Best golf gifts 2021: 7 golf bags for all types of golfers

Time to get your new bag for 2022.

Happy holidays from GOLF.com, your ultimate gift guide source for all of the golfers in your life (or yourself, of course). This season, we’ve done the legwork for you — finding all of the best items and deals. All you have to do is scroll down! For more gift ideas, check out our main gift guide or visit our Pro Shop.

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A golf bag is one of the most underrated pieces of gear a golfer uses every single round, but just because it doesn’t hit any shots doesn’t mean it’s not important. It needs to be comfortable for walking, roomy enough to hold the necessary amount of clubs, be able to withstand the elements and, hopefully, look pretty cool, too.

Using the right golf bag can make or break the golfing experience. If you’ve ever tried walking 18 holes with a golf bag that has annoying straps and not enough pocket space, then you know what I’m talking about. A golf bag truly matters.

The current golf market, however, can be difficult to navigate given all of the different bag options. There’s lightweight carry bags of all shapes and sizes, bags that are designed specifically for cart use, and a range of price points.

To help you out a little, we’ve selected seven of the top golf bags on the market. Check out some of our picks below, and for more options, visit our Pro Shop here.

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.

Ping Hoofer 2021

$275
Golfers love the Hoofer bag for its versatility, and in this re-design there’s more to love: Eleven pockets, a new back puck for fast single-strap conversion, added storage, more magnetic pockets, and an apparel pocket with full-length zipper.
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Linksoul Linksouldier

$225
Organize and carry your clubs with the Linksouldier stand bag. It features a wide stand mechanism for stability and balance, a dual strap and handle system for easy lifting and carrying, and ample storage for personal items and golf accessories. Featured pockets include a beverage sleeve, an accessory pocket, an electronics pocket, an apparel pocket, and a zipper ball/tee pocket.
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Sun Mountain Leather/Canvas 2019

$449.99
The Leather/Canvas stand bag is a combination of the old and new line. Integrating modern components with premium leather. Including a water-resistant, waxed canvas.
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Jones Sports Company Original Jones

$160
This is the golf bag that started it all in 1971 and has become one of the most iconic bags in golf. Combining traditional Jones stylings with modern materials, the Original is designed specifically for the walking golfer. Water-resistant nylon keeps grips dry for those dew-sweepers and all-weather players. The retro single strap and unstructured body keeps golfing simple, while three pockets provide plenty of room for your personal items and golf accessories.
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TaylorMade FlexTech 21

$259.99
The FlexTech Stand bag is a lightweight bag weighing just 4.5 pounds, with a self-adjusting strap system designed for ultimate stability. A water resistant stretch pocket protects and holds valuables when adverse weather strikes. The cart strap passthrough allows for easy access to oversized apparel and valuables pockets.
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MNML GOLF BAG V2

$299
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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Callaway Chev 14 2021

$209.99
A sleek and lightweight cart bag, the Chev 14 features bold graphics. ample storage and 14-way club organization at an exceptional value.
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Andrew Tursky

Golf.com Editor

Andrew Tursky is the Senior Equipment Editor at GOLF Magazine and GOLF.com.