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Top Best Golf Drivers & Golf Bags 2018-2019-Reviews & Buying Guide

Top Best Golf Drivers & Golf Bags 2018-2019-Reviews & Buying Guide

Best Golf Drivers & Golf Bags 2018-2019-If you play golf nothing feels better than whacking a golf ball more than 250 yards into the fairway.

Obviously short games are important too but hitting the ball more than 250-280 yards will make you game easier.Walking 18 holes on a golf course isn’t the easiest thing to do. But more and more people are doing it. And if you’re one of them, you’re going to need a golf bag that’s lightweight and practical so you’re not exhausted by the time you hit the back 9.

Today, you can get highly functional and durable golf bags that don’t weigh a ton or cost an arm and a leg. You might not get all the bells and whistles of a staff or cart bag, but you will get plenty of storage for what you need for a day on the course like golf ball pockets, insulated beverage coolers and other accessory pockets. And if you’re someone who likes to walk, that’s really all you need. You don’t need all that extra weight on your back. A lighter bag will keep you more refreshed and focused, and that will almost certainly lead to more consistent shots and better scores. Some of the top brands in golf — Callaway, Titleist, TaylorMade, and Ping, to name a few — all make lightweight, versatile bags designed to make walking the course easy, comfortable, and enjoyable.

Best Golf Drivers & Golf Bags 2018-2019

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Callaway Men’s Big Bertha 816 Double Black Diamond Driver (Right Hand, Graphite, Stiff Flex, Aldila Rogue I/O 60, 9-Degree) (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.6 out of 10
Extreme distance from Dual distance chambers: if you want a neutral or draw ball flight to work the ball with more Control, pick the left or right chamber Then set the gravity core up or down depending on where you hit the ball for max ball speed

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Callaway XR Pro 16 Driver (Men’s, Left Hand, 9.0 Degree, Fujikura Speeder 665, Stiff Flex) (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.2 out of 10
Distance from speed and aerodynamics” we worked with the aerodynamics experts at boeing to reach a completely new threshold of ball speed in a deeper face. We made this a high head speed design with low drag in a 450cc headForgiveness for better players: this driver has the forgiveness that better players can Use to their advantage, and that’s what happens when you add MOI, stretch out the crown with a bigger footprint and put in a center of gravity that’s lower and deeper

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Cobra KING F6 #1 Golf Driver (Men’s, 9.0-12.0, Graphite, Regular, Right), Black (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.1 out of 10
F6 CG TUNING-F6 Drivers featuring adjustable ‘Front to Back’ CG technology. A front CG position delivers a penetrating ball flight with more roll, while a back CG position delivers a more towering ball flight with greater forgivenessFORGED E9 FACE-A new, re-engineered Forged 8-1-1 Titanium E9 Face has a variable thickness structure that is lighter, thinner and hotter, creating more deflection for faster ball speeds and a larger Sweet Zone across the face

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Cobra KING LTD #1 Golf Driver (Men’s, 9.0-12.0, Graphite, Stiff, Right), Black (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.6 out of 10
SPACEPORT-A 16g weight design (featuring Spiralock technology) creates an extremely low and deep CG with high MOI – the perfect combination for ultimate distance without sacrificing forgivenessZERO CG-Most drivers have a CG (Center of Gravity) that is positioned above the neutral axis line. KING LTD is our first driver to get down to the neutral axis line (Zero CG), meaning more distance through higher launch, less spin and more ball speed

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Nike Golf- Vapor Fly Driver Regular Flex (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.4 out of 10
Flybeam structure promotes stability, resulting in more energy into the faceFlexloft technology gives the golfer the ability to choose from 15 different launch conditions

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Ping G25 Driver 1w 10.5* Graphite Regular Right 45.5 Inches (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.8 out of 10
Ping G25You can add or subtract one-half degree of loft on the standard 10.5°, 10.5°, 10.5° and 12° settings to optimize launch conditions for maximum distance.

