Introducing the Approach® G10: The Smallest Golf GPS Device from Garmin®

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. The
Approach G10 is being announced in conjunction with the PGA Show in
Orlando, Fla., and will be showcased at the Garmin booth #1313, as well
as the Demo Day at Tee 2U-15.

“We’re excited to offer our golf customers a new, take-anywhere device,”
said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales. “The Approach
G10 offers golfers the data they need at a great value. It’s totally
versatile 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 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 1.3” 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.

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, so golfers can record their round and review it in Garmin
Connect. 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 as
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.

The Approach G10 will be available in Q1 2016, and will have a suggested
retail price of $129.99.

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 or dog training, 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
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Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN).
Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal
subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United
Kingdom. Garmin and Approach are registered trademarks, and Garmin
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Garmin International Inc.Maddie Estrada, [email protected]