Garmin Approach G8

Garmin Approach G8

Availability: DISCONTINUED
Product Code: 010-01231-01



  • Wide 3 colour capacitive-touchscreen display; slim and sleek design
  • Preloaded with 38,000 courses with automatic (WiFi) course updates via Garmin Connect
  • Smart Notifications, receive email, texts and alerts from compatible smartphones
  • Club Advice gives a club suggestion on based on your clubs shot distances
  • PlaysLike Distance gives golfers distances to the target, adjusted for uphill or downhill shots
  • PinPointer shows you the direction of the green when your view is impaired
  • Colour coded layup arcs so you know at a glance how far you need to hit when laying up
  • Compatible with Garmin Connect; share rounds, scores, handicaps with friends
  • Scorecard options: Stroke play, Stableford, Skins and Match Play with adjustable handicaps
  • Up to 15 hours battery life

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Package Includes

  • Approach G8
  • USB cable
  • AC adapter
  • Belt Clip
  • Quickstart Guide
Technical Details

Physical & Performance

Unit dimensions, WxHxD 2.1" x 4.4" x 0.6" (5.8 x 11.2 x 1.4 cm)
Display size, WxH 1.5" x 2.6" (3.9 x 6.5 cm); 3.0" diag (7.6 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 240 x 400 pixels
Display type Transflective Colour TFT touchscreen
Weight 3.97 oz (112.6 g)
Battery Internal rechargeable lithium polymer
Battery life Up to 15 hours
Waterproof IPX7
GPS-enabled yes
High-sensitivity receiver yes
Interface USB
Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone) yes

Maps & Memory

Course maps 38,000 (preloaded)
Full Color CourseView Maps yes

Golfing Features

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
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) yes
Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green) yes
Yardage to layups/doglegs yes
PlaysLike distance yes
Club suggestion yes
Big numbers mode Yes
PinPointer yes
Tracks stats (putts per round, greens & fairways hit, average distance) yes
Digital scorecard Yes (score up to four players with optional adjustable handicaps; scoring options include Stroke Play, Stableford, Skins and Match Play)
Computer scorecard review (save and review scores on computer) yes (on Device or Computer)
Save locations (mark course points of interest for future reference) yes (Displayed on course map)