The Top 13 Ultralight and Lightweight Golf Bags For 2022

Looking for lightweight golf bags? Well, not all golfers can afford to play golf with a caddy alongside to carry their bag for them eh, thus, a lightweight golf bag makes sense to bring along and carry all through the golf course.

With all the advancements in material and improvement in manufacturing systems, ultralight golf bags are now possible to make and serve as the beacon for lightweight golf-walking bags these days.

Carrying through a lighter bag would not just free you of the unnecessary weight but it will also provide you a better golfing experience.

It should be light enough to be carried or carted easily however, it should be strong enough to hold your clubs and accessories and protect them.

Before we carry on, just take note that this ranking list is for the lightest golf stand bags, if you’re after the lightest carry golf bag or thinking about lightweight golf cart bags, we have separate articles for those type of bags.

Titleist Players 4 Carbon
TITLEIST PLAYERS 4 CARBON

Ok, back to golf stand bags now. In our research, below are the top 13 lightweight golf stand bags today. The ranking is just based on how much they weigh and not necessarily with the other features of the golf bag.

However, we will provide the bag’s main features should they have the same weight to help you evaluate the overall suitability of the bag to your preference. We will start with the number 13th going through to the 1st ranked lightweight golf stand bag in this article.

Just before we start, we would like to say that the original article for this ranking was really outdated now and we have updated it to reflect the current market.

This is a complete overhaul of the original list as most of the golf bags then are not being sold anymore or were “upgraded” by the manufacturer but affected the weight of the bags somehow.

At any rate, we have come up with a new ranking list that you will surely find interesting. The golf bags in our list weigh between 2.8 pounds to 4.5 pounds only – so these are really super lightweight bags.

With stock issues happening around the world, we have taken out some of the light weight bags from the previous list and included some new ones.

Here we go:

 

13th Place - Cobra Golf Ultralight Stand Bag

Cobra Golf Ultralight Stand Bag
Cobra Golf Ultralight Stand Bag

Entering our ranking list for the first time is the Cobra Golf Ultralight Stand Bag with a weight of four and a half (4.5) lbs.

It has a 5-way top with designated full-length dividers and a total of eight (8) pockets which includes a fleece-lined valuables pocket and an insulated beverage pocket that fits a large size water bottle.

It is available in 6 different color combinations to suit your preference.

Other features are as follows:

  • Top Grab Handle
  • Oversize apparel pocket with key clip
  • Quick-release shoulder straps and hip pad with Coolflow foam for breathability and comfort
  • An EasyFlex base for maximum ground contact and stability
  • Polyester material

12th Place - Longchao Golf Bag

Longchao Golf Stand Bag
Lonchao Golf Bag

Also a newcomer in our list is the Longchao Golf Bag with a weight of four (4) pounds.

It has a 4-way divider top that features a grab handle to enable easy pick up and maneuvering.

It is provided with a 4-point, dual shoulder strap that spreads the weight evenly for a better carrying experience.

Features include:

  • Velcro Glove Patch
  • Umbrella Holder
  • Golf Towel Bucker
  • Rainhood
  • External Detachable Storage Backpack

11th Place - Fairway C Double Strap Stand Bag

Callaway Fairway C Double Strap Stand Bag
Callaway Fairway C Stand Bag

Used to be in 13th place, the Fairway C Double Stand Bag from Callaway with a weight of four (4) lbs. is now in 11th.

It has a compact, 4-way top with full-length dividers and a total of six (6) roomy pockets which includes a soft-lined valuables pocket that has a waterproof zipper.

It is available in 11 different color combinations to suit your preference.

Other features are as follows:

  • Padded OptiFit Comfort Strap that conforms to your shoulders shape
  • Self-balancing X-ACT Fit Strap System
  • New OptiFit Comfort Hip Pad for Outstanding comfort
  • Lightweight and durable ripstop fabric
  • Umbrella catch and cinch
  • Rain hood
  • Custom logo location: ball pocket

10th Place - TaylorMade FlexTech Lite Stand Bag

TaylorMade FlexTech Lite Stand Bag
TaylorMade FlexTech Lite Stand Bag

Another newcomer in our list is the TaylorMade FlexTech Lite Stand Bag with a weight of 4 lbs.

TaylorMade emphasized comfort and convenience with this golf bag. It features a 4-way top with crush-resistant construction and their proprietary FlexTech stand system.

This system allows for seamless functionality enabling you to set the bag down and set up for your shot without distraction.

There are seven (7) pockets available on this bag which include an oversized water bottle sleeve.

Other features are:
  •  4-Way Top With Full Length Dividers
  • Easy Access Top Positioned Storage Pocket
  • Anti-Split Stand System
  • Extended Hip Pad For More Comfort
  • Self-Adjusting Strap System For Easy Carrying
  • Lightweight Material

9th Place - Sun Mountain 2.5+ 14-Way

Sun Mountain 2.5 14 Way BWR
Sun Mountain 2.5+ 14 Way

The Sun Mountain 2.5+ 14-Way golf stand bag used to occupy our 12th place and has improved three places up with a weight of a bit less than 4 pounds.

