time feedback on your ball performance and direct output on the hitting screen.
This package is exclusive at Shop Indoor Golf and comes with a one-year warranty. SIG12 is their largest and most majestic screen enclosure to date, as it can display images of up to 12 feet in width covering the whole screen for a much more immersive experience.
Also, the package comes with a 5′ x 5′ Fairway series golf mat with the option to buy a SIGPRO mat (4’X7′ or 4’X10′ sizes). You can even opt for the SIG12 golf simulator flooring and cover the whole playing area with real feel turf to make things more realistic.
With this package, you can optionally include 3rd-party simulation software; you can opt for TGC2019 or either the IOS or PC version of E6 Connect, both premium simulator software options. We do recommend TGC2019 with its very large course library.
- The SkyTrak Plus Golf Launch Monitor
- Protective case
- Side netting and barriers
- Landing pad turf
- Play & Improve Software + WGT
- SIG12 sim enclosure
- Hitting mat
- Optoma HD 1080p ST Projector
- Projector Shield for floor mounting
- 15′ HDMI Cable
- HDMI to Lightning Cable
- A Micro-USB Charging adapter
- User manual & quick-start guide
- Huge enclosure with big screen
- A realistic and immersive experience
- Play & Improve software subscription included with course play
- Possibility to include 3rd-party software with your purchase
- Very good graphics and image quality
- Premium components – The best you can get with a Skytrak plus package
- The SIG12 Simulator Flooring is very interesting, but very expensive too
The SkyTrak plus SIG12 package is among the best golf simulators available today. It has great accuracy, is easy to set up and use, and is compatible with all devices from Windows to Android and Apple.
You can also get the Skytrak SIG12 simulator with the original launch monitor.
SkyTrak Plus SIG10 Golf Simulator
The SkyTrak Plus SIG10 Package uses Shop Indoor Golf’s SIG10 golf simulator enclosure. It is a bit smaller than the premium SIG12 but is still large enough to provide a very realistic virtual experience.
The package has real-time feedback coupled with amazingly accurate data on your ball and club performance. Setting the system up is so easy even for a novice golfer. You will be able to spend hours and hours improving your shots and game while it is raining or snowing outside.
The Skytrak Plus launch monitor can pair with any of your devices, and the whole package needs a minimum space of 10 feet in width, 10 feet in length, and a minimum ceiling height of 9 feet. You may need a bit more space if you are a taller player, or if you play with your left hand.
As with the SIG12 system, the SIG10 comes with a full HD short-throw projector and a ceiling mount to keep it safe. As for the hitting mat, you get the regular Fairway series (5’x5′) that can optionally be upgraded to the larger SIGPro mats or even opt for the amazing SIG10 Flooring that will cover the whole area and help make it look much cleaner (even though it adds a big chunk of money to your initial investment).
- SkyTrak Plus Launch Monitor & protective case
- SIG10 sim enclosure
- Play and improve software
- Side barriers and net
- Landing pad turf
- 5’x5′ hitting mat, upgradable to other options
- FHD 1080p projector & ceiling mount
- 15 – foot HDMI cable & HDMI to Lightning adapter
- Micro USB charging cable
- User manual
- Detailed quick start guide
- High-quality components
- Beautiful enclosure
- Very good graphics and image quality
- Simulation software included
- Excellent customer service
- Components shipped separately, meaning you may need some time before receiving everything.
The Skytrak Plus SIG10 Package is the toned-down version of SIG12, but its ability to measure important metrics that can help improve your game and technique and to project nothing but the most accurate results stays unchanged.
Setting up the SkyTrak Plus SIG10 is child’s play, and consumers who have bought it cannot stop praising it.
You may also opt for the Skytrak SIG10 package, built around the original Skytrak.
SkyTrak Plus SwingBay Simulator Package
This next Skytrak + system uses the SwingBay Golf Sim premium golf enclosure, exclusive from our friends at Rain Or Shine Golf. The setup includes the usual bells and whistles that come with the Skytrak Plus launch monitor, as well as a few interesting additions.
For starters, the SwingBay enclosure includes a full turf covering of the whole playing area, which adds to the aesthetics of the entire setup. Also, you can choose between a regular projector ceiling mount or the Swing Shield floor enclosure that will ensure your output device is well protected.
Moreover, you can optionally include a powerful gaming laptop to make sure your simulation runs flawlessly, without any stutter or lag. The blackout screen walls will help improve image quality, while the included SwingBay premium side netting will leave no room for accidents. The additional half-moon ball tray means the balls are always easily accessible and not scattered all over the place.
