What brand makes the best carry/stand bags?
Posted 05 August 2012 - 11:02 AM
Trying to decide between a hoofer and the SM Swift X but really don't like blazing a huge PING/Sun Mountain logo. Right now I'm gaming this knock off Paragon with zero logos that has suited me well for past 2 yrs. However stand is out of whack and it's time for a change.
Datrek....you can find them cheap on craigslist and you won't be disappointed.
Posted 05 August 2012 - 07:13 PM
One negative thing that stands out though is the stand on my Ping Hoofer wasn't very good. It didn't angle a lot, so the bag would fall over a lot if I was on a small hill. The stand mechanism also eventually broke after a few years. No real problems with the other bags though.
Adams Idea Pro a12 18*
Mizuno MP52 3-PW
Mizuno MP-T4 50* 54* 58*
Odyssey Tour Designs Black #9
Posted 15 August 2012 - 09:33 PM
Ogio had 2. First one the legs went after a decade? Bug.
I have a ogio Flash, hey it's $40.
I kind of like less badging on my bags...decent legs and a comfy strap.
Posted 22 August 2012 - 03:22 PM
Posted 22 August 2012 - 11:12 PM
Posted 12 September 2012 - 10:37 AM
Posted 14 September 2012 - 11:04 AM
I would get a new PING bag in a heartbeat. Probably a Hoofer for a little extra room.
Posted 11 October 2012 - 01:16 AM
Posted 20 October 2012 - 12:32 AM
Nike Vapor Speed - AD DI 7
Titleist 915h 18* - Whiteboard
714 AP2 4-pw X100
Custom 1/1 Rory Oven proto 006
Custom Oven grind Nike Engage 50 sq, 56 toe sweep
Posted 02 November 2012 - 06:45 PM
Posted 06 November 2012 - 05:49 PM
Ping G 3 sf tec Tour 65 shaft
Ping G 3 crossover Tour 90 shaft,
TM psi 4-PW
TM ef wedges 50, 56, 60 tour grind.
Scotty Cameron 2016 M2 34"
Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:57 AM
Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:28 PM
This irritated to the point that I wanted to take it back and did try a Ping Latitude for half a round but it was too too harsh in my opinion. So I just learned to live with the bad legs. Soon you start making sure the bag won't fall over without paying attention to it.
The Woode top is probably the best out there (not so for the lefties though) also the straps are very comfortable, there's enough pockets for everything and they're big enough, the ball silo and velcro for your glove are good plus it holds water outside to some extent.
3&5W: Mizuno MP-650, 15* & 18*, Orochi Red Stiff
3 Iron: Mizuno MP-H5, 21*, KBS Tour Stiff
4-PW: Mizuno MP-4, KBS Tour Stiff
Mizuno MP-T4 52.07 & 58.10, DG Wedge
Mizuno Bettinardi C-01H/BC-4
Swing DNA: 91/4/3/6/6
Posted 31 December 2012 - 10:46 AM
Driver: TM 9.5* SLDR-C - 45.5" Miyazaki Kusala Black 61s (tipped 1/2")
Fairway: TM V-Steel T/S (Tour Spoon) 13* - 43.25" Fuji Vista Pro 90 Stiff Shaft
Hybrid Fairway: TM Rescue Fairway 15* '3-Strong'- 42.75" Fujikura VP-90 Stiff
Hybrids: TM Rescue-Mid TP's 19*(3H) & 22*(4H) - Fujikura Vista Pro 90 Stiff
Driving Irons: TM UDI's 20* (#3), 23* (#4) - KBS C-Taper Lite 110 Stiff Shafts
Irons: TM 2014 Tour Preferred MC's (5-8i only) - KBS Tour Stiff Steel Shafts
Hybrid Wedges: Cleveland 2011 Niblicks - 42*PW /49*DW / 56*SW - Stock Steel
Wedge: 2011 Cleveland CG-16 Black Pearl 58*/8* (SW/LW) - Stock Steel Shaft
Putter: Bettinardi BBX-81 Blade - 35" Bettinardi Stock Steel Putter Shaft
Posted 31 December 2012 - 10:49 AM
The best carry/standbags are Mizuno aerolite and the Ogio Velocity.
All others are too big or too heavy for walking.
Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:05 PM
The Four 5 and the Hybrid aren't the same. The Hybrid is a cart bag that can be carried while the Four 5 is a carry bag that fits in a cart.
I love my Four 5. It has lots of room (too much) and the pocket layout is good enough that everything I need is within reach while walking. The 14-way divider was the clincher for me. The strap had to be restitched but it's not a big deal. It's also light enough.
Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:37 AM
Edited by NickPhillips, 09 February 2013 - 12:58 PM.
Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:37 AM
Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:00 AM
PING G25 15* 7.3TS
Adams VTS LSP 20* 8.8TS
Titleist 712U 23*
Fourteen RM12 51* 55* 59* S400
Posted 02 March 2013 - 11:05 AM
Looking forward to walking season starting again!
Posted 13 March 2013 - 10:00 PM
Cally GBB 3 - fw
Cally XR OS 19, Titleist 915h 24 - hybrids
Nike Covert 2 forged 5-P - irons
Cally MD3 52, Titleist SM 5 56, 60 - wedges
SC GoLo 3 33" - putter
Posted 14 March 2013 - 10:44 AM
Titleist 909F2 [15.5*] Fujikura Motore F3 80S
Titleist 913HD [20*] Fujikura Motore F3 95S
Titleist 716 T-MB [20*] Mitsubishi Kuro Kage TiNi 105X
Titleist 712 MB [4-PW] TT DG S300
Mizuno MP-R12 [52*/58*] TT DG Spinner
Scotty Cameron Select Newport 2.6
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