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Titleist Golf Driver, Men’s, Right Hand, 915 D2 Series, Mitsubish Diamana M+ 70 Red, X Stiff, Loft 9.5 (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 8.8 out of 10
Active Recoil Channel: The wide sole channel delivers more distance by actively flexing at impact to launch the ball off the face with higher speed and lower spin. With ARC technology, this creates active deflection in the corwn and sole at impact which produces more speed and less spin.Radial Speed Face: The high speed face insert with a thick center and radially thin perimeter in the hell and toe delivers more distance on off-center hits

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TaylorMade Men’s M2 Driver 460cc (Right, Regular, 10.5 Degree) (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.4 out of 10
Massive sweet spotLoft Adjustability

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Mizuno Golf JPX-EZ Adjustable Driver 10.5 Regular Flex (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.2 out of 10
Fast Track: Using a ten gram weight in one of three weight ports (draw, neutral or fade), the JPX EZ offers changes you can instantly notice to dial in ball flightMassive MOI design: Optimized internal head for weight distribution low and deep in the head to deliver extreme forgiveness and high easy ball flight

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Srixon Z-355 Golf Driver (Graphite, 10.5 degrees, Regular, Right Hand) (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 8.9 out of 10
Action mass TechnologyQts Adjustability

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Callaway RAZR Fit Xtreme Driver (Right Hand, Graphite, 9.5 Loft, Stiff Flex, Tour Grade Aldila Trinity Shaft) (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.4 out of 10
Optic Fit Technology Hosel adjusts the face angle to Open, Square or Closed positions to improve accuracy and trajectory, and allows golfers to dial in their preferred look at address

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Pinemeadow PGX Offset Driver (Men’s, Right Hand, Graphite, Regular) (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 8.9 out of 10
Offset anti-slice Technology460Cc clubhead

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Adams Golf Men’s M2656309 Golf Driver, Right Hand, Stiff Flex, 10.5 Degree, 45″, Graphite, Blue (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.9 out of 10
Velocity Slot TechnologyTM – The sole slot gives golfers more flex and more speed, across a larger area of the faceLow/Back CG – Keeping the CG low & back allows for more spin and more speed on more shots

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Callaway Men’s X2 Hot Driver, Right Hand, Graphite, Stiff, 9 (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9 out of 10
New Hyper Speed Face: Here’s what you’ll get from our driver face : faster ball speeds, a larger sweet spot, more forgiveness and insane distanceHighly engineered thin Speed Face, delivers fast ball speeds on shots hit across the entire face resulting in longer shots more consistently

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Callaway Men’s Big Bertha Driver, Right Hand, Graphite, Stiff Flex, 9.0 (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.7 out of 10
Hyper Speed Face: Our New Hyper Speed face design is nothing short of groundbreakingAdjustable Perimeter Weighting

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Cleveland Golf Men’s 588 Custom Driver, Left Hand, Graphite, Stiff, 9.0-Degree, Black, 45.5-Inch (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.3 out of 10
All-Around Design
Based on exhaustive testing
and tour validation, this 460cc
titanium head offers the greatestPrecision Adjustability
An adjustable hosel offers 12
different settings to precisely
tune loft, lie and face angle

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Adams Golf Men’s XTD Ti Driver, Right Hand, Graphite, Stiff, 10.5-Degree (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.3 out of 10
Cut-Thru slots combined with progressive face thickness for max ball speed on on-center and off-center shotsXTD Driver is CT tested up to four times to ensure maximum CT on every club (within USGA limits)

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Callaway Men’s XR Driver, Graphite, Right Hand, Senior Flex, 12-Degree (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.8 out of 10
Speed From Speed Step CrownTo reduce drag and maximize speed through the swing, we’ve put in a Speed Step Crown and combined it with an optimized aerodynamic head shapeSpeed From RMOTO Face Technology This is how we increase ball speeds across the face by reducing 10% of face weight to make it thinner

