Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

Prevent Golf Cart Theft With These 5 Tips

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Feb 8, 2018 12:00:00 AM

While golf carts may not seem an obvious target for theft, you'd be surprised at how often it happens.

To help you avoid the headache, hassle, and costs of hunting down a stolen golf cart, we’ve put together a list of 5 tips you can use to prevent golf cart theft.

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Do I Need to Do Anything Special When Cleaning My Golf Cart?

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jan 26, 2018 4:38:22 PM

Odds are good that you wash your family's vehicles regularly. It's not surprising to see lines at the car wash that back right up into the main road!

People take pride in how shiny and eye catching their freshly cleaned cars are, and we love to see that our customers take the same pride in their golf carts!  

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4 Ways to Use a Golf Cart That Don't Involve Golfing

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jan 12, 2018 1:00:00 PM

If you asked us what the number one myth about golf carts was? We'd say it's the idea that they're only good for golfing. Maybe it's just that it's already there in the name, but while golf carts are great for getting around the golf course, we've found them useful for many other activities, too!

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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

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

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

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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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

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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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