PowaKaddy CT8 is world’s smallest GPS golf trolley

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PowaKaddy reveal new CT8 GPS, the smallest and most intelligent ultra-compact GPS golf trolley in the world.

The CT8 GPS joins the CT6 in PowaKaddy’s compact range, and boasts a fully-integrated GPS, accessible via an entirely new 3.5-inch full-colour touch screen display.

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It headlines what is set to be an exciting year of launches for PowaKaddy, the world’s leading electric trolley brand, with new electric trolleys, push trolleys and bags set to follow.

The new PowaKaddy CT8 GPS electric golf trolley.

The CT8 GPS is the latest addition to the brand’s compact range, following the success of the best-selling CT6, and comes pre-loaded with more than 40,000 worldwide golf courses, with no annual fees or subscriptions needed, while the Bluetooth connected app allows for quick golf course updates.

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It automatically locates your course, advances between holes and provides fast yardages to the front, centre and back of the green. In addition, the CT8’s new widescreen display, which is the largest seen on a PowaKaddy compact trolley and offers a range of excellent features including a scorecard, stroke index information (for both men and women), Active Green View to show the green’s shape, and Drop Flag technology to give accurate and precise distance measurement to any pin position.

The PowaKaddy CT8 GPS electric golf trolley.

PowaKaddy’s simple 2-Fold system allows it to fold 20% smaller than the previous C2i model, and 35% smaller than its closest competitor, while the 30v 230w motor is powerful and impressively quiet.

The CT8 has a height adjustable soft touch handle and uses the same anti-tamper dial found in the CT6, along with the Automatic Distance Function, allowing you to send the trolley ahead or to the next tee.

The battery in the new PowaKaddy CT8 GPS electric golf trolley.

PowaKaddy’s ‘plug ‘n’ play’ battery is the thinnest, lightest and most powerful lithium battery on the market and ensures there are no wires to connect, while the top mounted and easy access on/off switch and simple battery release latch make it supremely simple to use.

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Alongside the standard CT8 GPS, there is an EBS (Electronic Braking System) version, priced at £50 more. The self-sensing EBS automatically slows the trolley on steep inclines and is ideal for those who regularly play undulating courses.

The PowaKaddy CT8 GPS electric golf trolley.

Both are available with standard lithium batteries or, if you like to play more than 18 holes or get more than one round out of a charge, there are XL lithium battery options.

“The compact range has been a huge success since it was initially launched in 2017, and we’re now extremely proud to be unveiling the latest innovation within that range; the CT8 GPS,” said David Catford, PowaKaddy CEO.

The PowaKaddy CT8 GPS electric golf trolley.

“The new CT8 GPS is a fantastic achievement for us, as we are always looking to make improvements to our world-leading range of trolleys. This new upgrade highlights the trailblazing ethos of our engineering team, and it’s quite incredible that they’ve squeezed such a host of premium features into the smallest electric golf trolley in the world.

“We’re very much looking forward to rolling this out for consumers, and having seen pre-orders from our valued partners, we anticipate the CT8 GPS to be big hit.” 

The PowaKaddy CT8 GPS electric golf trolley.

Available now, the CT8 GPS is priced at £949.99 for the standard lithium battery model and £999.99 for the extended lithium battery model, with the CT8 GPS EBS priced at £999.99 and £1,049.99 respectively. It comes with a three-year warranty (and five years on the battery).

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Rob Jerram is Today's Golfer's Digital Editor.

Rob Jerram is the Digital Editor of todaysgolfer.co.uk

He has been a journalist for more than 20 years, starting his career with Johnston Press where he covered local and regional news and sport in a variety of editorial roles across ten years.

Rob joined Bauer Media in 2010 and worked as the Senior Production Editor of Today’s Golfer and Golf World magazines for ten years before moving into the Digital Editor’s role in July 2020.

He has been playing golf for almost three decades and has been a member at Greetham Valley Golf Club in Rutland for eight years, playing off a 12 handicap.

Rob uses a Ping G driver, Ping G 3-wood, TaylorMade M5 5-wood, TaylorMade P790 irons (4-PW), Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth wedges (52º, 56º, 60º), Evnroll ER2 putter, and TaylorMade Tour Response golf ball.

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