Garmin Approach S1: GPS watch for golfers

Garmin keeps going after golfing market with a new sleek looking GPS enabled wrist watch designed to help golfers on the course. The new GPS watch is called Garmin Approach S1 and it costs about $250 on their site.

The really nice thing with the Approach S1 is that it comes preloaded with over 14000 courses so more thank likely it is ready to be used right out of the box. It shows which hole you’re on and displays yardage to front, middle, and back of the green. Other features include the ability to measure individual shot distances, and also act as an everyday life when you’re not on the course.

As far as hardware specs Approach S1 weighs only 1.8 ounces but still is rugged and waterproof, and has an ultra-thin backlit display, with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that can last about 8 hours in GPS mode and up to three weeks in regular watch mode.

One Response to “Garmin Approach S1: GPS watch for golfers”

  1. Golflover Says:

    This seems to be a great gift for my father. Thank you for your article.

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