Whether playing off scratch or digging Sunday holes, make sure you’re slinging a decent, functional and sophisticated golf bag.
Here, the best packs with which to raise your (style) game.
McLaren GT Golf Bag
Designed by McLaren Special Operations and launched as part of a luggage series to complement (and fit) the new GT. Designed in-house and assembled by Italian craftsmen, the Bridge Of Weir leather bag – available in Pioneer Black, Luxe Black and Luxe Porcelain – accommodates a full set of clubs with various easy storage options and compartments, a securable rain hood and integrated straps to lock into the rear of the GT. Because you bought the car first, right?
Treccani Milano Golf Bag
Treccani Milano is known for its bespoke leather travel goods. Beyond crafting alligator skin briefcases, the brand’s also taken to the course – its Golf Bag in light brown calfskin handmade to order. Features multiple external pockets and tee loops, as well as a waterproof nylon travel case in matching colour.
Approx. £7,394; treccanimilano.com
Bentley Golf Stand Bag
Bentley – yes, the British auto marque – delivers some solid luxe with its golf equipment. Its decadent stand and cart bags come with portability in mind – even though we can’t see a single Bentley owner lugging from the shoulder – each made from technical and waterproof fabrics and boasting rubber zip linings (keeping valuables dry), cool pockets for beverages and ultra-premium leather diamond quilted pockets.
MacKenzie Leather Sunday Walker
The slim design of the Sunday Walker is crafted from some of the world’s best leather. The 7-inch opening easily fits a full set of clubs and uses a single divider to keep things organised. At around 4lbs, the single strap, single pocket golf bag is designed to streamline the overall experience.
Approx. £800; mackenziegolfbags.com
Callaway Hyper-Lite Zero Double Strap Stand Bag
Callaway lauds this as the “gold standard in ultra-light carry bags.” And given it weighs in at just over 2lbs, we tend to agree. Comfortably carrying 14 clubs, the nylon skin is durable and the carbon fibre legs light and sturdy, with four zippered pockets offering plenty of storage.
Approx. £211; callawaygolf.com
Ogio Convoy SE Stand Bag 14
This bag, made from a durable polyester, ticks all the right boxes – sleek, ultra-light and with a wealth of storage. Features load balancing double straps for easy carrying, 14-way top with lift handle and room for a large putter, 11 individual pockets that come zippered or insulated as well as dedicated tee and umbrella holders, towel loop with quick release. All this at under 5.5lbs.
Approx. £185; Ogio.com
Ping Tour Staff Bag
It’s the sound you hope to hear on your first drive of the day. The golfing stalwart prizes functionality – take the Tour Staff bag, premium quality detail that tour players rely on with a durable polyester and polyurethane outer, nine pockets, two large apparel pockets, expandable water-bottle holders and magnetic quick access pocket all in a timeless monochrome design.
Approx. £420; ping.com
TaylorMade FlexTech Crossover Stand Bag
Makes organising your game even easier with a 14-way-top, 10 pockets and a patented smooth release system to prevent club crowding (a very real first-world problem. And know the cool blue colourway (pictured) will keep you calm and composed on the approach to the green. Maybe.
Approx. £200; taylormadegolf.com
Jones Sports Co Utility Trouper
Large yet light, the Trouper design uses a sizeable 5-way top with easy grab handle to provide room for 14 clubs. The stand function promises effortless handling and lifting, with insulated beverage pocket with ‘2-can’ capacity, Bluetooth speaker – to get the pre-swing vibe right – and eight pockets also included.
Approx. £194; Jonessportsco.com