The ultimate drones for golf – capture your swing 360 degrees- aerial videos
This can be very helpful when you are trying to analyze your swing in order to improve. Not only that golfers are using them to capture a bird’s eye view of golf courses. They are able to fly their drone over the golf course capturing amazing aerial views. Many golfers are capturing golf courses aerial views to get a good idea of how to play the shots but also to record awesome footage of the course.
With this post, I will share the ultimate drones for golf. Capture your golf swing 360 degrees or capture hole by hole views that look professional in 4k. This post is base off of Golf Digest Best Drones.
DJI has been in the drone industry for many years and is considered the best brands for drones. The DJI Mavic Pro is the latest drone to be released by DJI and it has impressed everyone so far. The size and its features have made it stand out from the rest by being so tiny but offering better features than previous drones, a powerful motor, and 4k resolution.
- This DJI Mavic Pro is so small that you can hold in in the palm of your hand. The propeller fold and you can carry it anywhere.
- Fly it up to 4.3 miles and up to 40MPH for 27 minutes. This small drone is powerful.
- 4K professional resolution with stability provides smooth and super high-quality footage
- It features obstacle avoidance so it is safe to fly around trees and other objects.
- Obstacle Avoidance combined with sensor redundancy increases flight safety and reliability.
The entire drone and remote can all fit into your side pocket of your bag. Take it out to film beautiful shots of the course and to take a good look at your swing from a totally new perspective.
The DJI Phantom 4 has similar features to the Mavic pro but it is much bigger in size and packs a bigger punch. Although you can’t carry this in your golf bag its still a great drone to bring with you on the course. It provides a more clear video footage than the Mavic pro. The only cons to this drone are the cost and its size, other than that this is a great product for filming your swing and the golf course.
Your phone literally becomes the display for the video and to control the drone. Although it’s pricing it makes up for a great drone, super high-quality footage and is worth the price tag if you want those features.
- The Phantom 4 features Auto takeoff and auto return home GPS. Its easy to fly and has advanced technology so it does not get lost.
- 4K ultra HD video at 30 fps
- Gimbal stabilization, capture smooth footage
Capture beautiful aerial golf course video with this phantom 4. Smooth and easy to use navigation and responsive technology.
This is another DJI product that looks slightly different than the phantom series and the Mavic. The Inspire features the first gimbal camera system that provides 4k smooth video. Not as lightweight and travel compatible as the Mavic but the Inspire packs a punch with its gimbal, powerful propellers and real-time feed to your smartphone.
- The DJI Inspire comes ready to fly out the box and includes everything you need to fly. It will require a smartphone or tablet to control the inspire.
- Strong carbon fiber propellers are detachable. Get 360-degree views.
- Shoot up to 4K video and capture 12-megapixel photos.
Overall the DJI Inspire performs very well. Its built is durable and features advanced technology that provides excellent 4K video. The main benefits of the inspire the removable camera gimbal, flight options. It’s ready to fly out of the box and makes a great drone for golfers who want a high performing drone to capture a different perspective.
The Yuneec Q500 4K is different than the DJI drones but it still is an easy drone to fly. It’s very similar to the DIJ Inspire in that they both feature a removable gimbal. With this drone, you can actually take the gimbal off and attach it to your phone. Yes, this drone comes with a steady grip and uses the drones camera and your phone to record different shots. Another difference is in the remote, it has more controls and an LCD screen. So you won’t have to use your smartphone with this drone.
- 3-axis precision gimbal camera
- 4K/30fps ultra high definition video, 1080p/120fps slow motion video
- User controlled video resolution, white balance and light exposure
- 12-megapixel photos with No-Distortion Lens
These drones are some of the best drones available on the market right now. The advanced 4K video technology will help you capture your swing and the golf course from a different perspective. Hopefully by now you are aware of the ultimate drones for golf and decide to fly one of these for yourself. Not only will you be able to record and analyze your swing but you will be able to capture the entire golf course from a bird’s eye view. The possibilities with these drones are endless, and it will result in an unforgettable experience.