The city of Alton, IL has opted to allow golf and utility cars to be street legal. Many Alton residents own and rent golf cars for this, and other uses such as golfing, camping, hunting and other special occasion uses on private lands.
Our service extends to Alton, IL and beyond. We provide sales of new and used golf carts, and service all brands. We can pick up and deliver to Alton, and provide rentals of golf cars as well.
From the City of Alton Website:
After full and careful consideration of the volume, speed and character of traffic on the streets, roads, highways and alleys of the city of Alton, the city council of the city of Alton does hereby determine and find that the public safety will not be jeopardized by the authorization of the operation of neighborhood vehicles. Further, the city council of the city of Alton does hereby determine and find that neighborhood vehicles may safely travel on or across the streets, roads, highways and alleys of the city of Alton. (Ord. 7187, 3-24-2010)
A “neighborhood vehicle” means a self-propelled, electronically powered four (4) wheeled motor vehicle (or a self-propelled gasoline powered 4 wheel motor vehicle with an engine displacement under 1,200 cubic centimeters), which is capable of attaining in one mile a speed of more than twenty (20) miles per hour, but not more than twenty five (25) miles per hour, and which conforms to federal regulations under title 49 CFR part 157.500. (Ord. 7187, 3-24-2010)” Read More:
Golf Courses near Alton:
The 18 hole Spencer T. Olin Golf Course in Alton, IL is a semi-private course and is the only golf course within the St. Louis metro to be designed by Arnold Palmer. The near 7,000 yard golf course was designed to be a challenge even to the skilled golfer and has been a past host of both the men’s and women’s US Amateur Public Links Championships. The Spencer T. Olin Golf Course also offers a nine hole “Learning Center” course for new golfers looking to learn the sport.
The 18 hole Clover Leaf Golf Course in Alton, Il is a semi-private course that has been opened since 1931. The Clover Leaf Golf Course claims to be the oldest family-owned and operated golf course in the entire country and features a 70 par lay out designed to challenge every golfer. The Clover Leaf Golf Course also hosts numerous tournaments throughout the year as well as league play.