Get back to the basics and keep it simple with the latest Approach S12 golf watch for new golfers
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 6 May 2021 — Garmin Malaysia today announced a new addition to its prominent Approach series of GPS golf products – the Approach S12 smartwatch, equipped with exceeding 42,000 preloaded courses for budding golf enthusiasts. Across the board, the latest Approach S12 offers exemplary battery life and supports connectivity with Garmin’s club tracking sensor and the Garmin golf app1 which makes it easier than ever to upload scorecards, review performance stats and much more.
Design & New Features
Easy-to-use and practical for beginners and seasoned players alike, the Approach S12 includes interchangeable quick release bands and introduces a unique round watch design with a 1.3-inch sunlight-readable high-resolution display.
Featuring a new Big Numbers display mode, the Approach S12 makes it easier to read yardage numbers during play. When paired with the Garmin Golf app on a compatible smartphone, the Approach S12 wirelessly updates a player’s most frequently played golf courses for up-to-date course information. Golfers can confidently play round after round thanks to the Approach S12’s internal, rechargeable battery that lasts up to 30 hours in GPS mode.
“With the new Approach S12, Garmin has brought the best of our technology to the forefront,” said Mr. Scoppen Lin, Director of Garmin Asia. He added, “the smartwatch is designed to assist new golfers to efficiently improve their game while staying connected within the golfing community”.
The Approach S12 allows users to:
- Link with the Garmin Golf™ app to participate in weekly leaderboards, tournaments, review live scoring, strokes gained analysis, automatic scorecard uploads and much more.
- Pair with the optional Approach CT10 club sensors for automatic club tracking to see how far players hit each club.
- Gain precise yardages to the front, middle, and back of the green, hazards, doglegs, layups and more, thanks to a built-in high sensitivity GPS that zeroes in on a player’s location.
- Use the Green View feature to see each green’s true shape and to move the pin for better yardage accuracy, regardless of where a golfer is on the course.
Price & Availability
Available now, the Approach S12 GPS golf watch comes in Black, Granite Blue and White at a retail pricing of RM 930.00.
To learn more about these products and Garmin’s full line of golf electronics, please visit garmin.com.my/minisite/approach/.
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1Requires app on your compatible smartphone.
2Lie and ball contact may affect shot tracking. Putts are not tracked. Some shots, particularly chip shots around the green, may not be tracked.
3When paired with a compatible smartphone; see Garmin.com/ble.
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