Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

Katherine Faulk

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Common Questions About Golf Carts, Answered!

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Nov 2, 2017 10:30:00 AM

When it comes to purchasing a new (or at least new to you) golf cart, there are a lot of questions that you need answers to.

You would never want to make an investment like that without first knowing everything you can on the subject. Never fear! Here are the best answers to some common questions about golf carts!

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Topics: Advice on Buying, Garrett's Golf Car Advice

Simplify Personnel Transport at Your Workplace With Cushman Golf Carts

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Oct 12, 2017 2:56:00 PM

We've spoken before about the ways that Cushman can help out in the agricultural industry, with golf carts designed for hauling feed, seed, and other supplies through uneven off-road terrain.

Did you know that Cushman golf carts also provide excellent personnel transport, street-legal LSVs for maintenance and landscaping needs, utility carts for the hardest jobs, and more?

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Topics: Advice on Buying

Prepping Your Golf Cart for Fall and Winter Storage

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Sep 13, 2017 8:08:26 PM

That first chilly morning can be a surprise, especially for South Carolinians used to trying to come up with new words to describe just how hot it is here throughout late summer and into early fall.

However, those chilly mornings are also an important reminder that it's time to start thinking about prepping your golf cart for fall, before it's time to pull that winter coat out of the back of the closet!

While many golf cart and ATV owners keep using their vehicles all throughout the generally mild South Carolina winter, many do consider the first frost the right time to put the cart away until spring.

We have tips that will help you maintain a long lifespan for your E-Z-Go, Textron Off Road, or Cushman carts even after the temperatures really start to dip.

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Topics: Life in South Carolina

Don't Overlook These 3 Golf Cart Maintenance Tasks

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Aug 31, 2017 11:23:00 AM

One of the best reasons to buy a new golf cart (or to pick up a preowned one) is the simple ease of owning them!

Golf carts and ATVs provide an invaluable service to their owners, and they don't ask for much in return — just a little preventative maintenance and the occasional tune-up at our Service Department should keep them going strong for years to come.

Today, we'll look at the most important basic golf cart maintenance tasks you shouldn't overlook.

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Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice, Repairs

The Essential Guide for First-Time Golf Cart Buyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Aug 25, 2017 12:55:08 PM

Picking up a golf cart, whether new or preowned, can help you around the neighborhood, out on the farm or at work, or even provide support for hunting, fishing, camping, and more.

If you’ve never bought a golf cart or ATV before, you may be nervous about making an investment and wondering how to know if your choice is the right one.

Below, we’ve put together ten essential steps when it comes to buying a golf cart for the first time — plus, it’s in a handy infographic form, easy to print out and take with you when you visit your local licensed golf cart dealer!

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Topics: Advice on Buying

What Are the Most Common Problems With Electric Golf Carts?

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Aug 17, 2017 1:48:33 PM

If you're the type to keep the environment in mind or you're interested in saving on fuel costs, an electric golf cart may be the solution to your golf cart needs!

They generally run more quietly than gasoline-powered golf carts and ATVs do, and keeping them moving is as simple as keeping up with preventative maintenance and maintaining a full charge.

However, electric golf carts do have their share of unique concerns and potential issues that you'll want to keep an eye out for. Most of these problems can be prevented with regular tune-ups and following our storage guidelines during the winter.

Today, we'll look at the most common problems with electric golf carts, and how you can prevent or repair them.

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Topics: Repairs

Dreaming About a Weekend Getaway in the Mountains?

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Aug 10, 2017 12:13:35 PM

It's Back to School time for us, which means our day-to-day is even busier than usual, with a mix of buying school supplies, planning out the change in schedule, plus our three Go With Garrett's Golf Cars and Specialty Vehicles locations.

It's just the middle of August and we're thinking we could use a vacation! 

If you've been thinking about a weekend getaway in the mountains to recover from all that summer fun coming to an end, we are totally right there with you. 

Here are three of our top picks for a long weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Topics: Life in South Carolina

Should I Finance a Golf Cart Purchase?

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Aug 1, 2017 8:11:52 PM

Whether you're interested in purchasing a brand new golf cart right off the line or you're looking at preowned golf carts, you may be wondering about how to pay the total cost upfront. The truth is, you don't have to — golf cart financing is available at Go With Garrett's Golf Cars and Specialty Vehicles!

Wondering about how financing a golf cart purchase works, and whether it's the right choice for you?

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Topics: Advice on Buying

Golf Course Etiquette 101

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Jul 26, 2017 1:08:06 PM

When you head out for a day of golf (or just a morning, to make sure you're back before the heat of the day), you may choose to use the golf carts provided by the course you're visiting — or maybe you like to bring your own customized golf cart!

Whichever you choose, it's important to know basic golf cart etiquette to ensure you're kind to the course, kind to other golfers, and kind to your cart. Check out our six rules of etiquette below.

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Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice, Life in South Carolina

3 Essentials Golf Cart Customizations For Summer

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Jul 19, 2017 2:49:30 PM

While the summer heat is driving us all indoors to enjoy some cool, refreshing A/C, it doesn't have to ruin your golf game — or keep you from enjoying your golf cart or ATV however you see fit!

Rather than put your golf cart into storage until cooler days prevail, why not pick up a few perfect-for-summer customizations that can help you enjoy your E-Z-Go, Textron Off Road, or Cushman golf cart all year round?

We've put together a short list of our favorite golf cart customizations designed to keep you cool when the thermostat climbs.

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Topics: Customization