Precise distances for more than 30,000 international courses with free lifetime updates!
The sleek, lightweight and durable Garmin Approach G8 Touchscreen GPS, with a 3 multi-touch color display, is Garmin’s most feature-packed handheld. G8 starts with precise distances for more than 30,000 international courses, with free Wi-Fi® course updates for life, then adds: PlaysLike Distances, Smart Notification messaging, PinPointer blind shot assistance, a rechargeable 15 hour battery, and the online share-and-compare golf community within Garmin Connect.
Garmin Approach G8 Touchscreen GPS features:
- PinPointer tells you the direction to the pin, even if youre so deep in the rough you cant see the flag.
- Automatic Course Update updates courses with a Wi-Fi connection for no additional charge
- PlaysLike Distance gives you distances to the target, adjusted for uphill or downhill shots.
- Precise distance to the front, back and middle of the green, plus layups and doglegs.
- With Smart Notification receive emails, texts and alerts right on your handheld.
- Keep track of strokes for up to 4 players.
- Manage or review totals or an individuals score throughout the round, or access a printable version on your computer.
- Scoring options include Stroke Play, Stableford, Skins and Match Play with adjustable handicaps.
- Large, bright, high-contrast graphics and numbering improve G8s readability.
- Layup arcs drawn on the map offer at-a-glance references to 100, 150, 200 and 250 yards for layup decisions.
- Enhanced stat tracking feature keeps track of fairways hit, greens in regulation and putts per round.
- Not only can you check your stats during the round, but you also can download and print them from your computer.
- Approach G8 remembers how far you hit each club then gives recommendations on which to use based on distance.
- Customize the names of your clubs, from your Driveopotamus driver to your Billy, Billy, Billy putter.
- 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 youd like to save.
- Garmin Connect includes an online golf community that lets you play, then share and compare.
- Download your round and contrast it to your last round, track improvements to your handicap for every course you play.
- Assemble your ideal round, combining your best score for each hole to get your ideal 18 for that course.
- Internal rechargeable lithium polymer battery with up to 15 hours battery life.
- 3 color multi-touch display; slim and sleek design, tough and durable.
- Over 30,000 preloaded course maps.
- Unit dimensions: 2.1″ x 4.4″ x 0.6″.
- Weight: 3.97 oz.