Planning to jet away this year but need something to transport your clubs in? We round up the best 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.

The best 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 club travel bags that deserve the privilege of housing your prized possessions in when you’re on the go…

Best Golf Travel Bags

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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. For the quality and price on offer here, this is one of the best golf bags for travel on the market.


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


  • Can become unstable when stood up

Titleist Players Golf Travel Cover


The New Titleist Players travel cover provides unmatched protection for your golf clubs and effortless transportation during golf trips.


  • Well respected brand
  • Premium skate wheels make it a great option for easy movement
  • Good value


  • Some may prefer more wheels

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.


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


  • Expensive

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.


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


  • Internal compression straps can be a bit flimsy

MacGregor Deluxe Wheeled Golf Travel Cover


The VIP Deluxe Wheeled Travel Cover provides excellent protection for golf equipment in transit. It’s durable, with strategic padding to protect club heads while inline skate wheels and sturdy handles make it easy to manoeuvre. It’s also an absolute bargain.


  • Made with tough nylon fabric for maximum protection
  • Additional padding around the top to protect club heads during transportation
  • Dual side zip and side zip storage pockets


  • Handles 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.


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


  • Foam Padding could be a little thicker at the top end

Motocaddy Flightsafe Travel Cover


The Motocaddy FlightSafe is an innovative 2 part travel cover system that provides maximum protection and convenient storage. The system also benefits from having straps around it for further security whilst in flight, and also conveniently has 6 wheels for effortless manoeuvrability. Plus will operate standing upright on 4 of them and then lays down on 2 for easy pulling.


  • Budget friendly
  • Durable construction
  • Lift assist handles


  • Only available in one colour

Ben Outhwaite

Marketing Editor

Ben is National Club Golfer's Marketing Editor and the latest addition to our golf equipment review team. He specialises in testing golf bags, beginner golf club sets, apparel and golf accessories. He also collates our buying guides so you know which are the latest and greatest bits of golf equipment on the market. Ben picked up his first golf club when he was five years old – which was in fact a left-handed set of clubs! He is a member at Rudding Park Golf Club and has a handicap of fifteen.

Handicap: 15

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