Rugged, water-rated, high-sensitivity GPS golf devices that give you precise distances and other features for thousands of preloaded courses so you can play your best golf.

TruSwing

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For golfers who want to improve their shot-making consistency, the easy-to-use TruSwing sensor provides the accurate metrics needed to identify and correct any faulty swing mechanics. Pair TruSwing with your compatible Approach series golf device and Garmin Connect.

Approach S4 GPS golf watch is lightweight, comfortable and precise. With more than 40,000 worldwide courses, the stylish S4 has a dedicated Green View button for quick access to the green with manual pin positioning. And better battery performance allows for round after round of precision golf.

The wrist-worn golf GPS device that’s stylish and comfortable enough to wear as your everyday timepiece. Includes more than 40,000 courses, plus daily activity tracking1 and smart notifications2. AutoShot round analyzer automatically tracks shots along the fairway3 and measures distances for post-round analysis on Garmin Connect©, and CourseView Auto Updater remembers the courses you’ve played and automatically updates them. 1Activity tracking accuracy 2When paired with a compatible phone 3Lie and ball contact may affect shot tracking. Putts are not tracked. Some shots, particularly chip shots around the green may not be tracked.

The feature-packed hi-res color touchscreen GPS golf watch with innovative swing features, such as SwingTempo, TempoTraining and SwingStrength. Full color maps with more than 40,000 preloaded worldwide courses with Green View for manual pin positioning, Touch Targeting, and PinPointer blind shot assistance provide better situational awareness during the game.rnational courses with Green View for manual pin positioning, Touch Targeting, and PinPointer blind shot assistance provide better situational awareness during the game.

Swing Tempo

The ratio of the backswing to downswing time; based on studies of professional golfers, a 3 to 1 ratio, or 3.0, is the idea swing tempo.

Club Speed

The speed of the club head when it strikes the ball.

Club Path

A measurement of your club’s horizontal motion in relationship to the target line when viewed from overhead as it strikes the ball.

Face to Target

The angle you open or close the clubface, compared to the target line at the point of impact.

Shaft Lean

The angle between the shaft and the ground as measured from the center of the shaft.

Dynamic Loft

The loft angle of the selected club plus or minus the club offset created by the shaft lean and clubface angle at the point of impact.

Shaft Angle

The forward or backward angle you are holding the club when hitting the ball, measured from a 90-degree vertical angle.

Course Maps

View more than 40,000 courses worldwide. Preview doglegs, traps and water hazards, green shapes, and pin positioning from wherever you are on the course or clubhouse.

Manual Pin Positioning

Use the touchscreen to manually move the pin to the day’s location to get the most accurate distances. Especially helpful on par 3s where you’ll be able to dial in the distance you need to fire away with confidence.

Green View

Shows you the true shape and layout of the green so you know where to aim. For even more precise targeting, you can touch and drag the pin to the day's placement.

Smart Notifications

Receive emails, texts and alerts from your compatible smart phone right on your device, even if you’re in the middle of the fairway.

AutoShot Detection

Measures shot distances and auto-records detected shots for post-round analysis on your Garmin Connect© account.

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CourseView Auto Updater

Automatically updates frequently played courses for free when connected to a wireless network.

Green View

Shows you the true shape and layout of the green so you know where to aim. For even more precise targeting, you can manually move the pin to the day’s placement.

Activity Tracker1

Uses built-in sensors to track your movement and encourage an active and healthy lifestyle. Tracks steps, sleep, distance and calorie data.

Smart Notifications

Receive emails, texts and alerts from your compatible smart phone right on your device, even if you’re in the middle of the fairway. Connect to the golf community within Garmin Connect and update courses automatically.

PinPointer

Helps you manage blind shots by telling you the direction to the green even if it’s behind a hill, through some trees or you otherwise can’t see it.

Swing Tempo

Measures your backswing and downswing times and expresses this in a ratio. According to studies of successful golf swings this ratio should be 3:1 – your personal swing tempo shows you where you stand compared to the "optimal ratio."

Swing Strength

Compare how hard you swing to your normal full swing. This can be used on the driving range to practice consistency or on the course if you’re preparing to take a little off your shot.

Tempo Training

TempoTraining uses the 3:1 ratio and gives you audible tones to synchronize your swing mechanics and fine-tune swing tempo.

Full Color Course Maps

View hole-by-hole details for more than 40,000 courses worldwide. Preview doglegs, traps and water hazards, green shapes, and pin positioning from wherever you are on the course or clubhouse.

Clip Anywhere Design

The 1-ounce, 1.6-inch square Approach G10 is designed to clip to your belt or bag, or anywhere you want convenient no-fuss, information and precision.

Digital Scorecard

Record and keep your score with the intuitive par/up/down menu. You can even save, review, share and print your scorecards from your computer using Garmin Connect.

Green View

Shows you the true shape and layout of the green so you know where to aim. For even more precise targeting, you can touch and drag the pin to the day's placement.

Course Odometer

When you start a round the timer starts and it gives you your steps and distance for that round. When you end the round the timer stops and this information is shown on the round summary screen.

Customized Distances

Select, label and save the distance to a particular point on the course. Mark your current GPS position, or use the touch targeting feature to select the point you'd like to save.

Digital Scorecard

Record and keep your score with the intuitive par/up/down menu. Keep track of strokes for up to 4 players. Manage or review totals or an individual’s score throughout the round, or access a printable version on your computer after the match. Scoring options for Stroke Play, Stableford, Skins and Match Play with adjustable handicaps.

