Garmin Approach S40 GPS Golf Smartwatch, Black

Last updated date: November 12, 2020

DWYM Score

7.6

Garmin Approach S40 GPS Golf Smartwatch, Black

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Overall Take


In our analysis of 12 expert reviews, the Garmin Garmin Approach S40 GPS Golf Smartwatch, Black placed 8th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Approach S40 GPS golf smartwatch with color touchscreen looks great on your wrist and on the course It shows distances to the front middle and back of the green hazards and automatically records detected shot distances (lie and ball contact may affect shot tracking) It also lets you manually adjust to today’s pin position for accurate approach shots For even more precise automatic game tracking pair with optional Approach CT10 club tracking sensors Use with the Garmin Golf app for live scoring automatic scorecard uploads and the ability to review all your stats in real time during play and after your round on your compatible smartphone With the additional smartwatch features you can wear it all day and it can track your activities.

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

7.0
1 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

8.7
843 user reviews

What experts liked

The Garmin Approach S40 is a top golf watch, and if you’re fastidious about your scoring and logging of shots, you can learn about your game.
- Wearable

What experts didn't like

Its core features are now standard among golf devices, and to spend this much on a dedicated, single sport device is now hard to recommend.
- Wearable

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