My first golf push cart is on sale for $81 and makes a perfect Father's Day gift

Golf is not always thought of as a sport that requires a lot of exercise, but a quick way to turn golf into a more physically demanding sport is to explore the course on foot. You will burn a lot of calories walking around your favorite local golf course, and you will have more time to enjoy the beauty of the course.

A handcart can make walking around the golf course much more pleasant. Instead of carrying your clubs around on your shoulder, you can move them around with a handcart like a shopping cart or a stroller. It's much easier on your back.

If you're considering a golf push cart, the Caddytek CaddyLite 11.5 V3 model is currently on sale at Amazon for $81. It normally costs $149, so that's a significant discount. This exact model was the first push cart I ever bought, and it served me well for a few years.

There are many features that put the Caddytek on par with other, more expensive models. Many cheaper wheelbarrows only have three wheels, requiring you to keep the front off the ground at all times. Despite the low price, this cart offers all three wheels for more effortless mobility.

It's also foldable, so it doesn't take up much room in your car. It doesn't fold up quite as small as some of the more expensive models, but I can currently fit it in the trunk of a Hyundai Sonata along with another handcart and two golf bags.

My only real gripe, the reason I ended up upgrading to a more expensive piece (aside from offering it to my girlfriend so she could walk too), is the foot brake. While it works fine, I always hated having to kick my leg under the bag to hold the cart in place. I prefer a hand brake as it's easier to use, especially considering how many hills there are on the Connecticut trails. If you live in a flatter area where the brake is less of a concern, this isn't an issue, but it's something to be aware of.

Aside from these minor criticisms, I have no hesitation in recommending this push cart to golfers of all skill levels who want to transform their beloved game into a more fitness-oriented sport.

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