Garmin Golf Watches
Garmin are the number one brand for golf GPS watches they have an innovative range that has a model for every golfers demands. Renowned for their accuracy and reliability the watches have a wealth of features to enhance your game and include a free app which can give you all sorts of post round analysis. all with free next working day UK delivery
Garmin golf watch buying guide
Garmin makes the best selling golf watches in the world and they have a range of models to suit your needs from the basic front, middle and back styles right up to game tracking and multi sports watches. All of their golf GPS watches have over 40,000 worldwide courses preloaded and are completely subscription free. You can also download the free Garmin app to unlock a wealth of more features with the more advanced models. Below you can read about what each model offers, or you can take a look at our article Which Garmin Golf Watch Is Right for You?, which provides a helpful comparison table of features each one has.
The Garmin S10 is the entry level golf watch and is a great choice for those just looking for simple front, middle and back yardages. Push the button for golf mode and it will find the course in no time and you are up and running. It will also show up to 4 hazards per hole and it can keep score for you to. Compact and lightweight with removable strap and comes in a choice of 3 colours
Has a 5 ATM water rating which makes it suitable for swimming
Now here’s where things start to get interesting with a lot more features packed into the slimline and elegant watch. It has a choice of analogue watch faces to give it that attractive look off the course .
The screen is larger and with a higher resolution colour screen, it has a big number mode which makes it far easier to read the numbers. The Garmin approach S40 will automatically track your steps and will sync with the Garmin app to keep track of your numbers.
Game tracking – the watch offers advanced scoring in either stableford or medal play and it will detect every shot you hit, mark each shot with what club you used and you will be able to view a full detailed course planner style view of your round on the golf app later on. It will show each hole in detail showing what club you hit and with an exact position and how far it went. Putts are also collated to give you tour style stats for review, each score is saved along with all the info above.
Compatible with CT10 club trackers that insert in the end of your grip so that the watch knows what club you hit automatically and will give your average distance for that club when you pull it out the bag.
Smart notifications will display text/emails and phone call alerts from your compatible smartphone.
Garmin S60 premium
All the golf features of the S40 with many added extras thrown in. The Garmin Approach S60 looks and feels like a premium watch with a ceramic, scratchproof bezel and a genuine leather strap (with quick release).
The high resolution screen shows a birdseye view of the hole so it’s like having a digital course planner on your wrist. Zoom in and out and touch the screen at any point on the hole to get a pinpoint yardage to that point, along with the yardage remaining to the green. A handy pinpointer will even show you the direction to the green on blind shots. Playslike distance gives you an adjusted yardage based on the slope of the hole.
It can detect you swing tempo and even has a tempo training mode to help your game. Compatible with Truswing device and CT10 sensors.
The S60 is also multi sport so can be used for cycling, swimming and running.
The Garmin Approach S62 watch is the latest in the range and it is packed full of new features. Wind speed mode shows the direction and force of the wind facing your shot. The new virtual caddie feature takes this into account and suggests the most suitable club for you to hit based on previous yardages.
The watch also has advanced heart rate measuring and the Ox feature measures your blood oxygen saturation levels. The battery life has also had an upgrade with up to double the time in GPS mode (20 hours), or 14 days in watch mode
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best Garmin golf GPS?
There are several watches ranging from the S10 to the Garmin approach S60 Premium with different features and in different price ranges. What one is best for you depends on your requirements.
Which Garmin Watches have Golf GPS?
All Garmin watches have GPS capabilities.
How to reset Garmin Golf GPS?
You can press and hold the light or power button for 15 seconds to reset your Garmin golf watch.
How to Use Garmin Connect for Golf?
By downloading the handy Garmin Connect app on your smartphone, you will be able to read all the data captured by your Garmin Golf Watch.