Our Picks: Best golf travel accessories of 2023

A selection of GOLF's best golf travel accessories of 2023.

These are the best travel accessories for the modern golfer.


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

Once you get your golf clubs packed away, there’s usually some more gear you’ll need for your next golf adventure.

From shoe bags to backpacks, to pouches, duffel bags and let’s not forget suitcases, there are a multitude of different pieces of travel gear for golfers to chose from.

With that, here are the best options for golf travel accessories. Get excited for options from Jones, Hudson Sutler, Vessel, TaylorMade, Sun Mountain, Monos and Away.

These are the best of the best!

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Best GOLF Travel Accessories OF 2023

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Hudson and Sutler Nylon and Leather Golf Shoe Bag

Hudson Sutler Nylon and Leather Golf Shoe Bag – Grey/Navy

Part shoe carrying bag, part beer smuggler, Hudson Sutler’s golf shoe tote bag is the course essential that you’ve been waiting for. Rugged 1000D Nylon exterior gives you all the classic styling you’ve come to expect from us, while the coated nylon pack cloth liner can withstand up to a size 15 cleat, or the occasional spill of your finest light lager. Our shoe carrier bag has a leather wrapped cotton handle and exterior zippered valuables pocket making this an automatic for your next outing. Made in the USA Size // 14” tall x 8.5” wide x 5” deep Material // 1000D Nylon with spill resistant nylon liner Zipper // Coil zippers with leather pulls Webbing // 100% Heavy Weight Cotton Fits up to size 15 shoe or a 12 pack MADE IN THE USA
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The Hudson and Sutler nylon and leather shoe bag is part shoe bag and part beer smuggler.

This bag is good for carrying up to a size 15 golf shoe, or a 12-pack of cold ones. And don’t worry about ruining your shoe bag if a little bit spills as the interior is made from spill-resistant nylon.

Vessel Voyager Shoe Bag

Vessel Voyager Shoe Bag

Keep your footwear fresh in our Voyager Shoe Bag. Designed to protect both athletic and dress shoes, this shoe bag is suited with two ventilation ports. A waterproof wrap-around zipper allows the main compartment to open flat for easy access. Purposeful design features include a magnetic valuables pocket for extra storage and a top carry handle for convenient portability. Whether you’re headed to the golf course, tennis court or jet-setting across the globe, keep your favorite pair of shoes protected while looking sleek with the Voyager Shoe Bag.
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One of the best ways to keep your shoes fresh and ready to go is the Vessel Voyager shoe bag, thanks to its waterproof all-around zipper.

The shoe bag also has an extra magnetic valuables pocket as well.

Jones Classic Shoe Bag

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Jones Classic Shoe Bag

The most premium shoe bag on the market. Jones Classic Shoe Bag is an ideal companion for your next golf trip. Grab your kicks and hit the road­– the links await. A new classic.

You can’t go wrong with the Jones Classic Shoe Bag.

Thanks to two separate compartments for each shoe and breathable airflow shoes, you don’t have to worry if your shoes are still a bit damp when you pack them straight after a round.

Jones Ranger R

Jones Sports Co Ranger R – Moon Gray

The Ranger continues to be the most popular item Jones has to offer. With enough space for space for six dozen golf balls or six icy cold ones, this versatile product is a trusty companion for your time at the course. This shag bag cooler is the ultimate gift and accessory for any golfer. 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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The Ranger R is one of the most popular items Jones has to offer and for good reason.

This utility bag is good for six dozen golf balls, six cold beers or whatever you need to pack it with to through into your travel bag.

Jones A2 Backpack

Jones Sports Co A2 Backpack R – Navy

The Jones A2 Backpack R is the latest A-series for traveling professionals. With ample space and separation, this pack will keep you organized for life on the go. The padded shoulder straps and cushioned back support ensures a comfortable carry when loaded with your daily necessities. The water bottle sleeves are made out of a soft-hand feel vegan P.U. material, giving way to a smooth yet durable feature. The A2 is the first Jones product to offer a hidden embroidery location under the front buckled flap, allowing for a sleek look while still carrying the meaning of your design. 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 professional backpack has pretty much everything you could need from it.

Two main compartments are big enough to fit my camera bag as well as an extra sweatshirt, all while allowing me easy access to my laptop thanks to the dedicated sleeve in the back.

