Garmin Approach X10 released – simple and intuitive GPS golf band

The Garmin Approach X10 has been announced today, the new simple and intuitive GPS golf band in their golf wearable line-up. The Approach X10 is a comfortable golf band that comes preloaded with data for over 41,000 courses around the world.

The Garmin Approach X10 is designed to be simple and easy to use allowing the golfer to get the information they need. Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales. said, “Even if you’ve never played the course before, the Approach X10 will give you the tools to swing with confidence.”The Approach X10 is a simple and intuitive band perfect for beginners just starting to learn the game, or for avid golfers who want a fundamental golf band used exclusively on the course,”

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Design and features

Garmin has designed the Approach X10 to be comfortable and unobtrusive design with a 1-inch touchscreen display. It is water resistant to 5 ATM,  so it can withstand the occasional rainy round of golf or sweat on a hot day. The rechargeable battery can get up to 12 hours in GPS mode. The Approach X10 will come in Bolt Blue and Matte back in a medium and large size.

Garmin Approach X10 golf

With the Approach X10, players will know the distance to the front, back and middle of the green. The band will display layups, doglegs and hazards like bunkers and water on over It has over 41,000 pre-loaded courses worldwide and include free lifetime course updates.

This device will automatically transition holes as users move from one to another. Additionally, it will keep track of stats such as greens in regulation, putts and fairways, and measure shot distance. T

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Approach X10 is social

Garmin Golf App for Approach X10

Garmin recently launched the Garmin Gold app and the Approach X10 will work with it. The Garmin Golf App lets users compete in weekly leaderboards on any golf course. the golf app allows users to compete against friends in a similar way you can with Strava for running or cycling. Players can use this app to set up their own tournament and invite multiple friends to compete. You can download the Garmin Golf app from the App store for both Andriod and iOS

Garmin Approach X10 price and availability

Approach X10 price

The Approach X10 is expected to be available in January 2018 for a suggested retail price of £159.99 and we will keep you posted when it the Garmin Approach X10 release happens

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