Overview: The Garmin Approach S10 is a wrist-worn golf GPS unit with over
41,000 pre-loaded worldwide golf courses. It features a slim
design that weighs only 1.2 ounces for a comfortable fit. The Approach S10 uses
a high-sensitivity GPS receiver to measure individual shot distances and show
the exact yardage to fairways, hazards, and greens. No subscriptions or setup
fees are required.
Display: The Approach S10 has a 0.9" x 0.9"
high-resolution monochrome display with a resolution of
128 x 128 pixels. The high-contrast selectable (positive or negative) display is
easily readable in bright sunlight.
Course Data: The Approach S10 has data for over 41,000
select golf courses worldwide, including over 17,000
in the United States. New golf courses and updates to existing
courses are available for download through the
Express software. Garmin Express is compatible with Windows 7 SP1 and newer,
and Mac OS X 10.11 or later.
Water Resistance: The Approach S10 has a 5 ATM rating, which means that the case can withstand accidental immersion in
50 meters of water for up to
Play Mode: As you play, the Approach S10's Hole View
automatically updates your position, giving you the exact yardage to the front,
center, and back of the green, but not the actual pin location. The Green View
shows the shape of the green to show you where to aim.
Hazards, Layups, and Doglegs: The Approach S10 lets you view hole
characteristics that affect shot selection along the fairways on Par 4 and Par 5
holes. Hazards are identified at the top of the screen (bunker, water, etc.),
and the distances to the front and back of the hazard are given. You can view a
list of layup and dogleg distances for Par 4 and 5 holes, and the distance to
reach each layup.
Measuring a Shot: The Approach S10 can measure the distance
of a particular shot. After hitting the shot, you can select "Measure Shot" in
the menu and walk to your ball to calculate the distance.
Digital Scorecard: The Approach S10 doubles as a digital scorecard,
helping you keep your score and other statistics. When scoring is enabled, you
will be prompted to enter your score when your are on the green. When
your round is completed, you can upload your scorecard to Garmin Express.
Garmin Golf App: The free Garmin Golf app can enhance your
golf game. The app allows you to compete with friends and other golfers, giving
each round a tournament feel. You can upload your scorecard to participate in a
weekly leaderboard. The Garmin Golf app is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and
iPod touch with iOS 9.0 or later, and Android devices with Android 4.4 and up.
Other Functions: When you're not on the links, you can use
the Approach S10 as a watch and an odometer to measure your walking distances.
Power Requirements: The Approach S10 operates on a built-in
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery. A fully charged battery lasts for up 12
hours (in GPS mode), and up to 8 weeks in watch mode. The unit has a proprietary
USB charging port on the back for connecting the supplied charging/data cable.