Last but not least, the SwingTurf Golf Mat is one of the best hitting mats in terms of quality and feel. It can take real tees and feels like the real thing.
- Skytrak Plus monitor and protective case
- SkyTrak App and Game Improvement license
- SwingBay enclosure, screen, hitting mat, & side netting (with choice of the golf mat size).
- 1080P Optoma projector (short-throw) & floor or ceiling mount.
- 25-foot HDMI cable.
- Ball tray
Should you get the optional gaming laptop, you will get these additional components:
- USB WI-FI adapter
- Laptop stand (optional), sleeve, and mousepad.
- Premium quality enclosure
- Aesthetically beautiful
- The whole setup adds to the realism of the experience.
- Life-like turf providing maximum feel
- Quite pricey, compared to other packages.
The Skytrak Plus SwingBay Simulator Package is a great system for those who want nothing but the best. The enclosure is perfect and includes anything you may need to have the best virtual golf experience of your life.
The only minor downside is that this system is relatively expensive; still, you get plenty of additional useful components. You know what they say: Quality always comes at a price.
If you want, you can still go with the Skytrak Swingbay Simulator.
SkyTrak Plus PerfectBay Golf Simulator Package
The SkyTrak Plus PerfectBay Golf Simulator Package delivers a premium and comprehensive golf simulation experience. With the high-performing SkyTrak Plus launch monitor and a professionally designed enclosure, you get accurate shot analysis, realistic course simulation, and smooth swing practice.
This package includes the advanced SkyTrak Plus launch monitor, capable of tracking all critical shot data with club and ball metrics. The included software suite offers various practice ranges, simulated famous courses, and performance-tracking tools. You can practice everything from driving to chipping in a realistic golf environment. The large HD projection screen provides a smooth and immersive visual experience.
The PerfectBay enclosure is optimized for safety and convenience. Side barrier nets prevent stray balls from bouncing around while the roomy interior lets you take full swings comfortably. The durable 4:3 ratio polyester impact screen can withstand thousands of max speed shots without wear and tear. The screen surface also helps minimize impact noise.
With additional add-ons like premium hitting mats, expanded software, and ceiling mounts, you can customize this package to your needs. This SkyTrak Plus bundle delivers on all fronts – accurate performance analysis, real game improvement, and long-term entertainment value.
- Accurate shot tracking and analysis
- Realistic simulation of famous courses
- Smooth visuals on a large HD screen
- Durable and noise-reducing enclosure
- Customizable with add-ons
- Plenty of add-ons that can raise the price substantially.
The Perfectbay simulator package from Top Shelf Golf is a stunningly beautiful system with a fairly large enclosure and everything you need to have the best virtual golf experience possible.
The price of the package positions it among the more high-end Skytrak + systems, in direct competition with the SIG12 or SwingBay packages. The setup delivers everything you would expect from such a package: a premium Skytrak plus simulation experience. It is also available in a Skytrak Perfectbay Version.
SkyTrak Plus SIG8 Golf Simulator Package
The Skytrak Plus SIG8 Package is designed to fit into the smallest available spaces without issues. The screen size may be small (and square-ish) at 8 feet and a 4:3 aspect ratio, but the system is packed with the same cool features as the larger (and slightly pricier) SIG12 and SIG10 models.
The package is one of the most popular of all three SIG setups reviewed here, which is attributed largely to its smaller size. The setup process, like all the other SkyTrak Plus golf simulation packages, is as simple as saying ABC.
The Skytrak + SIG8 has everything to make your golf games fun. The readings and metrics from the simulator are very accurate thanks to the hybrid photometric/Doppler tracking system.
The image clarity is crisp on the projector, and there is no problem watching it during the day or the night.
- SkyTrak Plus Launch Monitor & protective case
- Play and improve software subscription
- SIG8 enclosure
- Side barriers & nets
- landing pad turf
- Hitting mat 5’x5′ – upgradable to the SIGPro mat or the SIG8 simulator flooring.
- 4000-lumen Optoma projector – 1080p
- 15-foot HDMI cable – HDMI to lightning adapter
- A micro USB charging cable for the device
- User manual and setup guide
- More affordable than its bigger brothers
- Will fit in smaller spaces without issues
- Play & Improve software plan included
- Playable courses included out of the box
- The USB cable is a bit too short
A majority of the customers have loved the Skytrak Plus SIG8 package because the assembly is a cakewalk. The net and hitting mat that come along with it are really good, and all the components work together to provide a highly realistic and immersive simulation experience.
