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The Benefits of Using a Golf Carry Bag

We at Best Golf Carry Bags believe that there is only one true way to play and enjoy golf. You have to walk the course. We know we can be a little overzealous about this, but there are real benefits of using a golf carry bag and walking the course.

Benefits of Using a Golf Carry Bag: #1 Walking a golf course is fantastic exercise

Benefits of using a golf carry bagSome people question whether golf takes any real exertion. Studies have proven that playing a full round of golf in a motorized cart will burn over 900 calories! Not bad.

According to Neil Wolkodoff, a director of the Center for Health and Sport Science at the Rose Medical Center in Denver, walking a course will burn over 1400 calories for 18 holes of play. So if you want to burn some calories and get some great exercise, pick up the bag and hit the links. Continue reading The Benefits of Using a Golf Carry Bag

Single Strap Golf Stand Bag — Searching for a Blue Unicorn (Part 1)

Single Strap Golf Stand Bag as Rare as a Blue Unicorn.  Image by User:Yamavu, Hashar & Kalki CC BY 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons
By User: Yamavu, Hashar & Kalki CC BY 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons

This post, both Part 1 and Part 2, has been fully updated for 2020.

A few years back, we were asked for our recommendation for the best single strap golf stand bag.

The person who asked didn’t like the hassle of the four-point, backpack 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 straightforward, although we couldn’t quickly recall any current high-quality models with the single strap configuration.

To make a short story shorter, back when we first began researching this topic, we failed to come up with a quick recommendation for this person who was eager to purchase. So, in this blog (Part 1 & Part 2), we chronicle our pursuit of a “blue unicorn” – a high quality, single strap golf stand bag. Continue reading Single Strap Golf Stand Bag — Searching for a Blue Unicorn (Part 1)

What Makes a Women’s Golf Stand Bag Different?

This post has been updated for 2020 with our preferred women’s golf stand bag models from Sassy Caddy and Sun Mountain. 

Sassy Caddy Women's Golf Stand BagWhen we recently attended the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, we asked a few of the leading vendors of women’s golf bags to explain what differentiates a women’s golf stand bag from a men’s bag. We received our best answer from Emily, the designer, and the creator of Sassy Caddy. As she walked us through the features of her highly fashionable women’s golf stand bags, she said the difference comes down to three key things:

  • The bags are more stylish and have greater personality
  • The pockets of the bags are tailored to more specialized uses
  • Women’s golf stand bags are shorter than men’s golf carry bags to provide a better fit for the shorter length of women’s clubs

Continue reading What Makes a Women’s Golf Stand Bag Different?

Welcome to Best Golf Carry Bags!

The Best Golf Carry Bags website (BGCB) has one purpose: We aim to simplify choosing and buying your next golf carry bag.

Best golf carry bag - JCR DL550 Stand BagBuying 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!

Start Walking The Golf Course

Walking a golf course is great exercise!

Benefits of using a golf carry bagAccording to Neil Wolkodoff, a director of the Center for Health and Sport Science, walking a course will burn over 1400 calories for 18 holes of play. Walking also strengthens your muscles and bones and improves your balance and coordination.  So, if you want to burn a ton of calories and get some great exercise, pick up the bag and hit the links.

Our Top Three Golf Carry Bags

At Best Golf Carry Bag, we only recommend the best bags.  But if we were forced to pick our top three carry bags based on weight, overall comfort, and reliability, we would pick.

 TOP PICK2ND PICK3RD PICK
Sun
Mountain 4.5 LS
Ping
Hoofer
Taylor-
Made FlexTech
MSRP$209$215$210
Weight (see note)4.5 lbs
(incl S)
5 lbs
(incl R)
4.9 lbs
(incl R & S)
Club Openings455
Top Size9.5"9" x 8"9.75" x 8.5"
Full
Dividers
42Y
Pockets81211
Colors1057
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Amazon
Read Full Reviews4.5 LS
Review
Hoofer ReviewFlexTech
Review
Buy one of our top picks today.  Start burning more calories the next time you golf.