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Garmin Approach S6 might cut strokes off your golf game

0. phoneArena posted on 19 Jun 2014, 15:06

Do you play golf? Want to improve your game? By slipping the Garmin Approach S6 on your wrist, you will have the equivalent of a golf coach on your wrist. Previous versions of the wearable helped you find your way around a golf course and also acted as a virtual personal assistant. With the use of motion sensors and the accelerometer on the device, the Approach S6 can analyze your game, measuring the speed and power of your swing...

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posted on 19 Jun 2014, 15:38 1

1. Vexify (banned) (Posts: 570; Member since: 16 Jun 2014)

This is nice, but as an alternative to save money, you can download an app (free) just like this and strap the phone to your arm (they sell these straps at GolfSmith and Sports Authority).

posted on 19 Jun 2014, 18:20

2. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

So the world suffered pollution and destruction in the form the industrial revolution... just to set the stage for "the age of the gadget"? Seems so shallow and pathetic.

posted on 20 Jun 2014, 18:05

3. Fellwalker (Posts: 400; Member since: 04 Apr 2014)

You cannot use this is golf competitions; it is not compliant with USGA and R&A rules, as it can show the direction of the pin so it must have a compass.
This page lists their only compliant devices
sorry cannot post link. Go to garmin site, support then search all for USGA.

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