Planning to jet away this year but need something to transport your clubs in? We round up the best luggage & travel bags on the market this year

If you’ve got a golf holiday booked, you’ll need something to transport your golf clubs in. That’s a given.

Golf travel bags don’t only make you look like you’re a pretty competent golfer, but they’ll minimise the risk of damaging your clubs on your golf trip – especially at the airport by the elusive baggage handlers.

Your mates will have got one, so why haven’t you?

The most important thing to consider when buying a golf bag for travelling is that it has to be strong and able to deal with the demands of travel in planes, trains and cars.

Whatever level of kit you’re wanting to take away with you into the sunset, there’s a means to do so.

Without further ado, let’s take a look at the best golf travel bags that deserve the privilege of housing your prized possessions in when you’re on the go…

Bets golf club travel bags


Callaway Golf Clubhouse Travel Cover

For the overnight getaway or golf holiday choose the Callaway Golf Clubhouse Travel Cover. The travel cover will ensure your clubs are ready to easily transport with a neoprene comfort grip handle and reinforced wheelbase. For easy access to your clubs, the cover features exterior quick-release tie-downs and has an internal shoe pocket. Finer details include a business card identification holder to allow you to identify your bag after arriving at your destination. Suitable for both cart and stand bags.

Pros:

  • Internal shoe pocket
  • Sturdy exterior straps
  • Huge internal storage

Cons:

  • Can become unstable when stood up

Puma Golf Wheeled Travel Cover

This premium travel cover has oversized wheels so you can effortlessly manoeuvre when travelling. It has a large main compartment which will accommodate most golf bags, with straps to secure your precious golf gear as you travel to your destination. As well as internal storage the cover has external pockets and ID cardholder. The cover has been made from durable heather material and has multiple handles to ensure you can comfortably lift or carry.

Pros:

  • Durable material
  • Oversized wheels for ease of transport
  • Large external and internal storage

Cons:

  • Straps can be a bit flimsy

Ogio Alpha Travel Cover Mid

If you think that travelling with your clubs is difficult, stressful, or profanity-inducing, it just means that you’re travelling with the wrong bag. No matter where you are going, or how many golf trips you have planned this year, the ALPHA MID will be ready for anywhere you’re headed; birdies not included.

Pros:

  • Easy to manoeuvre
  • Colours are really stylish
  • Easy to spot in the airport

Cons:

  • Padding could be a little thicker at the top end

Ping Travel Cover

For the ultimate protection for your golf clubs when on your travel`s, you’ll need the PING Travel Cover. Tough and robust this travel cover will protect your golf clubs and accessories from damage. Made from robust polyester and vinyl materials with added upper panels, the PING Large Travel Cover offers the ultimate protection for your golf gear and is size for all carry bags, trolley bags and staff bags. It’s all round toughness continues with heavy duty YKK zippers, sturdy wheels with reinforced base, dual Velcro handles and a reinforced pull handle. It also features an internal mesh pocket with ID holder and finished off with the PING branding on the side.

Pros:

  • Reinforced pull handle
  • Padded upper panel protects club heads
  • Can fit all carry bags, trolley bags and cart bags

Cons:

  • Expensive

Big Max Traveller Travel Cover

This high-tech golf travel bag with wheels allows you to transport your golf gear safely and with ease. The cover features the EZ-UP upright transport system to keep your clubs stored safely in an upright position, with MX Guard to protect your expensive equipment as you travel. To make this much more easy to move the travel cover features a hard wearing base with ball-bearing wheels, with a strong and robust handle on the top to manoeuvre your cover much more easily. The bag has external straps to lock down your load and has 2 external storage compartments, and 2 internal compartments to keep your expensive items safe and out of view. Other benefits include an ID holder to locate and identify your bag during your journey.

Pros:

  • Ball-Bearing Skate Wheels are really cool
  • Stylish design
  • Lots of colour options

Cons:

  • On the pricier side

Rife Travel Cover

This deluxe travel cover is equipped with premium features to take care of your golf gear as you travel to your destination. It has a durable material construction with protective padding and straps to secure your clubs during transport. It has reinforcements on the base and has in-line skate wheels and top handle to allow you to effortlessly move without the need to heavy lift. It has strong and durable carry/lift straps and has double zips for easy access to the main compartment. Other features include an ID holder and is highlighted with Rife brand logos for tour authenticity.

Pros:

  • Budget friendly
  • Durable construction
  • Lift assist handles

Cons:

  • Only available in one colour

FootJoy Travel Duffel Bag

If you’re after a strong bag to carry your golf clothes in for those away days then this bag is ideal for you. The nylon locker duffel fits most locker sizes and can be used with carrying handles or its included shoulder strap.

Pros:

  • Fits most locker dimensions
  • Quality design
  • Interior and exterior zipper pocket

Cons:

  • Strap feels a bit flimsy

Titleist Players Duffel Bag

Designed for the golfer on the go, this Players Duffel Bag offers plenty of storage in a sleek and subtle design, perfect for carry-on use while traveling. This everyday travel duffel is ideal for the golfer looking for a simple travel solution for those days on and off the golf course. Compact in design, lightweight but highly durable, it is a must for any golfer. 

Pros:

  • Compact style
  • Plenty of room and easy organisation
  • Exterior valuables pocket

Cons:

  • Gets heavy easily

TaylorMade Performance Medium Duffle Bag

The bag has a high-quality construction with padded adjustable carry strap and double grab handles to help you transport your golf gear easily. This convenient carry bag has a large main compartment to store your essentials, plus has a separate ventilated shoe pocket to prevent the build-up unwanted odour. It also features an internal accessory pocket and external accessory pocket, and a custom embroidery front pocket. The bag is highlighted with a high-density printed TaylorMade logo.

Pros:

  • Four spacious pockets in total
  • Affordable price
  • Ventilated separated shoe pocket

Cons:

  • Material might not be to everyone’s taste

J Lindeberg Boston Synthetic Leather Holdall

The Boston Bag is brand new this season from J.Lindeberg. Perfect for trips to the course, weekends away and beyond, this bag features six pockets to allow you to organise your belongings, two vent compartments, suitcase handle sleeves and a 49 litre capacity. The signature branding is in contrast colours throughout.

Pros:

  • Impressive 49L capacity
  • Synthetic leather is gorgeous
  • Suitcase handle sleeves

Cons:

  • Very expensive

Fazer Pro Duffle Bag

Keep your Fazer Pro Trolley golf trolley in the best possible condition with the assistance of this durable travel carry bag. This is essential to keep your car boot clean or storage space tidy, made from durable fabric with grab handles and a two-way full-zip opening making it very easy to pack away and carry. Once packed in the trolley has internal padding on the sides to transport in safety to your destination. This fantastic cover is compatible with the Fazer Pro Compact trolley only.

Pros:

  • Highly durable and protective
  • Padded protection
  • Affordable

Cons:

  • Design is a bit plain

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