Lightweight Golf Bags
Photo/Jeff Harris
Remember the colossal golf bag Rodney Dangerfield sports in Caddyshack, the one with the functioning beer tap, a (very) loud music system and a belly fat enough to swallow four full sets of clubs? Along with the glitz, comes one big drawback that is evident when his caddie groans, “What do you got in here, rocks?” If you like to walk the course (or you take pity on your caddie’s spinal health) it’s time to streamline your bag. Modern materials and new designs mean that slimmer, sleeker bags can do a job once reserved for much bigger, bulkier bags. The Titleist Players 4 Carbon Stand Bag ($245, far right), for example, weighs a mere 3.8 pounds, but its four, …
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