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Golf Car Policies for Everyone:

  • Driver must be at least 16 years old and possess a VALID driver's license in their possession to operate a golf car in Ocean Lakes (also SC Sate Law). You must be 21 years of age to sign a rental contract.
  • Privately owned golf cars must be registered and have a valid registration sticker attached to the driver's side of the front of
    the car. Proof of proper liability insurance must be shown with a minimum of $50,000 coverage in Personal Injury and Property Damage held on the golf car. Be aware of South Carolina driving laws on public roads. There is a $25 charge for stickers annually.
  • NO gas powered or motorized golf cars are permitted.
  • Golf cars operating after sunset must have the light(s) turned on. Lights must be permanently attached and at least four inches in diameter.
  • Flags on golf cars (and vehicles) must not exceed 24" x 24". No whip antennas or extended post mounted flags are permitted.
  • Golf cars must be operated properly and driven only on roadways. Golf cars are not to be driven across vacant or occupied campsites, the beach, or in other restricted areas.
  • A maximum of 5 people can be on a golf car at any given time. A maximum of 8 on a limo golf car.
  • Cruising on golf cars during quiet hours not permitted violators could be subject to a $100 fine. See campground policies.
  • Please keep volume levels on radios, stereos or other audio devices low so others are not disturbed. Vulgar or lewd lyrics will not be tolerated. Violators could be subject to a $100 fine.
  • No open containers of alcoholic beverages are allowed on golf cars. Violators could be subject to a $100 fine.
  • Annual Lease Holders and transient campsite car owners are responsible for the operation of the golf car including any damages that result from operation.
  • Annual Lease Holders must have 3" reflective site numbers on the front and back of their golf cars.
  • Under NO circumstances can golf cars be rented to other sites or other guests as a separate transaction.
  • Rental golf cars cannot be driven off Ocean Lakes property.


Golf car rental rates can be seen here. Golf Car Policies: PDF | Word Document | v. Jan 2015

Golf Car Penalties:
Privately owned campsite guests' golf car:
  • First Offense of underage or reckless driving: $100.00 fine will be levied and must be paid immediately at the Main Office.

Annual Lease Holder Golf Cars:

  • First Offense of underage or reckless driving: $100.00 fine will be levied against that site and documentation recorded in the site's line file.  

Rental golf car:

  • First Offense of underage or reckless driving: $100 fine will be levied and the car is immediately taken away from the person to whom it was rented. A possible loss of privilege to rent or operate a golf car by any guest on the same site during that visit may result. Fines to be paid at Golf Car Rental Office.

All Second Violations of a rule:  will result in the loss of privilege to operate a golf car in the campground. The golf car must be placed back on the camping guest's trailer or into the golf car storage area. Annual Lease Holder's golf cars must be removed from the property or placed into the golf car storage area and loss of privilege for one year.