Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

5 Valentine’s Date Ideas Involving Your Golf Cart

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Feb 13, 2019 3:26:45 PM

The modern-day golf cart isn’t just for golf anymore! You can use it to stop at the corner grocery, to pick up the kids at school, or to ride over to a neighborhood party. Golf carts can be customized in all sorts of ways and they can serve as the center of a mini-movable feast. An E-Z-GO golf cart allows you to soak in the sights while still allowing you to go a little farther than you might walk. Additionally, a golf cart can serve as the perfect tool to help you have a perfect date. Here are 5 Valentine’s Day date ideas involving your golf cart!

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

Golf Cart Maintenance In SC’s Summer - Four Cool Tips

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Aug 20, 2018 8:47:38 AM

Summertime is right around the corner, and the outdoor fun is about to begin. So, preparing your golf cart for the season is critical. Months of gathering dust might negatively impact battery performance and tire quality, compromising your safety and the cart’s life. 

In South Carolina, summers are intense, so taking preventive measures and getting ready in advance is always recommended.

Unsure of where to start? - Don’t sweat it! Check out the following golf cart maintenance checklist to extend your golf cart’s life.

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

Pro Tips to Improve Your Golf Game This Summer

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jul 12, 2018 9:45:54 AM

Summer is one of the best times of year to break out the clubs and spend a day on the golf course. Golf is a big deal in South Carolina and the state is home to some of the country’s most legendary courses. Whether you’re just getting into the game, or you’ve been playing for a while, there are always new things for any level of golfer to learn.

Here are a few pro tips to keep your summer game fresh and maybe even actually get par this time!

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Topics: Life in South Carolina, Golfing

Do You Know Your Beachside Golf Cart Safety Rules?

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Apr 12, 2018 4:31:20 PM

As the weather in South Carolina warms up, beaches like Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, and Mount Pleasant become prime areas to drive golf carts. The ability to easily maneuver through both vehicle and foot traffic, as well as park in small spaces, are attractive benefits of using golf carts as an alternative to full size vehicles.  While golf carts are an excellent option for getting around beachside areas, there are several laws and safety rules you need to be aware of  before you get started.

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Topics: Life in South Carolina, Safety Tips

Spring Is Coming: Is Your Golf Cart Ready?

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Feb 15, 2018 12:00:00 AM

It’s coming, can you feel it? While it’s still technically winter, the temperatures in South Carolina are already warming up. Spring is almost here!

That means it’s almost time to break your golf cart out of storage and get it ready for a joy ride around the neighborhood, or a relaxing 18 holes on the course.

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

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

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

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

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

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