SECTION 56-2-105. Golf cart permit and the operation of a golf cart.

Golf cart permits can be obtained through the SCDMV for $5 upon presenting proof of ownership and liability insurance.

Permits allow operation of a golf cart within 4 miles of the owner's address on roads posted for 35mph or less during daylight hours. 

The driver of the golf cart must be at least 16 and hold a valid driver's license.

Just like a vehicle, the golf cart must have the registration or permit and proof of insurance on the vehicle at the time of operation.