Caddie Buddy Golf Cart Mount for Garmin Approach G6 G7 and G8

The Caddie Buddy Golf Cart Mount for the latest Garmin Approach golf GPS units is one of the few I have seen specifically targeted to this line.  Sure, Garmin has their Garmin Universal Mount for Approach G6 G7 G8, but it has its challenges in attachment and stability in that the GPS doesn’t hold too well to the mount.  Let’s take a closer look at the Caddie Buddy mount and how it differs from the Garmin entry. Caddie Buddy is a company that specializes in making what I call specialty mounts.  Unlike other companies that make car and motorcycle mounts, these … Read more…

Garmin Approach G8 Golf GPS Mounts

The Garmin Approach G8 Golf GPS is the latest generation in a long line of devices for golfers.  It’s built upon Garmin’s handheld GPS platform that’s typically used for hikers.  There is a 3 inch display and the device is preloaded with more than 39,000 golf courses all over the world.  Something new with the Approach G8 is automatic wireless course updates.  Older Approach models required attachment to a computer to do that.  There are no fees or subscriptions.  There is the ability to tether this to your iPhone to get email messages on your Approach G8 which is an interesting feature that I’m not too … Read more…

Mounts for the Garmin Approach Golf GPS

The Garmin Approach GPS line for golf enthusiasts have been out for a number of years and have been through at least five generations of handheld devices plus several generations of models worn on the wrist.  Today we will concentrate on the handheld models of mounts for the Garmin Approach Golf GPS lineup.  The most popular locations to mount a golf GPS has always been the cup holder or windshield of an electric golf cart or the handlebar of a pull cart or the golf bag itself.  We will discuss all of these options in detail. Most of the models that … Read more…