The fleet of fifty golf cars are the E-Z-GO TXT models with the patented Precision Drive System, which has allowed the Club to specify the Steep Hill option tailoring the performance to the undulating conditions of the Melbourne and Palmerston courses. All of the buggies also feature the single point battery filling system for ease of maintenance and are equipped with ProLink’s Parview GPS course management system which provides hole by hole information for the players.
John Wells, Estate and Golf Course Manager at Brocket Hall commented, “We were rigorous in our research and held negotiations with the three main players in the industry. We timed our purchase well and with an advantageous US dollar/UK pound exchange rate we certainly got good value for money.
“Our previous fleet were E-Z-GO petrol vehicles, but we have opted for electric this time due to the increase cost of fuel, the storage issues relating to petrol and the noise generated by petrol engines. We see electric power as the way forward and with these buggies we have a smoother and quieter ride and lower operating costs.
“We are the first club in the UK to have buggies with onboard chargers and this makes for easy management; we can leave them outside in our Buggy Park and simple plug them in for overnight charging. We are delighted with our decision to go down the electric route.
“I must also put in a word for the supplying dealer, Ernest Doe & Sons, who have been superb throughout the purchasing process. They have met and exceeded our expectations as you would expect from a really good and mutually beneficial working partnership.”
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