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Katherine Faulk

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3 Ways Cushman Helps Out Around the Farm In SC

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Apr 5, 2017 12:42:24 PM

Our blogs often talk about our E-Z-Go golf carts or the Bad Boy and Bad Boy Off Road offerings that provide some pretty rugged usefulness in the woods, the back forty, and just about anywhere you can imagine in South Carolina.

The one brand that just doesn't get quite as much attention? Cushman.

Today, we'll take a look at why you should consider Cushman golf carts for the farm or pasture here in South Carolina.

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Topics: Cushman

It's Time for Golf Cart Spring Maintenance!

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Mar 9, 2017 9:29:29 AM

Before you take your golf cart out of its winter storage (or even if you've been using it all along — especially in South Carolina, you rarely need to stop using your golf cart!), you'll want to take a few steps to ensure everything is up and running before you head out for a few rounds of golf.

Even if you use your golf cart or ATV primarily for a trip down to the beach, heading out around the neighborhood, or working around the farm, you'll still need to do routine preventative maintenance to make sure your golf cart doesn't suffer from breakdowns or other failures that might require repair.

Check below for our easy-to-print golf cart spring maintenance checklist. Just click to open up the full checklist and get started prepping your golf cart for this beautiful South Carolina spring!

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Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice

Avoid These 4 Mistakes New Golf Cart Buyers Make

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Feb 22, 2017 11:33:35 AM

When purchasing your first golf cart, whether you choose to buy a brand new golf cart fresh off the factory lot or a preowned cart that's seen an owner or two before, it's easy to make mistakes that can lessen your enjoyment or even end up with you coming back again and again for unnecessary repairs that could have been avoided.

We'd like to walk you through a few of these common mistakes today and what you can do to avoid them.

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Topics: Advice on Buying

Street Vs. Off-Road Golf Cart Tires: Which Is Right For You?

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Feb 1, 2017 10:08:00 AM

One of the most common customizations that our customers are looking for? Specialized golf cart tires ordered in just for their E-Z-Go, Bad Boy, or Cushman golf cart or ATV.

Specialized tires can give even a pre-owned cart a fresh new look, add to your golf car's overall lifespan, and make sure that your low-speed vehicle is a truly perfect fit for your family and lifestyle.

How can you know just what kind of tires to choose? The best place to start your search is by deciding whether you need street tires or off-road.

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Topics: Customization

5 Safety Tips for DIY Golf Cart Owners

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Jan 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

One of the greatest things about owning a golf cart or ATV is the ability to really get in there and make it your own. While our own customization department is always happy to help you out with specially-made off-road tires, extra cargo space, coolers to keep your drinks cold, enclosures to keep you out of the elements, and many other special customized parts and accessories, we know that some of our customers just really love that do-it-yourself spirit.

Unfortunately, without taking a few precautions, trying to perform repairs or even golf cart customization on your own could lead to further issues or even injury. We've put together a few quick safety tips to help you DIYers out there fix up your golf cart in safety and style.

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Topics: Safety Tips

3 Great Golf Courses in Upstate South Carolina

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Jan 18, 2017 1:04:55 PM

South Carolina's Upstate region is really a beautiful place to be — sitting right at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, you can find breathtaking views even just driving towards downtown in Greenville or along Highway 11 in Pickens County.

One of the questions we hear from our customers is just where to find great golf courses to visit here in the Upstate, so we thought we'd take a look at three local options for those gorgeous days when you just want to get out on the green.

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Topics: Life in South Carolina

3 Ways to Enjoy Golfing in Winter

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Dec 28, 2016 10:51:26 AM

We here at Go With Garrett's Golf Cars and Specialty Vehicles are lucky to live in a state that doesn't get quite the snow and ice that other regions in the country do. Even the northernmost point of South Carolina might only see one or two serious accumulations of snow or ice per year, and down by the coast things stay positively balmy compared to the winters faced further north.

Still, on those chilly days in January or February you may be tempted to put your golf cart away and swear off golfing in winter.

The truth is, you can have plenty of fun playing golf even when the thermostat dips. We have three tips for making the most of winter golf in South Carolina.

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

Think You Have to Stop Using Your Golf Cart in Winter? Think Again!

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Dec 21, 2016 12:00:00 PM

We've written before about preparing your golf cart for winter storage, but the truth is that South Carolina's generally mild winters often mean you don't need to give up your golf cart or ATV at all!

Once you've taken our advice on winterproofing your E-Z-Go, Bad Boy, Bad Boy Off Road, Cushman, or other specialty vehicles, you'll be able to keep using it right through the coldest months of the year.

What are some great uses for your golf cart or ATV during the winter? We've put a few ideas together!

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Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice

Caring for Golf Cart Batteries Through Winter Storage

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Dec 6, 2016 10:00:48 PM

If you're the type to put away your golf cart or ATV for winter storage, there are a few steps you'll need to take to ensure that your battery stays in peak condition, even if you're not heading out on the course or into the woods during the colder months. We've spoken before about winterizing your ATV, but we haven't really taken a close look at caring for your electric golf cart or ATV's battery.

Parking your golf cart in a storage shed or garage and leaving it alone for up to three months will likely end with a golf cart that just won't start come spring.

We'd like to walk you through what steps to take when preparing a golf cart battery for winter storage today.

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Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice

Still Need Christmas Ideas? Check Out Our Golf Cart Gift Guide!

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Nov 30, 2016 8:39:44 AM

Now that Thanksgiving is over, the holiday shopping season is really getting down to the wire. Maybe all your presents are already purchased and wrapped, waiting patiently to be placed under the tree... but in our case, things often come down to the last minute before we're really ready for Santa to arrive!

If you're anything like us, you're still hunting for gifts for friends and family. To help you out, we've put together a short list of golf cart gift ideas for the special people in your life. Whether you're hoping to pick up something special for a picky teen, your favorite golf enthusiast, or someone whose idea of a perfect Christmas is lights strung across a palm tree at the beach... we've got something for everyone!

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