If you want the original Skytrak, you can get the Skytrak SIG8 package.
SkyTrak Plus Golf Simulator Flex Space Package
If you love golf simulation but cannot dedicate a space in your home for your system, then say hello to the SkyTrak Plus Flex Space Simulator Package.
The system comes with a pro-retractable screen from HomeCourse that will allow you to play simulated golf in any part of your living space.
All you need to do is use the remote and extend the screen to take a few swings. Once you finish, you can retract the screen to its original form with a single push of a button.
The projector screen has ballistic-grade quality and durability and takes only 30 seconds to retract or extend.
The dimensions of the screen are 8’W x 10’6″ L x 3’D. It can even be mounted on the ceiling. You will need a free space of at least 12 feet wide, 12 feet long and 9 feet high.
The package is shipped with the Play & Improve plan with WGT, but you can still go with TGC2019 or E6 Connect if you want to. You can also upgrade the included 5’x5′ mat to larger SIGPro options.
- SkyTrak Plus Launch Monitor
- Play & Improve software
- Protective case for the monitor
- HomeCourse retractable screen
- Pro Turf mat
- 1080p Projector from Optoma
- Projector shield
- Floor-mount enclosure (for the projector)
- HDMI cable (15 feet)
- User manual
- Set up instructions
Here are the accessories that come with the HomeCourse retractable screen:
- Ceiling projector Mount Kit
- Wireless Remote
- Easy Reach Pole
- Charging Cables
- Accurate launch monitor
- Retractable simulator screen saves space
- Affordable price
- Easy to set up and use
- Includes everything you need to get started
- The package does not include side netting
The Skytrak Plus Flex Space Package is the perfect choice for those having space restrictions or not wanting to dedicate a specific area to their system.
It offers all the features of the Skytrak Plus launch monitor, albeit with an enclosure that is easy to retract and take out of the way while not in use. You can also get it in the Skytrak Flex Space Package.
Skytrak Plus Retractable Golf Simulator
This is Rain Or Shine Golf’s alternative to the Flex Space Package reviewed above; both are designed for use in limited spaces.
In other words, you can deploy the screen to play some virtual golf and then retract it and pack everything to use the space for other purposes.
Just like the previous system (and all systems reviewed here), this setup comes with the Skytrak Plus launch monitor and all its accessories, in addition to the Game Improvement plan which adds numerous features and support for other third-party software.
The only difference between the two is the enclosure (and some additional options offered by this system). The Skytrak Plus Retractable system comes with the HomeCourse Hitting Enclosure with a retractable ballistic grade screen. The HomeCourse Pro Arms and Sky Netting can all be deployed and retracted with a single push of a button.
The setup looks professional thanks to the included Full Turf cover (5′ x 10′) which covers the entire space between the screen and the hitting mat. The Swing Turf Golf Mat is designed to provide the best feel possible. You can choose between two sizes of the mat: 5′ x 5′ or 4′ x 9′.
Optionally, you can include a super powerful gaming laptop with your setup. This will guarantee a smooth simulation experience thanks to the laptop’s powerful hardware.
The laptop is optimized to run TGC2019 at the best possible settings (to be purchased separately), which means that you will be able to play more than 150,000 virtual courses if you opt for this option.
The included 1080P Optoma short-throw projector can only make the experience even better by providing optimal image quality.
The Skytrak Plus Retractable setup requires the following minimum space requirements: 9′ High x 11′ Wide x 12′ Long.
- Skytrak Plus launch monitor & accessories
- Skytrak Companion App
- Game Improvement Plan.
- HomeCourse Retractable Screen – ceiling and wall mounting kits
- 2x Full turf cover
- Optoma Full HD projector + ceiling or floor mount
- 25’ HDMI cable
- Gaming laptop (optional)
- Gaming laptop accessories (if purchased): USB Wifi extender, laptop stand, mousepad, and laptop sleeve.
- Setup is easy to deploy and retract.
- Better looking thanks to the full turf cover.
- Game Improvement plan included (with possible upgrade to 3rd party software).
- Many useful accessories are included with the (optional) gaming laptop.
- Lots of interesting options and upgrades that can make the package a bit heavy on the pocket.
The Skytrak Plus Retractable Golf Simulator Package is a very good option for those who don’t want to have space dedicated to the simulation setup. You can use it and immediately take everything out of the way once you’re done playing.