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Wilson Staff Men’s Stiff D200 Golf Driver, Right Hand, 9-Degree, 46-Inch (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.6 out of 10
Reactive Face Technology increases the size of the face to provide more forgiveness on heel and toe impactsThis new technology increases MOI and decreases the thickness around the lower half of the face to increase ball velocities on mishits

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Cobra Men’s Bio Cell Golf Driver, Right Hand, Graphite, X-Stiff, Silver (Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.3 out of 10
MyFly8 Technology provides Eight adjustable loft settings to maximize distance and manage trajectory for different weather and ground conditionsSmartPad Technology delivers a square face at address regardless of loft setting

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Nike Golf Men’s VRS Covert 2.0 Golf Driver, Right Hand, Graphite, Regular, 12.5-Degree(Click Link to Check Price on Amazon)
Editor’s Rating : 9.6 out of 10
Right-handedFlex loft of 8.5 to 12.5 degrees

1. Callaway 2017 Hyper-Lite Zero Stand Bag

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(Callaway/Amazon)

If there’s going to be a list about easy-to-carry walking bags, then the Callaway 2017 Hyper Lite Zero Stand Bag has to be near the top. Perhaps the lightest stand bag on the market at just 2.4 pounds, you get many of the useful features Callaway includes on most of its bags. The comfort-tech strap system (single or double strap available) and soft mesh hip pad make walking the course a breeze. And when you do need to put it down to take a shot, the carbon fiber legs provide the durability and strength to hold your bag securely in place. Other features include a four-way top with two full-length dividers to keep your clubs from continually jumbling together, four zippered pockets, including a velour-lined one for valuables and a full-size drink pocket, and a rain hood. This bag is brand new and only one color is available (black/red/white). The navy bag and red bag have yet to be released, but will be soon.

Price: $219.99

Buy the Callaway 2017 Hyper-Lite Zero Stand Bag here.



Pros:

  • Under 2.5 pounds
  • Comfortable single- or double-strap system
  • Full-size drink compartment
  • Full-length dividers

Cons:

  • Clubs might fit too tightly
  • No separate spots for your driver or putter

Find more Callaway 2017 Hyper-Lite Zero Stand Bag information and reviews here.


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2. Titleist Golf Lightweight Stand Bag

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The Titleist Lightweight Stand Bag combines plenty of storage in a comfortable, easy-to-carry design at a very good price. The, bag which is the 2015 model, weighs about 5.7 pounds, but packs six zippered pockets so you can fit everything you need for a day on the course. There’s a velour-lined pocket for your valuables, a beverage pocket and pockets for gear and accessories. Simple to transport from the car and on the course thanks to an integrated lift handle and a comfortable double-strap design, the Titleist Lightweight Stand Bag also features a four-way top and two full-length club dividers.

Price: $149.99 (27 percent off MSRP)

Buy the Titleist Golf 2016 Lightweight Stand Bag here.



Pros:

  • Weighs 5.7 pounds
  • 6 zippered pockets
  • Comfortable double strap system

Cons:

  • Not a bag from 2017
  • Only 2 full-length dividers

Find more Titleist Golf 2016 Lightweight Stand Bag information and reviews here.


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3. PING Golf Men’s Hoofer Bag

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The PING Golf Men’s Hoofer Bag packs a ton of functionality into a lightweight design making ideal for both course walkers and those who ride carts. At just five pounds, the bag contains 12 pockets, but still manages to keep the bulk off. There are pockets for valuables, phones, beverages, accessories (tees, balls, ball markers, etc.), and gear. The bag’s double-strap system is made of a moisture-wicking material which keeps you cool and dry on those hot summer days. Other features include a nine-inch, five-way top with two full-length dividers to keep your clubs from jumbling, a removable rain hood, umbrella holder, and a strap channel to keep it secure and easily-accessible a cart.

Price: $179.95 (16 percent off MSRP)

Buy the PING Golf Men’s Hoofer Bag here.