The Jones A2 backpack is also built to last from a recycled, ripstop material, woven from 100% PET single-use plastic bottles

TaylorMade Players Backpack

TaylorMade Players Backpack

TaylorMade’s Players Series Backpack, a modern and functional bag, packaged within a rugged ballistic nylon shell and designed for today’s needs. Three separate sections for dedicated organization Rear access 12″” padded laptop compartment, full filet open Multiple internal organization pockets Quick access outer pocket with logo cresting ability Waterbottle and umbrella side access Rubberized logo and zipper pullers Luggage pass thru Hidden quick access document sleeve 100% weather resistant ballistic nylon 13″ x 19″ x 7″
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The TaylorMade Players Backpack features a rugged ballistic nylon shell to fit the needs of the modern professional.

This bag also features a separate laptop sleeve in the rear, allowing for easy access.

Hudson and Sutler Monterey Overnight Duffel

Hudson Sutler Monterey Overnight Duffel Ballistic Nylon – Navy/Navy

Designed with a functional side access shoe compartment keeping your footwear separate and accessible.  Sleek and minimalist design, perfect for the gym, club locker room or well organized long weekend away.  Light enough to carry you through your day, rugged enough for your next adventure. Size Specs: 20” L x 9” W  x 9” H  Medium:  Perfect for daily carry or an organized long weekend away.  Easily fits a pair of trainers, change of clothes and toiletry pouch. Side access shoe compartment DWR Coated Ballistic nylon Lightweight and durable   Detachable non-slip shoulder strap for comfy hands-free carrying Industrial strength webbing Nickel hardware Made in the USA Personalized products are not eligible for returns or exchanges
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A perfect companion for a single-night trip or weekend getaway, the Hudson Sutler Monterey Overnight Duffle bag is light enough to carry for the day and rugged enough for every adventure.

A separate shoe compartment keeps your bag organized and clean, and the sleek and minimalist design makes it perfect for any assignment.

Sun Mountain Mid-Stripe Boston bag

Sun Mountain Mid-Stripe Boston bag

Measuring 18.5”L X 10”W X 14”H, the Boston Bag will get you through whether you are heading to the course, the gym, or on an overnight trip. The side pocket is large enough for your cell phone, wallet or keys. There are two larger additional pockets: one large enough for a change or two of clothes and the other will fit a pair of shoes and more. The shoe pocket is reinforced to protect against crushing.

Want to match your brand new Mid-Stripe golf bag with a day-trip companion? Sun Mountain has the answer with its Mid-Stripe Boston bag.

Designed to fit seamlessly with Sun Mountain’s Mid-Stripe collection, the Boston bag, like the matching golf bag, is made from a durable vinyl material and comes in the same 12 color schemes as the rest of the line.

Monos Carry-On Pro Plus

Monos Carry-On Pro Plys

Meet the Carry-On Pro Plus, the larger and upgraded sibling of our award-winning Carry-On. Featuring a built-in front compartment for easy access to your travel essentials, the Carry-On Pro Plus is designed for seamless, functional travel. Fits a 16″ laptop and keeps it protected under the same aerospace-grade polycarbonate as the rest of the case. Designed to fit in the luggage sizers and overhead bins of major US airlines (but may need to be checked on smaller planes).

Golfers already have to check one bag, why check another? I picked up a Monos Carry-On Pro Plus and was able to pack for an entire 10-day international golf trip in a rollaboard.

Monos’ Carry-On Plus is specifically designed to fit in all U.S. airlines’ mainline aircraft overhead bins while the Pro version adds an exterior pocket, big enough for a 16-inch laptop.

The Carry-On Pro Plus also features durable YKK zippers with an integrated luggage lock, four super smooth wheels and a durable polycarbonate shell to keep your luggage safe and secure.

Away The Medium

Away The Medium

The Medium is our midsize checked suitcase, perfect for 1-2 weeks away. It features a lightweight, durable hard shell that’s been rigorously tested and a signature interior compression system that helps you pack, organize and protect more. Details like an easy-grip top handle, additional underside grab handle, and smooth-gliding wheels make it easier than ever to maneuver and lift your suitcase. Better travel starts here.

Going away for a while and absolutely have to check your luggage? Try one of Away’s Check-in luggage pieces.

Away suitcases are also made of a durable polycarbonate shell and are designed to nest inside one another when in storage.

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Jack Hirsh

Golf.com Editor

Jack Hirsh is an assistant editor at GOLF. A Pennsylvania native, Jack is a 2020 graduate of Penn State University, earning degrees in broadcast journalism and political science. He was captain of his high school golf team and recently returned to the program to serve as head coach. Jack also still *tries* to remain competitive in local amateurs. Before joining GOLF, Jack spent two years working at a TV station in Bend, Oregon, primarily as a Multimedia Journalist/reporter, but also producing, anchoring and even presenting the weather. He can be reached at jack.hirsh@golf.com.