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Poll: Staff bag, Carry bag, or Cart bag?


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Poll: Staff Bag, Carry Bag, or Cart Bag? (889 member(s) have cast votes)

Which is your gamer?

  1. Staff Bag (77 votes [8.66%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.66%

  2. Carry Bag/Stand Bag (460 votes [51.74%])

    Percentage of vote: 51.74%

  3. Cart Bag (216 votes [24.30%])

    Percentage of vote: 24.30%

  4. Both (Carry if I walk/push cart and Staff if I ride) (49 votes [5.51%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.51%

  5. Both (Carry if I walk/push cart and Cart Bag if I ride) (87 votes [9.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.79%

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#61 Cochese23

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 07:26 AM

I have a Ping 4 Under for carry the majority of the time. Also have a monster TM staff bag for outings and when I know I will be riding.

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Posted 02 September 2013 - 01:02 PM

Get yourself a Staff (midsize or 9.5)... and keep a Hoofer close by for walking.  Staff bags are ridiculously functional, once you go staff... you'll never go back.
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Posted 02 September 2013 - 07:22 PM

definetly carry for walking

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 06:47 PM

I have a c130. Like the individual putter well and how all my clubs and pockets face me on the cart.

I've always liked the looks of staff bags and can understand why someone would want one. Nike staff bag and Titleist look good.

I have a Titleist SL bag when I walk.

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 07:00 PM

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 08:41 PM

Staff bag for sure. new mizuno staff for 2013.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 10:56 PM

i have now realized that it's almost impossible to have only ONE bag for all types of situations so i currently have the following:

1)a small range/stand bag that can fit 8-10 clubs...i use this exclusively on the range.

2)a medium-sized stand bag that can fit up to 14 clubs(slightly tight fit)...i use this sometimes on the range and whenever i have to travel light--ie--by plane or limited space in a vehicle.

3)a full size tour stand bag..

4)a mid-sized staff bag..

i have 2 gamer sets which i put in 3) and 4) and which see the most use..

PS:i normally use a golf car when playing..

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Posted 28 December 2013 - 12:46 AM

I use a 2013 Ping Hoofer for walking or riding.  I find it great for both and it has enough storage capacity to hold everything I might need.
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Posted 29 December 2013 - 11:59 AM

Cart bag here, yet I walk almost every time. I use a Sun Mountain push cart with the accompanying SM Sync bag.

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 03:11 PM

Stand bag all the way. Easier to carry, and a million times lighter. Granted i dont carry a lot of stuff, so i never need all the room/pockets in a staff bag.

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 03:19 PM

I walk most of the time so I carry a stand bag.  My 12 year old Hoofer 2 is great when I need to carry extra gear and then I have an extremely lightweight Ping Mantis stand bag for those ideal days when I need to carry nothing more than my clubs, some balls, and tees.
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Posted 28 January 2014 - 01:37 PM

I had a stand bag from the time I started until this year. I have switched to a cart bag.
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Posted 05 February 2014 - 02:06 AM

I'm too much of a bag ho. I have a Sta-Dry for the winter and spring. I have a regular stand bag for summer. I have a Sunday bag for the p3 and quick rounds. I have a staff bag for the summer for when i ride or use my push cart. I also have a staff bag to keep my spare shafts and clubs in... Dear God... I'm worse than a woman with a full closet of shoes and purses!
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Posted 05 February 2014 - 05:17 AM

This one, I do also have a Ping Hoofer which was used all last year.

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 06:43 AM

Staff bag with sun mountain micro cart...walk anything, anywhere.  Staff bag allows me to carry everything I might need for a round in english weather...have had snow/rain/sunshine/winds in one round...has to be seen to be believed. Staff bags also seem to be the most durable...however Mizuno UK made a really cool staff cart bag that had enlarged side pockets and no trunk, perfect for trolleys.

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 10:38 AM

I have both.... many of the courses around here 'suggest' you ride to keep up pace of play... yet it is funny that my buddies and me tend to push the riders in front of us even though we walk.
Not having tee times is a double edged sword but normally the low cappers tend to try and get out first.... if we miss that 7-8am window we are staring down a 5hr round.

If I don't have a game on a specific day I make sure I bring my carry bag.... there are just some people ya don't wanna be in a cart with ;)
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Posted 20 February 2014 - 01:31 PM

Cart bag - SM C-130.  All black, lots of pockets, rugged. 10+ years old and still in excellent shape. Totally lacking in "look at me" appearance. Perfect.

Push Cart Bag - an even older SM SCB that is paired with an a early gen. Speed Cart. Bought them used and cheap years ago. Still in good shape and used regularly when I walk a 9. A little on the small side but it forces me to consider only the essentials. Basic black. Suppose I'll upgrade someday when this one gives out.

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Posted 24 February 2014 - 11:51 PM

View PostQuigleyDU, on 05 June 2013 - 12:15 PM, said:

View Postjmvargas, on 12 November 2012 - 09:53 PM, said:

aside from being a club ho i was also kind of a bag ho during the past 55 years playing this game..

in my younger days i always had some kind of large staff bag to match the brand of my clubs and always had more golf bags than complete sets..

lately i've discovered there are more cons than pros with bigger bags and now have a small izzo sunday stand bag as my main gamer and have disposed of all of my bigger staff and cart bags..

get a nice light stand bag with big enough pockets for ESSENTIALS and you're good to go..

my ESSENTIALS are:

...extra balls, gloves and tees which i put in a small pouch
...extra shirt, towel, socks, and cap
...raingear--short sleeve rain vest /rain hat/bag cover plus--of course-- umbrella..
...

Living in NV I always think it is funny when people mention rain gear. .. .Whats that??  HaHa
Come visit the other side of the country..we'll trade ya for a while....

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Posted 05 March 2014 - 10:39 PM

I have a Callaway Stadium Org 14 cart bag that I use with my three-wheel push cart.  It's the only bag I could find that had the umbrella holder on the correct side to use with the push cart.  Plus its a great bag with tons of pockets and room.
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Posted 07 March 2014 - 02:49 PM

Just buy the Jones "Rider" Bag and you will have both...(Its a full size cart bag but it only weighs 5 pounds which makes it light enough to carry.

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 08:32 AM

Carry SM Hybrid

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 11:17 PM

Nike M9 cart bag on a Clicgear 3.5. Sweetness.

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Posted 11 May 2014 - 11:41 PM

Hoofer at all times, and I don't even know what to do with all of the pockets on that.  I get the feeling that some of you pack like my wife. :)
I have 14 clubs from the same OEM
and I'm feeling self-conscious
about it.

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Posted 12 May 2014 - 04:33 PM

SM 2014 Hybrid carry or ride!

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 11:56 AM

Ping Cart Bag with a push trolley.  My club course is not hilly so don't bother with E.Carts or Electric trolleys.

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Posted 22 May 2014 - 11:16 PM

Have both a staff and sun mountain 4/5 ... Used my staff bag for one round no it holds my pool cues in my mam cave
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Posted 23 May 2014 - 10:26 AM

Cart on an electric trolley in summer (too hot/wet (it is the UK) to carry
Carry/ Stand in winter as restictions on trolley usage (and need to walk off summer excesses)
Pencil when just playing a few holes

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Posted 04 June 2014 - 01:29 PM

Born with bad feet, was a stand bag until 4 yrs ago, now cart bag only.

And with my R1 staff bag, how can I go wrong???
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Posted 05 June 2014 - 06:49 AM

I push a Cliq Gear and so a cart bag serves me best.

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 07:01 AM

Carry bag, sun mountain four 5. I walk 90% of the time, bag is perfect for walking or riding


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