GPS Golf Devices

Play your best golf and speed up your game with Garmin’s intuitive GPS golf devices that give you precise distances and comprehensive golfing features for thousands of international courses.

Approach® S2

Approach® S4

Approach® S20

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Approach® X40

Approach® S6

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Approach® G10

Approach® G6

Approach® G8

The rugged GPS golf watch that provides reliable yardage for more than 40,000 preloaded international courses and free, lifetime updates. S2 gives you yardage to the front, back and middle of the green, plus doglegs and layup distances and a digital scorecard.

The stylish Approach S4 GPS golf watch is lightweight, comfortable and precise. With intuitive touchscreen the S4 provides precise distances to front, back and middle of the green on more than 40,000 international courses. It even offers manual pin positioning to get the precise yardage to the flag. And better battery performance allows for round after round of precision golf.

Garmin Approach® S20: this sleek and lightweight GPS golf watch provides more convenience on the course with distances on over 40,000 preloaded courses including hazards plus Green View and the new Garmin AutoShot game tracker automatically tracks shots along the fairway3 and measures distances for post-round analysis on Garmin Connect. The watch also doubles as an activity tracker1 and provides smart notifications2 to connect you with your active and healthy lifestyle. 1Activity tracking accuracy 2When paired with a compatible smartphone 3 Lie and ball contact may affect shot tracking. Putts are not tracked. Some shots, particularly chip shots around the green may not be tracked.

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Approach X40 GPS golf band is the slim and smart game changer for more style on the course with precise distances to greens, hazards and doglegs on more than 40,000 international preloaded courses. AutoShot game tracker automatically tracks shots along the fairway2 and measures distances for post-round analysis on Garmin Connect. It also doubles as an activity tracker including Elevate wrist heart rate technology and smart notifcations3 to connect with your active and healthy lifestyle. 1Activity tracking accuracy 2Lie and ball contact may affect shot tracking. Putts are not tracked. Some shots, particularly chip shots around the green may not be tracked. 3When paired with a compatible smartphone

The feature-packed hi-res color touchscreen GPS golf watch with innovative full color CourseView maps for more than 40,000 preloaded international courses on your wrist. Extremely light and elegant the GPS golf watch offers Green View feature for manual pin positioning, Touch Targeting, and PinPointer blind shot assistance to provide better situational awareness during the game.

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    The 1-ounce, 1.6-inch square Approach G10 is designed to clip to your belt or bag, or anywhere you want convenient no-fuss, information and precision.

      With distances for more than 40,000 preloaded international courses (with free updates) and a rechargeable 15-hour battery, Approach G6 is a reliable companion on the course. Features include a sleek, slim design, glove-friendly, colorful touchscreen, and easy access to Green View, Shot Measure and Digital Scorecard. And, it’s water resistant and tough enough to take the rigors of the game.

        The sleek, lightweight and durable Approach G8, with a 3” multi-touch color display, is our most feature-packed handheld. G8 starts with precise distances for more than 40,000 courses internationally, with Wi-fi and free lifetime updates. Then adds PlaysLike Distances, smart notifications, PinPointer blind shot assistance, rechargeable 15-hour battery, plus the Garmin Connect Golf community for sharing and comparing.

        Digital Scorecard

        Record and keep your score with the intuitive par/up/down menu. You can even save, review, share and print your scorecards from your computer using Garmin Connect.

        Course Odometer

        When you start a round the timer starts and it gives you your steps and distance for that round. When you end the round the timer stops and this information is shown on the round summary screen.

        Manual Pin Positioning

        Use the touchscreen to manually move the pin to the day’s location to get the most accurate distances. Especially helpful on par 3s where you’ll be able to dial in the distance you need to fire away with confidence.

        Green View

        Shows you the true shape and layout of the green so you know where to aim. For even more precise targeting, you can touch and drag the pin to the day's placement.

        Smart Notifications

        Receive emails, texts and alerts from your compatible smartphone right on your device, even if you’re in the middle of the fairway.

        Mark Stevenson, PGA Golf Professional

        Watch our tutorial videos with Mark Stevenson and learn how to get the most of your Approach S20. Approach S20.

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        AutoShot1 Detection

        AutoShot Detection automatically detects every swing, measuring your shot distance and auto-recording each shot’s location for post-round analysis on your Garmin Connect account. 1 1 Lie and ball contact may affect shot tracking. Putts are not tracked. Some shots, particularly chip shots around the green, may not be tracked.

        CourseView Auto Updater

        Automatically updates frequently played courses for free when connected to a wireless network.

        Green View

        Shows you the true shape and layout of the green so you know where to aim. For even more precise targeting, you can touch and drag the pin to the day's placement.

