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I’m seriously thinking about doing some walking instead of always riding in a cart this year. What is an easy to push cart that won’t break the budget? You young whipper snappers please feel free to chime in.

 

 

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1 hour ago, ole gray said:

 

I’m seriously thinking about doing some walking instead of always riding in a cart this year. What is an easy to push cart that won’t break the budget? You young whipper snappers please feel free to chime in.

 

 

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With all your money from investments, you shouldn't be worried about a budget!!  lol

First, you have to decide 3-wheel or 4-wheel.  I think it's a matter of personal preference, but for me the deciding factor was how small it folds.  Some say the 3-wheelers are more stable, but I haven't had any issues with my Sun Mountain Microcart.  I've had it for 8-9 years and have had no problems with it.  It could  be better, but it works and folds up small enough to get two of them and two golf bags in my trunk.  Maybe the 3-wheelers fold up smaller these days, but they didn't back then.  I also picked it because I had a Sun Mountain cart bag that fit the cart; no straps needed.

I also like the Bag Boy Quad XL, but I might splurge for the Big Max Blade Quattro if I ever need to replace it.

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If you're looking for one that won't break a budget and have a Costco membership, then this CaddyTek that I bought is pretty good so far.

https://www.costco.com/CaddyTek-3-wheel-Golf-Cart-with-Swivel-Front-Wheel.product.100430232.html

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Irons: :mizuno-small: JPX 923 HMP 5-PW UST Mamiya Recoil 95 F4
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I'll second MattF on the Caddytek. he has the 3 wheel and I have the four wheel. Given the choice again I'd pick the three wheel.  We have really high rough and a bit hilly terrain  and a three wheel just requires less effort. 

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Thanks guys.   I would definitely need one that holds water bottles etc.

 

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3 minutes ago, tony@CIC said:

I'll second MattF on the Caddytek. he has the 3 wheel and I have the four wheel. Given the choice again I'd pick the three wheel.  We have really high rough and a bit hilly terrain  and a three wheel just requires less effort. 

How is the three wheeler when folded up size wise?

 

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6 minutes ago, ole gray said:

How is the three wheeler when folded up size wise?

 

OG both the 4 and 3 wheel fold up very easily and into a compact space. Edingc posted a great and unofficial review of the 3 wheel.

 

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38 minutes ago, ole gray said:

Thanks guys.   I would definitely need one that holds water bottles etc.

 

My caddytek came with both a bottle holder and an umbrella holder.

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Cobra  Radspeed 3W/RIptide Shaft
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*

Cobra Speed Zone 6-GP/Recoil ESX 460 F3 Shafts 

:titelist-small: SM7 54* Wedge

:ping-small: Glide 3.0  60* Wedge

:odyssey-small: O Works putter

:ShotScope: V3
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 

EZGO TXT 48v cart
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain: And  BAG Boy

Golf Balls: Vice Pro Plus 

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I have a friend that has one of those golf boards.  Cruises around like a skateboard.  Not exactly walking, tho 🙂  I have older Sun Mountain carts, but I haven't walked for a couple of years now.  Maybe after this knee heals stronger, I might give it another go.  Problem I have is that all my playing partners have carts.  Hate being the only guy walking!

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On 5/4/2019 at 8:17 AM, ole gray said:

How is the three wheeler when folded up size wise?

 

16.5”x20.5”x29.3” It's not the most compact but it's not a monster either. I believe all the CaddyTek's come with an umbrella and drink holder. Mine also has an attached cooler pocket like most bags.

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Fairway: :callaway-small: Apex UW 19° & 21° Project X HZRDUS Smoke RDX Black 5.5

Irons: :mizuno-small: JPX 923 HMP 5-PW UST Mamiya Recoil 95 F4
Wedges: :mizuno-small: T-22 Denim Copper 48°, 52° & 56° UST Mamiya Recoil 95 F4
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Welcome to the Push Cart Mafia.

