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Cart bag Ping DLX 2016 vs Pioneer 2017

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Hi,

I am looking for a new cart bag and I really liked the Ping Pioneer 2017.
Now, I saw one online shop that sells the Ping DLX 2016 at 33% discount, making it less expensive than the Pioneer 2017. 

Could anyone please advice if the DLX is so much better than Pioneer, that it "justifies one model year"? 

Thanks in advance!

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The real thing seems to be whether you want the, I don't know, "leather-like" material on the DLX or the more traditional type material in the Pioneer.

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Yeah, the DLX material is probably more durable.

I did see one thing in a review at mygolfspy.com: the old DLX only has 5 full-length dividers.
Then the reviewers say: "The 5 full length dividers do a surprisingly good job of minimizing club binding."
Could anyone comment on that?
 

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6 minutes ago, barnum1 said:

Yeah, the DLX material is probably more durable.

I did see one thing in a review at mygolfspy.com: the old DLX only has 5 full-length dividers.
Then the reviewers say: "The 5 full length dividers do a surprisingly good job of minimizing club binding."
Could anyone comment on that?
 

I've had many Ping bags. I had a pioneer and liked it, don't care for the look of the DLX....I use midsize grips so other than my mini Callaway staff bags I always have problems with clubs binding. 

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