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When it comes to golf bags we always want the best one possible, but we all want something a little different.

When it comes to carry bags some golfers want more storage, lightweight designs and something that can handle the elements.

We have chosen the best golf carry bags of 2024 so you can get something that suits what you need.

Credit: Callaway
Callaway Fairway C HD image
Callaway Fairway C HD
If you want more storage and protection from the elements this is a great option

PROS

  • Water resistant to protect you from the elements
  • Nine pocket design for all the essentials
  • Flex Pod base stands your bag up with ease
  • Animatic double straps for extra comfort

CONS

  • None
Available for £279 from Callaway

If you like playing in the elements, the Callaway Fairway C HD stand bag will look after you. The water-resistant golf bag is fully seam-sealed, guaranteeing durability and weather resistance to protect your equipment in any conditions. Paired with a 4-Way Shaft Shield top, Flex Pod base, and Anamatic double straps, this nine-pocket design bag has all the space to carry all your essentials. As well as other essential pockets for balls, clothing, and accessories, all are situated for convenience with glove-friendly zip pulls for easy access.

Credit: Cobra
Cobra UltraLight Pro Stand image
Cobra UltraLight Pro Stand
If you're looking for lightweight then this could be a great option

PROS

  • Lightweight bag weighing 4lbs
  • Seven pockets for all your tees, balls and extra layers.
  • 4 way club divider
  • New easy flex base, to provide more stability 

CONS

  • Not water resistant
Available for £169 from Cobra

If you want a true lightweight carry bag that gives you exactly what you need, in a comfortable, sleek design, then the Cobra ultra light pro stand bag is for you. It's lightweight is ideal for golfers who like to walk and is super easy to carry at only four lbs. It features seven pockets thoughtfully designed to carry everything a golfer needs and that’s it. A 4-way divider will keep you clubs in order and a new easy flex base will provide more stability when standing your bag up.

Credit: Ogio
Ogio Fuse image
Ogio Fuse
Ideal if you want a larger carry bag with more storage

PROS

  • Water resistant to protect your clubs
  • 4 way top divider
  • 6 pockets for storage
  • Perfect as a cart bag as well

CONS

  • None
Available for £229 from Ogio

If you're a fan of the OGIO bag then check out the new OGIO FUSE Stand Bag. This is a lightweight, water resistant seam sealed carrying option for the course. It boasts world-class organisation and fun colourways that run across the OGIO range in 2024, just a little more subtle. The bag comes equipped with a 4-way top with full length dividers and six front facing pockets - including a rapid snap access pocket - all whilst having easy access to another ball with the front positioned Profile Ball Silo, holding 3 balls securely in place.

Credit: Ping
Ping Hoofer Lite 231 image
Ping Hoofer Lite 231
Perfect lightweight option with all the pockets

PROS

  • Lightweight stand weighing 5lbs
  • Comfortable padded straps
  • 9 pockets

CONS

  • None
Available for £199 from Ping

It’s a classic when it comes to stand bags and it’s the Ping Hoofer. This Ping Hoofer Lite 231 golf stand bag is one of the most popular bags on the market, thanks to its even lighter and more durable construction and ease of operation. Lightweight at just 5lbs with an easily convertible padded straps that can be used either singularly or in a double fashion. It comes with 9 pockets in total, as well as a full-length apparel pocket and a water bottle pocket so you can keep necessities close at hand. Meanwhile, there's a rain hood to help protect your clubs from the elements.

Credit: PXG
PXG Lightweight image
PXG Lightweight
Classic stand bag that's lightweight and comfortable

PROS

  • Carbon fibre stand is strong and lightweight
  • 8 total pockets
  • Padded back panel for extra comfort

CONS

  • Not many colour options
Available for £249 from PXG

If you're a PXG fan you need to check out this stand bag. With an all-new styling, a reduced overall weight, and polished details, this bag does it all and looks good doing it. Perfect for players who prefer to walk the course but need the comfort, versatility and organisation of a traditional cart bag. With a 4-way top divider and 8 total pockets you can have all your golf clubs and golfing essential organised to your liking.

