Golf Bags

    How to Acquire the Appropriate Golf Travel Bag

    How to Acquire the Appropriate Golf Travel Bag

    If you're traveling with golf clubs, you'll need a a good travel bag, especially if you're going by airplane. Safety regulations require that travelers check their clubs, rather than carrying them onboard. There are three types of golf bag: soft-sided, hard-sided and hybrid. The type you choose depends on the type of travel in which you'll be engaging.

    Cart Bag Vs. Stand Bag

    Cart Bag Vs. Stand Bag

    When shopping for a new golf bag, it is important to select one that meets your needs as a golfer. Every style of golf bag has the purpose of holding your clubs and other objects such as balls and tees, but bags typically fall into the category of a cart bag or a stand bag.

    What Is in a Complete Set Golf Bag?

    What Is in a Complete Set Golf Bag?

    What constitutes a complete set golf bag varies based on the manufacturer. According to United States Golf Association guidelines, golfers can carry a maximum of 14 clubs. The clubs you use depend on your ability. The traditional set of clubs consists of a driver; a couple of fairway woods, such as the 3 wood and the 5 wood; irons from the 3-iron to the 9-iron; a pitching wedge; and a sand wedge. Many sets now substitute the 3-iron and 4-iron with newer clubs called hybrids, which high handicappers find easier to hit than long irons.

    Different Types of Golf Bags Explained

    Different Types of Golf Bags Explained

    When you go shopping for a bag, you will probably notice that there are different types available. If no one has ever explained to you what these differences are, you may find yourself confused as to which type you should purchase. The foremost thing you need to think about when bag shopping is how many clubs you want to carry with you on the course and how you would like to do the carrying. This will determine the kind of bag you need.

    What Is in the Golf Bag?

    What Is in the Golf Bag?

    Golfers have individual preferences about what to carry in their golf bag, but some basics apply. Clubs include a driver, some irons, possibly some hybrids, wedges and a putter. In addition, many bags include accessories that make golf more fun and convenient when you are on the course.

    How to Make a Golf Bag Organizer

    How to Make a Golf Bag Organizer

    Many modern golf bags come with their own partitions, but if you are using an older bag, you may feel the need to add a little organization to keep your clubs separated. A simple option is a hanging wooden organizer to separate your woods, low irons, high irons and wedges.

    What You Need to Know About Golf Club Travel Bags

    What You Need to Know About Golf Club Travel Bags

    Whether you travel frequently with your golf clubs or whether it's once a year, it's important to protect your clubs when they travel in the cargo hold. And many airlines require the use of certain types of golf club travel bags. You need to decide whether to save some money with a cheap cloth travel bag or to splurge and get a hard case.

    How to Set Up a Golf Bag

    How to Set Up a Golf Bag

    While there is no written rule on how golf bags should be set up, organizing your bag so you know where your clubs are can save you time on the course. Certain golf bags are also made with certain club placement in mind with taller clubs going in the front of the bag. So even though there is no set way, there are some logical, universal practices.

    What Should Be Included in a Golf Bag?

    What Should Be Included in a Golf Bag?

    A golf bag is designed to carry a player's clubs, but it also can be used to keep all sorts of supplemental items handy on the course. In addition to clubs and balls, golfers can take along rain and cold-weather gear, devices to determine distance, instruments to repair the turf and a wide variety of accessories that make playing the game more fun and convenient. Aside from clubs, balls and other necessary equipment like tees, ball markers and gloves, what you put in a golf bag is an individual decision.

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