Site Information

 Loading... Please wait...

Garmin Approach S6 Light GPS Watch

SKU: YES0080

    Garmin Approach S6 Light GPS Watch

    SKU: YES0080
    Was $399.99 $249.99 $249.99
    (You save $150.00)
        Shipping: Select options to see shipping times.

        Product Description

        Garmin Approach S6 Light GPS

        First-of-its Kind GPS Technology in Our Slimmest, Lightest Golf Watch

        The Approach S6 is a slim, lightweight, feature-packed hi-resolution color touchscreen GPS golf watch with first-of-its-kind swing metrics.

        • Features swing metrics: SwingTempo, TempoTraining and SwingStrength™
        • Dedicated CourseView button with Green View for manual pin positioning
        • PinPointer blind shot assistance tells you where the pin is, even if you can’t see it
        • Touchscreen, high-resolution, glove-friendly
        • Precise distances for more than 39,000 international courses; no subscriptions or fees


        Swing Metrics

        Use S6 to train your swing with swing metrics, featuring SwingTempo and TempoTraining. SwingTempo measures the relationship between upswing and downswing and expresses it as a ratio. In studies of successful golf swings, an ideal ratio of 3:1 has emerged, even with individual variations of speed. TempoTraining uses the 3:1 ratio and gives you audible tones to synchronize your swing mechanics and fine-tune swing tempo. Which makes S6 as valuable on the driving range as it is on the course.

        CourseView Full Color Maps

        S6 features full-color course views for more than 39,000 international courses and a dedicated CourseView button to get you to the second shot view quickly. Preview doglegs, traps and water hazards and pin positioning from wherever you are on the course, or clubhouse.


        The PinPointer blind shot assistance feature — previously only available in our top-of-the-line handhelds — gives you a directional arrow to the green. Now you can know where to line up your shot, even if you are in the woods or deep in a trap.

        Touch and Move the Pin

        Green View shows you the true shape and layout of the green even if you are behind it. Use the color touchscreen to manually drag-and-drop the pin to the day’s location. As you move the pin, your distance-to-the-pin numbers will change respectively. This is especially helpful on par 3’s where you’ll be able to dial in the distance you need to fire away with confidence.

        Instant, Simple and Precise

        Rugged and water rated to 5 ATM (50 meters), it displays yardages to the front, back and middle of greens on a high-resolution, glove-friendly color touchscreen. And, it lets you manually position pins, get distances to doglegs and layups, customize yardage points (mark traps and hazards) and print digital scorecards for Stroke play and Stableford.

        Smartphone Notifications

        Never miss another text, email or alert just because your smartphone is deep in your bag. S6 acts as a wireless extension of your Android™ smartphone, iPad® or iPhone® 4s or later, displaying whatever your device does, right on your watch. Now you can read that email or text you’ve been waiting for, via Bluetooth®, even in the middle of the fairway.

        Longer Life Battery

        S6 features more battery life for longer play or more rounds. Easily get in a weekend of GPS golf with up to 10 hours in full GPS and up to 20 weeks, depending on mode, before the lithium-ion battery needs to be recharged.

        Preloaded Courses and Free Updates

        The S6 may be our lightest, thinnest golf watch, but we've preloaded it with more than 39,000 international courses — without extra fees or paid subscriptions. In addition, you'll be able to download free course updates whenever they become available.

        Customize Distances

        S6 gives you distances to the front, back and center of the green, as well as distances to doglegs. It also allows you to input and save customizable yardage points — such as water hazards or bunkers — from anywhere on the course.

        Keep Handicaps, Scores and Measure Shots

        S6 has handicap scoring options for individual holes, player’s local handicap or index/slope method. Scoring options include Stroke play and Stableford, and you can save, review, share and print scorecards from your computer. Plus, when you hit a big one you can see how far it went with the Measure Shot feature.

        Garmin Connect™ Golf

        Garmin Connect is the online golf community that lets you play, then share and compare. Download your round and contrast it to your last round, track improvements to your handicap for every course you play. Garmin Connect Golf can even assemble your ideal round combining your best score for each hole to get your ideal 18 for that course.

        An Everyday Watch With Style

        By the way, the S6 even tells you the time. S6 features an odometer to see how far you walk. A round timer also is included to keep track of how long it takes you to play 18 holes.



