Are you looking for a lightweight, flexible and functional sport watch that lets you do more? If you are passionate about golf and want something that can help you improve your golf then Garmin Approach S1 is the right golf GPS watch that you should look out for. The watch is designed for golf enthusiasts who prefer to keep track of their shot distances and measure the distance of walk on the course. The watch has simplistic, but sporty appearance and is packed with more features that will appeal to those who are passionate golfers.
Garmin Approach S1 golf watch provide users with distances to the near, far and middle points of the green relative to the player’s position. All the information is easily accessible as the user twist the wrist. The watch has the ability to measure shot distances.
With Garmin Approach S1, users don’t have to keep changing their watches all the time because it can double as an everyday watch whenever you want it. The watch also comes with alarm option and works on a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and has a feature to automatically select its time according to the time zone.
Unlike other golf watches, Approach S1 comes with preloaded golf courses for the United States and Puerto Rico. So, users don’t have to pay anything extra for additional subscription. On the other hand, users don’t have to follow any procedures to setup which saves time and effort. Users can download and load the course details for free for other countries like Canada.
One of the main benefits of using Garmin Approach S1 is that users don’t have to download golf course details which save lot of time and effort. Golf watches usually do not come with preloaded golf course details and it means that users have to download and load the course information to get started.
Approach S1 is designed for users who are probably using the golf watch for the first time. It has simple design and features and all the information is readily available at a twist of a wrist. Users don’t have to play around with various buttons to get the information. Although, the watch does come with four buttons, but overall is easy to use and takes just few minutes to understand how to operate.
Approach S1 is not just a golf watch, but also a regular every day watch that shows you the right time and is equipped with alarm feature. The lithium-ion rechargeable battery can last for three weeks when you are using it as a regular watch and for 8 hours in the GPS mode ensuring long lasting use for golfing trips.
If you don’t like wasting your time on setup, Approach S1 will impress you because there is nothing that you need to setup. The S1 can even set the time on its own using the time zone the user is located in. So unlike other watches this one is just for use right from the box.
- Access information with a twist of a wrist
- Excellent course coverage
- Get course database for free
- No setup required
- Limited course details
- Short battery life
- Inconvenient charging clip
Garmin Approach S1 is a simple golf watch designed for first time users who want to double the watch for regular use as well. The watch has simple features and functionality that allow the users to focus more on the game than on accessing the information. There is no requirement for any setup process or download because the watch comes with preloaded course details out of the box. Users can download and load the course details for Canada and U.S. territories as and when required. The lithium ion battery can perform well for 8 long hours when in GPS mode and for three full weeks when the GPS mode is off. The odometer in the watch keeps track of how far you’ve walked and the GPS provides details on yardages on near, far and middle of the green. All the information is displayed precisely on 1-inch monochrome display. While being a full featured sports watch it is extremely light and flexible and waterproof with IPX7 certification.