        Activity Tracker1

        Uses built-in sensors to track your movement and encourage an active and healthy lifestyle. Tracks steps, sleep, distance and calorie data.
        1 Activity tracking accuracy

        Smart Notifications

        Receive emails, texts and alerts from your compatible smartphone right on your device, even if you’re in the middle of the fairway. Wireless connectivity to upload and share scorecards, round performance and daily activities with Garmin Connect online network.

        1 Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance.

        AutoShot Game Tracking1

        During your approach, X40’s AutoShot game tracking feature automatically detects every swing, measures your shot distance and records each shot’s location for post-round analysis on your Garmin Connect account. AutoShot game tracking on Garmin Connect allows you to automatically collect comprehensive statistics about your game and allows you to get to know your real (on course) average distances per club which will help you to improve your play. 1 Lie and ball contact may affect shot tracking. Putts are not tracked. Some shots, particularly chip shots around the green may not be tracked.

        Clear Guidance During Your Approach

        To keep up your speed of play the X40 features a crisp touchscreen perfectly readable no matter whether you are under tree cover or in bright sun light. Precise distances to Greens, Hazards, Doglegs and Layups provide clear guidance for your next move on the course.

        Elevate Wrist-Based Heart Rate1

        Monitoring your activity shouldn’t hamper your movement or comfort, which is why we’ve incorporated Elevate wrist-based heart rate1 technology right into the Approach X40. So go about your day, hit the course, hit the gym or don’t, and you can view your heart rate data right on your watch. 1 Activity tracking accuracy

        Activity Tracker1

        Uses built-in sensors to track your movement and encourage an active and healthy lifestyle. Tracks steps, sleep, distance and calorie data. 1 Activity tracking accuracy

        Smart Notifications1

        Receive emails, texts and alerts from your compatible smartphone right on your device, even if you’re in the middle of the fairway. Wireless connectivity to upload and share scorecards, round performance and daily activities with Garmin Connect online network. 1 When paired with a compatible smartphone

        Mark Stevenson, PGA Golf Professional

        Watch our tutorial videos with Mark Stevenson and learn how to get the most of your Approach S20. Approach S6.

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        Full Color Course Maps

        View hole-by-hole details for more than 40,000 courses worldwide. Preview doglegs, traps and water hazards, green shapes, and pin positioning from wherever you are on the course or clubhouse.

        Swing Tempo

        Measures your backswing and downswing times and expresses this in a ratio. According to studies of successful golf swings this ratio should be 3:1 – your personal swing tempo shows you where you stand compared to the "optimal ratio."

        PinPointer

        Helps you manage blind shots by telling you the direction to the green even if it’s behind a hill, through some trees or you otherwise can’t see it.

        Digital Scorecard

        Record and keep your score with the intuitive par/up/down menu. You can even save, review, share and print your scorecards from your computer using Garmin Connect.

        Green View

        Shows you the true shape and layout of the green so you know where to aim. For even more precise targeting, you can touch and drag the pin to the day's placement.

        Course Odometer

        When you start a round the timer starts and it gives you your steps and distance for that round. When you end the round the timer stops and this information is shown on the round summary screen.

        Customized Distances

        Select, label and save the distance to a particular point on the course. Mark your current GPS position, or use the touch targeting feature to select the point you'd like to save.

        Digital Scorecard

        Record and keep your score with the intuitive par/up/down menu. Keep track of strokes for up to 4 players. Manage or review totals or an individual’s score throughout the round, or access a printable version on your computer after the match. Scoring options for Stroke Play, Stableford, Skins and Match Play with adjustable handicaps.

        Shot Measure

        You can continuously update and average how far you hit each club so you know what your strengths and weaknesses are. You can even customize the names of your clubs.

        Green View

        Shows you the true shape and layout of the green so you know where to aim. For even more precise targeting, you can touch and drag the pin to the day's placement.

        Mark Stevenson, PGA Golf Professional

        Watch our tutorial videos with Mark Stevenson and learn how to get the most of your Approach S20. Approach G8.

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        PlaysLIke Distance

        Adjusts your flat yardage based on whether your target is uphill or downhill. It does all the calculating of where in the arc of the shot (short or long) your ball will hit, relative to flat yardage.

        Precise Yardage

        Colorful layup arcs at 100, 150, 200 and even 250 yards let you know how far you need to hit when laying up. Touch Targeting lets you touch any point on the sunlight-readable display, to get precise yardage to that exact spot — fairway, hazard, landing area, or the front, middle and back of the green.

        Smart Notifications

        Receive emails, texts and alerts from your compatible smart phone right on your device, even if you’re in the middle of the fairway. And wi-fi®1 lets you connect to the golf community within Garmin Connect and update courses automatically.
        1 Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance.

