Garmin Approach G8 Golf GPS
The Garmin Approach G8 Golf GPS is packed with the latest Garmin technology and features. The Approach G8 has a 3" multi-Touch color display and comes preloaded with over 30,000 golf course maps from around the world. The Garmin Approach G8 GPS features PlaysLike Distance which adjusts for uphill and downhill shots. Smart Notifications allows for messages on your mobile device to display on your Approach G8. PinPointer blind shot assistance lets you know the direction to the green, even when you can't actually see it. A 15 hour rechargeable battery lets you play more golf than ever before between charges. Club Advice on the Approach G8 remembers how far you can hit each club. Plus the Garmin Connect Golf Community allows for sharing and comparing with other golfers.
Don't be fooled by its slim profile, the Garmin Approach G8 is packed with features to help you play your best. PlysLike Distance displays distances to the target which are adjusted for uphill or downhill shots.
Garmin Smart Notification displays emails, texts, and alerts right on the Approach G8, no matter where you are on the course. The Approach G8 receives the wireless signal from your iPhone® 4s or later, let’s you know you have a message, and displays the full text on its own screen whenever you’re ready to read it.
Club Advice remembers how far you hit each of your clubs and makes a recommendation based on the current shot distance. PinPointer lets you know the direction to the pin even when you are in the woods or a deep trap and cannot actually see the location of the flag.
The Approach G8 has a Big Number Mode which increases the size of the font for the front, center, and back distances. WiFi allows you to connect to the golf community within Garmin Connect and updates courses automatically.
New Scorecard Options
The Garmin Approach G8 also has a scorecard function which allows you to keep score for your entire foresome. It will keep track of Stroke Play, Stableford, Skins, and Mach Play with adjustable handicaps.
See Targets & Track Stats
The brilliant 3" color touchscreen shows layup arcs at 100, 150, 200, and 250 yards to let you know exactly how far to hit it to layup. Touch Tageting allows you to touch anywhere on the sunlight readable display and it shows the precises distance to that spot. Enhanced stats keeps track of fairways hit, greens in regulation, and putts per round. You can follow your stats during the round, or download them and print them afterward.
Get on The Green
With Green View you can zero in on the pin. Simply tap the flag on the map to zoom into the target, then you can drag the flag to any position on the green.
Garmin Connect Golf Community
Garmin Connect features a golf community that lets you play, then share and compare. Download you latest round and compare it to your last. You can track improvements to yur handicap and stats.