Garmin Approach S62 Review – Feature Packed Golf Watch

Garmin Approach S62 Review

Garmin Approach S62 certainly sits right at the top of the list of golf GPS watch available in the market.

The Approach S62 Premium GPS Watch by Garmin is top of the tree and will wow everyone on the golf course!

It’s a must-buy for any obsessive golfer like me who desperately wants to master the game and chip their handicap down. Super sexy styling and ultra user friendly.

The watch certainly incorporates the best features and technology innovations that can make your golfing experience smoother and better.

The watch features certainly add to your gaming experience and ensures that every shot of yours is right where you want it to be.

Garmin Approach S62 Review:- Features

Garmin Approach S62, Premium Golf GPS Watch, Built-in Virtual Caddie, Mapping and Full Color Screen, Black (010-02200-00)

Last updated on July 21, 2021 20:24


  • Large 1. 3" easy-to-read color touchscreen display (18% larger than Approach S60) with scratch-resistant ceramic bezel and interchangeable QuickFit bands
  • More than 41, 000 full-color CourseView maps preloaded from around the world
  • Virtual Caddie suggests club based on typical distance the golfer hits that club, factors in wind speed and direction, and indicates where the golfer should aim on the map
  • Hazard View allows you to quickly scroll through each hazard on the map
  • PlaysLike Distance feature accounts for uphill and downhill shots
  • Large, 1.3″ sunlight-readable color touchscreen display presents an all intuitive and streamlined user interface
  • Displays precise yardages to greens, hazards, and doglegs, on full-color course maps
  • High-end ceramic bezel ensures durability on and off the course.
  • More than 41,000 preloaded courses from around the world with free updates
  • Enhanced Auto Shot game tracking automatically tracks shots1 along the fairway and records shot distances for post-game analysis

One of the best features of Garmin Approach S62 is that it is lightweight feature-packed watches that sit right on your wrist and lets you control the game like a pro.

This little powerhouse calculates precise distances to the front, center, and back of the greens. Furthermore, it points out hazards such as water and bunkers using state-of-the-art GPS technology.

Serious golf watch with unrivaled style and features – The Approach® S62 golf GPS watch gives you live precise data and course info that is so important in making the right approach shot.

The large, 1.3-inch sunlight-readable color touchscreen makes for easy viewing in all conditions.

The Garmin s62 watch features swing metrics important to the golfer.

The swing metrics help the golfer know about important aspects of his swing such as SwingTempo and Tempo training. The SwingTempo shows the golfer the relationship between the upswing and downswing.

An ideal ratio for a SwingTempo is supposed to be 3:1

The high-resolution 1.3-inch color touchscreen which is glove-friendly offers better usability to the users to ensure that they are well aware of their golf courses.Garmin Approach S62 Review

Garmin S62 sports a full-color course view for more than preloaded 41,000 golf courses around the world & free lifetime updates.

The watch comes with a dedicated CourseView button that provides a second shot view quickly.

Users can preview doglegs, traps and water hazards and pin positioning from anywhere on the course.

Garmin S62 also comes packed with the PinPointer blind shot assistance that gives a directional arrow to the green which enables the users to line up their shot, even when the view is unclear.

S62 features Green View that provides the true shape and view of the green even when it is not visible to you making it easier for the golfers on par 3’s as they can take their shot with confidence.

It comes with high-sensitivity GPS which provides accurate information and yardage information to the front, back and middle of the green.

Users can customize yardage points and print digital scorecards and manually position pins. It also keeps track of handicaps, scores and measures individual shots.

Garmin S62 works in sync with any Android or iOS smartphone and displays everything that is notified on your smartphone.

Garmin S62 comes with better battery life for longer plays and more rounds offering 20 hours in full GPS and 14 days in regular mode.

The watch also lets you connect with the online golf community through Garmin Connect where you can play, share and compare.

Connect your Approach S62 to your smartphone to get incoming calls, texts, and emails.

Also, the Garmin Golf app allows you to compete on leader boards with friends on over 41,000 courses worldwide.

This latest edition from Garmin boasts 20 hours of battery life while golfing or up to 14 days in watch mode. The activity-tracking features include vibration alerts, calories and steps, the Approach S62 will help you stay in shape!

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Garmin Approach S62 watch Review:- Benefits

Now that the Garmin S62 watch can help golfers know about their swinging capabilities by using swing metrics, it is highly likely that more people will purchase it.

This is for both the newbies and professionals who are looking to stay at the top of their game. The swing metrics captured by this watch are crucial to help in having a better swing through practice.

The Ideal swing has the ration of 3:1, which is achievable over time when you can practice. You also get to learn about your SwingTempo under the Swing metrics.

With Garmin S62 you never have to worry about downloading golf courses, as it comes preloaded with 41,000 golf courses from across the globe.  Garmin also provides free lifetime updates to the users.

The full-color golf course maps provide a better view before you take the shot. Users can preview second shot, doglegs, traps, and water hazards and manually pinpoint. Users can also use PinPointer blind shot assistance when the shot is not clear.

Never miss out on your emails and text as you can keep the watch connected with your Android or iOS smartphone.

Better battery life to ensure better and long-lasting performance so that you don’t have to charge it all the time.

The watch allows you to stay connected with the online golf community and share information as you can compare and print records of your scores.

Pros & Cons


  • Lightweight & Durable
  • Dedicated CourseView button
  • PinPointer Blind Shot Assistance
  • Touchscreen, High-Resolution, Glove-friendly
  • Precise Yardage Information
  • Full-Color Course Maps
  • Preloaded 41,000 Golf Courses
  • Green View Button
  • Smartphone Connectivity & Notifications
  • Longer Battery Life
  • Measures Scores, Handicaps, and Individual Shots
  • Garmin Connect-Enabled


  • No list of distance to hazards
  • Can’t see scorecard/statistics on the device

Garmin Approach S62 Review:- Conclusion

Garmin Approach S62 is certainly top of the line GPS watch for golfers looking for the feature-packed devices. The watch is durable and lightweight but combines some of the best technology and innovations that make golfing easier and better.

The touchscreen is glove-friendly and therefore it works well even with the gloves on. The watch is very functional and comes with dedicated CourseView and Green View buttons that provide better usability to the users.

The full-color course maps make things more interesting and easy to use and users can manually pinpoint and do more. The watch also keeps a record of the scores, handicaps and measures individual shots.

It provides precise yardage information through high-sensitivity GPS embedded in it. It also connects well with Android and iOS devices to ensure users are always updated about their email and text notifications and has a longer battery life.


About stefan

An experienced golf player and product reviewer, he wanted to make a difference by presenting thorough reviews for the products which he uses in his day to day life. He enjoys playing Golf and Trying out new accessories and products.