Shot Measure

You can continuously update and average how far you hit each club so you know what your strengths and weaknesses are. You can even customize the names of your clubs.

Green View

Shows you the true shape and layout of the green so you know where to aim. For even more precise targeting, you can touch and drag the pin to the day's placement.

Green View

Shows you the true shape and layout of the green so you know where to aim. For even more precise targeting, you can touch and drag the pin to the day's placement.

Digital Scorecard

Record and keep your score with the intuitive par/up/down menu. Keep track of strokes for up to 4 players. Manage or review totals or an individual’s score throughout the round, or access a printable version on your computer after the match. Scoring options for Stroke Play, Stableford, Skins and Match Play with adjustable handicaps.

PlaysLike Distance

Adjusts your flat yardage based on whether your target is uphill or downhill. It does all the calculating of where in the arc of the shot (short or long) your ball will hit, relative to flat yardage.

Smart Notifications

Receive emails, texts and alerts from your compatible smart phone right on your device, even if you’re in the middle of the fairway. And wi-fi®1 lets you connect to the golf community within Garmin Connect and update courses automatically.
1Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance.

TruSwing Compatible

When paired, Garmin TruSwing golf swing sensor provides metrics to improve your swing consistency, including swing tempo, speed, club-path measurements, critical club angles, and more.

PlaysLIke Distance

Adjusts your flat yardage based on whether your target is uphill or downhill. It does all the calculating of where in the arc of the shot (short or long) your ball will hit, relative to flat yardage.

Precise Yardage

Colorful layup arcs at 100, 150, 200 and even 250 yards let you know how far you need to hit when laying up. Touch Targeting lets you touch any point on the sunlight-readable display, to get precise yardage to that exact spot — fairway, hazard, landing area, or the front, middle and back of the green.

Smart Notifications

Receive emails, texts and alerts from your compatible smart phone right on your device, even if you’re in the middle of the fairway. And wi-fi®1 lets you connect to the golf community within Garmin Connect and update courses automatically.
1Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance.

PinPointer

Helps you manage blind shots by telling you the direction to the green even if it’s behind a hill, through some trees or you otherwise can’t see it.

Green View

Shows you the true shape and layout of the green so you know where to aim. For even more precise targeting, you can touch and drag the pin to the day's placement.

Advanced Swing Training

Garmin offers several devices with advanced swing metrics features built in so you can practice with purpose and understand what your swing is doing and how that impacts ball flight.

Improve consistency with TruSwing

TruSwing provides at-a-glance data, including swing tempo, speed, club-path measurements, critical club angles, and more, to improve swing consistency and form. This small, light, easy-to-use sensor mounts just below your club’s grip and measures the most useful swing metrics.

Detailed readouts on your wrist with Approach S6

Pair TruSwing with your Approach S6 to get additional wrist animations including wrist path data, which gives you a better picture of club lag (club head trailing behind hands throughout the downswing). Supplement your S6 built-in metrics swing tempo, SwingStrength and tempo training for a complete picture of your swing.

Pair with Approach X40, S4, S5, S6, S20, G7 and G8 to see your swing data on the course, or pair with smartphones and tablets via our mobile app for 3D animations and side-by-side swing comparisons.

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Store all your stats in one place.

View the details for each round or analyze your cumulative stats over time or by club, and view your swing data. It's never been easier to track your progress and share it with friends. You can even save swing sessions for later review.

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See what your swing looks like in 3D

Sync TruSwing and/or S6 to Garmin Connect Mobile for real time analysis wherever you are. Analyze swing data, learn from 3D animation, and view comparisons of individual swings side-by-side (or overlayed) for metrics like swing tempo, club path, critical club angles, and more.

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Approach S2 Approach S20 Approach S4 Approach S6
Preloaded Courses Worldwide Worldwide Worldwide Worldwide
Free Course Updates
CourseView Auto Updater
High-resolution Display
Touchscreen
Color Screen
Sunlight-readable
High-sensitivity GPS
AutoShot
Activity Tracking1
TruSwing Compatible
SwingStrength
SwingTempo
TempoTraining
PinPointer
Handicap Scoring
Smartphone Notifications2
Stat Tracking
Full Color Course Maps
Touch Targeting
Green View Manual Pin Positioning
Yardage to Green Front/Back/Middle Front/Back/Middle Front/Back/Middle Front/Back/Middle
Measures Shot Distances
Layups/Doglegs Distances
Hazards/Course Targets
Digital Scorecard
Round Timer
Save Custom Locations
Odometer & Alarm Clock
Garmin Connect Compatibility Computer Mobile/Computer Mobile/Computer Mobile/Computer
Water Rating 1ATM(10m)3 5ATM(50m)3 1ATM(10m)3 5ATM(50m)3
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Rechargeable Li-ion Rechargeable Li-ion Rechargeable Li-ion
Battery Life 8hrs(GPS)/3wks(watch) 15hrs(GPS)/8wks(watch) 10hrs(GPS)/6wks(watch) 10hrs(GPS)/20wks(watch)
Approach S2 Approach S20 Approach S4 Approach S6
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TruSwing Spec

TruSwing
Physical dimensions: sensor only 2.39" x 0.63" x. 0.80" (6.07 x 1.59 x 2.03 cm)
Weight 28g
Battery Rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life Up to 12 hours
Method of Operation Button
LED
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Water rating IPX7 (Incidental exposure to water of up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes)
Bluetooth®
Compatible Device
Garmin Connect™
TruSwing
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