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Bags with 4-way or 14-way dividers?


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Poll: 4-way or 14-way? (731 member(s) have cast votes)

Which do you prefer?

  1. Cart Bag with 4-way divider (30 votes [3.92%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.92%

  2. Cart Bag with 14-way divider (203 votes [26.50%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 26.50%

  3. Stand Bag with 4-way divider (262 votes [34.20%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 34.20%

  4. Stand Bag with 14-way divider (271 votes [35.38%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 35.38%

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#1 pitchinwedge

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Posted 31 October 2016 - 04:57 PM

Which do you prefer and why?

917 D2 8.50* - Tensei CK Pro White 60
917 F2 13.5* - Rogue Max 70
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Posted 31 October 2016 - 05:45 PM

14-way stand bags for me as long as they're full length dividers. I like the organization and minimal club tangling. I tried to go back to the 4 or 5 way bags and couldn't stand it. Regardless of whether I'm using a cart or stand bag it has to be 14-way!

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Posted 31 October 2016 - 06:02 PM

I like 14 in my cart bag and 4 in my stand bag.

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Posted 31 October 2016 - 11:04 PM

14 way in both Cart and Carry bags...
Driver---------------Ping G LS Tec 10.5*, Ping Tour 65X, tipped 1", 44.25"
FW Wood----------Ping G 14.5*, Diamana Whiteboard D+ 82X, tipped .5", 42.5"
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Posted 01 November 2016 - 09:07 AM

Once you go 14 way, it's hard to go back.


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Posted 01 November 2016 - 04:08 PM

I just recently got a 14 way stand bag and like it much better. It is nice to not have the club grips tangled. But I do miss being to organize my clubs in a row as opposed to a honeycomb pattern.

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Posted 01 November 2016 - 06:35 PM

i like cart bag with 14ways but it is hard to find.

whenever i found bags i like, it comes 4 ways only... T^T
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Posted 02 November 2016 - 06:02 AM

I have a 14 way Hoofer stand bag

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 10:24 AM

 tacklings2k, on 01 November 2016 - 06:35 PM, said:

i like cart bag with 14ways but it is hard to find.

whenever i found bags i like, it comes 4 ways only... T^T

Actually, it seems to me that 14-way CART bags are abundant but 14-way STAFF bags don't exist.
917 D2 8.50* - Tensei CK Pro White 60
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Posted 02 November 2016 - 10:27 AM

Not a large sample, but it's still interesting to see the 14-way cart and 4-way stand bags are nearly tied.

917 D2 8.50* - Tensei CK Pro White 60
917 F2 13.5* - Rogue Max 70
816 H2 19.0* - D+ Plus 90
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Posted 02 November 2016 - 10:54 AM

Have been a 4-way stand bag user for many years, Sun Mountain and Ping Hoofer.   Recently picked up a TM Catalina cart bag with all dividers thinking it would be better on the back of golf carts on holidays abroad.  I've since realised i can't invert my clubs for transit with the additional dividers, so what benefits it might have had are negated by other issues - will probably just sell the Catalina on, or keep it to store my spare clubs !

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 10:54 AM

Once I went 14 way, the couple times I tried 4 way (or any other configuration), I just haven't liked it. I'm a 14 way guy for life now!
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Posted 02 November 2016 - 12:51 PM

I don't always use the staff bag, but when I'm on one I prefer it 6 way....  ;)

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 01:39 PM

View PostMatt, on 31 October 2016 - 06:02 PM, said:

I like 14 in my cart bag and 4 in my stand bag.

+1 Same for me. Wouldn't a 14 way stand bag be adding needless weight?
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Posted 02 November 2016 - 02:01 PM

I walk for a lot of my rounds and not always do I bust out the clicgear, so I'm pretty much a dedicated stand bag guy.  My OCD forces me into the 14-way...anything else gets cluttered and annoys me too much.

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 02:16 PM

I like my 14 way cart bag and my 14 way stand bag. Using my stand bag the most since I walk most rounds. I like organization and the 14 way gives me that.

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 03:45 PM

Hated 14 way. Too much clanking and chatter when walking or driving. Too much time searching for that clubs own spot. I prefer 6 or 7 but 4 is all sun mountain does unless you go to a smaller bag than a 3.5.

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 04:15 PM

Seems true for stand (or carry) bags that 4 or 6 dividers makes less noise than 14...
917 D2 8.50* - Tensei CK Pro White 60
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Posted 02 November 2016 - 08:37 PM

View PostMatt J, on 31 October 2016 - 06:02 PM, said:

I like 14 in my cart bag and 4 in my stand bag.
Exact same here.

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 08:42 PM

View Postpitchinwedge, on 02 November 2016 - 04:15 PM, said:

Seems true for stand (or carry) bags that 4 or 6 dividers makes less noise than 14...

This.

14 way bags seem a bit too precious of my sensibilities.

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 09:02 PM

Cart bag with 14 full length dividers and two wells on the outside = $....now I need to find one where the top slopes like a stand/carry bag for use in my push cart, as cart bags just don't slope the right way for a push cart....the one I have is about as neutral as I have seen.

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 10:03 PM

View PostEdaw68, on 02 November 2016 - 08:37 PM, said:

View PostMatt J, on 31 October 2016 - 06:02 PM, said:

I like 14 in my cart bag and 4 in my stand bag.
Exact same here.

Me as well.  When I walk I want as light a bag as possible
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Posted 02 November 2016 - 10:05 PM

I didnt like 14 or 4 way. Would like a 6 way with an spot for my putter.

My biggest issue with 4 way is the putter mingles with everything and headcovers and clubs tangle. Not real reason I disliked 14 way other than clubs in the middle had to fish for the right spot when putting the club up at times.

If I were to choose again I would go with 14.

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Posted 04 November 2016 - 10:39 AM

4-way stand bag  still winning...

Also, for this poll, 4-way and 6-way bags are essentially the same.  Simply trying to compare the popularity of bags with lots of dividers versus bags with fewer dividers.
917 D2 8.50* - Tensei CK Pro White 60
917 F2 13.5* - Rogue Max 70
816 H2 19.0* - D+ Plus 90
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Posted 05 November 2016 - 11:47 AM

4way, it's better for walking

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Posted 05 November 2016 - 02:42 PM

Carry bag with few. I actually prefer 2 divisions. 3 at max. I think there is less club chatter with less dividers. And only carrying 12 or less clubs really stands out with 14 dividers...
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Posted 06 November 2016 - 09:41 AM

I have a 15-way divider in my cart bag and I'd newer go back to less than 14 unless it was the Ogio Woode system, which I have in my carry bag.
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Posted 08 November 2016 - 02:42 PM

I have a Sun Mountain C-130 for riding and a Four 5 for walking.  Both 14 way.  I like that every club has a slot and I know right away if I have misplaced my club/left a wedge on the green.
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Posted 09 November 2016 - 11:50 AM

Poll is showing Cart bags are popular with 14-way dividers.  

Toss up for stand bags.  Never would have guess this.
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Posted 17 November 2016 - 07:20 AM

4 way stand bag for me.  Like to walk so cart bag is out.  14 dividers adds too much weight, never seems to organize the clubs well, the balance is off when carrying, etc.  And I rarely carry 14 so end up with extra empty slots.  4 way is perfect for me- woods and putter up top, mid irons in middle, wedges in bottom.

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