The Garmin Approach S3 GPS Golf Watch Review

The Garmin Approach S3 GPS Golf Watch Review

The Garmin Approach S3 GPS Golf Watch ? Black is lightweight and flexible sports watch that ensures you have distance information readily available on your watch as you move on the golf course.

The easy to use interface along with the sleek good looks and additional functionality makes this high-sensitivity GPS receiver even more desirable for any golf enthusiast.

The Garmin Approach S3 GPS Watch comes with a USB-to-charging cable, power adapter (for wall outlet charging) and an owner?s manual.

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Features

1. Shot tracking

Garmin_Approach_S3The Gaming Approach S3 GPS Golf Watch can measure the distance of your shots. However, cannot save these measurements. On the other hand, the built-in odometer tracks distance travelled during rounds and the time elapsed.

2. Score and statistics

Basic scoring for both stable ford scoring and stroke play is available on The Gaming Approach S3 GPS Watch. Once you press the ?score? button, the overall score relative to par will be displayed. The score on each hole defaults to the corresponding par for the hole. You can also see the list of scores for all the holes by holding down the ?score? button.

3. Style

The Garmin Approach S3 GPS Golf Watch ? Black has a rubber exterior and a smooth black plastic. It weighs 2.1 ounces and is thicker than an average watch, though it is not bothersome during play. The wrist wrap can be adjusted to fit various sized and it has a very sleek sports look.

4. Battery life

The battery life with the GPS functionality in us is approximately 7.5 hours. However, the charge can last up to 4 weeks when it is used exclusively as a watch and a warning will appear when 7% of the charge is remaining.

5. Auto-advance

The Gaming Approach S3 GPS Watch automatically advances when the user moves to the next hole and this feature cannot be disabled. However, you can easily advance to the next hole or return to a prior hole by simply tapping the bottom or top of the screen or swiping up or down.

6. Preferences

Various preferences can be adjusted on The Gaming Approach S3 GPSWatch, including the language, measurement unit (meters or yards), tones, screen background (black or white), time and time format. These preferences can only be changed after exiting your round.

7. No subscription

Users do not incur any subscription fees, additional set up charges or downloads. The Gaming Approach S3 GPS Watch comes with free lifetime course changes and updates.

Most outstanding feature

The screen and views

The 1 inch diameter screen is quite easy to view and the backlight remains on for approximately 8 seconds after activation. Users also have an option of choosing between black and white backgrounds for the screen. The highly sensitive touch screen and users mostly interact with the watch by tapping or scrolling to unlock or swiping to unlock the screen or change holes.

Conclusion

Gaming Approach S3 GPS Watch has three fixed buttons: Measuring, Scoring and the power/backlight button. All other actions are usually accessed through the touch screen. Besides the free access to course database, Garmin Approach S3 GPS Watch offers excellent course coverage and easy access to distances.

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