• Announcements

    • iacas

      GAME GOLF Ryder Cup Contest   09/22/2016

      Join our GAME GOLF Ryder Cup Challenge to win an autographed GAME GOLF, a Pebble Steel watch, and many more great prizes!
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Alohaed

Question for stand bag users....

16 posts in this topic

Pretty much all the pics I see of stand bags have the irons and putter at the bottom(legs part of bag) dividers, and woods at the top(pockets, etc).  Even when on push/pull carts? Do you switch your clubs when on riding carts?  Do the woods get in the way when selecting your irons then?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Want to get rid of this advertisement? Sign up (or log in) today! It's free!

Just about any bag other than a dedicated "cart bag" will be set up like that.  Cart bags have most of the pockets opposite the carrying strap so they're more easily accessed on the cart.

To answer your question, I've always just put my bag on the cart with the irons and putter outboard and made sure that I had what I needed from the pockets before strapping it in....tees, repair tool, an extra ball, etc...  No changing of clubs needed.  If something comes up, I deal with having to unstrap the bag to get to a pocket, but it's not a real big deal.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Pretty much all the pics I see of stand bags have the irons and putter at the bottom(legs part of bag) dividers, and woods at the top(pockets, etc).  Even when on push/pull carts? Do you switch your clubs when on riding carts?  Do the woods get in the way when selecting your irons then?

That's how my stand bags are set up (except I keep the putter up with the woods). I keep it that way in the cart as well, I've never had any issues getting any of the clubs out.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

That's how my stand bags are set up (except I keep the putter up with the woods). I keep it that way in the cart as well, I've never had any issues getting any of the clubs out.

Yeah, this is precisely what I do.  Even with the putter. ;)

I tried the opposite for awhile but it was goofy, so I went back.  It's not that big of a deal to have to push a couple fo clubs out of the way to get to a wedge or something.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Never thought of putting my putter in with my drivers, but that's a darn good idea. Going to try that out for my next round.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I strap my stand bag in with the legs facing the seat, that way the pouches are facing out the back.  You have to push clubheads around no matter what so strap it in the most convenient way imo.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hmmm, never really thought about it. The "wood" slots are on one side, while the "iron" areas are on the other. The putter slot is on one end. Which happens to be the end that is facing AWAY from the cart when it's strapped in (legs toward seat). But since I have one of the jumbo grips on it. I have a small clip that holds the putter on the outside of the bag anyway. While I COULD use the putter slot without a problem- having the clip with the jumbo grip makes it easier.
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have always had my woods on the handle side of the bag, and have always kept my putter with the woods. With the old tour style bags, room permitting, I would often put them on the cart "side ways" so the front, side, and ball pockets were still reachable.

I recently aquired a cheapie stand bag that works great for cart or walking. The woods on the carrying handle side, but there is a putter slot there actually between the woods and the handle. I put the irons progressively shorter toward the legs. When using a cart, the leg side goes toward the seat, and the pockets are made so they are all still accessible.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I actually strap my bag in sideways when using a cart.  I do not need the pocket on the side facing the cart.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Sorry thought it said "question for sand baggers" ...

but since I am here anyway ... I do not switch when in a cart ... for some reason my bag always turn sideways in the cart about 2 holes in ... but no issue getting to my putter; in fact, I usually put my wedges (100 yrds and in) and putter close to together, then 8,9, PW with driver ... the longer-range clubs (160+ yards) are in the middle ...

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

I have a SunMountain SuperLite 3.5 stand bag, and it actually has a strap tunnel build into the side of the bag for when you put it onto a riding cart. You run the cart strap through the tunnel, and then fasten the belt. It prevents the bag from bouncing around on the back, and less likely to come loose.

I can get to all the pouches without removing the bag. The strap tunnel runs between the club-holding slot and the pouches.

I just leave the clubs with woods by the strap, wedges by the stand legs, with the stand legs side against the back of the cart.

This can, however, be a problem for people who aren't very tall, trying to fish out the right club from a bag on a riding cart. My wife is only 4-foot-9, and she just got new Adams Idea Petites - custom fit - with a new bag. This cart bag has 14 slots - plus a putter well in front. The longer woods go in the center slots, and the shorter-shafted irons and wedges go around the sides. Besides finally having clubs that fit, hopefully the bag arrangement will make it easier for her to find the club she needs.

I wish I could put a little shelf behind her bag on the riding cart - maybe a foot off the ground - so she could stand on it when she needed clubs, or wanted a better view of what's ahead.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

I can't remember the last time I took a cart, but I imagine I would just leave it the same. I do put my putter up with my woods though. After I lost my putter headcover (which I don't miss at all), I put it up there to it wasn't banging around with my wedges.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I was finding that it was a real pain to grab my putter when set up in that fashion with my stand bag so I moved it to the top next to my driver.  Otherwise all clubs are in order wedges closest to the legs and irons in ascending order moving up towards my woods/driver/putter.  I am pleased with this set up but do find when I ride I start moving my clubs around a bit almost in a circular fashion ( I have a 14 way divider but only carry 11)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've got a Taylormade stand bag that my buddy gave me. It has 4 dividers I think. Driver goes in by itself at the top. 3 wood goes in with my 4, 5, and 6 irons. 7 wood goes in with my 7, 8, and 9 irons. PW, AW, and SW are in the bottom with my putter.

