Our Picks: Best carry golf bags of 2023

These are the best carry bags, considering all aspects of space, weight, design and functionality. The best of the best — Our Picks.

These are the best carry bags, considering all aspects of space, weight, design and functionality.

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Welcome to GOLF’s 2023 edition of the Best of Everything, where we’re providing you with, well… the best of everything!

Check out GOLF’s picks for the best golf carry bags of 2023, which include the most functional and convenient carry bags we’ve seen all year. These bags range in price from $130 to $250. Treat yourself to the new carry bag you’ve been looking for, or find the perfect gift for a golfer you love.

Here are six best-selling carry bags from Sunday Golf, Jones, MacKenzie, Miura, and Sun Mountain.

These are the best of the best!

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consider these factors

When on the search for your ideal new golf bag you should first consider the following factors: functionality, space, weight and style.

Whether you’re a casual weekend-when-it-works golfer or you’re on the course or range as often as possible, you should invest in a bag that supports your golf lifestyle and personal style.

Perks of a Carry Bag

Your golf bag should suit your golf lifestyle and type of play. If you’re a walking-golfer who only needs their GPS rangefinder watch and golf bag essentials, you’re going to love these carry bags. They have all the space you want and need.
You probably own a nice full set, but there is often no need to carry your entire array of clubs. Decipher how much club space in your golf bag you *really* need instead of lugging a full set every time you want to hit the range or walk a course.
With most golf bags, weight and club space tend to coincide. The more clubs the bag is able to hold, the larger and heavier the bag becomes. If you’re a walker, optimize your game play by considering lightening the weight of your bag to help reserve energy to pure your best shots.
You can express yourself on the course through your choice in bag style, color and material. Choose a golf bag that speaks to you. Looking for something more traditional or more of a modern looking bag? Check out the choices below which are available in leather and waxed canvas.

Below you’ll find various carry bags in an array of styles and materials, available in multiple colors and loaded with the functionalities you need in a carry bag.

Best of golf carry bags 2023

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Sunday Golf Loma Bag

Sunday Golf LOMA BAG | S-Class Collection

$199.99
“First time using Sunday golf! Great experience timely delivery. I was very impressed with the golf bag.” – Raymond Steingall, United States 5.0 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐   Product Details – Our signature Loma Bag in a new, elevated style – Under 2 pounds, the LOMA Bag is an ultra-lightweight golf bag that doesn’t break the bank or your back! – It holds up to 7 clubs, so you’ll never have to lug that old bag around your local Par 3 course again. – Play a quick 9 or all 18, it’s built-in stand and insulated drink pouch make any round a breeze. – It’s cushioned shoulder strap means Cart path only days will never get you down again! – Its signature sleek design fits stealthily in your trunk, so you can be ready anytime Golf calls! WHY BUY FROM US?   ✅  FREE LIFETIME WARRANTY: Sunday Golf warrants our products for a lifetime period from the date of purchase against defects in materials or workmanship.   ✅ GOOD TIME GUARANTEE GUARANTEE: We take pride in our products. Don’t love it? It’s all good, take advantage of our  FREE 30-DAY, NO HASSLE RETURNS.   ✅ PREMIUM QUALITY MATERIALS USED: Look and feel great out on the course, at the range, or that putting green your buddy just put in. You’ll want to show this gear off!    A comfy full-length shoulder strap for convenience Water resistant PU Leather Insulated Frosty Pocket to keep those hidden mountains blue  Velour-lined pocket for your phone, keys, wallet, or whatever!  Full-length Duraflex legs  Club Divider Dimension: 4″ L x 5″ W
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The lightest golf bag on the market and one of the absolute best. This ingenuitive bag is well-designed and convenient, with plenty of storage space (including a velour valuables zipper pouch, two large side pockets, a front pocket, and an insulated zipper cooler pouch). It has a two-way divided top and holds up to six golf clubs comfortably (but you can squeeze a couple more in there from my experience). And all the while, the Sunday Loma weighs just under 2 lbs.

Yes, just 2 lbs.! It’s easy to keep this bag in your trunk in case you want to swap a few clubs over for a walking round. But you might also like the slightly larger ‘Loma XL’ version of this bag featured below — an incredible walking bag as well.