It is a direct competitor to Shop Indoor Golf’s Flex Space setup (they share many components, in fact), but it provides its share of unique additions that set it apart.
One example is the possibility to include a gaming laptop to ensure you don’t encounter any issues while running your simulator. We highly recommend this system for the multiple options, upgradability, and peace of mind that it offers.
If you have budget constraints, you may opt for the Skytrak Retractable Package and save some money.
SkyTrak Plus Simulator Series Premium Package
We felt urged to include at least one more package from the guys at Top Shelf Golf for a simple reason: They always offer a great deal of personalization and upgradability in practically all their systems, and this one is no exception.
The Skytrak Plus Simulator Series Premium Package includes the Skytrak Plus launch monitor and software as the base (obviously), but it also includes other high-quality components that make this package unique.
Out of the box, you get a Net Return-themed golf enclosure, meaning that you get all the components from that same renowned company.
First, you get the 8′ wide version of the Net Return Simulator Series Golf Net (included – 4:3 aspect ratio). You can also upgrade to the larger versions of the same enclosure, namely, the 10′ and the 12′ wide display, to enjoy a larger screen size and make things much more immersive. The 8′ frame version includes the interesting Net Return Projector mount kit, which I believe is an innovative way of using the projector.
Moreover, for the hitting mat, you can stick to the included Net Return Pro Golf Turf (6’x10′) or upgrade to either the Fiberbuilt Single Hitting Mat (7’x4′) or the Fiberbuilt Center-hitting Mat (9’x4′).
Finally, you get to choose between two 1080P Optoma projectors: the EH412ST and the ZH406ST (Laser); the latter is pricier since it sports a higher lumen count (4200) and uses laser technology. The result is that you will get brighter images with vibrant colors.
- Skytrak Plus launch monitor
- protective case (optional)
- Basic Practice Range software, upgradable to other plans and 3rd-party software
- Net Return Pro Turf
- Net Return Simulator Series Net & Screen
- Projector mount kit (with the included 8′ frame) or ceiling mount (optional)
- Different sizes of the enclosure (10′ and 12′ wide optional)
- Choice of hitting mat
- Plenty of personalization and upgradability – something we love about Top Shelf Golf
- Possibility to get a different simulation software- as you may buy the package without a software solution and buy your favorite.
- The setup is aesthetically stunning, especially with the projector mounting bracket.
- Attractive upgrade options, but if you don’t keep your spending on a leash, you will end up with an expensive system.
Top Shelf Golf is our favorite shop when the purpose is to build a simulation system that is really ours. These guys offer upgrade options and personalization for almost every single item in the package, and that’s what we love about them.
The Skytrak Plus Simulator Series Premium Package is a very good system that we encourage you to get if you want a “personalized” system. We especially loved the possibility of buying no software and being able to get the one you prefer, like TGC2019, E6 Connect, etc.
You can also get the older version – Skytrak Simulator Series Premium Package.
SkyTrak Plus Golf Simulator Training Package
Since it is not very practical to visit a golf course every day to practice, the best alternative is to get this SkyTrak Plus golf simulator training package.
Before you start thinking about the cost, we assure you that it is the most affordable practice package available today. The training pack is aimed at golfers who want to play and improve their game without all the bells and whistles of the usual packages.
All that you need to get started is a launch monitor, a mobile device or a computer (to do the simulation processing), a golf net, a golf mat, a club, and a ball.
This system displays results and feedback of your shots in real time on your iPad or PC. The play and improve software includes full golf course play on the WGT golf. There is a multiplayer mode, a 3D driving range and shot-tracer technology is used to provide 3D renders of your shots and ball flight path.
The SIGPRO Golf Net & Side Barrier Netting are included to provide a safe environment for you to practice your game. The Fairway Series 5’x5′ golf mat is also included, and can be upgraded to larger alternatives from SIGPRO.
The best thing about this package is that it was designed with portability in mind. You can set it up indoors or outdoors, and you can pack everything when not in use. This means that you can take the whole system with you anywhere you go and practice wherever you want.
- SkyTrak + launch Plus monitor & accessories, protective case & Play & Improve Plan
- Fairway Series 5’x5′ golf mat (upgradable to SIGPRO options)
- Frame, barriers, and side netting.
- Landing pad
- Choice of golf mat
- Great portability
- Easy to set up
- Very affordable package
- Perfect for both indoor and outdoor use
- Good quality components
- Checking feedback on your smart device or PC (because of no screen or projector) may be fine for some golfers, but may be a big no for others.
