In Part 1 of this blog we made the claim that high-quality, single strap golf stand bags were as rare as a blue unicorn. We searched extensively throughout the electronic golf marketplace and discovered that although not quite as rare as the mythical beast, there truly were not many options. It appears that many manufacturers have moved away from single strap models or only offer the option in full-featured caddie and/or staff bags. After looking at about a dozen bags, we did find two options that we liked. Continue reading Single Strap Golf Stand Bag — Searching for a Blue Unicorn (Part 2)
Recently we were asked for a recommendation on the best single strap golf carry bag. The person who asked didn’t like the hassle of the four point, back pack style strap systems that have become the standard in the industry. He felt that a single strap style was significantly easier to put on and take off. At the time we thought that the request would be fairly straightforward although we couldn’t quickly recall any current models with the single strap configuration.
To make a short story shorter we failed in coming up with a quick recommendation for this person who was eager to purchase. So in this blog (Part 1 & Part 2) we are going to chronicle our pursuit of a “blue unicorn” – a high quality, single strap golf carry bag. Continue reading Single Strap Golf Stand Bag — Searching for a Blue Unicorn (Part 1)
Ping has earned itself an army of followers that is vocal, loyal and large. If you spend any time reading reviews in the golf forums or listening to customers, it is easy to find stories of “serial” Ping owners and individuals who have owned their Ping carry bags for 8 – 10 years. Given this following of Ping admirers we thought it would be useful to provide a side by side comparison of Ping’s three full featured stand bags to give newbies and veterans alike a clear picture of their similarities and differences. Continue reading Ping Carry Bags: Which One is Right for You?
JCR DL550 Stand Bag
When we attended the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show in January we were able to meet with Dan Langner the chief designer and owner of JCR Inc. Dan walked us through their new line of golf bags. Of course we were primarily interested in their JCR DL550 Stand Bag. The DL550s were introduced in November 2015 and we believe they will become highly popular as they become better known. Continue reading JCR DL550 Stand Bag Review
Have you ever asked the question “What is a golf stand bag?” Or, “What is a golf carry bag?” Cart bag? Sunday bag? Or, hybrid bag? These descriptive titles can be a little confusing, but they do not need to be. Each of these types of bags has a relatively distinct purpose and set of features. Continue reading What Is A Golf Stand Bag?
Ping Hoofer Carry Bag
The weight of the Ping Hoofer is 5 pounds including the attached rainhood.
This weight is within the middle of our preferred range.
Getting Clubs In and Out of the Bag
The Ping Hoofer has an oval five-way opening with two full length dividers and diameters of 9” x 8”. Continue reading Ping Hoofer Carry Bag Review
TaylorMade PureLite Stand Bag
TaylorMade has discontinued the PureLite for 2017. For those who love this bag it is still available in some colors on Amazon. See links to the right and to the bottom.
TaylorMade has replaced the PureLite with the FlexTech line significantly improving the base, legs and straps. You can see our review by clicking HERE.
TaylorMade PureLite Specs:
The weight of the TaylorMade PureLite Stand Bag is 4.8 pounds including the shoulder straps and rainhood.
Given the inclusion of the straps and rainhood this weight is one of the lightest of our recommended bags. Continue reading TaylorMade PureLite Stand Bag Review
The Best Golf Carry Bags website (BGCB) has one purpose: We aim to simplify your golf carry bag selection process so you can buy with confidence.
Buying a golf carry bag can be overwhelming. There are so many manufacturers, models and features, it may be hard to choose. At BGCB we make the decision process easy. We have completed a comprehensive review of the top manufacturers and the best golf carry bag models. We have simplified the buying process into a three step roadmap to help golfers make the perfect selection. Continue reading Welcome to Best Golf Carry Bags!