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Garmin Approach® G80 Handheld Golf GPS and Launch Monitor

by Garmin

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Approach G80 is the first all-in-one premium GPS golf handheld with integrated launch monitor, meaning you can easily track club head speed, ball speed, smash factor, swing tempo and estimated distance.

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Large 3.5” sunlight-readable touchscreen combines with a slim design and easy button access to get to radar.

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The quick-access radar button makes it easy to learn more about your shot, including estimated carry, club head and ball speed, smash factor and tempo.

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Warm up before hitting the links. This mode provides simple feedback, evaluates swing and helps you develop accuracy and consistency.

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Compete against a friend on the driving range, play in a tournament against others, or try to beat your personal best.

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This feature helps evaluate which backswing and downswing timings are best for you and provides instant feedback.

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Your handheld comes preloaded with more than 41,000 full-color CourseView maps of golf courses from around the world. Download updates for the course you play most often.

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Touch any point on the display, and it shows precise distance to that spot — fairway, hazard, landing area or front, middle and back of the green.

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The Green View feature gives you each green’s true shape from wherever you are on the course, and it allows you to drag-and-drop the pin for greater accuracy.

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The PlaysLike Distance feature adjusts yardages to account for uphill and downhill shots.

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On blind shots, the PinPointer feature will tell you the direction of the pin so you can make the most of each swing.

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Plan your best approach shot, and sink your putt with Green Contour Data. With your active Garmin Golf™ app membership, you can see the slope direction of the green on select courses directly on your device.

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Pair with the Garmin Golf app to compete, compare and connect with fellow golfers worldwide.

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Use your Approach G80 handheld as a digital scorecard to track Stroke Play, Stableford, Skins and Match Play with adjustable handicaps.

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This feature increases the type size, making it easier to read yardage numbers to the front, back and middle of the green.

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The Approach G80 handheld’s rechargeable battery lasts up to 15 hours in GPS mode.

Physical & Performance

Display Size 1.8" x 3.0" (45.7 x 76.1 mm); 3.5" diag (88.9 mm)
Battery type internal rechargeable lithium polymer
Display resolution 282 x 470 pixels
Waterproof IPX7
Dimension 2.3" x 4.5" x 0.6" (58.7 x 114.2 x 16.1 mm)
Interface USB

4.2 oz (119 g)

Display Type transflective color TFT touchscreen
Battery life

up to 15 hours (GPS mode)

High-sensitivity receiver Yes


Pairs with Garmin Golf app Yes
Smartphone compatibility yes
Wind speed and direction (requires connection to Garmin Golf app) No
Ball speed accuracy +/- 2 mph
Auto CourseView updates Yes
Laser range to flag No
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) Yes
Swing Tempo Yes
Warm-up mode Yes
Touchscreen Yes
Target practice Yes
Tempo Training Yes
Carry Distance accuracy +/- 5 yards
Tournament mode indicator light No
Smart Notifications Yes
Club Head speed accuracy +/- 5 mph
Tournament legal yes (with setting)
Virtual caddie No
Manual Pin Position Yes
PlaysLike distance Yes
Laser accuracy No
PinPointer Yes
Virtual round Yes
Touch-targeting (touch target on display to see the distance to any point) Yes
Hazards and course targets Yes
TruSwing™ compatible Yes
Laser Range Arc No
Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green) Yes
Yardage to layups/doglegs Yes
Image stabilization No
Practice and game modes (includes warm-up, virtual round, target practice, tempo training) Yes
Full vector map Yes
Magnification No
Handicap scoring Yes
Smash factor Yes
Club Head speed Yes
Green View Yes
Preloaded with 43,000 courses worldwide Yes
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit) Yes
Connectivity Bluetooth® Smart
Round timer/odometer Yes
Digital scorecard yes
Custom targets Yes
Swing Tempo accuracy +/- 0.3
Find My Garmin (helps locate lost device) No
Ball speed Yes
2D course maps overlaid No
Garmin AutoShot™ No
Flag finder No
Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory) No
Estimated distance Yes

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