Lots of great carts.  As for me, I went with the ClicGear 3.5 several years ago and have not looked back.  It's not cheap up front, but the damn thing is indestructible.  It's about time for replacement straps, but otherwise, it's good as new.  I don't think I can kill it.

My high school daughter also used it for the last three seasons on her team and in tournaments.  When we'd play together, I'd be relegated to my old BagBoy.

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3 Hybrid (19*) - :taylormade-small: RBZ
4i - PW - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )
52* - :cleveland-small: CBX
58* - :cleveland-small: CBX Full Face 2
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Rock Bottom has the Sun Mountain Reflex on sale for $99 right now.  Just ordered two yesterday, one for me and one for my daughter.

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Not sure if anyone else has said this or not, but check out a refurbished model of the clicgear 3.5+ on clicgear's website. You will have to call to see if they have any in stock but it is basically the same as buying new but much cheaper. The clicgear is the best for sure. They will last forever so you won't have to worry about replacing it. Heard stories of people buying a cheaper cart and it only lasting a year or two before having to buying another one. Spend the extra money for the better product if you can, it is worth it in the long run. 

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I found that my 3 wheeled push cart, my clubs were harder to get out of the bag. Plus it only folded in 1/2. My Quad XL folds into three for better storage. Plus I find it better on the course


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Just a thought - and it could depend on how easy it is for  you to get up and down - I'd consider carts with seat attachments available in case play is slow and you need a rest. I'm only 32 and this is something I'll be purchasing soon for my Clicgear 3.5.

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I picked up a used Sun Mountain 3-wheel cart and really like it.  It folds up nicely and is solidly built.  Be advised that if your area has thorny devils, like the ones I run into in AZ, stay away from carts with pneumatic tires. I suffered two flats this past winter season and a cart with a flat is a RPITA to push. 

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Bigger wheels = easier to push.  I have a Sun mountain 3 wheel and a Sun Mountain 4 wheel. The 3 is easier to push even though its about 8lbs heavier (is an older steel tubed model). One time at a course in Denver decided to play par 3 course after doing 18 in a riding cart. So rented a pull cart and it had 27in bicycle wheels. It pulled like a feather despite being a really heavy duty rental at public course. I was amazed at how easily it pulled. Nothing like that currently on the market, but it reallly drove home the point that larger wheels roll easier.  

My three wheeler pulls better if you hitch a lift in a riding cart (i.e. storm coming). Tried that twice with the 4 wheeler and it tipped over both times. Never have tipped the 3 wheeler.  

 

 

 

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clicgear 3.5+ is fine, however it's a bit of a faff putting up and down and it's also larger than other push carts width wise at the wheel base. The amount of times I cant get thru a small area or past some bushes on a path without snagging the wheels got so annoying I bought a cheap one from a retail store and it's turned out to be the best, lightest, easiest to fold push cart I've ever had......and a quarter of the price of a clicgear.

Sometimes buying cheap doesnt always mean buying twice

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Ordered one of these puppies today so I can keep the lard off the arse.  Also doesn't hurt to keep folks from spitting tobacco and such on ya. 😉

 

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I recently was lucky enough to snatch up a CaddyTek 3 wheel swivel. I cannot recommend this push cart enough. I had a couple comments on this based on trying out my friend's clicgear last year. But this could be compared to any more compact push cart. I'm not sure what model he had, but it was definitely a model that was at least 5 years old, so not truly a fair comparison.

The CaddyTek I got is much studier as the frame is much thicker. It's not very compact when folded up. It definitely takes up a fair amount of space compared to the older clicgear I had borrowed. While larger, it still comfortably fit in my trunk with my golf bag. But I wouldn't be able to fit much more in my trunk besides those two things when traveling. So you do sacrifice a bit of space for the sturdier frame. 

Besides the studier frame, the swivel front wheel made it significantly easier to maneuver around the course. This would probably be something to consider as an added benefit when looking/comparing to other push carts. The swivel wheel is not always necessary, but definitely helped turning quickly using less effort. The accessories included added good value since it included the cup holder, umbrella attachment, and bag/cooler. 

