TruGolf is a popular brand among golf enthusiasts who want to enjoy the most realistic game experiences. They use modern production methods to make their products, which are as close as possible to playing golf on a real course. The company offers a wide range of simulator types and packages to suit different needs and budgets. Their products have high-quality graphics and accurate ball physics that enhance the immersion. One of the more affordable options that still delivers a high level of accuracy and realism is the TruGolf Vista 8 Series of simulator kits. They are ideal for players who don’t have much space for playing the game.

Two TruGolf golf simulators that are both budget-friendly and feature-rich

The Vista 8 and Vista 8 PRO models are the most affordable simulators for golf from the TruGolf Vista Series. The Vista 8 Series is the smallest compared to its more advanced counterparts, with dimensions of 9’W x 12’D x 8’H. Each TruGolf Vista unit requires a minimum space of 15’W x 20’D x 10’H, while having a small footprint. The projection screen for the Vista 8 version has a diagonal size of 114 inches and a 4:3 aspect ratio. This simulator comes in a shipping box with dimensions of 43”W x 51”L x 48”H, and it weighs 307 lbs.

The Vista 8 PRO edition includes the TruGolf Level 1 system, HD projector (720p), fairway, 21” touchscreen display, and a year-long E6 Connect membership (Basic edition) with 27 featured courses. The PC has an Intel i3 processor with a speed of 3.9GHz, an Nvidia graphics card, 8GB of memory and the simulation software E6 Connect pre-installed. The Vista 8 BASE edition does not include a monitor, a gaming computer, and a turf.

The PRO model has features like side netting and an enclosed lip. It is very portable because of its compact design, which does not require any special tools for setting up or taking down

TruGolf Vista 8 BASE

  • Footprint: 9’W x 12’D x 8’H
  • Screen Size: 114-inch diagonal
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3
  • Projector: 720p
  • E6 Connect Basic Membership: 1 year
  • Short throw laser projector with 10,000 lifetime hours. Includes a special projection housing.
  • No TruTrack2 tracking system included.
  • No monitor, no turf.
  • One-year limited warranty.

TruGolf Vista 8 PRO

  •  Footprint: 9’W x 12’D x 8’H
  • Space Needed: 15’W x 20’D x 10’H
  • Screen Size: 114-inch diagonal
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3
  • E6 Connect Basic Membership: 1 year
  • Projector: HD 720p
  • Short throw laser projector with housing and a lifespan of 10,000 hours.
  • TruGolf TruTrack2 tracking system (Level 1)
  • Touch Screen: 21”
  • One-year limited warranty
  • High-quality accessories
  • Has a protective lip and side net.

TruGolf technology provides information on ball speed, club head speed, launch angle, club face, and club path. The measurement method used by TruGolf allows accurate simulation of factors such as ball roll, landing, and carry. Users can adjust variables such as the time of day, the simulated course elements, and the prevailing conditions to get a realistic feel.