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A small radio transmitter is built into the golf ball, powered by a small source of ionizing radiation. An unit on th golfbag picks up the radio signal and determines the balls precise location.
Very easy-to-find golf ball
So what's the problem? [DrCurry, Oct 04 2004]
Radio in golf ball
Oh - radio *transmitter* [DrCurry, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]
These Guys have Smart Chips in MAXFLI Balls [tomkat, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]
Handheld finder tracks chipped balls within 30-100 ft [jutta, May 24 2006]
||..and a homing beacon on the golf buggy that takes you back to the clubhouse.