Garmin Approach S5 GPS golf watch brings golf course details to your wrist

Garmin Approach S5 GPS golf watch

Garmin has revealed a lightweight and slim form factor watch that comes as a handy accessory to have for golfers. Garmin Approach S5 GPS golf watch comes with a high-resolution color display and preloaded maps for over 38,000 international golf courses with the option for Touch Targeting and Manual Pin Positioning. This enables precise data tracking and via the Garmin Connect app compatible with iOS and Android devices, one can easily share and compare their rounds.

Water-proof (up to 50 meters) Garmin Approach S5 has wireless connectivity and battery power of 10 hours in GPS mode and up to 20 weeks in watch mode. It also comes with an odometer and timer for tracking the steps walked and time spent on a particular course.

It comes with Full CourseView mapping which allows you to preview hole details including doglegs, water hazards, greens, bunkers and more. Further you can use the watch’s touchscreen to drag and drop pin of the day’s location for accurate yardages. One can also know the exact distance on the course for accurate hitting which really helps a golfer. The GPS watch comes with Handicap Scoring feature that facilitates handicap scoring for individual holes or index/slope methods.

Garmin Approach S5 GPS golf watch

Other than that the GPS golf watch comes with the Smart Notification feature through which you can receive call, text and email alerts from compatible smartphone. The watch will prove handy for golfers of all skill levels and help improve their game.

Garmin Approach S5 is going to be available in black color sporty dial with blue bezel and plethora of options for choosing the band which will be sold separately. You can get your hands on one in Q1, 2015 for a price tag of $349.99 USD at golf retailers and golf pro shops worldwide.

Source: Garmin



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