The newest helpers at a Napa Valley golf course have nine eyes and six wheels — and fetch snacks and drinks for golfers at the touch of a cellphone button.

Eagle Vines Golf Club, at the north end of American Canyon, is a test bed for what a director says is the world’s first use of a self-driving, self-navigating food and beverage delivery vehicle at a golf course. Four battery-powered carts, partnered with GPS mapping and a smartphone app, allow visitors to order food, beverages, golf balls and other items and receive them on the course in as little as 15 minutes – with the icebox-like contraptions then automatically returning to the clubhouse from whence they came.

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