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The Best Golf GPS Watch for Father's Day 2021

Looking for great golf gifts for Dad? A golf GPS watch is a great Father's Day gift idea!

We tell you all about the best Garmin, SkyCaddie, and Voice Caddie golf GPS watches and how to pick the right one for Dad!

If the dad in your life is a golfer without a golf watch, this Father's Day is an excellent opportunity to help him take strokes off his game by putting a golf GPS smartwatch on his wrist!

At PlayBetter.com, we have a collection of golf yardage watches from top brands like Garmin, SkyCaddie, and Voice Caddie. These titans of the industry design golf gadgets and gear with the core golf features that every golfer needs. And they create a variety of golf watch models with a range of specialized golf features at a range of prices to cater to individual preferences.

In this article, we go over the features of the best golf GPS watches in our collection, to help you pick out the perfect smartwatch for your golfing dad this Father's Day!

Not sure a GPS golf watch is the way to go? Read this quick article on some other golf and fitness gift ideas for Dad on Father's Day 2021!

Check out this Garmin Approach GPS golf watch comparison video from our partner Gabe at Let's Play Thru!



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Best Golf GPS Watch on and off the Course — Garmin Approach S62

Want to get your golfing pops a GPS golf smartwatch he can use on and off the course? Do his weekends often consists 9 holes or a 5K? Or both? Then we've got the best Father's Day gift idea for you!

Check out what Dad can do with the Garmin Approach S62 premium GPS golf watch packed with features for the golfer with an active lifestyle:

    • A large 1.3” sunlight-readable color touchscreen
    • Virtual Caddie factors in wind and suggests clubs based on your swing
    • PlaysLike Distance
    • AutoShot
    • Green View
    • Give Dad an edge on any course in the world with 41,000+ golf courses
    • Fitness tracking features, including steps, distance covered, calories burned, and more
    • Tons of available sports profiles, including running, cycling, swimming, skiing, rowing, stand up paddleboarding, and more
    • A rechargeable battery that provides up to 14 days of power in smartwatch mode and up to 20 hours in GPS mode

Get more details about the Garmin Approach golf smartwatch lineup and their features from the PlayBetter blog:

Approach S12 vs S42 vsv S62

Introducing the Approach S12

Introducing the Approach S42

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Best Display on a GPS Watch — The SkyCaddie LX5

Would your dad like to wear the largest HD color touchscreen that comes on a golf watch? Then we suggest you check out the SkyCaddie LX5 smart golf watch. It's loaded with golf features that Dad can access through an amazingly bright color AMOLED screen that is a stunning 1.39". There is also a SkyCaddie LX5C GPS golf watch option, which sports a lovely ceramic bezel, if you want to add a touch more class to Dad's wrist.

But this GPS watch doesn't just have a pretty screen and graphics. It's smart and fast too, evidenced by this solid lineup of features:

    • Stunning HoleVue® and IntelliGreen® imagery
    • Ultra-fast multi-core processor for instant response
    • Preloaded with over 35,000 of SkyGolf's ground-verified, error-corrected maps
    • Patented IntelliGreen® for exact shape of the green
    • Digital scorecard and stats with SkyGolf® 360 Cloud
    • Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi enabled
    • Multiple watch faces
    • Fitness: Heart rate monitor and step counter with distances
    • Battery life: Up to two rounds
    • Includes 3-year worldwide membership providing real-time updates to over 35,000 ground verified course maps and SkyGolf 360 Cloud Service for performance tracking and analysis

Best GPS Golf Watch on the Course — The New Voice Caddie A2

This Father's Day, get Dad a piece of golf gear he's going to love showing off on the course. With Voice Caddie's new A2 golf GPS watch with slope on his wrist, he'll be the one of the first wearing and benefiting from some impressive golf features—like Green Undulation. Green Undulation Data is technology unique to Voice Caddie that uses satellite imagery to map and display the greens so that Dad can know the false fronts and significant changes in slope on each green. The price point on this golf watch is impressive as well—only $199.99 to get Dad all these features:

    • Green Undulation Data
    • Course Layout View
    • Color Touch Screen
    • Customizable Pin Placement
    • Automatic Slope : Automatically Calculates Slope Data to the Center of the Green
    • Smart Scoring – Automatic Scorecard
    • Waterproof
    • Completely Fee Free
    • Stats/Scoring History

For more gift ideas from Voice Caddie Golf, check some of our PlayBetter blogs:

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Most Stylish Golf Watch for Father's Day — The Garmin Approach S42

Looking for a golf GPS smartwatch that will look sharp on Dad at work, on the course, and on a night out? The Garmin Approach S42 golf watch has a sleek style with a lightweight, comfy form-factor. Its color touchscreen is stunning and sunlight-readable. And while this golf gadget is gorgeous, it's still loaded with all those essential Garmin features like:

    • AutoShot game tracking and Green View that allow Dad to keep better track of his game and increase accuracy
    • PlaysLike Distance
    • Fitness tracking features, including steps, distance covered, calories burned, and more
    • Built-in sports profiles, including running, cycling, swimming, skiing, rowing, stand up paddleboarding, and more
    • Internal, rechargeable battery provides up to 10 days in smartwatch mode and 15 hours in GPS mode
    • Dad can receive emails, texts, and alerts wherever he is

Get more details from the PlayBetter blog:

Approach S12 vs S42 vsv S62

Introducing the Approach S12

Introducing the Approach S42

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Best Affordable Golf Watch to Get Dad — The Garmin Approach S12

Looking to keep it simple for Dad's Father's Day gift? Why not get him an affordable, user-friendly GPS smartwatch that keeps it all about golf? The Approach S12 is Garmin’s basic golf watch. But there’s nothing basic about these standard features and technology:

  • Sunlight-readable screen
  • Over 42,000 preloaded courses from around the world
  • Features for referencing distance to the green, hazard detection and avoidance features
  • Scorekeeping on the screen (with the Garmin Golf™ app)
  • The option to pair with Approach CT10 club tracking sensors
  • A battery life up to 30 hours

Get more details about the Garmin Approach lineup on the PlayBetter blog:

Approach S12 vs S42 vsv S62

Introducing the Approach S12

Introducing the Approach S42

 

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