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.

This Month’s Best Trolley Deals

Powakaddy FW7 electric trolley at Amazon.co.uk | Was £445 | Now £429

PowaKaddy Compact C2 electric trolley at Amazon.co.uk | Was £599 | Now £549

 

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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

Golf Monthly Senior Staff Writer Paul O'Hagan tests the new PowaKaddy freeway trolley

£369.99

Key technology: Modelled on the S1 trolley, which remains in the line-up, the S1 Pro has additional features, such as a USB port, which can be used to charge your…

£349.99

Golf Monthly Senior Staff Writer Paul O'Hagan tests the Stewart Golf Z3 Push trolley

£179.00

PowaKaddy Sport golf trolley review and verdict from Golf Monthly magazine

£429.00

e-CADDY Pro-Lite GT golf trolley review. Reviews of the e-CADDY Pro-Lite GT

£249.00