All in all, while bulkier I was happy that it felt much sturdier to hopefully last me a while, easy to maneuver/push, and all the accessories/attachments needed. Cannot recommend this push cart enough if you are able to get your hands on one. 

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Do you find the larger profile, hard wheels easier to push than the pneumatic ones?  Still thinking about the Sun Mountain wheel conversion, but at the cost to do so, also thinking about a different cart.

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4 hours ago, fixyurdivot said:

Do you find the larger profile, hard wheels easier to push than the pneumatic ones?  Still thinking about the Sun Mountain wheel conversion, but at the cost to do so, also thinking about a different cart.

When doing a "push test" comparing my old cart with pneumatic tires to my new Caddytek 3 with the foam tires, the pneumatics definitely have lower rolling resistance. I actually wish the new carts would have a pneumatic tire option. While a bit more effort to keep aired up, they do roll better. But I understand that a lot of folks don't like dealing with inflating tires. For me, it's trivial as I have a compressor always ready to go.

I'm also a fan of the Caddytek V3 cart - I have the non-swivel wheel version, however. Well designed, and I find it operationally easier than the Clicgear that I used for a while.

 

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I bought a caddytek 4 wheel version about 4 years ago. No issues. Very easy to push, very stable, good storage and folds up easily to fit in the truck. I bought red wheeled version but now catch crap each round because the wheels are now pink.

I walk every round until the temp is 100. Wife mase me pro.ise to ride when its hotter than that

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People have different choices, and this is why there are various types of walkers for seniors. Most use Drive Medical RTL10266BL-HS Nitro DLX Rollator Walker and this is superb if we talk about walkers for seniors. 

https://www.seniorsjournal.org/best-walkers-for-seniors/

This guide might seniors find helpful when choosing a walker. Thanks

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Rovic- steerable front wheel and made by Clicgear. tough cart and slightly cheaper than clicgear branded carts. I have an Alphard motor on mine now which works great.

Driver: Callaway Epic 9 degree, stiff (set at 10 degrees with the movable weight in the center}

FW: Callaway Epic 3,5, heaven wood w/ regular shaft (driver shaft in 3 wood, 3 wood shaft in 5 wood, 5 wood shaft in heaven wood, all three set at neutral plus 1 degree)

Hybrids: Callaway BB19 4,6,7 (4 set at neutral plus 1 degree and 6 and 7 set at neutral minus 1 degree for gapping purposes)

Irons: Callaway Rogue ST Max 8, 9, PW 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM6 50,54,58

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I also got the CaddyLite EZ out for two rounds from this page and have to say that my early impressions are very good. Might have a little to do with the fact I started with 2 birdies in the first 3 holes on Saturday on my way to matching a season-best 82, but that's neither here nor there... Very easy to push, very stable. The basket in the handle section is perfect for a range finder; clip close storage spot is great for anything you need easy access to and don't want out in the open (wallet, etc.). Haven't really tested the cooler pocket yet, but seems to just be lightly insulated - certainly not a deal breaker, though. Only thing that's a little drawback is the foot break rather than the hand break, but, at least for me, that difference is certainly worth the price difference between this and the Clicgear 3.5.

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On 6/20/2019 at 9:07 PM, fixyurdivot said:

I picked up a used Sun Mountain 3-wheel cart and really like it.  It folds up nicely and is solidly built.  Be advised that if your area has thorny devils, like the ones I run into in AZ, stay away from carts with pneumatic tires. I suffered two flats this past winter season and a cart with a flat is a RPITA to push. 

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Goatheads we call them in NM. Nasty. I picked up a Sun Mountain Speed Cart V1 at a yard sale and replaced the pneumatic tires with their hard kit. It changes the brake from a bicycle clamp to a positive pin lock. Rolls great on the wider wheels with no need to carry the bike pump! Folds very nicely.

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