If you plan to spend some months indoors because of inclement weather or you plan an awesome get-together and want to surprise your friends and family with some awesome in-house entertainment, you must get the Skytrak Plus Golf Simulator Training Package. It was specifically designed to be used anywhere and go with you wherever you go.
The more affordable Skytrak Training Package is available, too from the same retailer and with the same components.
SkyTrak Plus Bronze Golf Simulator Package
The SkyTrak Plus Bronze Package is perfect for those on a strict budget but who want to improve all or any aspects of their game. It is very close to the Training Package, reviewed above, but with a full virtual golf experience, meaning that you get a hitting screen and a short-throw projector to display the simulation.
The Package is easy to squeeze into most spaces. You need a minimum space that is 10 feet wide, 14 feet long, and 8.6 feet high (even though it depends on things like the player’s height, swing style, etc.).
Without getting redundant about the details of the package, and for the sake of simplicity, let’s say that the Bronze package is exactly the same as the Training Package (above), with exactly the same software and hardware components and upgradability options, but with a hitting screen and an Optoma Full HD projector added to the mix.
The addition of the projector and screen makes the package a bit pricier, but it adds so much value to the experience. You can use the system as a regular simulator indoors, and occasionally use it outdoors or take it with you wherever you go. For us, this makes the package perfect for both indoor and outdoor use without being too expensive.
- Everything is included in the Skytrak + Training Package (We mean exactly the same) in terms of hardware and software.
- A hitting screen
- Optoma 1080P short-throw projector (3800 lumens)
- Floor mount enclosure for the projector.
- Affordable package
- Includes everything needed for a virtual golf experience – very practical
- Fits almost all spaces
- It seems like the only downside of the Training Package was mended with the Bronze Package. So nothing to say here.
The Skytrak Plus bronze package is very well-rated across all tech platforms. It is a package that will satisfy all golfers looking for a system that is affordable, highly portable, and works as it’s supposed to both indoors and out.
You can get the same exact same components with the original Skytrak in the Skytrak Bronze Golf Simulator Package.
Buyer’s Guide: Things To Consider Before Buying Your Skytrak + Simulator
Before making your final informed decision on which Skytrak + simulator package to buy, there are a few things you need to consider to ensure you are making the best possible choice.
This is definitely the first thing to consider while buying a simulator system, as you can’t buy something you can’t afford. You must have a clear idea about the budget you want to dedicate to your Skytrak + system, and then compare the setups that fit into that budget and choose the best one for you.
However, generally speaking, Skytrak-based systems are usually on the affordable side of things. Don’t get me wrong, as I’m not saying that they are not good quality systems, but they just offer some of the best price/performance ratios among the simulators available in the market today.
Typically, you can expect to pay a bit more than $3,000 for the cheapest Skytrak + package, less than $5,000 for many medium-budget options, and as high as $10,000+ for the higher-end systems such as Shop Indoor Golf’s SIG12 or Rain Or Shine Golf’s SwingBay packages.
You may feel that $10,000 is a steep price for a complete simulator setup, but we assure you that you will get much more than what you pay for compared to other competitor systems. If you want a system using the same enclosure but with a launch monitor from Foresight Sports, Uneekor, etc. you will be paying much more than what the Skytrak + costs (you will pay tens of thousands of dollars for a system with a high-end enclosure).
In a nutshell, we can confidently say that all Skytrak + packages are budget-friendly. You will get an overall excellent system and performance for a relatively much lower price than the competition.
If you fall in love with a specific package from our list, but can’t afford to buy it, the good news is that all the sellers (in this article) offer financing options with interest rates as low as 0% (for a 12-month period). Just choose your package and click “financing” and you will be able to pay for your setup over an extended period. Check the details here (Shop Indoor Golf), here (Top Shelf Golf), or over here (Rain Or Shine Golf).
There are different Skytrak Plus packages that require different room sizes to fit in. You must measure your available space to pick a setup that will fit without issues.
If space is not an issue for you, and want to enjoy the best virtual experience possible with the biggest screen size, then opting for a system with a huge, high-end enclosure is your best choice; you can buy a package like the Skytrak Plus SIG12, SwingBay or PerfectBay, which all come with huge enclosures and screens to provide the most realistic simulation experience.
If you have a small space to dedicate to your system, then you should consider one of the packages with retractable screens or one that comes with a smaller simulator enclosure such as the SIG8.
If you don’t want to dedicate any space to the setup and want to remove everything out of the way once you’re done playing, then you can get one of those packages with a retractable screen like the Skytrak + Flex Space Package or the Retractable Simulator Package.
