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Garmin Approach G5
6.8 out of 10

Garmin Approach G5

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin Approach G5

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Overall 4
4.0

I have not been at all pleased with this Garmin device--- it looks fine indoors

marty rehm, Amazon
19 August 2014
  • Summary: I have not been at all pleased with this Garmin device--- it looks fine indoors, but it is bulky and only runs on batteries--which the battery life of mine is VERY poor. Also, very hard to see the screen outside.
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Overall 4
4.0

Garmin Approach is Not What I Expected

Fred, Amazon
29 July 2013
  • Summary: I thought the Approach G5 was going to be a step up from my Golf Buddy World. The screen on the Approach is larger and the unit is waterproof. However, the unit itself is heavier than the Golf Buddy and somewhat bulky.
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Overall 4
4.0

product was defective

A. Behr, Amazon
25 April 2013
  • Summary: Low screen contrast...other units I tried were had brighter display...could no t read in daylight. Not happy with the product.
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Overall 4
4.0

Might be "adequate" if one could see it in sunlight. But you can't!.

murphykevinv, Ebay
22 August 2011
  • Summary: I bought the Garmin G5 for better accuracy in determining points on & off the fairway and green. Unfortunately, the screen is too small, i.e, smaller than the Golf Caddy, and it has very poor viewing in any kind of sunlight.
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Overall 4
4.0

So far not liking it

RodF "RodF", Amazon
28 April 2011
  • Summary: Very difficult to read while in a golf cart. Interface is very easy to use, but just difficult to see.
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Overall 4
4.0

Quality Control Failure

Charles H. Burkes Jr. "Golf Addict", Amazon
26 August 2010
  • Summary: Because I am so fond of Garmin products I didn't want to believe some of the reviews describing the difficulty of reading the Garmin, G5 Approach display. Mostly because there seem to be an equal amount of reviews describing poor visibility and at the same time praising the device without mentioning...
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Overall 4
4.0

not good in canada

1739chris, Ebay
5 August 2010
  • Summary: i thought this is a much better than my golf buddy pro,, but it is not.. the pre-loaded courses on this garmin are mostly to USA and a few to canada.cannot search the closest course 5 miles radius..it tells that it is pre-loaded on some in canada,but mostly its not there..
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Overall 4
4.0

Hardly average, nothing more.

druken2005, Ebay
10 July 2010
  • Summary: Here is my opinion, straight up. The good: No additional fees for courses, solidly built, like the weatherproof feature, keeps score (if you use it but is cumbersome) and touch screen.
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Overall 4
4.0

Works well - for about an hour or two before batteries die

Cynicalmike, Amazon
4 September 2013
  • Summary: Like the product - distances accurate and easy to use. However I can't get through 6 holes on a single set of AA batteries - whether rechargeable NiMH, brand new non-reachargeable out of the package - doesn't matter. So - it's useless unless I bring along four sets of AA batteries for each round.
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