        The Approach S6 measures your backswing and downswing times and expresses this in a ratio. According to studies of successful golf swings this ratio should be 3:1 – your personal swing tempo shows you where you stand compared to the “optimal ratio.”


        TempoTraining conveys the ideal 3:1 upswing to downswing times with audible tones to which you can synchronize your swing. Re-synch your tempo on the driving range and even on the tee box.


        SwingStrength allows you to compare how hard you swing with your normal full swing. This can be used on the driving range to practice consistency or on the course if you’re preparing to take a little off your shot.


        Get full-color hole-by-hole details for more than 39,000 international courses, even before you play them. Preview doglegs, hazards and green shapes from wherever you are on the course, or even from home.

        Precise Yardages

        One glance at your wrist from any point on the course is all it takes to get yardages to the front, back and middle of greens with clear, easy-to-read numbering.

        Layup Distances

        Course management is key – especially if you haven’t played a course before. Layup distance shows you yardages to doglegs and other hazards on the course.

        Smartphone Notifications

        Receive emails, texts, alerts and more right on your watch. S6 displays whatever your iPad® or iPhone® (4s or later) can display wirelessly via Bluetooth®.

        Stat Tracking

        Input strokes, putts per round, GIR and fairways hit while it’s still fresh on your mind. Then later, when you access your printable scorecard, you can view the information there.


        Approach S6 comes preloaded with more than 39,000 courses from around the world and also includes free course updates.

        Garmin Approach S6 Light GPS Product Specs

        Physical & Performance
        Physical dimensions 1.8" x 1.8" x 0.56" x (4.5 cm x 4.5 x 1.42 cm)
        Display size, WxH 1.0" (2.54 cm) diameter
        Display resolution, WxH 180 x 180 pixels
        Display type High-res color touchscreen
        Touchscreen Yes
        Color display Yes
        Weight 1.6 oz (46.6 g)
        Battery Rechargeable lithium-ion
        Battery life 20 weeks (watch mode); 10 hours (GPS mode)
        Water rating 5 ATM (50 meters)
        GPS-enabled Yes
        High-sensitivity receiver Yes
        Interface USB
        Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone)
        Maps & Memory
        Course maps 38,000 (preloaded)
        Golfing Features
        Touch-targeting (touch target on display to see the distance to any point)
        Manual pin positioning (tap and drag flag on green for precise yardage)
        Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course)
        Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)
        Yardage to layups/doglegs
        SwingTempo (measures backswing and downswing times as a ratio)
        TempoTraining (audible tones convey ideal 3:1 backswing to downswing ratio)
        SwingStrength™ (measures how hard you swing)
        Tracks stats (putts per round, greens & fairways hit, average distance)
        Digital scorecard
        Computer scorecard review (save and review scores on computer)
        Save locations (mark course points of interest for future reference)
        Additional Dedicated GreenView button: Yes


        Unit Dimensions Display Resolution Battery Life Waterproof Interface Preloading Course Maps Course Capacity Touchscreen Saves Location Tournament Legal Weight MSRP
        1.8" x 1.8" x 0.56" 180 x 180 pixels 10 Hours Yes USB 38,000+ Unlimited Yes Yes No 1.6 oz $399.99
        Free Shipping*
        FREE SHIPPING on orders above $50. $5 FLAT RATE on orders below $50.
        Not applicable to International and special location orders.
        90 Day Return
        90 Day Return Policy
        If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you can return the item in its original condition within 30 days of the order date for a full refund. If return is after 30 days and within 90 days, we will issue store credit. This policy excludes shipping costs and international orders.
        Live Expert
        Live Expert Help
        Need assistance? Click the green button on the bottom LEFT of your screen to chat with us.
        Safe & Secure
        Safe & Secure Checkout
        Our website is equipped with SSL Technology and authenticated using Norton Secured powered by Symantec to keep your information secure during checkout.
        Authorized Dealer
        We provide only 100% authentic merchandise directly from the manufacturer.
        No sales tax
        except CA
        No Sales Tax
        We only charge Sales Tax to orders that are shipped within California.


          Garmin Approach G8 GPS $399.99 $349.99

        Other Details

        Copyright 2004-2018 Golfio, Inc. All rights reserved.Sitemap