Real SkyTrak Golf Simulator Review: Easy Set Up

Ready to turn your garage into a hitting bay with the SkyTrak golf simulator?

Watch this video for a real review of this system.

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get into your first golf simulator, but there are some things you’ll need to create one for your garage.

What You’ll Need 

Below is a list of the basic items you’ll need to turn your garage into a golf simulator hitting bay.

  • Space in Garage (1 bay)
  • SkyTrak Unit
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  • Golf Net
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  • Sheet
  • Clamps
  • Hitting Matt
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  • Computer
  • Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
  • TV
  • TV Stand
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  • Alignment Sticks
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  • Black Tape
  • Extra Carpet Pads
  • Level

Getting it Set Up

SkyTrak is a great system to start off with because it’s so simple to set up yourself. Here are the basic steps.

  1. Set up your net. We recommend putting a sheet over it.
  2. Set up your hitting matt. Use alignment sticks to help you see what straight is.
  3. Set up and level SkyTrak unit. IMPORTANT. The launch monitor system won’t work with out it.
  4. Connect course software with SkyTrak launch monitor
  5. Start playing indoor golf!

Set up your golf simulator

How it Works

SkyTrak takes thousands of photos of the ball and launch. It measures things like.

  • ball speed
  • launch angle
  • side spin
  • back spin
  • side angle
  • clubhead speed (calculated)
  • smash factor (calculated)

Golf Simulator - SkyTrak

Download golf course software to get over 170,000 courses like Chambers Bay Golf Course.

Create your own practice routine, replay shots, and practice chipping

Golf Simulator - SkyTrak

Cost Estimate for Garage Set Up

SkyTrak launch monitor about ~$2,000

Software for courses that syncs with SkyTrak ~$1,000

Golf Hitting Net and Matt ~$300

Computer ~$350

TV Screen ~$500

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