Limitations

Lasergolf is a game

Lasergolf is designed to be a competitive game played for fun and not a professional golf simulator. It is useful in learning the elements of golf and how to swing a golf club, but it is not designed as a professional aid to improving your ability.

Players need to be of average height

The Laserclub head needs to be about 20cm (16") from the Tee base for the optimum club head image. Players below about 150cm (5ft) or above 200cm (6ft 6in) will find it awkward to play.

Not a toy

Lasergolf is not meant to be played by children without adult supervision. Young children will be too short to hold and swing the Laserclub comfortably and will not be able to hold the Laserclub far enough away from the Tee base to provide a good club head image.

Although the Laserclub head is moulded from a rubber-like plastic it could damage glass and other objects if it is allowed to strike them.

Tighten the wrist safety strap firmly at all times when taking a swing, and make sure you clear the area!

For PCs with graphics cards

Lasergolf runs only on a PC - not a Mac or Playstation or any other games console.

Also the PC must be running the Microsoft Windows operating system - Windows95 (with USB support), 98, ME, 2000, NT, or XP - with DirectX 8 or above (Microsoft software for graphics).

And you must have a graphics card in your PC with at least 16Mb of RAM (memory) and preferably 32Mb or more…

- and a sound card or on-board sound to hear the sound effects and commentary.

Ambient light

Certain fluorescent lights can affect the sensors in the Tee base. In particular the higher-frequency fluorescents used in TV studios. Generally, try to play Lasergolf in low-light conditions so that you can comfortably see the Laserclub beam.