golf cart


Definition of golf cart

1 : a small cart for wheeling a golf bag around a golf course
2 : a motorized cart for carrying golfers and their equipment over a golf course

called also golf car

Examples of golf cart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Occasionally, Chris races the horse around the paddock in a golf cart. Tom Robbins, The New Yorker, 23 July 2022 At the time, Riley’s mother, Kimberly Wortman, was sitting in a golf cart and setting up her phone to film his next shot. Chloe Peterson, The Arizona Republic, 27 June 2022 After her first long jump in the section finals, Sage Creek’s Elizabeth Hatton was carted off the field in a golf cart, holding her foot. Steve Brand, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 May 2022 Woods, 46, defied the odds by returning from his serious single-car accident last February and multiple surgeries to play in the PNC Championship in December with son Charlie with benefit of a golf cart in the two-man team event. Adam Schupak, USA TODAY, 3 July 2022 Two people are dead and four others are injured after a car hit a golf cart full of people late Monday night in North Carolina. Adam Sabes, Fox News, 18 June 2022 Nothing beats a walking round of golf, but the prospect of shouldering a bag, even pushing (or pulling) a golf cart, across 18 holes—the equivalent of about four miles—can be a daunting task. Shaun Tolson, Robb Report, 11 June 2022 Another image shows the adorable trio hanging out on a golf cart, with the happy couple flashing huge smiles on their faces. Angela Andaloro,, 19 June 2022 As the boy attempted to make a U-turn with the golf cart at the intersection of Bainbrook Drive, the cart rolled onto its side. Joan Rusek, cleveland, 22 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of golf cart

1899, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of golf cart was in 1899

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Last Updated

7 Aug 2022

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“Golf cart.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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