Make sure your selected package fits in your available space by measuring your room space, be it a basement, shed or garage, and comparing it to the package’s minimum space requirements that are usually specified for each setup by the manufacturer. It will always be good to have a larger room size for peace of mind; remember, when it comes to space, the larger, the better.
Check out our dedicated guide to the best golf simulators for garage.
This is one of the aspects where Skytrak + really shines. It offers support for multiple simulation software plans. Out of the box, the system comes with the Basic Driving Range plan, which allows you to practice on Skytrak’s virtual range and get accurate readings of your shots.
The Game Improvement Plan ($99.95 / year) adds a plethora of additional features, game modes, and challenges. Everything is intended to help you with game improvement.
This plan also gives you access to other 3rd party software like TGC2019, E6 Connect, ProTee Play, Golfissimo, Fitness Golf, and Creative Golf 3D. TGC2019 and E6 Connect are the software plans we recommend if you are serious about practicing golf indoors and getting better. The other options are all about fun and entertainment, as they offer game modes and challenges that are more intended for fun with family and friends.
The Play & Improve Plan ($199.95 / year) contains everything in the other plans, with a full subscription to the WGT Golf, which brings many additional features and competitions. This plan is compatible with IOS (iPad) only. This plan provides playable courses through WGT both in single and multiplayer modes.
Please note that all third-party simulation software options require a subscription to be purchased separately through the Skytrak software. They also require a subscription to the Game Improvement Plan or above.
Choosing a specific software plan from the multitude of available options entirely depends on what you intend to do with your system. If all you want to do is practice on the driving range, then the basic plan that comes included with the system will be enough for you. If you want to have a good time and play a lot of fun mini-games and challenges with the family, then you can choose something like Creative Golf 3D, ProTee Play, Golfissimo, etc.
However, if you want to play famous courses in stunning graphical quality and enjoy an immersive and realistic experience in both single and multiplayer modes, then a Game Improvement subscription with a WGT, TGC2019, or E6 Connect subscription will be your best bet.
It’s all up to you to choose the plan that works for you.
Portability & Transportability
You may have to choose your Skytrak + package depending on your use scenario. In other words, how do you intend to use the system?
If you’re planning to move the system around different areas of the house, then you should choose something that is easy to set up and disassemble. This type of setup will also be convenient if you want to play outside, in your backyard, as the components are usually lightweight and easy to move around.
If you want to use your system outdoors, then opting for one of the training packages (that uses a net instead of a screen) will be a good choice; retractable packages will work very well too. Choosing one of those packages will also be useful in case you travel a lot and would like to take your system with you. Usually, those packages are more affordable as well.
Furthermore, the fact of owning any Skytrak + package in itself means that you have a portable unit. The Skytrak + launch monitor uses a rechargeable battery that can last up to five hours, making it a highly portable device that you can take to the driving range, golf course, or anywhere you go.
Screen VS. Net
This factor is related to the type of output/display device that you want to use with your system. You can either hit balls into a net or a screen.
Hitting into a net is a much more budget-friendly option, as you can make your shots and then check the 3D render in your connected device (A smart device, a computer, or a TV). This option entails checking your output device each time you make a shot, but it is a great way of practicing on a simulator while saving a big chunk of money on components like the screen and projector. This kind of setup is usually found in practice packages (mostly oriented towards, but not limited to, outdoor use).
On the other hand, hitting into a screen is a more expensive option, but it is much more convenient. This type of setup uses a projector to display images on the screen, which means that the simulation and the important data are all displayed in a real-life-like manner (on a big screen), making the whole experience more realistic and immersive; and for some of us, that’s all that virtual golf is about (and thus much more importance is placed on using a screen/projector combo).
In the end, going with one configuration or the other depends highly on personal preferences and/or budget limitations.
If you are looking for a real-time and realistic golf simulation, then your search should effectively end on SkyTrak. The SkyTrak Plus simulator packages include a photometric launch monitor and a SkyTrak app that are truly one-of-a-kind. They will help you practice hitting shots with any of your golf clubs at any time of the day or night.
Now, who needs costly golf simulation systems worth $30,000 or more when you have such a hugely acclaimed device like SkyTrak +? It will help you take your love for golf to the next level. We hope this SkyTrak golf + simulator packages review has helped you decide on the best Skytrak + golf sim and software for you.
If you still have questions or comments, please let us know via the comments section below or by sending us an email. We will be glad to help the best we can.