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When is the new Garmin Approach S40 Golf GPS watch shipping?

March 21, 2019 / Team PlayBetter

When is the new Garmin Approach S40 Golf GPS watch shipping?

Garmin's newly announced Approach S40 is expected to start shipping in early April. We are now taking pre-orders at PlayBetter. Orders for the Garmin Approach S40 are eligible for Free 2-Day Fedex Shipping and our 60-Day Buy & Try No Hassle Returns.

The Garmin Approach S40 is a full featured golf GPS watch that includes a stunning color touchscreen display, over 40,000 pre-loaded worldwide course, free lifetime course updates, and a groundbreaking 15-hour battery (in golf gps mode)!

We will have more on the Garmin Approach S40 in the coming days. More specs and details can be found below.


  • Pre-loaded with 41,000 courses worldwide with Garmin maps
  • Free course updates
  • Individual course updates in real-time when there are changes to your frequently played courses
  • GreenView with manual pin positioning
  • Distances to F/M/B of green as well as hazards and doglegs
  • Improved AutoShot detection with multiple sensors
  • Manually measure a shot
  • Keep score including handicap and Stableford scoring


  • Compatible with TruSwing and Approach CT10 club tracking sensors
  • Approach CT10 3-piece set that comes in the bundle SKU
  • Review all your stats and rounds in the Garmin Golf App
  • Compete and connect with friends through weekly leaderboards


  • 1.2” sunlight readable color touchscreen display for easier viewing
  • Circular design closer to Approach S60 making it nicer to wear as a lifestyle piece
  • One easy access button
  • Lightweight at 43g
  • Water rated to 5 ATM for all activities
  • Industry standard quick release bands for easy style changes
  • Women’s specific color to target the market more
  • Battery Life of 15 hours in GPS mode for more play time


  • Activity tracking including steps, sleep and more
  • Built-in sports apps such as run, walk, and cycle
  • Get wireless course updates
  • Review your health stats in Garmin Connect
  • Smart Notifications, weather and calendar alerts