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Garmin expands its Approach series with the new Approach S12 smartwatch for new golfers

Get back to basics and keep it simple with the latest Approach S12 golf watch

Singapore, 23 April 2021 – Garmin Singapore today announced a new additions to its popular Approach series of GPS golf products –the Approach S12 watch, with more than 42,000 preloaded courses so golfers can walk onto any tee box with confidence. Across the board, the new Approach S12 offers exemplary battery life and supports connectivity with Garmin’s very own club tracking sensor and the Garmin golf app1 which makes it easier than ever to upload scorecards, review performance stats and much more.

“Garmin brings technology to the forefront with the new Approach S12 to help new golfers improve their game while staying connected within the golfing community,” said Mr. Scoppen Lin, Director, Garmin Asia.

Approach S12

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The Approach S12 allows golfers to:

Ready to tee off anytime
Easy-to-use and practical for beginners and seasoned players alike, the Approach S12 includes interchangeable quick release bands and introduces a unique round watch design with a 1.3-inch sunlight-readable high-resolution display. Thanks to the new Big Numbers display mode, Approach S12 makes it easier than ever to read yardage numbers during play. When paired with the Garmin Golf app on a compatible smartphone, the Approach S12 wirelessly updates a player’s most frequently played golf courses for up-to-date course information. Golfers can confidently play round after round thanks to the Approach S12’s internal, rechargeable battery that lasts up to 30 hours in GPS mode.   

Pricing and Availability
Available now, the Approach S12 GPS golf watch has a suggested retail price of SGD 299 and will be available on Lazada, Shopee,, Garmin Online Shop and selected authorized retailers. To learn more about these products and Garmin’s full line of golf electronics, visit

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1 Requires app on your compatible smartphone. 
2 Lie and ball contact may affect shot tracking. Putts are not tracked. Some shots, particularly chip shots around the green, may not be tracked.
3 When paired with a compatible smartphone; see
4 See; sleep tracking available when paired with your compatible smartphone; see

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