A golf cart or golf buggy (officially referred to as a golf car according to ANSI standard z130. 1, since "carts" are not self-propelled). is a small vehicle designed originally to carry two golfers and their golf clubs around a golf course with less effort than the traditional method of walking. Vehicles, derived from the Latin word vehiculum, are non-living Means of transport. Golf clubs are used in the sport of Golf to hit a Golf ball. Each club is composed of a shaft with a lance(grip and a clubhead A golf course consists of a series of holes each consisting of a Teeing ground, Fairway, rough and other hazards and a green with a pin and cup all designed for Walking (also called ambulation) is the main form of Animal Locomotion on land, distinguished from Running and crawling
Golf cars come in a wide range of formats and are more generally used to convey small numbers of passengers short distances at speeds less than 15 mph per ANSI Standard z130. 1 as originally manufactured. They are generally 4' x 8' x 6' high and weigh 900-1,000 pounds.
Originally golf cars were electrically powered, but later on gas powered variants started to occur. An electric motor uses Electrical energy to produce Mechanical energy. Electric golf cars were the first mass-produced electric vehicles for private consumer use. The Electric Vehicle was an American Automobile manufactured only in 1899 This variety is now used in many communities where their lack of pollutants, lack of noise, and safety for pedestrians and other cars (due to slow speeds) are beneficial. Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into an environment that causes instability disorder harm or discomfort to the physical systems or living organisms they are in is a one volume manga created by Tsutomu Nihei as a prequel to his ten-volume work Blame!. When purpose-built for general transportation these are called Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs), but with various operating limitations such as top speed and heavy regulation on which type of streets these types of cars are permitted to be used. Transport or transportation is the movement of people and goods from one place to another These may resemble the golf cars shown above, although some are now being made with all–weather car–like bodies.
Electric golf carts have been used since at least 1951. Merle Williams of Long Beach, California was an early innovator of the electric golf cart. Long Beach is a city located in southern California, USA, on the Pacific coast He started with knowledge gained from production of electric cars due to World War II gasoline rationing. In 1951 his Marketeer Company began production of an electric golf car in Redlands, California. Redlands is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Two additional companies began production of electric golf carts in 1954: LEKTRO and E-Z-GO. E-Z-GO is a Golf car and Utility vehicle company based in Augusta, Georgia. Cushman began production in 1955, Club Car in 1958, Taylor-Dunn in 1961, and Harley-Davidson in 1963. Cushman is a manufacturer of industrial vehicles personal vehicles and other custom vehicles including parking patrol Auto rickshaws Models Club Car is a manufacturer of Golf cars based in Augusta GA Powertrain From initial introduction of their Gas powered Golf carts Club Harley-Davidson Motor Company ( formerly HDI is an American manufacturer of Motorcycles based in Milwaukee Wisconsin. In 1971 the gas powered golfcart began production and soon after became a huge hit in a small town called The Villages, Florida. For the Memorial Villages see Bunker Hill Village, Hedwig Village, Hilshire Village, Hunters Creek Village, Piney Point Village
Peachtree City, Georgia has numerous miles of golf cart paths that link the city together. Peachtree City ( Zip code 30269 is a city in Fayette County, Georgia, United States. The State of Georgia ( is a state in the United States and was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule Golf cart travel is used by a great majority of the community, especially among high school students. McIntosh High School even has a student golf cart parking lot on campus. McIntosh High School is a public Secondary school located in Peachtree City Georgia.
On Hamilton Island, Queensland, Australia and also the Tropical Islands of Belize, where mainland vehicles are prohibited, golf carts are the main form of transport. Hamilton Island is the second largest inhabited island of the Whitsunday Islands,after Whitsunday Island Hamilton Island has a collection of wet drowned mountains situated close Queensland is a state of Australia, occupying the north-eastern corner of the mainland continent For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics.
The Villages, a retirement community of over 70,000 in central Florida, has an extensive golf cart trail system (may be 100 miles) and also allow golf carts on many streets. It is the most popuar form of transportation in this community.
Along with the rising popularity of golf carts, the number of golf cart-related injuries has increased significantly over the last decade. A study conducted by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that the number of golf cart-related injuries rose 132 percent during the 17-year study period. According to the study, published in the July, 2008 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, there were an estimated 148,000 golf cart-related injuries between 1990 and 2006, ranging from an estimated 5,770 cases in 1990 to approximately 13,411 cases in 2006. More than 30 percent of golf cart-related injuries involved children under the age of 16.