Garmin Approach S10
GPS golf watch (Black)
Our take on the Garmin Approach S10 by Crutchfield's Ken Nail
Improve your game
Go to the driving range. Shag some balls in your yard. Practice your putting stroke in the office. There are a lot of things you can do to improve your golf game. Why not make get technology on your side too? Garmin's Approach S10 GPS golf watch gives you the information you need right on your wrist so you can choose your next shot with confidence. And with over 40,000 preloaded international courses at your disposal, Garmin's expert guidance is with you on just about every course. You can obtain new course update downloads directly from Garmin's website.
Know the distance
Making great contact with the ball doesn't do you any good if you end up 20 yards short or fly over the green. The Approach S10 provides distances to the front, back, and center of the green, plus yardage to doglegs and layups. When you really get a hold of a shot, S10 will record the distance so you'll have bragging rights at the 19th hole.
Approach S10 offers you this information with clear, easy-to-read numbering that's visible even in bright sunshine. And you don't have to worry about running out of juice on the 18th hole — the Approach S10's built-in rechargeable battery offers up to 12 hours of juice in GPS mode, or 14 weeks as a regular watch.
Keep score and more
No fumbling around for a scorecard and pencil — you can keep score right on the watch. You'll get a summary at the end of your round detailing your score, total time, and distance played. It displays sunrise and sunset times as well, a real help if you're trying to squeeze in a round after work. With Garmin Express, you can upload your scores and keep track for the whole season. Craving some competition? Use the free Garmin Golf™ app to join weekly leaderboards and tournaments.
- golf GPS watch with silicone band
- USB charging/data cable included
- .9" x .9" display (128 x 128 pixels)
- preloaded with over 41,000 courses worldwide
- allows free course updates from Garmin website
- 5 ATM waterproof rating
- built-in rechargeable battery allows up to 14 weeks of use in watch mode and 12 hours in GPS mode
- upload your scorecards to Garmin Express to keep track of rounds
- compatible with Garmin Golf app for competition with others and real-time scoring
- automatically chooses your course
- yardage to front, middle, and back of greens
- yardage to layups and doglegs
- measures shot distance
- digital scorecard with handicap scoring and stat tracker
- 1-3/8"W x 1-5/8"H x 3/8"D
- weight: 1.2 oz. (with battery)
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- Golf GPS watch (black)
- 21" USB charging/data cable
- Quick Start Manual
- Important Safety and Product Information
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 golf courses in the United States. New golf courses and updates to existing courses are available for download through the Garmin 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 30 minutes.
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.
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