Lightweight batteries, more streamline frames and brand new screen designs are just some of the upgrades you will find in the Golf Trolley market

Buyer’s Guide

Push trolleys
Push or manual powered trolleys are great if your course is relatively flat. They also tend to be lighter, cheaper and fold up smaller than most electric trolleys.

Electric trolleys
Obviously require minimum effort from the user, ideal if your course terrain is uneven. They tend to be heavier and more expensive than push trolleys and come in a range of different specs and price points depending on the features and battery you opt for. The top-of-the-range trolleys will have features such as a USB charging port, GPS cradle, digital LCD colour screen and a battery meter.

Storage
Another thing to consider is how small the trolley folds up when it is stored. Generally, the smaller a trolley folds up and down, the longer it takes to do so because there are more moving parts. If you have a small boot, getting a trolley that folds down small is key and there are options in both the push and electric trolley market that fit the bill.

Battery
Electric trolley batteries come in lead acid and lithium form. Lead acid batteries are cheaper, but are also larger and much heavier and don’t last as long as lithium batteries, which are lighter, smaller and have greater longevity but have a higher cost as a result. Lithium batteries can do different amount of holes on one charge so if you sometimes play two rounds in a day, it might be worth parting with a few extra pounds to get a battery that suits your needs.

 

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big max blade quattro trolley review

Big Max Blade Quattro Review: Tech Info The Big Max Blade Quattro trolley is notable for its four-wheel design. This should help the trolley offer extra stability on more undulating…

£279.99

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We review PowaKaddy's latest electric trolley that automatically adjusts to your walking pace

£399.99

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Motocaddy S3 Pro Trolley

Motocaddy S3 Pro Trolley Review – Key Technology This sleek trolley features low profile wheels and the company’s excellent Quickfold system but the real benefit for the S3 Pro lies…

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motocaddy s1 trolley

Motocaddy S1 Trolley Review – Key Technology The Motocaddy S1 has been revamped for 2016 and features a new Quickfold mechanism, soft ergonomic handle, nine speed settings, low profile wheels…

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Big Max Navigator Quad Gyro

Tech Info The Big Max Navigator Quad Gyro is the brand’s remote controlled electric trolley. It has the same four-wheel design as the Big Max Coaster Quad Brake which enables…

£1,099.00

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Big Max Coaster Quad Brake

Tech Info The Big Max Coaster Quad Brake is the brand’s classic electric trolley design. It features four wheels with suspension and as the front wheels both rotate, the trolley…

£799.00

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Big Max Autofold FF

Tech Info The ‘FF’ in the name Big Max Autofold FF stands for fold flat and this is the key technology that separates this push trolley from others on the…

£239.00

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PowaKaddy FW3 electric trolley

The new Plug ‘n’ Play battery system is a brilliant addition to all of the new PowaKaddy electric models. It means the battery slides into place without the need for…

£300.00

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Motocaddy M3 Pro electric trolley

The Motocaddy M3 PRO frame folds down 40 per cent smaller than the Motocaddy S-Series. The height of the handle can be adjusted to suit golfers of all heights. An…

£449.00
GolfBoard review

Golf Monthly's Neil Tappin trials this four-wheel-drive golf skateboard

£3,399.00

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Golf Monthly Senior Staff Writer Paul O'Hagan tests the new Motocaddy M1 Pro trolley

£399.99