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Deals on Wheels - Golf Trolleys
May 2011

Whether you are in the market for a powered version or a humble push/pull trolley there has never been a better selection of models to choose from. With ingenious folding mechanisms and lightweight yet robust construction these machines are designed to make the game more enjoyable – so here we provide a selection of the best, highlighting the keys specs and suggested retail price. Time to lighten the load? Roll on...



PowaKaddy SPORT
Guide: £429 (lead acid battery) £649 (lithium) £729 (lithium brake)

From the original pioneers in powered trolleys the very latest model from PowaKaddy packs years of know-how and expertise into this sleek and lightweight package. The compact 3-way folding aluminium frame collapses to fit in even the smallest boot space and is easily assembled in just a matter of seconds, while universal bag stays and soft-grop straps fix your luggage in place. The 200W motor is controlled via a soft-touch grip handle housing the high-contrast LCD screen, with features including a speed setting display, battery level indicator, digital clock and a digital distance function that enables the user to send the trolley 15, 30 or 45 yards ahead on automatic. Lightweight sport wheels add the finishing touch to a smart package. Lithium battery model available in graphite (pictured) or white. Lead acid battery available in black or white.

www.powakaddy.com

 

PowaKaddy TOUCH
Guide: £399

With an intuitive and responsive handle featuring TOUCH ‘n’ Go Technology, the revolutionary and lightweight PowaKaddy TOUCH automatically adjusts its pace to reflect yours. Ease of stowage comes courtesy of a single action folding front wheel and lower bag stay, and the unit stands upright when folded. The ambidextrous universal controlling handle can be adjusted for height, while a powerful 200W motor provides more than enough oomph to navigate the oversize aluminium frame and ensures this efficient electric trolley can tackle even the hilliest of courses. A versatile grip secures and holds your golf bag firmly in position, while the key-lock front wheel housing provides a locking mechanism for all PowaKaddy bags from 2006 onwards. Available in white or bronze.

www.powakaddy.com

 

Hill Billy TERRAIN
Guide: £289

The compact Terrain electric trolley features a three-way folding frame, making it easy to fold and store, while the robust construction makes this a reliable work horse, powered by a 200W motor that makes light work of even the most demanding course. A pre-set distance function allows you to send the trolley ahead, a neat feature that can often save you time. Available in black and green accents, the Hill Billy Terrain comes with a 2-year guarantee (battery – one year) and is backed with Hill Billy’s renowned after-sales service facility.

www.hillbilly.co.uk

 

Motocaddy S3
Guide: Standard battery £399.99 Extended Range £429.99 Lithium Battery versions £599.99

The brand’s flagship S3 Digital model incorporates several pioneering features new to the fast-growing powered trolley market, including: USB port in the handle that allows a GPS unit to be charged directly from the trolley’s battery without impairing performance, exclusive CartLock™ security device that enables the owner to set a pin code to render the trolley useless to a would-be thief. The S3 is powered by a 200W motor and either small, lightweight Panasonic batteries that can easily cope with 18 or 36 holes, or a more powerful, super-lightweight Motocaddy Lithium battery. Further features include ergonomic handle grips, sporty low-profile wheels, multi-functional display screen, digital control panel and adjustable distance control. Available in Alpine White, black or titanium colour options.

www.motocaddy.com

 

Motocaddy S1 Digital
Guide: Standard battery £299.99 Extended Range £329.99 Lithium Battery versions £499.99

Like the S3 Digital, the award-winning S1 offers a sporty look thanks to ergonomic handle grips and low-profile tyres. An easy-to-use speed control/on-off button. The S1 Digital model also includes a battery tray capable of holding a variety of different battery sizes, including the latest super-efficient and lightweight Motocaddy Lithium battery or the Panasonic battery that charges quickly and can cope easily with 18 holes on even the hilliest of courses. The S-Series trolley frame, common to both the S1 and S3 Digital trolleys, is based on an aerospacegrade aluminium S-shaped design that is both ultra-lightweight and sturdy. A simple locking system and quick- release wheels allows it to be folded down in one move for easy transportation and opened without any fuss at the golf course. Available in Alpine White along with the black and titanium finishes.

www.motocaddy.com

 

Linden Sport 2
Guide: £179.99

Linden trolleys offer golfers excellent value for money whilst delivering high spec for well under £200. Features include a digital LCD display, distance settings – 10, 20, and 30 yards – plus a 150W high efficiency motor. The frame is constructed using aero-grade aluminium alloy and is finished with white powder coating. Available with either an 18 or 27 hole battery and 3-stage intelligent charger.

www.lindengolftrolleys.co.uk

 

Greenhill PTS Ultra
Guide: £599.99

The PTS Ultra is Greenhill’s top-end model, and quite superbly engineered. Each of the hinges, catches, clips and brackets is milled from solid aluminium and then anodised to create a strong and eye-catching finish. The trolley also features electronic braking, easy steer and a 3-level distance function which utilises the braking system. Mudguards and a sophisticated suspension system complete the high-spec package.

