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2018 Custom Golf Car Contest

Best In Show: The “Presidential Treatment” – Cart Mart, Inc.

A complete restoration of President Dwight David Eisenhower’s 1969 Turf Rider IV by Ride Around Golf Carts.

Description of Build

  • Completely restored from the frame up
  • Including motor rebuild from Fat Man Motors
  • Canopy and seat upholstery from P&M Upholstery
  • Chromed, painted, and built by Cart Mart, Inc.

Learn more about the history of the build here.


Best Themed: Custom Stretch E-Z-GO RXV – Putt-N-Around Golf Carts

Description of Build

  • 350amp controller
  • Tsunami seats
  • Deluxe LED lights
  • Multi-function gauge
  • 300 watt stereo
  • 3” lift, custom length cargo bed
  • Theme matching body and wheels with a cooler carrier and matching Orca cooler

Most Creative: Little Pete – Classy Carts LLC

Description of Build

  • Stretched frame
  • Cab and hood are hand formed from sheet steel
  • Other versions created with a tandem axle

Most Unique: Stretched 6×6 Club Car – Good Guys Golf Car

Description of Build

  • Full custom, using two complete drivetrains
  • Two controllers, two motors, two differentials
  • Plus a switch on the dash for 2wd or 4wd
  • Automatic hydraulic rear dump bed with matching tool box
  • Front brush guard, lights, roof mount LED Light Bar, and more
  • Paint is Hunter Green, as it’s the ultimate hunting golf cart

Best Paint: Unique RXV – Good Guys Golf Car – David Hill

Description of Build

  • Unique paint job

Best Wheels: 2013 E-Z-GO RXV – Metrolina Carts

Description of Build

  • 2017 Trojan batteries
  • Custom Margaritaville painted body
  • Ultimate LED light kit
  • Genesis 300 Seat kit with Custom Matching Elite Golf Cart Seats Diamond Stitched Covers
  • Cooler/Storage insert
  • 5″ GTW lift kit
  • 14″ Illusion wheels with matching inserts on Duro Desert Tires
  • Custom Golf Car Supply Lime green 80″ Top
  • Madjax Black Brush Guard
  • Custom Painted Margaritaville Stereo Dash
  • Four 6.5 kicker LED speakers
  • JVC Marine Grade Head unit
  • Soundstream 1000 watt amplifier
  • 8″ Amplified Bazooka Tube
  • Custom Rear Stereo Box to Match cart
  • 12 Piece LED underbody light kit
  • New windshield
  • State of charge meter
  • Convex Mirror
  • Custom Carbon fiber and Black 14” Steering wheel from Stentens
  • Charger

Best Lifted: 2017 Club Car Precedent EFI – Carts Gone Wild

Description of Build

  • Blue Alpha Off-Road body kit with matching extended top
  • 6” A-Arm lift kit with custom 14” black and machined wheels and off-road tires
  • Black-Liquid Silver with Silver Rush Tsunami seat cushions
  • Matching rear seat kit that folds to a flat bed

Best 4 Passenger: 2012 Yamaha G29 Drive Gas Cart – Tanner Thomann Golf Carts

Description of Build

  • Custom Sweitzer’s elite airbrushed body
  • 6” Jake’s lift kit. MJFX 12” wheels with Sahara Classic 23” tires
  • GTW Rear flip seat. Madjax Fold down tinted windshield
  • Madjax 84” extended roof
  • Madjax Headlights and taillights
  • Underbody LED light
  • Madjax Black seats
  • Madjax Rear seat armrests with cup holders
  • Madjax Rear step safety bar
  • Clutch power spring

Best 4-Plus Passenger: 2013 Club Car Precedent Alpha Body – Gulf Coast Golf Carts

Description of Build

  • 2013 Club Car Precedent Alpha Body
  • New Batteries
  • 6” A-Arm Heavy Duty Lift Kit
  • Heavy Duty Rear Suspension Springs
  • Complete LED Light System
  • Tinted Flip Down Windshield
  • Digital Battery Meter
  • Heavy Duty Flip Style Rear Seat
  • Custom 15” chrome wheels
  • Custom Bucket Seats
  • Custom Dash
  • Custom pearl shaved ice white paint
  • Bluetooth/mp3
  • Upgraded Controller
  • Upgraded Motor
  • Power Center
  • On-board Charger
  • Under-body glow lights

Thank You To All Custom Golf Car Contest Participants

We were overwhelmed with the number of entries this year. There are simply too many photos to display them all here. We look forward to seeing more creative custom golf cars in 2019!

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