Pros:

  • Weighs approximately 5 pounds
  • Moisture-wicking shoulder pads
  • 12 total pockets

Cons:

  • Not the 2017 version of the PING Hoofer Bag
  • Some users found the stand legs weren’t as durable as other bags

Find more PING Golf Men’s Hoofer Bag information and reviews here.


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4. TaylorMade 2017 Flextech Crossover Stand Bag

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The TaylorMade 2017 Flextech Crossover Stand Bag is ideal for both walkers and cart users. The soft double strap system makes carrying easy and light and includes a quick release which detaches the straps when you want it to fit securely in a cart. It packs a lot of others features into a bag that weighs just 5.5 pounds. The new Flextech Stand System has a 14-way top with full-length dividers so you’re clubs won’t clank or tangle, a rarity on a bag so light. And there’s plenty of storage with 10 total pockets, including a large insulated beverage pocket, insulated water bottle pocket, water-resistant valuables pocket, full-length garment pocket, and pockets for balls, tees, and other accessories. To top it off, the TaylorMade Flextech Crossover includes a pen sleeve, velcro glove tab, umbrella holding sleeve, and a rain hood.

Price: $214.97 (7 percent off MSRP)

Buy the TaylorMade 2017 Flextech Crossover Stand Bag here.



Pros:

  • 14-way top with full-length dividers
  • Large insulated cooler pocket
  • 10 total pockets, plenty of storage

Cons:

  • Some users felt shoulder strap harness didn’t release very quickly
  • One of the more expensive bags on the list

Find more TaylorMade 2017 Flextech Crossover Stand Bag information and reviews here.


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5. Cobra 2017 Ultralite Golf Bag

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There’s plenty of functionality at a low price with the Cobra 2017 Ultralite Golf Bag. Weighing in at just 4.2 pounds not only is it an easy bag for those days walking the course, but it features six total pockets (five zippered and one slip) for plenty of storage. Pockets included are: water-resistant valuables, oversized garment, and an insulated beverage pocket which will hold a large water bottle. The 5-way top has full-length dividers to keep clubs from jumbling together and there is also a lift handle for easy transport. Check out the Cobra 2017 Megalite Bag if you’re looking for an even lighter one — it weighs just 3.5 pounds.

Price: $132.93

Buy the Cobra 2017 Ultralite Golf Bag here.


Pros:

  • Weighs 4.2 pounds
  • Available in both stand and cart options
  • Large insulated beverage pocket

Cons:

  • Could have trouble sliding clubs out of 5-way top

Find more Cobra 2017 Ultralite Golf Bag information and reviews here.


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6. OGIO Golf 2017 Tyro Stand Bag

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The OGIO Golf 2017 Tyro Stand Bag is a no-frills, lightweight bag that you can get for under $100 without sacrificing durability. Quite a bargain from OGIO, who has been making golf bags for nearly four decades and is now a part of Callaway Golf. The bag features a 4-point shoulder strap design for ultimate comfort and a 6-way top to keep your clubs organized and easily accessible. As for storage, you get a total of six pockets, including a lined valuables pocket, a large garment pocket and a water bottle sleeve. If you’re looking for highly-functional bag at a low price, check out the OGIO 2017 Tyro Stand Bag.

Price: $99.99

Buy the OGIO Golf 2017 Tyro Stand Bag here.


Pros:

  • Weighs 4.8 pounds
  • Price
  • Removable shoulder straps to fit a left-handed carry

Cons:

  • Not a lot of storage space

Find more OGIO Golf 2017 Tyro Stand Bag information and reviews here.


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7. Srixon Golf Z-Four Stand Bag

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Storage and comfort highlight the Srixon Golf Z-Four Stand Bag. The Comfort Suspension System on the straps, coupled with the low weight of 4.5 pounds, will make walking the course relaxed and enjoyable. And with eight pockets, in addition to scorecard and water bottle sleeves, you’ll have no problem finding a plays for your must-haves on the course — tees, balls, snacks, valuables and extra gear. Srixon also added an 11 degree, 4-way top with a scooped front to you can reach your clubs with ease. Other useful highlights include EZ grab trunk handles, umbrella sleeve and a towel ring.

