Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

Katherine Faulk

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Should I Install a New Golf Cart Windshield?

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Jul 12, 2017 11:21:45 AM

Even when a golf cart or ATV comes equipped with a windshield at purchase, it may not be the right windshield for the work you have planned. 

Installing a new golf cart windshield is sometimes necessary to keep your golf cart street-legal. But even drivers who primarily use their golf carts or ATVS off-road may wonder if they should have a windshield installed — and DIY types might want to do the installation themselves.

How can you know if installing a windshield on a golf cart is the right choice for you?

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Topics: Customization

4 South Carolina Summer Heat Safety Tips You Need to Know

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Jun 28, 2017 10:06:00 AM

No matter what you use your golf cart or ATV for — huntingfishing, working on the farm, heading to and from the community pool or neighborhood park, shopping the Farmer's Market, or tooling across the sand near the coast — you're bound to spend a lot of time outdoors this summer!

Our home state may be beautiful, but the South Carolina summer heat (and humidity) can lead to serious injury or worse if you don't follow basic safety precautions.

Today, we'll look at four important ways to stay safe throughout the hot summer, no matter where in South Carolina your golf cart or ATV takes you!

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Topics: Customization, Life in South Carolina

Do Your Golf Cart's Tires Need To Be Replaced?

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Jun 21, 2017 11:27:18 AM

When you realize that your tire has a serious air leak or your tread is wearing down, you take your car in for tire replacement, right? Driving on thinning or older tires can be unsafe and lead to serious safety risks.

The same is true of golf cart tires.

While you're not likely to go spinning off the road into a ditch as a result of worn-out golf cart tires, that doesn't mean you should ignore the problem.

Basic maintenance like tire replacement, battery upkeep, and making sure you bring your cart in for a tuneup now and again can help keep you and your family safe — whether you're out on the golf course or just cruising around the neighborhood.

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Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice

4 Tips to Improve Your Summer Golf Game

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Jun 15, 2017 11:37:12 AM

Summer fun isn't just for kids. While South Carolina's high temps may have you seeking cooler spaces in the afternoon, early morning is perfect for a round or two of golf before the sun really starts heating things up.

Today, we'll take a quick look at four tips to improve your summer golf game, whether you're visiting one of the Upstate's beautiful golf courses, you're playing a round or two near Columbia, or you're golfing near Charleston's ocean views.

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

5 Last-Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas He'll Love

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Jun 7, 2017 11:20:53 AM

Father's Day is coming up on June 18th!

If you haven't gotten your dad, grandpa, uncle, or that all-around important male figure in your life a gift yet, you still have time to pick out the perfect present.

We've put together a short list of last-minute Father's Day gift ideas for guys who love golfing on a beautiful South Carolina morning, guys who are more interested in outdoor pursuits like hunting and fishing, as well as guys who like practical gifts to use around the house.

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Topics: Life in South Carolina

What Are The Different Golf Cart Options?

Posted by Katherine Faulk on May 31, 2017 1:25:15 PM

A golf cart is a golf cart, right? Well... not exactly.

Golf carts these days come with a ton of options, and the basic choice between gasoline or electric is really just the beginning.

Today, we'll take a look at the different types of golf carts available and how to decide which type is right for you.

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Topics: Advice on Buying

Follow These Tips on Golf Cart Summer Maintenance And More!

Posted by Katherine Faulk on May 25, 2017 9:53:36 AM

We still have a little less than a month to go before it's officially summer, but let's face it — in South Carolina, the temperature starts to rise long before any kind of official summer start date! 

We recently posted a free checklist for golf cart spring maintenance, but there are a few tips to keep in mind for summer, too! Today we'll go over a few reminders on how to keep your golf cart in good shape this summer, whether you're out on the golf course, using it to get some work done, or even out fishing on those pristine sunny days up at Lake Keowee or down by the coast.

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Topics: Safety Tips

Having Trouble With Your Golf Cart Clutch?

Posted by Katherine Faulk on May 11, 2017 9:24:57 AM

Preventative maintenance is one of the cornerstones to keeping your golf cart running well and extending the time between repairs.

We've written before about what might be going wrong if your golf cart won't start, or what to look for when purchasing a replacement battery. There's quite a bit going on in a golf cart's "bones", and one thing you'll want to know about is the golf cart clutch, or CVT.

Let's take a look at what issues can arise in this simple but essential piece of golf cart equipment.

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Topics: Repairs

3 Ways to Use Golf Carts In Your South Carolina Wedding Photos

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Apr 26, 2017 2:16:55 PM

While previously we've focused on how golf cart rentals will provide practical help for your big day, we'd like to spend a moment taking a look at one question we're often asked — how to incorporate golf carts into wedding photos.

We've put together three of our favorite golf cart wedding photo ideas to give you some inspiration to take to your photographer for your South Carolina wedding.

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Topics: Rentals

Looking for Weekend Getaways in South Carolina?

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Apr 19, 2017 10:51:22 AM

As spring begins to warm up, you may already find yourself feeling restless. When the day-to-day grind starts to get you down, rest assured that you can get away from it all without even leaving the great state of South Carolina!

We've put together three perfect options for gorgeous weekend getaways in South Carolina. They won't take you too far from home... or put too big of a dent in your budget.

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Topics: Rentals, Life in South Carolina