For the past year or so, one of the most common questions I’ve received from readers is, “when is Garmin releasing an update to the Approach S60 watch?” Golfers could sense it was at the end of its product cycle and didn’t want to make a purchase without seeing what a newer, shinier model would offer. Fortunately, the wait is over. The Garmin Approach S62 GPS Watch
is now available for purchase, and I got a chance to try it out this spring on the golf course.
The S60 watch held its position as the best GPS watch in the market for several years. It’s hard to imagine what improvements it needed, but Garmin managed to come up with some enhancements and new features not seen before. In this review, I’ll try to help solve the problem of deciding between the two watches (the S60 is still on the market
), and whether or not you need all the bells and whistles.
The Garmin S60 did not have much to complain about – you can read my review here. Having detailed maps of each hole, the ability to track swing tempo, yardage adjustments for elevation changes, and plenty of other attributes made it the best golf GPS watch for the past several years.
But as technology improves, new releases try to go above and beyond the originals.
I’ll summarize the key features that I noticed in the Approach S62:
The resolution is sharper and the screen is even easier to read in direct sunlight (the watch face is also 17% larger).It’s much faster – most notably when I’m using the on-screen map to select
Title: Garmin Approach S62 Review: The Best GPS Watch Gets Better
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Published Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 11:18:32 +0000