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A ‘free ride’ with Club Car

12.15am 14th February 2003 - Corporate

Club Car has launched a ‘Free Ride’ programme. This unique initiative is intended to give clubs across the UK the chance to have their own fleet of buggies free of charge.

Through a series of short-term loans Club Car aims to make buggy fleets accessible and affordable for clubs of all sizes. Recent research, carried out by Simpson Carpenter Ltd, highlighted the need for a comprehensive programme to suit all levels of investment with 25% of the clubs questioned actively considering the acquisition of golf cars and an additional 25% prepared to consider cars if their main concerns were addressed.

Robert Drewery, marketing director of Club Car Europe explains, Whether clubs have some cars already or are exploring the benefits of cars for the first time we want clubs and golfers alike to gain first hand experience of the advantages of having Club Car fleets.”

The two schemes on offer, ‘Shared Revenue’ and ‘Try before you Buy’, both allow clubs to try out a limited amount of Club Car golf cars for a trial period, free of charge. If clubs do not want to buy the cars at the end of the trial Club Car will simply take them away.

‘Free Ride’ is the first programme of its kind ever made available to clubs in the UK. Club Car feels that the practical experience of ownership, combined with the support of its distribution and the strength of its products, will ultimately increase its car sales nationwide.

Club Car is also quick to point out that there are only a limited number of places on the scheme this year, so courses keen to take part should contact Club Car as soon as possible to avoid missing out.

Robert Drewery at Club Car European Headquarters on 01204 690515

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