These 7 items are must-haves for your next golf trip

travel essentials

Planning a fall golf trip? Make sure to pack these essentials.

September is upon us, and that means fall golf is only weeks away. September and October are perfect months to plan a fall golf trip — especially in areas with cooler temperatures like the Northeast.

Regardless of where you decide to go, there are a few items that are absolute essentials when it comes to packing well. From a premium travel bag to distance measuring devices, and storage must-haves like cooler bags and insulated cups, GOLF’s Pro Shop is stocked with everything you need to make your next golf trip as convenient as possible.

Check out our top picks for travel below, and while you’re shopping, take a scroll through the rest of the items we have on offer, from the latest apparel and shoes to training aids, clubs and more.

All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy a linked product, GOLF.COM may earn a fee. Pricing may vary.

Izzo High Roller

Unlike any other travel cover, Izzo ‘s High Roller has rugged 1680D nylon construction and a folding panel design. It keeps your clubs protected during travel and storage and the six wheeled base provides versatility and maneuverability.
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Bushnell Phantom 2

The Phantom 2 has evolved with numerous upgrades from its predecessor. Introducing GreenView distances with movable pin placements for more accurate distances, the Phantom 2 now offers “Dynamic Green Mapping,” to provide distance measurements based on a golfer’s line of play. Preloaded with more than 38,000 courses – along with up to six hazard/layup distances per hole. The Phantom 2 has upgraded “BITE Technology,” an integrated, high-powered magnet that allows golfers to easily attach the device directly on a cart bar, providing quick and easy yardage readings with 40% larger text.
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Adidas Golf Cooler Bag

The Adidas Golf Cooler Bag is 8 X 7.5 X 11.5. It features a Zip closure and a silver lining material to keep your drinks cool. It also comes with a cross body carry strap.
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YETI Rambler 26 oz Stackable Cup with Straw Lid

The Yeti Rambler 26 oz. Cup is built for big gulps from dawn ‘til dusk. It’s sized perfectly for anything you throw at it. Large swigs of water, XL smoothies, fewer refills, and retaining every degree of your drink’s temp, especially when you’re far too busy kickin’ back around the fire. Plus, it’s topped with our fan-favorite Straw Lid so you can say goodbye to single-use plastic straws.Rambler Straw Lids are built to last and have a molded-in stopper that holds your straw safely in place. Rambler Lids, it’s shatter-resistant, dishwasher-safe, and completely free of BPA.
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Callaway Triple Track Divot

Double-prong design is highly efficient and easy to use
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Ping Valuables Pouch

The Ping valuables pouch is made of rugged 900D heathered grey polyester. The velour-lined interior with divider and quilted material design protect your belongings during your round.
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The MNML GOLF Bag is truly innovative and unique. Whether you’re playing 9, 18, or 36 holes, stay charged, hydrated, tread lightly, and record/share your experience. Pat. Pending Phone Holder Filming Pocket Internal Stand Mechanism 4-Way Divider (two full length) Very Comfortably Carries 14 Clubs Backpack Strap “insanely comfortable” Magnetic Pocket Closures Lightweight Microsuede Material Pat. Pending Port and Portal System Thermal Pocket (up to 5, 16oz bottles or 6 12oz cans) Reengineered side and ball pockets to create wider openings and more storage place New range finder pocket built into left side pocket 100% waterproof Bluetooth Speaker with an 8 hr battery life.  We guarantee you’ll love your bag, but if after receiving the bag you decide it’s not for you, return it within 7 days after the bag’s arrival and we’ll refund your purchase price as long as there are no noticeable wear marks.   
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