        PinPointer

        Helps you manage blind shots by telling you the direction to the green even if it’s behind a hill, through some trees or you otherwise can’t see it.

        Green View

        Shows you the true shape and layout of the green so you know where to aim. For even more precise targeting, you can touch and drag the pin to the day's placement.

        New Convenience for effective Swing Training

        Garmin offers several devices with advanced swing metrics features built in so you can practice with purpose and understand what your swing is doing and how that impacts ball flight.

        IMPROVE CONSISTENCY WITH TRUSWING

        TruSwing provides at-a-glance data, including swing tempo, speed, club-path measurements, critical club angles, and more, to improve swing consistency and form. This small, light, easy-to-use sensor mounts just below your club’s grip and measures the most useful swing metrics.

        DETAILED READOUTS ON YOUR WRIST WITH APPROACH S6

        Pair TruSwing with your Approach S6 to get additional wrist animations including wrist path data, which gives you a better picture of club lag (club head trailing behind hands throughout the downswing). Supplement your S6 built-in metrics swing tempo, SwingStrength™ and tempo training for a complete picture of your swing.

        Pair with Approach X40, S4, S5, S6, S20 and G8 to see your swing data on the course, or pair with smartphones and tablets via our mobile app for 3D animations and side-by-side swing comparisons.

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        Store all your stats in one place.

        View the details for each round or analyze your cumulative stats over time or by club, and view your swing data. It's never been easier to track your progress and share it with friends. You can even save swing sessions for later review.

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        See what your swing looks like in 3D

        Sync TruSwing and/or S6 to Garmin Connect Mobile for real time analysis wherever you are. Analyze swing data, learn from 3D animation, and view comparisons of individual swings side-by-side (or overlayed) for metrics like swing tempo, club path, critical club angles, and more.

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        Approach X40
        Approach S2 Approach X40 Approach S4 Approach S20 Approach S6
        Preloaded Courses International International International International International
        Free Course Updates
        CourseView Auto Updater
        High-resolution Display
        Touchscreen
        Color Screen
        Sunlight-readable
        High-sensitivity GPS
        AutoShot
        Activity Tracking1
        TruSwing Compatible
        SwingTempo
        TempoTraining
        PinPointer
        Handicap Scoring
        Smartphone Notifications2
        Stat Tracking
        Full Color Course Maps
        Touch Targeting
        Green View Manual Pin Positioning
        Yardage to Green Front/Back/Middle Front/Back/Middle Front/Back/Middle Front/Back/Middle Front/Back/Middle
        Measures Shot Distances
        Layups/Doglegs Distances
        Digital Scorecard
        Digital Scorecard
        Round Timer
        Save Custom Locations
        Odometer & Alarm Clock
        Garmin Connect Compatibility Computer Mobile/Computer Mobile/Computer Mobile/Computer Mobile/Computer
        Water Rating 1ATM(10m)3 1ATM(10m)3 1ATM(10m)3 5ATM(50m)3 5ATM(50m)3
        Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Rechargeable Li-ion Rechargeable Li-ion Rechargeable Li-ion Rechargeable Li-ion
        Battery Life 8hrs(GPS)/3wks(watch) 10hrs(GPS)/6wks(watch) 10hrs(GPS)/20wks(watch) 15hrs(GPS)/8wks(watch) 10hrs(GPS)/20wks(watch)
        Approach® S2 Approach® X40 Approach® S4 Approach® S20 Approach® S6
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        Approach® G10 Approach® G6 Approach® G8
        Course Coverage International International International
        Free Course Updates
        High-resolution Display 1.3" 3" 3"
        Color Touchscreen Resistive Multi-touch
        Sunlight-readable
        High-sensitivity GPS
        Automatic Course Updates
        Wireless Connectivity Bluetooth Smart/Wi-fi®
        TruSwing Compatible
        PinPointer
        Playlike Distance
        Club Advice
        Smartphone Notification2
        Stat Tracking
        Full Color Course Maps
        Map with Layup and Arcs
        Touch Targeting
        Green View with Manual Pin Positioning
        Big Numbers Mode
        Yardage to Green Front/Back/Middle Front/Back/Middle Front/Back/Middle
        Measures Shot Distances
        Layup/Dogleg Distances
        Hazards/Course Targets
        Save Custom Locations
        Round Timer
        Odometer
        Digital Scorecard
        Garmin Connect Compatibility Mobile/Computer Computer Mobile/Computer
        Water Rating IPX73 IPX73 IPX73
        Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Rechargeable Li-ion Rechargeable Li-ion
        Battery Life 15hrs(GPS) 15hrs(GPS) 15hrs(GPS)
        Approach® G10 Approach® G6 Approach® G8
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