Looks great on your wrist and on the course
- Stylish, lightweight GPS golf watch with a sunlight-readable 1.2″ colour touchscreen display and metal bezel, as well as quick release bands for easy change of style or colour
- Preloaded with more than 41,000 courses from around the world
- AutoShot™game tracker1 measures and auto-records shot locations and distances for post-round analysis on the Garmin Golf™ app; pair with optional Approach® CT10 club tracking sensors for more automatic game tracking capabilities, such as automatic club tracking and scoring
- Green View feature allows manual pin positioning; quickly reference distances to the front, middle and back of the green as well as hazards and doglegs
- Tracks everyday activities2such as steps and sleep, and includes built-in multisport profiles
- Battery life: up to 15 hours in GPS mode; up to 10 days in smartwatch mode
The Approach S40 GPS golf smartwatch with colour touchscreen looks great on your wrist and on the course. It shows distances to the front, middle and back of the green as well as hazards, and automatically records the location and distance of each detected shot1. It also lets you manually adjust to today’s pin position for accurate approach shots. For even more precise automatic game tracking and a full overview of your game, pair with optional Approach CT10 club tracking sensors. Use with the Garmin Golf™ app for live scoring, automatic scorecard uploads and the ability to review all your stats in real time during play and after your round on your compatible smartphone. With the additional smartwatch features, you can wear it all day, and it can track your activities2.
Wear it out
Even when you’re not playing golf, this watch is a stylish, lightweight performer. Its 1.2″ colour touchscreen display with attractive metal bezel is as comfortable out on the town as it is on the course. When a subtle change of style is desired, it features quick release bands for an easy wardrobe change.
Keep track and keep score
AutoShot™ game tracking1 automatically records the location and distance of each detected shot1 along the fairway for post-round analysis on the Garmin Golf™ App.
Approach CT10 golf club sensors complement the in-built AutoShot performance capabilities of your Approach S40 watch, giving you a complete overview of your game. They can easily be attached to your clubs and paired with your Approach S40, so you can track each individual shot – putt and chip shots included and view stats for shot distances and accuracy to the fairway or green.
Go for the pin
Green View gives you each green’s true shape from wherever you are on the course, and it allows you to manually drag-and-drop to today’s pin location for a more precise yardage and greater accuracy.
Stay on top of it
Sync Approach S40 to your compatible smartphone to receive smart notifications for incoming calls, texts, emails and other alerts displayed right on your wrist.
Add more fun and competition
Download the Garmin Golf app to compete on leaderboards on any of our 41,000 courses. Compete against your friends with live scoring, automatic uploads and the ability to review all your golf stats in real time during play and after your round. With activity tracking features, including the move bar, vibration alerts, calories and steps, the Approach S40 GPS golf watch encourages you to stay fit, day in and day out. All your activity tracking stats are collected for you to view and analyse on our Garmin Connect™ online community.
Play another round
With up to 15 hours of battery life while golfing — or up to 10 days in smartwatch mode — your Approach S40 can easily keep up. So, why not go for another 18?
1 Lie and ball contact may affect shot tracking. Putts are not tracked. Some shots, particularly chip shots around the green, may not be tracked.
2 Battery life may vary depending on selected performance mode and usage
|LENS MATERIAL||Chemically strengthened glass|
|QUICK RELEASE BANDS||YES|
|PHYSICAL SIZE||43.4 x 43.4 x 11.7 mm
Small/Medium: Fits wrists with a circumference of 106-176 mm
One size fits most: Fits wrists with a circumference of 125-202 mm
|DISPLAY SIZE||1.2″ diameter|
|DISPLAY RESOLUTION||240 x 240 pixels|
|DISPLAY TYPE||Sunlight visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)|
|WATER RATING||5 ATM|
|BATTERY LIFE||Smartwatch mode: Up to 10 days
GPS mode: Up to 15 hours
|GPS TIME SYNC||YES|
|AUTOMATIC DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME||YES|
|HYDRATION||Yes (in Garmin Connect™)|
|WOMEN’S HEALTH||Yes (in Garmin Connect™)|
|Daily smart features|
|FIND MY PHONE||YES|
|SMARTPHONE COMPATIBILITY||iPhone®, Android™|
|COMPATIBLE WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE||YES|
|Activity tracking features|
|MOVE BAR (DISPLAYS ON DEVICE AFTER A PERIOD OF INACTIVITY; WALK FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES TO RESET IT)||YES|
|AUTO GOAL (LEARNS YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL AND ASSIGNS A DAILY STEP GOAL)||YES|
|Training, planning and analysis features|
|GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE||YES|
|TOUCH AND/OR BUTTON LOCK||YES|
|AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES||Running, indoor running|
|GPS-BASED DISTANCE, TIME AND PACE||YES|
|PRELOADED WITH 42,000 COURSES WORLDWIDE||YES|
|YARDAGE TO F/M/B (DISTANCE TO FRONT, MIDDLE AND BACK OF GREEN)||YES|
|YARDAGE TO LAYUPS/DOGLEGS||YES|
|MEASURES SHOT DISTANCE (CALCULATES EXACT YARDAGE FOR SHOTS FROM ANYWHERE ON COURSE)||Automatic|
|STAT TRACKING (STROKES, PUTTS PER ROUND, GREENS AND FAIRWAYS HIT)||YES|
|AUTO COURSEVIEW UPDATES||YES|
|GREEN VIEW WITH MANUAL PIN POSITION||YES|
|HAZARDS AND COURSE TARGETS||YES|
|AUTOMATIC CLUB TRACKING COMPATIBLE (REQUIRES ACCESSORY)||YES|