TaylorMade Golf Cart Bag

Last updated date: October 17, 2019

DWYM Score

Why Trust The DWYM Score?

DWYM is your trusted product review source. Along with our in-house experts, our team analyzes thousands of product reviews from the most trusted websites. We then create one easy-to-understand score. Learn more.

Look for the DWYM seal for products that are the best in the category.

We looked at the top Golf Bags and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Golf Bag you should buy.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 155 expert reviews, the TaylorMade TaylorMade Golf Cart Bag placed 8th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note March 25, 2020:
Checkout The Best Golf Bag for a detailed review of all the top golf bags.

Expert Summarized Score
5 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
114 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Made of durable multi-material construction, the bag has 7 total pockets, including ones for apparel, golf balls, valuables, and other gear.
- Heavy
You’ll also find an insulated water bottle pocket so you’re always hydrated, a tee pocket, and a pen sleeve.
- Outside Pursuits
August 13, 2019 | Full review
The beautiful aesthetics of this golf cart bag make it a wonderful choice for the style savvy, as it is available in a large variety of colors, making it great if you want your clubs and bag to match.
- Hitting The Golf Ball
August 2, 2019 | Full review
Incredibly durable construction with an exceedingly functional design
- Golfing Engine
May 28, 2019 | Full review
It has comfortable shoulder strap system that makes it easy to take the bag on and off during the player’s walk on the course.
- Sports Glory
What experts didn't like
Doesn't have an insulated cooler pocket
- Heavy
A few minor downsides do come with the Select bag, with some people saying that the loop that you can hang towels on is too small, making it get crowded easy. There also is no insulated pockets on here, meaning that this bag isn't the best if you plan to carry drinks around with you on the course.
- Hitting The Golf Ball
August 2, 2019 | Full review
Doesn’t provide insulation of any kind
- Golfing Engine
May 28, 2019 | Full review
It might be too heavy and bulky for a casual player to use
- Sports Glory

From The Manufacturer

Bag Features: 14-way top, 7 pockets, multi-material construction, oversized front-facing pockets, velour-lined valuables pocket, and oversized putter well

Overall Product Rankings

1. TaylorMade Stand Golf Bag
Overall Score: 9.6
Expert Reviews: 38
2. PROSiMMON Golf Bag
Overall Score: 9.6
Expert Reviews: 31
3. Founders Club Cart Bag
Overall Score: 9.5
Expert Reviews: 27
4. Sun Mountain Stand Bag
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 12
5. IZZO Lite Golf Bag
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 2
6. IZZO Versa Golf Bag
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 8
7. Callaway Golf Bag
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 15
8. TaylorMade Golf Cart Bag
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 5
9. Cobra Golf Bag
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 4
10. Hot-Z Golf Bag
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 8

An Overview On Golf Bags

Spend any amount of time on the golf course, and you’ll see that a good golf bag is essential. Serious golfers invest in a bag that allows them to focus on the game at hand. That means a bag that stands up when it needs to yet can easily be picked up to carry from one hole to the next. Serious golfers also make sure the bag they choose keeps their clubs protected.

As you’re looking for a golf bag, though, you’ll notice similarities in the features they emphasize. These probably align with the very features you find most important. According to our resident golf expert Will Shaw, portability is one of the top features. Shaw, the founder of Golf Insider UK, says that this starts with identifying exactly how you’ll be using your bag.

“The first thing to keep in mind when buying a golf bag is whether you mostly carry your golf clubs or use a pushcart or a buggy when you play,” Shaw says. “Cart bags are designed with a firm side, which keeps the bag in place on a pushcart or golf buggy, but makes the bag heavier. Whereas carry golf bags are lighter in weight but have soft sides, carry bags are ideal for carrying, but tend to slip and come loose on pushcarts.

If you opt for a bag that works best for carrying, there are a couple of important features to keep in mind. You’ll need a bag with padded straps to help keep you comfortable as you travel the course. You should also pay close attention to the weight of the bag you choose. Although many bags fall within the same range, even a half a pound can make a difference if you’re walking long distances.

Another important feature is the putter tube. As the most used item during any golf game, the putter needs to be as accessible as possible. Putter heads are also getting larger, which makes finding the right bag even more challenging. A putter tube puts your putter exactly where it needs to be, but not all bags come with that feature.

DYWM Fun Fact

Golf is one sport that can provide as much or as little exercise as you choose. If you hop on and off a golf cart from hole to hole, you’ll minimize the exercise you get. However, playing an 18-hole course is a great opportunity to get some steps in. During an average 18-hole game, a typical golfer will walk four miles, burning between 800 and 900 calories. This includes not only the stop-and-go walking you’ll do, but also the exercise that comes from swinging that golf club. Unless you’re supplementing your golf games with regular exercise, it’s probably best to forego the golf cart and walk the course when you play.

The Golf Bag Buying Guide

  • The first thing to look at as you shop golf bags is the layout. Each bag will be sectioned off by dividers, so make sure there are enough compartments to meet your needs. Too few dividers and you’ll spend your golf outing untangling your clubs from each other. The 14 dividers provided by the Founders Club Cart Bag and Hot-Z Golf Bag will keep each club in its own separate area.
  • The PROSiMMON Golf Bag comes with an external putter tube to make it easy to quickly grab your putter when you need it.
  • Pockets also come into play. The TaylorMade Stand Golf Bag comes with six pockets, including one for a garment, which comes in handy for storing spare gloves or rain hats. The PROSiMMON Golf Bag comes with six zippered pockets, including one that’s fur-lined for keeping your valuables safe. With the Founders Club Cart Bag, you get 10 zipper and two mesh pockets that help you store your valuables while you play. With the Hot-Z Golf Bag, you get a velour-lined pocket in addition to four other zippered pockets.
  • The TaylorMade Stand Golf Bag, PROSiMMON Golf Bag and Founders Club Cart Bag each come with a pocket that’s insulated for keeping your beverages cool.
  • If you’ll be carrying your bag from one hole to the next, portability is essential. But it’s important to recognize that there are things you can do to lighten your load and improve your comfort on the course. “Golfers frequently look for the lightest carry bag they can find,” Shaw says. “Most carry bags are separated by less than 3lbs in weight. If you want a light bag to carry, it is far more important to remove additional golf balls, accessories and other equipment that accumulates in your bag over time.”
  • In addition to lightening your load, the design of your bag can make it more portable. The TaylorMade Stand Golf Bag has ergonomic dual shoulder straps with air mesh, making it both comfortable and breathable. At only 2.5 pounds, the Hot-Z Golf Bag is ideal for carrying, with a build of lightweight nylon and a padded carrying strap.
  • For those who rely mostly on a golf cart to tote their clubs around, the PROSiMMON Golf Bag is the best model. It weighs only 5.3 pounds, but it doesn’t have a good carrying strap. The Founders Club Cart Bag is also for golf carts, weighing 9.5 pounds. The carrying strap is padded, but it may be a bit heavy for carrying it long distances.
  • Once you arrive at the next hole, you’ll be ready to play. If you aren’t storing your golf bag on the cart, you’ll need a stand to hold it in place. The stand on the TaylorMade Stand Golf Bag includes nonslip footpads that hold it in place, even on unstable ground. The Founders Club Cart Bag has a supportive base, but you may need to rearrange the golf clubs to achieve balance in order to prevent it from tipping over.