Before his next swing on the greens, Bushnell’s Yardage Pro Tour, a hot new golf accessory providing accurate measurements of the distances to targets from 10 to 700 yards away, could improve his game by bringing targets six times closer. It fits in a player’s palm and slips neatly into a shirt pocket. Look for the device at pro shops, sporting goods stores, and specialty shops. Retail cost: $320.
Let the Music Play On and On
More entertaining than the EnergizerÂ® Bunny, it, too, keeps on going. For music lovers, the NOMAD Jukebox 20GB holds more than 333 hours of music, 8,500 hours of the spoken word, and provides analog recording and dual Line-Out connections. Among many other features, it also offers software for encoding, decoding, and archiving MP3, WMA, and WAV files. Price: $400.
They can be sent as long-stemmed “Rose Bouquets” or more masculinely decorated as tuxedos with boutonnieres. Shari’s Berries offers other white- or milk-chocolate-dipped fresh strawberry treats, with toppings that include chocolate chips, almond slivers, and coconut shavings. Order online at www.berries.com or by phone, 877-BERRIES.Your gift can arrive overnight via FedEx. Price: $20-$260.
The Gift of Song
Consider recording A Nancy Wilson Christmas (Telarc) for yourself or giving it to your music enthusiast as a gift. After 50 years and more than 60 albums, it is the jazz legend’s first holiday CD. All proceeds from sale of the album go to benefit the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, a fine arts program for minority youth in Pittsburgh.
It cleans, conditions, dries, and charges itself. No, it doesn’t do windows but it promises a smooth finish to your favorite guy’s shaving experience. Braun’s Syncro System is revolutionizing shaving by promising a closer shave in fewer strokes. Less friction between the skin and the shaver reduces irritation by 30%. Retail price range: $180-$200.
A Tight Walk
It’s hosiery that will complement her many moods and serve all her engagements for business or pleasure. Wolford presents strong statements in animal prints, motifs, fishnets, and net lace. Look for these tights at Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Neiman Marcus, as well as other specialty stores and Wolford boutiques (800-WOLFORD, www.wolford.com): $48. Net lace: $98.
Choice of Wise Men–and Women
A rare, large-format set of white, red, and dessert wines, Three Kings is the gift for the discriminating wine lover. Follow this star west for a holiday package that includes 1994 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay, 1998 Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia, and 1998 Far Niente Dolce. Three Kings can only be purchased at www.winetasting.com for $1,845 plus shipping.
Time on Her Hands
No time like the present to give her a timepiece that’ll sparkle for a long time. Tag Heuer introduces Alter Ego With Diamonds. Available in four styles, it is Tag Heuer’s first collection of watches designed exclusively for women. Retail price range: $1,795-$3,850.