5 Stars based on 21 reviews
Buffalo, New York
May 18, 2020
This was the first GPS watch ever purchased and I couldn't be happier with the product!!! Loaded satellites and golf courses very quickly and using the watch seemed quite easy to use.
Looks like new
May 14, 2020
Watch is like brand new condition, no problem with setup or charging the device, can’t wait to put it in play, measurements seem pretty spot on when comparing with bushnell range finder
ProsEasy to use Comfortable fit Also good for the fitness mindset
May 9, 2020
Just used the watch yesterday, very accurate and easy to use. My friends had range finders and our yardages were exact. Much easier looking at a watch than using a hand held device
Perfect for what i was looking for
May 8, 2020
Gives accurate distances, tracks club distance performance and round score. Well worth the price
By William B.
Love my new Garmin S20 Watch
April 27, 2020
I bought a refurbished Garmin Watch at a great price, it holds a charge much better than my last watch and the Golf GPS works great, still learning how to use everything on it but I love it so far.
ProsBattery holds a charge for several rounds. Easy to use.
ConsNot a big fan of the watch band but its okay.
By T L.
All around great watch
March 15, 2020
This watch is very easy to use pretty accurate on yardage compared to my laser range finder,also great tool for hazards and bunkers highly recommend.
ProsVery easy to use
By Inda W.
I was LOST until...
December 18, 2019
I compared the distances between the Garmin S20 and my Golf Buddy hand-held and both were the same. It’s exactly what the description says. Lightweight on your wrist. Easy to read screen in the bright sun. I recommend this. You would never think it was refurbished.
ProsPlenty of information on one little device. Read the manual to get the most from the S20.
Great new distance tool
December 10, 2019
Received my Garmin Golf- Approach S20 GPS Watch and was a little skeptical because I had not had good luck with refurbished items in the past. As far as mine goes, I would like to set your fears at ease. After an overnight charging, the watch functions flawlessly! I have played three rounds with it now and not a problem at all. I also played all three rounds on one charge. It has way more functions than I need (or use), but I am very happy with this purchase.
Don't Fear the Refurb
December 5, 2019
I received the Approach S20 in a box covered with the word refurbished. The watch was in the same condition as a new one with a full charge already & sticker to protect the glass face of the watch. The box also contained a user manual and USB charging cable. Settting up the watch was simple for a person with what I consider above avg. but not expert technology skills. Buttons are intuitive. The setup is easier when you have a smart phone and are prepared to connect with Bluetooth and download the Garmin Connect and Garmin Golf apps. It took maybe 15 mins to get everything programed and ready to use. I suggest initial setup be completed with reasonable access to skies for satellites. I was close to a southern facing window. I couldn't be happier so far, though I have yet to play golf or use the shot tracking option to review my game, but hope to update this review after my first round with the watch. The watch appears functioning perfectly for activity tracking and I have no reason to believe it will not be perfect for golf. It already shows my nearby courses. Bottomline, don't fear the refurb. I'm clever, huh?
ProsEasy set up. Refurbished item in new condition. Easy menu navigation with buttons. Highly adjustable band for tight fit while swinging. Good app. interface & software. Price from Rock Bottom on refurb. unit.
ConsI question long term band durability but have no problems with new unit.
By Richard D.
Worked great until software update and "golf maps missing
November 25, 2019
I am not sure how to handle this review. The battery life is good, the gps works well and everything was fine. I connected to my laptop and there was a software update, completed that. There were map areas to load, so I downloaded them. Not enough memory, so I reloaded the North and South America maps. Started getting maps missing and cannot unlock maps on watch. I had to uninstall and reinstall the Garmin Express to get it to allow me to reinstall again. Same result. I have reloaded several times and was still unable to get it to work at the golf course. Finally this week, it was saying golf maps missing, I started round a couple times and it found the course and worked. I put it back on the charger(laptop) and we will see if it continues to have "golf maps missing" an course issues. When is works, it is accurate and easy though the buttons aren't that easy to manipulate.
Prosaccurate, easy to see. Initially easy to update. good battery life
Conssoftware and golf map issues
By Ron P.
Refurbished is Good
November 20, 2019
Used my Garmin today and was well worth the money. Didn't miss a beat. Don't be afraid of Refurbished. Garmin is a good product.
ProsPrice and function
By Mark Z.
October 15, 2019
I was disappointed the first night I set-up this watch in my basement office. The satellite search function did not work. Then I drove down the parkway and it beeped several times - found dozens of courses, many I never even heard of! This is all that you need; it works great, its incredibly convenient and not even noticeable after two swings. And I never wear a watch when I play. You just go to your course and start. The actual buttons are preferable to a touch screen; especially with a gloved or sweaty un-gloved hand. The screen is just large enough to see what you need, but not too large that its a nuisance. The square shape is preferable, I would imagine the round metal styles would dig into your wrist while swinging. Buy it!
ProsPerfect size and shape
ConsLimited integration to the Garmin app. Would like to see my location on the course on my smart phone kept in the cart.
By JB O.
August 16, 2019
I was skeptical of buying a refurbished device, but it has been nothing short of amazing. The GPS is spot on and the battery life is great!
July 11, 2019
This works fantastically. The watch came with a certified Garmin refurbished certificate and a 1-year warranty. Would recommend for anyone!
ProsLong battery Easy to navigate Tracks GPS and Clubs
ConsProprietary charging cable
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Garmin is the best
April 26, 2019
Wife needed a new GPS, as my old S1 she was using, was finally starting to show it's age. Being an activity tracker she no longer has to wear her vivoactive any more as the S20 takes care of it all. Don't know if she will use all the features, but it will do what she needs it to do.
ProsIt's a Garmin Thinner style is a plus
April 24, 2019
I'm a high handicap golfer, but this is still very useful to me. Picks up the satellites quickly, and seems very accurate. Highly recommend.
Great product, great service
August 29, 2018
The watch arrived early and looked brand new. Couldn't tell it eas refurbished. I have used it numerous times and it is easy to use and accurate! Good battery life. The only issue I have is that the step counter is not as accurate as my Fitbit. The Garmin 'cheats' me out of steps.
By ALBERT W.
cool and amazingly accurate watch
July 21, 2018
great watch go get em!
July 18, 2018
So far the watch has been working great!
By Keith T.
Excellent Watch for the Price
July 10, 2018
The watch performs as expected. It arrived in excellent condition and was seamless to set-up. Looks great and holds a charge...Great product for the price!!
ProsLong-Lasting Battery Supports all the golfers needs Lightweight
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