Introducing the Approach G10: The smallest golf GPS device from Garmin

UK, January 26th, 2016 – Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Approach G10, a sleek, pocket-sized golf GPS device that fits almost anywhere. The Approach G10 boasts a compact design; with a high sensitivity GPS that provides golfers with information like yardage, hazards and more in a convenient form factor with built-in clip.

Preloaded with more than 40,000 golf courses around the world with lifetime updates and no additional fees, golfers will have access to yardages and Green View at their fingertips on an easy-to-read screen. Additionally, the Approach G10 doubles as a digital scorecard, so golfers are able to track their progress using Garmin Connect.

Garmin Approach G10
“We’re excited to offer our golf customers reliable distances in a new versatile device,” said Martin Resch, Garmin Senior Product Manager Outdoor & Golf, EMEA. “The Approach G10 offers golfers the data they need at a great value. It’s really small to fit anywhere with a clip-on design, so it gives golfers an advantage on the course, no matter where in the world they play.”

Compact, lightweight and user-friendly

The Approach G10 comes preloaded with data for more than 40,000 international courses right out of the box, with no additional fees or subscriptions. The G10 measures precise distances to the front, back and middle of the green in large, easy to read numbering on a 2.3cm sunlight readable display. It also displays distances to course targets like sand traps, water hazards and more, as well as layups and doglegs. Golfers can use the Green View feature to see the outline of the green on each hole, where they can manually position the pin to that day’s location in order to get the most accurate measurements. Additionally the Approach G10 can measure individual shot distances and calculate yardage for shots played anywhere on the course.

Stats and Data

The Approach G10 acts as a digital scorecard throughout each round played, and can track individual stats like fairways hit, greens in regulation and putts per round. Data is uploaded and stored in Garmin Connect for golfers to record their round and review it in more depth. Within Garmin Connect, G10 users can access all their stats, like average score, total putts and more. G10 users can also do a full course analysis to see hole-by-hole details, as well as trends and tendencies to work for the next round. Additionally, the Approach G10 has a built-in odometer, so golfers can see how much distance they covered during each round. Lasting up to 15 hours of battery life in GPS mode, the Approach G10 can get through multiple rounds of golf on a single charge. Despite its lightweight and compact design, the G10 is also rugged with an IPX-7 water rating, so it can withstand the elements if golfers get caught in a sudden rainstorm.


Approach G10 Availability

The Approach G10 will be available in Q1 2016, and will have a suggested retail price of £119.99.

The Approach G10 is the latest solution from Garmin’s expanding outdoor segment, which focuses on developing technologies and innovations to enhance users’ outdoor experiences. Whether hiking, hunting, geocaching, golfing, dog tracking, or capturing it all on VIRB action cameras, Garmin outdoor devices are becoming essential tools for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels. For more information about Garmin’s other outdoor products and services, go to and For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation.

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