Garmin Approach G5 Golf GPS


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Garmin Approach G5 Golf GPS

Give your game a boost of confidence with Garmin Approach G5 Golf GPS. The Approach G5 is a rugged, waterproof, touchscreen golf GPS packed with thousands of preloaded golf course maps. The Garmin Approach G5 uses a high-sensitivity GPS receiver to measure individual shot distances and show the exact yardage to fairways, hazards and greens.
The Garmin Approach G5 displays and updates your exact position on stunningly detailed, preloaded course maps throughout the United States.

The Garmin Approach G5 Golf GPS has a highly sensitive GPS receiver that pinpoints your position and removes guesswork from your game. And as you move, Approach automatically updates your position, so you'll always know your yardage. There's no subscriptions or setup fees, and the Approach G5 Golf GPS System is compliant with USGA rules.

Garmin Approach G5 Golf GPS Features
Touchscreen: yes
Touch-targeting (touch target on display to see the distance to any point): yes
Manual pin positioning (tap and drag flag on green for precise yardage): yes
Course preview (see detailed, hole-by-hole preview): yes
Digital scorecard (keep score for up to four players): yes
Computer scorecard review (save and review scores on computer): yes
USGA and R&A compliant (legal under the Rules of Golf): yes

 Physical & Performance: Garmin Approach G5 GPS
Unit dimensions, WxHxD: 2.3" x 4.5" x 1.4" (5.8 x 11.4 x 3.5cm)
Display size, WxH: 1.53"W x 2.55"H (3.8 x 6.3 cm); 3" diag (7.6 cm)
Display resolution, WxH: 240 x 400 pixels
Display type: Transflective color TFT touchscreen
Weight: 6.8 oz (192.7 g) with batteries
Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included); NiMH or Lithium recommended
Battery life: up to 15 hours
Waterproof: yes (IPX7)
High-sensitivity receiver: yes
Interface: USB

 Maps & Memory:
Preloaded course maps: yes (U.S. only)
Course capacity: unlimited


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Garmin Approach G5 Golf GPS Reviews
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Great Piece of Technology
By [RV]erified User #159578 BeagleDawg from North Carolina on 04/29/2013
Pros: Very accurate
Cons: Some time a little sluggish
Recommended: Yes
This is a great GPS. I find it very easy to use and the distance is quick. When you walk up to your ball look down and you have the distance. No standing an trying to focus a hand held range finder. Some complain that it is hard to see the screen in sunlight, but I have never had a problem and have used the G5 for over a year. I would recommend to anyone interested in a GPS. What is really helpful when playing a course you are not familar with you get distances to water hazards and other unseen hazards. This has helped me with club selection on numerous occassions.
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By Ted W from Fort Wayne, IN on 06/05/2011
Pros: Nice Features, tough unit
Cons: Slow to settle to a distance
Recommended: Yes
I bought this to replace my failed Callaway UPro. The touch screen is nice and works well. The unit is very sturdy and can be dropped. It has all my local courses in Indiana. However, sometimes the unit is slow to settle to a distance. The yardage keeps "hunting" and changing. Eventually it gets there, but sometimes it is too slow. I still recommend the unit.
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Garmin Approach G5 Golf GPS
By Tim Campbell from Kingsburg, CA US on 06/22/2010
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I have owned pretty much every golf gps unit on the market and the Garmin Approach G5 is hands down the best unit out there. I love how durable it is. If you drop it on the fairway, you don't have to worry about it breaking due the craftsmanship put into it. I highly recommend the Garmin.
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Garmin Approach G5 Golf GPS
By Gary Sanders from Mount Airy, MD US on 01/18/2010
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this is my first gps golf unit and i love yhe measure your shot screen. Very well built. Color screen is great.
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Garmin Approach G5 Golf GPS Review
By Tim Moynihan from Lusby, MD US on 10/28/2009
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I bought this GPS because I thought my SonoCaddie GPS was lost. I ended up finding it (after I purchased the G5), and to make a long story short, my boy has the (old)SonoCaddie and I have the G5 :) Right off the bat I knew this was a well built unit, just from the heft/feel of it. The first time I used it was in the first tournament I ever played in that wasn't a captain's choice. Although there isn't any way to "edit" distances, I found the pre-loaded courses to be very accurate. The ability to calculate your second shot on Par 5's is awesome and zooming in on the green and being able to adjust the flag is great as well. Another cool thing is being able to look up courses and preview each hole as well as finding local courses while on travel. I'm not sure how long the batteries last (I'm using rechargeable) because I played about 4 rounds with it and haven't played again, but I still have a charge. It probably would be nice if it had a battery indicator to let you know how close it is to dying, but I just have a spare set of akaline batteries on hand just in case. So to sum it all up, if your looking for a great golf GPS and you need something on your Xmas list (so you don't get another tie) this is the unit for you.
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