For me it doesn't matter because I try to walk the course and use a pull cart (which I don't like) and there's a 50-50 chance that my bag will roll while on it 90 degrees.

It's a pain getting my driver and woods out of the bag and putting them back in so I'm probably going to think about replacing that as well as my pull cart and putter. (Have to pass that by my CFO first. She mentioned diamonds or something the other week... so I may just have a chance.)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Never thought of putting my putter in with my drivers, but that's a darn good idea. Going to try that out for my next round.

I've been doing it a long time ago.  Back when, before every putter had a headcover, someone told me that was the best way of keeping it safe.  I don't always put the covers back on during a round (helps cut down on losing them), though I usually try and put the putter cover back on.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've been doing it a long time ago.  Back when, before every putter had a headcover, someone told me that was the best way of keeping it safe.  I don't always put the covers back on during a round (helps cut down on losing them), though I usually try and put the putter cover back on.

I used to caddy back in the early/mid 60's and the putter always went with the woods.  6 iron and longer in the middle, 7 iron and shorter in the 3rd section.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Want to join this community?

    We'd love to have you!

    Sign Up
  • 2016 TST Partners

    GAME Golf
    PING Golf
    Lowest Score Wins
  • Posts

    • I didn't think this was appropriate to put in the Contest thread, but I predicted that the Ryder Cup will end in eerily similar fashion to the 2015 Newport Cup, with the eldest Euro chipping in on the 18th, to win his match and halve the overall Cup.
    • After finally clearing my head from that 90 minutes of assault on the grey matter, I've come to the conclusion that trying to do the mental gymnastics necessary to make sense out of what Clinton and Trump were saying made me dumber for about 24 hours. Especially Trump. I still can't believe one party actually nominated him. IMO he's a buffoon. A school yard bully who got thoroughly beat up, despite scoring a few points early on. But scoring points isn't what it's about to me. It's making sense and hearing policy and whether or not said policies violate the Constitution.  In my opinion, both candidates need to read that document. In my opinion, our law makers need to read that document because they're writing laws that tread on the edges of violating our rights. Take the Comprehensive Crime Bill of 1984 otherwise known as the War on Drugs for example. It created a bunch of forfeiture laws where the government can seize property if they have reasonable cause that a drug related crime has been or is being committed. This has lead to people who are transporting large sums of cash having that seized by law enforcement. Buying airline tickets with cash is a red flag to law enforcement. They want a credit record of your purchase. If you are pulled over for speeding, an officer may ask you how much cash you are carrying. Of course you don't have to answer him, but most people think that they have nothing to hide so they tell the officer. If the amount is over a couple hundred, the officer may have a K-9 unit come sniff the car and even if they find nothing, they may confiscate the cash saying that you were going to buy drugs with it at your destination. You can't prove that you weren't. They let you go. It's your property that got charged with the crime. 4th Amendment violation? Where's the due process? No Fly No Buy? Or Terrorist Watch list no buy? These lists are secret lists. Both candidates endorse this practice to infringe on the 2nd Amendment. Where's the due process? It's some secret process. You don't know you're on it, and once you're refused a purchase you get to petition the government to appear before the Senate to clear your name. Good luck with that. This is a violation of the 5th and 6th amendments. Holt should have gone after both Clinton and Trump on this. People told me that "Trump would protect our rights here. He has the backing of the NRA." I knew he would sell us out because he's a moron. I was right. He was agreeing with Clinton. Stop and frisk? Under Terry, law enforcement has to have reasonable suspicion that you're about to commit a crime.This means something like casing an establishment. Walking in a group doesn't give reasonable suspicion. That's a violation of the 4th amendment.  In the end I felt dumber after watching this. I did stupid things for the next 24 hours. It gave me a headache. I think I'll skip the next one. Both candidates are disasters. It's just that one is an intelligent disaster and the other is a moron. And Trump cannot go more than 10 minutes without putting his foot in his mouth. He doesn't get to say something where it's recorded on video and then say he never said it. That doesn't wash. He needs fat people to vote for him. He needs women to vote for him and instead of apologizing he insulted us again. He needed Afro-Americans and he brought up stop and frisk - racial profiling? He doesn't think it would be applied without racial profiling? Are you kidding me? That's all I have to say. I have to go out and stock up on ammo before there's a shortage. I'm not expecting a war. It's target plinking ammo, but you know how people get.  
    • For me this is something I continue to work on.  For me what works is making as big of a turn on my backswing as I can and thinking "slam my hands down" at the start of my downswing.  Of course all that is to keep me from going over the top.
    • Team Europe retains the Ryder Cup by tying the matches, 14-14. Rory McIlroy will lead Europe with 3.5 points (3-1-1). Lee Westwood will clinch the overall tie for the Ryder Cup for Europe by winning his match on the 18th hole. You can see my GAME GOLF profile here: http://www.gamegolf.com/player/davep04  
    • TopFlight  D2 Feel / Distance / Straight...... any of those are a good ball for the $$  not complete rocks like the XL7000s or 3000s 
  • TST Blog Entries

  • Images

  • Today's Birthdays

    1. wadekilpatrick76
      wadekilpatrick76
      (40 years old)
  • Blog Entries