Garmin has unveiled its new Approach S1 GPS Wristwatch for Golfers, it was specially designed for golfers because it has the capability to display the precise yardages to the front, back and middle of greens. The watch is waterproof and weighs in at approximately 1.8oz, there is an ultra-thin backlit display and comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that offers up to 8 hours when in GPS mode or up to 3 weeks when in watch mode.
The sport watch also feature an odometer to tell you how far you traveled, it is capable to provide three distances to each hole, when a course is selected and also those details being updated automatically and adjusted depending on the angle of approach. The Watch also comes with the capability to measure individual shot distances and comes with over 14,000 US and Canadian courses.
Other functions of the Garmin Approach S1 GPS Watch includes an easy-to-set alarm, automatic timezone detection, and it will even help the golfer track the total ground they’ve covered on foot. The Garmin Approach S1 is presently available and goes for a price of $249.99.