Electric Golf cart is designed to carry two golfers in golf clubs around golf course to minimize walking stress. This cart is designed in such way that it will cover small distance with small no of passengers with speed restricted within 24 km /hr. maintaining the norms of ANSI standard. The measurement of the cart should be 4 ft. x 8 ft. x 6 ft. and weight should vary from 900 pounds to 1000 pounds or 450 kg. The carts are mostly attached with engine with four strokes. Price of carts may vary upon some factors.
Price of electric golf cart varies depending on the purpose of buying the cart whether the cart will be used in golf course or in country club. Other factor of price may be the no of passengers it requires to be travelled. As the popularity of the electric golf cart rises for golf club or country club with time, demand for storage capacity of cart owners increases. As time passed by, modifications are required to meet demands for specific golf course. Nature of modifications is with ball cleaners, windshields, upgraded motors, cooler trays or speed controllers.
This cart is powered electrically and hence named electric golf cart. But, gasoline powered variety also may be available. But, electric powered cart is mostly accepted due to less pollution and noise. These carts are widely accepted due to low speed and safety measures. In some countries, lowest age to drive a golf cart is 13 years. Electric Golf Carts are available with various models and designs. Models may be of 4 seaters with battery operated cart, Electric Golf cart with silent features and easy to move, 8-seaters electric cart,6-seaters electric golf cart, Electric Buggy Golf car with fully automated AC drive and so many.
Electric Golf Carts run on batteries which in closed circuits produce electric current to flow and push the cart in turn. You may use 36 volts or 48 volts depending upon the designs. If, you have to use 36 volts, 6 numbers of 6 volts’ batteries and incaseof48 volts, you may use6 numbers of 8 volts’ batteries. Gasoline golf cart only operates on 12-voltbattery. Engine life varies for various models. Example model EZ four cycle engine lives is 1250 hours. In some four cycle golf carts, engine life is 2500 hours, and four cycle club car engine life is 4500 hours.
In view of discussion above, you can readily realize electric golf carts can be used in golf course, country clubs for removing walking stress. And requirements of these electric golf carts may vary from specific golf courses and demands also vary. The carts are battery operated and process low speeds. These do not create any pollution or noise. So, these are not harmful for environment. So, demands are increasing and manufacturing units are also increasing to meet the demands. Various models are manufactured to cope with the varied requirements. It is really short happy journey with electric Golf cart.