Read on to see our look at the best electric golf trolleys 2020 has to offer, including models that fold up small or are feature packed
Best Electric Golf Trolleys 2020
The best electric golf trolleys can do all the hard work for you, taking the stress off the legs or shoulders and preserving energy for the last few holes so you can finish your rounds strongly. For our gadget-obsessed generation, they now connect to phones and provide GPS information on the screen. Some can be controlled by a handset while others will even follow you around the course!
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The last few years have also seen an industry-wide overhaul of frame styling, from thick and clunky to sleek and shiny, so it’s easy to see why most amateur golfers now use one.
Of course regarding the model for you, you should consider several things like storage, battery life and overall features when looking to buy an electric trolley.
Best Electric Golf Trolleys 2020
Motocaddy M5 GPS Golf Trolley
+ Folds down compactly and quickly
+ Distances displayed on a crystal clear touch screen
+ Ability to move the pin position enhances strategy
– Some hazard acronyms are confusing
– Folding latches are quite stiff
In 2020 Motocaddy introduced a trolley with a touch screen for the first time. The M5 GPS features a hi-res 3.5” LCD display that can be controlled in all weather conditions, even when wearing a glove. The screen can also give yardages, track scores and the time of your round.
It is powered by a 28.8V drive system – also found on every M-Series model in the range – to enhance efficiency and performance reliability. The M5 GPS also comes in a M5 GPS DHC version, which features an electronic parking brake and a downhill control function.
UK Buy Now at Click Golf for £699
PowaKaddy FX7 GPS Golf Trolley
+ Folds up and down with incredible ease
+ Impressive display that is easy to navigate.
– Adjusting the handle height is a fiddly process
The FX Series, which encapsulates the FX7 GPS. benefits from a simple, one-click folding system and thanks to the removal of the central pillar, fold down 20 per cent smaller than the previous versions. It also has a 3.5” OCA high visibility full colour Touch Screen that displays distances to the front, middle and back of the green via the integrated GPS.
UK Buy Now at Scottsdale Golf for £749
Motocaddy M-Tech Golf Trolley
+ Feels superlight out on the course
+ Fantastic looking trolley
+ Full-colour LCD screen was a big plus
– Premium price will put some off
The limited-edition Motocaddy M-Tech heads up the compact-folding M-Series range. It is top of the pile thanks to its super-lightweight, high-capacity Lithium battery and next-generation, high power 28V electronics. Everything about the M-Tech screams cutting edge, from the polished chrome detailing to the hand-stitched leather handle grips and the carbon fibre styling. The wheels catch your eye too with their bespoke all-terrain tread even boasting the Motocaddy logo.
UK Buy Now at Scottsdale Golf for £999
JuCad Drive SL Travel 2.0 Ex Golf Trolley
+ Elegant, minimalist styling and clever, robust frame design
+ Remote function worked seamlessly during testing
– Perhaps lacking the level of features you may expect for the price
Lighter than many other golf trolleys, the Travel can be carried with one hand and folds quickly and tidily into a small size – even if you drive a car with a very small boot. With the motor housed within the slimline axle and how it breaks down into a number of small pieces, golfers are able to take this trolley abroad on holiday inside their travel bag
US Buy Now at Rock Bottom Golf for $798.99
+ Stylish and folds down easily and compactly, leaving plenty of room for your clubs in your car
+ Features soon become easy to navigate
– Doesn’t accommodate stand bags overly well.
For golfers short on space but who still want in-built GPS functionality, the CT6 GPS provides an ideal solution. The new design ensures this trolley takes up surprisingly little space when folded down, and golfers now have the option of inverting the wheels to reduce the footprint even further. Our testing showed this to be a sturdy, reliable means of transport for clubs helped massively by accurate GPS distances.
+ The screen design adds premium appeal and the trolley and battery have proven to be reliable
+ Easy to assemble
– Doesn’t fold down especially compactly.
The S1 is simple to use and features an anti-glare LCD screen, nine speed settings and ADC in 15, 30 and 45-yard increments. The brand’s Quikfold mechanism allows the trolley to be ready-to-use in seconds, plus the soft-touch ergonomic handle has been updated for easy manoeuvrability.
UK Buy Now at Scottsdale Golf for £499
Big Max Coaster Quad Golf Trolley
+ Excellent stability, ideal for hilly courses
+ Feature packed handle console unit
– The design, which makes it so sturdy, is not the best looking on the market
The Big Max Coaster Quad Brake features four wheels, the front two of which rotate, so the trolley can turn on the spot. A fifth wheel can also be purchased to further improve its stability on steep hills. Other key features include an automatic speed regulator to stop it running away from you when going downhill, an electronic parking brake and a controlled distance function that allows you to send the trolley forwards up to 60 meters. It also features a colour display and an integrated solar charging compartment that sends power to your phone or GPS device.
UK Buy Now at Amazon for £849.99
Stewart Golf X9 Follow Golf Trolley
+ Fun and enjoyable to use
+ Follow function leaves your hands free
– Heavy weight makes it difficult to lift into your car
This pricey option is also arguably the most sophisticated in this guide. A unique Bluetooth design lets it follow you around the course, turning when you turn, stopping when you stop, and removing the need to steer it with a remote control, although this is still an option. Its four wheels also generate excellent levels of grip that aid precise steering.
UK Buy Now at Scottsdale Golf for £1,499
Motocaddy M7 Remote Golf Trolley
+ Fantastic improvement on previous generation
+ Simple to use and compact footprint
+ Good value compared to other remote trolleys
– Folding latches are quite stiff
Replacing the original S7 Remote is the M7 which is the eighth model in the compact M-Series range. Features include an anti-glare LCD screen, a pair of anti-skid rear wheels and an extra (removable) anti-tip wheel at the back to provide stability on all terrains. As with all M-Series models available, its integral compact-folding SlimFold system makes it possible to fit into the smallest car boots.
In terms of the remote, it is easy to use and fully rechargeable – using the trolley’s USB charging port if needed. It can move the trolley forward, left, right and in reverse, with an additional pause and resume feature. The handset range is up to 50 metres.
UK Buy Now at Golf Support from £899
PowaKaddy FX5 Golf Trolley
+ Cutting-edge frame design and functionality
+ Offers good value for money
– Not too dissimilar from FX3 below
The FX5 provides the perfect option for the golfer seeking ample features at a mid-price point. It comes complete with a bright, 2.8” mid-size full-colour widescreen display, ADF (automatic distance function) and USB charging port. It also features PowaKaddy’s all-new stealth wheels as well as newly designed anti-damper dial control and improved accuracy speed controller.
UK Buy Now at American Golf for £549
Golfstream Vision Golf Trolley
+ Unique screen design
+ Simple assembly process
– Lacking features compared to other models
Addressing the problem of reading the screen on electric trolleys, the aptly named Vision golf trolley comes with a new Caddy White display screen that can be read in even the brightest, most direct sunlight, much like an e-Reader. Another new feature is the patented one-touch, easy-fold mechanism that allows the Vision to fold down quickly, easily and compactly. There’s also a magnetic latch that holds the trolley together in the folded position to make it easier to transport it.
UK Buy Now at Amazon for £459
PowaKaddy FX3 Golf Trolley
+ Marked improvement on previous generation
+ Simple to use
– Lacks functionality some may want
At the entry-level of Powakaddy’s FX Series sits the FX3. Available in a stealth black or glossy white frame, the FX3 boasts a height adjustable, soft touch handle for added comfort and new HET technology for greater downhill control.
UK Buy Now at American Golf for £499
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