Portable launch monitors are very much in vogue at the moment and is one of the biggest golf gear trends we've seen in 2022. They offer a much cheaper alternative to the Trackman and GC Quad devices while also being portable enough to easily fit into a golf bag. Introducing the Garmin Approach R10 Launch Monitor, one of the more-premium devices in this sector of the market and, despite a few niggling concerns, represents a compelling overall package - but is it the best portable launch monitor on the market?
Approach® R10 portable launch monitor. It’s small and easy to move from home to the driving range, tracking more than a dozen metrics including club head speed, ball speed, spin and more. Train more effectively by seeing your shots on a shot dispersion chart and record video clips of your swing with visual metrics on your smartphone1. Play over 42,000 courses on the golf simulator2 and engage in friendly global competition with weekly tournaments on the Garmin Golf™ app2. While you’re playing your favorite course at home or on the range, get up to 10 hours of battery life between charges.