Price: Pictured here at $179.99

Buy the Srixon Golf Z-Four Stand Bag here.


Pros:

  • Weighs 4.5 pounds
  • Available in 8 colors
  • 4-way top with scooped front for easy access to clubs

Cons:

  • 4-way top might cause some difficulty removing all clubs
  • No separate wells for putter or driver

Find more Srixon Golf Z-Four Stand Bag information and reviews here.


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8. Sun Mountain 4.5 LS 14-Way Stand Bag 2017

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(Sun Mountain Sports/Amazon)

Expect plenty of functionality in an extremely light and walking-friendly bag with Sun Mountain’s 2017 4.5 LS 14-Way Stand Bag. We all know what can happen to our clubs during walks on the course — they can bang and clank together in the bag, potentially damaging them. Not with this bag as it is highlighted by a 14-way top with full-length dividers. So there a private, protected spot for each of your clubs. Weighing 4.5 pounds, the Sun Mountain 4.5 LS also features eight pockets for plenty of storage, integrated handles for easy transport, and a dual-strap system with three-layer foam construction for extreme comfort. This bag also comes in a 4-way top. Take a look at the Sun Mountain 4.5 LS 4-Way Stand Bag here.

Price: $224.95

Buy the Sun Mountain 4.5 LS 14-Way Stand Bag 2017 here.



Pros:

  • Weighs 4.5 pounds
  • 14-top with full-length club dividers
  • Ideal for walking and cart-friendly

Cons:

  • A little pricey
  • Limited colors

Find more Sun Mountain 4.5 LS 14-Way Stand Bag 2017 information and reviews here.


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9. Datrek Golf 2017 Go Lite Hybrid Stand Bag

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Light, versatile, functional and reasonably priced — all you need in a golf bag. Datrek Golf’s 2017 Go Lite Hybrid Stand Bag is highlighted by a 14-way top with full-length club dividers, including the always-welcomed separate putter and driver wells. The ergonomic padded double shoulder strap and hip pad, coupled with the lighter weight (5.2 pounds), will make walking the course comfortable and easy. Also push and riding cart-friendly, the Go Lite Hybrid Bag has five pockets, including a large pocket for gear, an oversized golf ball pocket, and fleece-lined pocket for valuables.

Price: $134.95

Buy the Datrek Golf 2017 Go Lite Hybrid Stand Bag here.


Pros:

  • Weighs 5.2 pounds
  • Riding and push cart-friendly
  • 14-way top with full-length club dividers

Cons:

  • Might lack ideal storage capacity (5 pockets)

Find more Datrek Golf 2017 Go Lite Hybrid Stand Bag information and reviews here.


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10. NCAA Fairway Golf Stand Bag

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(Team Golf/Amazon)

Show off your team pride with the highly-versatile NCAA Fairway Golf Stand Bag. The lightweight bag comes in your favorite school’s colors and features team logos in numerous spots. Highlighted by a 14-way top with full-length dividers, each of your clubs will have a separate well to keep them protected as well as easily-accessible. Other functional attributes include five zippered pockets, rain hood, towel holder and insulated cooler pocket for beverages and/or snacks. Florida State is pictured here, so if you’re not a Seminoles fan, that’s no problem. There are dozens of major universities to choose from like North Carolina, Notre Dame, Alabama, and Ohio State. A perfect gift for the college grad or die-hard sports fan.

Price: Shown here at $179.99, but price depends on team and availability

Buy the NCAA Fairway Golf Stand Bag here.


Pros:

  • 14-way top with full-length club dividers
  • Sturdy leg stand system
  • Insulated cooler pocket

Cons:

  • Not every college and university is available
  • Some users said they had some durability issues

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