Credit: Sun Mountain
Sun Mountain H2NO Lite image
Sun Mountain H2NO Lite
Full waterproof and lightweight perfect for all year round golf

PROS

  • Fully waterproof keeping everything dry in downpours
  • E-Z Fit dual strap system is lite comfortbale
  • Lightweight construction allowing you to put more golfing essentials in your bag

CONS

  • None
Available for £349 from Sun Mountain H2NO Lite

 
Sun Mountain make one of the best carry bags and, at just 2.3KG, the Sun Mountain H2NO Lite carry bag is lightweight. This mid-size bag is fully weatherproof, waterproof and has all the pockets you need for all your golfing essentials. It features an E-Z Fit dual strap system which makes the H2NO Lite golf bag extremely easy to carry from tee to green. It's fully waterproof when the rain hood is used and designed with a cart-friendly bottom and leg-lock system. The H2NO Lite golf bag is a great all round option especially when fighting the elements keeping your gear dry.


Credit: Titleist
Titleist Players 4 StaDry image
Titleist Players 4 StaDry
Another fully waterproof option that is perfect in all weather conditions

PROS

  • Waterproof construction for all weather playing
  • Lightweight design for easy carrying
  • 6 pockets including a waterproof valuables pocket

CONS

  • None
Available for £229 from Titleist

If you have no fear playing wind, rain or shine, then this Titleist Players 4 StaDry Stand Bag is a great option. It delivers waterproof construction and plenty of storage, including a full-length apparel pocket in a lightweight design at just under 1.67kg pounds and a new PINS leg system with flex base design that gives you great stability. A new double-to-single convertible strap system with quick-release buckles makes carrying the bag extremely easy with maximum comfort. Other key features include a 4-way divider top with integrated lift handle for easy transportation, six pockets including a waterproof valuables pocket, double curved apparel pocket, accessory pockets and more. Constructed from seam-sealed StaDry material, this bag is 100% waterproof.

Credit: Wilson
Wilson Exo Lite image
Wilson Exo Lite
A stand bag from Wilson that does exactly what it says on the tin

PROS

  • 2-in-1 Self-Balancing Strap System
  • 6 Pockets in total
  • 4 way divider

CONS

  • Not many colours
Available for £165 from Wilson

The Wilson Staff EXO Lite stand bag is made with lightweight and sturdy materials and is loaded for convenience and functionality, without taking the enjoyment out of your golf game. It comes with a 4-way divider top, six Pockets and 2-in-1 self-balancing strap system with a new sturdy stand system. The bag has lots of extra space for storage, with six easily accessible pockets which include a waterproof valuables pocket, 1 full-size garment pocket, 1 large base pocket, 1 accessory pockets, and an open cooler sleeve for drinks.

Credit: TaylorMade
TaylorMade Flextech Crossover image
TaylorMade Flextech Crossover
If you want storage the 11 pockets will definitely deliver that

PROS

  • 11 pockets for more storage
  • Weather resitant
  • Six colour options

CONS

  • Not fully waterproof
Available for £189 from TaylorMade

When it comes to storage, the 11 pockets in the TaylorMade Flextech Crossover definitely ticks the boxes. It's comes equipped with a removable strap, a cart strap pass through loop and a large integrated cooler that keeps your drinks cold. You also have the fleece lined valuables pocket and a 360 ̊ zip-off ball pocket. The bag features a weather resistance 600D poly shell to keep your clubs and valuables protected from the elements.

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How we picked

Performance Consistency

We meticulously evaluated each piece of equipment's performance across a number of variables.

Forgiveness and Playability

With golf clubs, our assessment always considered the versatility and forgiveness levels, especially on off-centre strikes.

Innovative Technology

We scrutinise the incorporation of innovative technology in each piece of equipment we review.

Customisation

We consider factors like adjustable features and customisation options available to the buyer.


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James Tait is bunkered’s Gear Editor. Want to know how the latest Callaway driver, Vokey wedge or Scotty Cameron putter performs? He’s the guy to ask. Better yet, just watch his videos on the bunkered YouTube channel. One of the biggest hitters in the UK, James also competes on the World Long Drive circuit and is a descendent of former Amateur champion Freddie Tait.

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