Sunday Golf Loma XL Bag

Sunday Golf LOMA XL BAG | Matte Black

$169.99
 “Fast shipping, responsive customer service, great price for a great product! My husband loves his new bag.” – Jina Chang, United States 5.0 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐   Product Details – The premium Loma XL has arrived!  – The big brother of our signature Loma Bag. – Weighing in at only 3.4 pounds, you’ll never pack up at a cart path only sign again -We expanded the Loma design to accommodate a couple more clubs and add a padded double strap.  – With a frosty pocket for your beverage and a velour lined pocket for your valuables, the XL is the minimalist golfer’s dream bag. Features Double strap to enjoy the walk 3-way top divider to fit up to 8 clubs Frosty, insulated pocket to keep your drinks cold Velour-lined pocket for you to store your valuables Full-length Dualflex stand system 
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The Sunday Loma XL has all the features we love from the regular Loma, except the XL is a bit larger and comes with a padded double strap. This bag still only weighs 3.4 pounds and comfortably carries 8-10 clubs.

Still, incredibly light, the extra space in the Loma XL is nice for those of us who have just a few more things we’d like to bring along.

This bag is a minimalist golfer’s dream. Plus, there are so many colors to choose from. Take a look at all the choices of Sunday Golf bags by tapping here.

Jones Sports Co Rover R

Jones Sports Co Rover R – Charcoal

$215
The Rover R is designed to combine the simplicity of the popular Players Series carry bag with the innovative aspects of the Utility Series bags. Choose to carry with the iconic Jones single strap or the Utility Series double strap, the bag’s carrying options offer comfort when trekking the course. Store extra layers of clothing in the large belly pocket, keep your mid-round beverage cold in the insulated quick-draw pocket, and secure valuables in the expandable zipper pouch. The Velcro patch allows for quick access to and air-drying of your glove. Clip your range finder case onto the heavy duty D-rings, and toss your bluetooth speaker into the mesh sleeve.  The new R-series features a recycled, ripstop material, woven from 100% PET single-use plastic bottles. The most innovative, durable, and water-resistant fabric to date, the R-series supports Jones’ commitment towards a more sustainable future. Tested and proven in the ever-changing climate of the Pacific Northwest.
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This bag only weighs 3.8 pounds and features a 2-way divided top, holds up 14 clubs, and comes with the option to choose double or single straps (but it comes with both straps for free).

The Rover R has ample storage — six pockets with a velcro glove patch. Whether you’re an amateur or a seasoned pro, this bag is designed with you in mind.

The new Jones R-series features a recycled, ripstop material woven from 100% PET single-use plastic bottles.

Sun Mountain 2.5+ Stand Bag

Sun Mountain 2024 2.5+ STAND BAG

$249.99
Designed for the avid walking golfer, the 2.5+ redefines the features that can be offered in an ultralight golf bag. It has contoured, high-density foam shoulder straps for carry comfort, a roomy, 7.5” top and six pockets including a beverage pouch. All of this and it still weighs under three pounds.

Comfy to carry, avid walkers will love this bag. It weighs just under 3 lbs. and has a 4-way divided top, allowing for a well-organized club assortment. The 2024 2.5+ bag is extra spacious and super light, durable and sleek.

You’ll have plenty of room for your clubs, rangefinder, drinks, and any other golf accessories you bring for your round. See this bag in more colors here.

Jones Players Series R

Jones Players Series R

$ 200
Simplify and golf. The Players Series bag embodies the Jones motto by naturally appealing to those who prefer to experience the course on foot. With minimal and understated aesthetics, it equips you with everything you need in a golf bag. Three pockets provide ample storage for enough necessities to keep you covered for a round or two. The enhanced mesh sleeve will now accommodate larger water bottles to keep you hydrated, and the re-enforced inner liner will withstand the abuse from the walking golfer. Step up your style by simplifying your bag with Jones Players Series.

With minimal and understated aesthetics, the Jones Players Series R equips you with everything you need in a golf bag. It’s available in four beautifully muted tones and you have the option to personalize your bag with your choice of a monogram, logo, or text.

The braided leather straps on this bag add to the timeless vibe this bag radiates. Stylish and convenient, anyone would love the Players Series R carry bag.

Stitch SL Sunday Golf Bag

Stitch SL Sunday Golf Bag

$248
Our first Sunday Bag. The perfect bag for walking 9, playing your favorite short course, or heading to the range to get in a practice session. The bag’s signature removeable spine sets it apart from others, and creates the right amount of structure, while also maintaining the relaxed design of a Sunday Bag. The minimalist design makes this the perfect bag to store in your car at all times. “A walker’s favorite throw-and-go bag.”

This is truly a walker’s favorite throw-and-go bag. It’s collapsable, so you need little to no space to keep this convenient bag on hand and ready to swap in your clubs for your next walking round.

You won’t find a more simplistic walking bag than this one. The Stitch SL Sunday Golf Bag is the most high quality yet absolute most simple walking bag you’ll find.

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