www.greenhillgolf.co.uk

 

Powerhouse Freedom T2
Guide: £324

The T2 features quick release and free wheel, pneumatic tyres for superb grip, stainless steel clutches, powered by a 50A fully waterproof control unit through to a 180W Linux motor. The T2 uses the “quick click” assembly method and within 5-10 seconds, it is ready for use. Additional features include pre-set speed, brake and distance control. This model is fitted with the highest quality 26Ah Maxi Power battery as standard.

www.powerhousegolf.co.uk

 

Golfstream Revolution
Guide: £459

Designed and built in Britain (and utilising UK-manufactured parts), the Golfstream Revolution features a twin-digit display, distance function, adjustable speed increments of 0.5mph – so that you enjoy the optimum speed – and an electronic brake option. A patented quick-release mechanism enables the user to easily fold the trolley down to the locked away position. Available in black, orange, lime and white (individual colour schemes available on request). The Golfstream is offered with 18 and 36 hole battery options (in both lead acid and Lithium Ion).

www.golfstream.co.uk

 

Stowamatic GT2
Guide: £249.99

Stowamatic’s previous GT model has now been superceded by this new and improved GT2 version, with upgraded distance / speed controls and LCD screen among the many improvements. A quickrelease folding mechanism and strong, lightweight aluminium chassis make for ease of use. Performance is provided by a 12v/28 AH deep cycle sealed lead-acid battery and a 12v/150W motor

www.stowamatic.com

 

Stewart Golf X7 Lithium
Guide: £999

The X7 Lithium is the latest development of the multi-award winning X Series from Stewart Golf. The biggest innovation on this model is the all-new Lithium Phosphate battery. The X7’s power system has also been refined to allow it to operate up to 25% more efficiently on the golf course. The new Lithium Phosphate 20Ah battery has been developed as a true 12V battery, which means that it can be used in any X Series (X1, X3 or X5) purchased since 2004. The battery is protected by a sophisticated battery management system that constantly monitors every cell to ensure the battery is always optimised for best performance and long life.

www.stewartgolf.com

 

GoKart
Guide: £244 (18 hole battery) £274 (36 hole battery £444 (lithium battery)

For any golfer looking to make a statement, the award-winning design of GoKart takes some beating. Manufactured in the UK, and constructed from a moulded polymer frame (no rust!) the GoKart features a powerful 230W motor and is available in six striking colours options: green, red, blue, pink, orange or black. But that’s not all. GoKart offers a unique 28 day ‘try out’ period after buying with the promise of a full refund if you’re not 100% satisfied plus a free loaner trolley scheme should your trolley ever need to be returned for repair.

www.gokart.co.uk

 

Big Max Smart
Guide: £199.99

The Smart trolley from Big Max has a ‘one-shake’ opening mechanism which allows you to open the trolley from it’s incredibly compact folded size in seconds. It also features a new patented scorecard holder, organiser panel and hand brake.

www.bigmaxgolf.co.uk

 

PowaKaddy Twinline lll
Guide: £149.99

Sharing in the aesthetics of the powered version, this lightweight (7.4kg) aluminium framed trolley is equally comfortable when pushed or pulled, and features an adjustable telescopic handle and unique footbrake.

www.powakaddy.com

 

Stewart Golf Z1 Push
Guide: £179

The Z1 Push has been designed with a two-step folding mechanism which allows set up or break down in just a few seconds. And, in its most compact state, the Z1 Push is the smallest push cart on the market (at just 27cm x 27cm x 66.5cm) and weighs in at just 6kg.

www.stewartgolf.com

 

Clic Gear 3.0
Guide: £179

The low-slung 3.0 model offers useful storage in the handle console and is easily navigable thanks to a new centre-mounted brake handle and push-button lock design for the front wheel pivot which is now more robust and intuitive to use.

www.clicgear.com

 

iCart Two
Guide: £129.99

A Quick-Lok folding system, quickrelease wheels and adjustable bag brackets are included in this valuefor- money trolley from Masters Golf which weighs in at just 6.2kg. A footbrake and scorecard holder are also included.

www.mastersgolf.co.uk

 

Micro Cart
Guide: £139

The nifty 4-wheeled Micro Cart features an anodized aluminium frame, to which the golf bag is attached via adjustable brackets (with no need for straps). Integrated tee, pencil and cup holders all add to userfriendly practicality.

www.nevadabobs.co.uk

 

Qwik-Fold
Guide: £149.99

Speed is the essence in the shape of the Qwik-Fold which uses a patented mechanism to open or close within just one second. On top of that, each of the wheels feature a quick-release mechanism for easyoff cleaning and compact storage.

www.direct-golf.co.uk

 

Stowamatic Continental Push / Pull Trolley
Guide: £99.99

Whether you prefer to push or pull, the Stowamatic Continental offers stability via a wide wheel base and air-filled tyres that provide a smooth ride! Other features include a scorecard holder, tees & pencil holder, plus carrying basket for accessories.

www.stowamatic.com

 

 

Reproduced with kind permission of Golf International Magazine








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