As bags with individual dividers are getting popular each year, Sun Mountain has developed this bag to address that.

It has a spacious 10.5″ top with fourteen (14) individual dividers that go through the full length of the bag.

Features include:

  • 14-way top with full-length club dividers to easily manage your clubs
  • Lightweight plastic top with a comfortable grip handle
  • Five (5) pockets including a full length apparel pocket
  • X-Strap System for easy handling
  • Highly durable carbon fiber legs
  • Rain hood

8th Place - Datrek Carry Lite Stand Bag

Datrek Carry Lite Stand Bag
Datrek Carry Lite Stand Bag

Here is another entry in our list, the Datrek Carry Lite Stand Bag with a weight of 3.9 pounds.

It has a 4-way top with full-length dividers so it is easy to organize your clubs with this bag.

There is also a soft-grip handle on the top so you could lift and position your bag easily.

There are five (5) zippered pockets on this bag which include:

  • Fleece-lined valuables pocket
  • Full-size garment pocket
  • Full-size ball pocket

Other features include:

  • High-Performance Flex-Base Stand Mechanism
  • Swivel Clip Attachment System For Easy Should Strap Separation
  • Cushioned Hip Pad

7th Place - Titleist Players 4 StaDry Stand Bag

Titleist Players 4 StaDry Stand Bag
Titleist Players 4 StaDry Stand Bag

The last of our newcomers in the list is the Titleist Players 4 StaDry Stand Bag. It has a weight of only 3.8 lbs.

It features a premium waterproof construction and plentiful storage which includes a full-length apparel pocket.

Features include:

  • Seam-Sealed Zippers
  • Premium Double Strap
  • Quick-Access Magnetic Accessories Pocket
  • Total Pockets = 7
  • Low Profile, 4-Way Top Cuff With Full-length Dividers
  • Player-Preferred External Water Bottle Pocket
  • High-Grade Aluminum Legs and Advanced Hinged Bottom For Optimum Stability
  • Spacious Full-Length Apparel Pocket

6th Place - Cobra Golf 2019 Ultralight Sunday Bag

Cobra Golf 2019 Ultralight Sunday Golf Bag
Cobra Golf Ultralight Sunday Bag

Improving three places up position from 9th to 6th is the Cobra Golf 2019 Ultralight Sunday Bag with a weight of 3.8 pounds.

It has a 3-way top with designated full length dividers and top grab handle.

It has five (5) pockets including an oversized apparel pocket for optimum storage and safekeeping of your other stuff.

Carrying and transporting is easy as well with it’s dual, quick-release shoulder strap system.

 

5th Place - Sun Mountain 3.5 LS

Sun Mountain 3.5 LS Stand Bag

Also enjoying a better ranking this time around is the Sun Mountain 3.5 LS Stand Bag. It used to occupy the number 9 position in our list with a weight of 3.5 pounds.

It is a predecessor of Sun Mountain 3 FIVE stand bag and is one of Sun Mountain’s popular model.

It has a 9-inch top with 4-way dividers. They formed the top flared-share to make club retrieval easier.

It comes with seven (7) pockets, which include a full-length clothing pocket and a beverage pouch, score card pocket and a velour-lined valuables pocket.

The auto-fit dual strap system makes adjusting really easy so you can get it on and off pretty swiftly.

The base has triangular non-slip foot pads which prevent it from sinking into the grass. The bottom part fits swiftly onto a cart which is a great feature.

This bag was the 2017 Golf Digest Editor’s Choice Carry Bag.

4th Place - Izzo Ultra Lite Stand Bag

Izzo Ultra Lite Stand Bag
Izzo Ultra Lite Stand Bag

Up by three places, the Izzo Ultra Lite Stand Bag now occupies the 4th spot with a weight of 3.2 pounds.

Other details include:

  • High strength 4200 Polyester Fabric
  • 4-way top with full length club dividers for better club organization
  • Customizable ball pocket
  • Umbrella holder
  • Integrated SmartGRIP Handle
  • Dual Strap
  • Rain hood

3rd Place - Sun Mountain 2.5+ Stand Bag

Sun Mountain 2.5 Plus Stand Bag
Sun Mountain 2.5+ Stand Bag

The Sun Mountain 2.5+ Stand Bag used to be in 2nd place but has now dropped to 4th with a weight of 2.9 lbs.

It is an improved (updated) version of the popular Sun Mountain 2 FIVE. With all the extra improvements, this bag only added 0.4 pounds to its original weight of 2.5 pounds.

So coming in at an amazingly 2.9 pounds still classifies it in the ultralight golf bag category. But don’t be fooled by its measly weight because it is a fully-functional and full-featured golf bag.

Updated features include the following:

  • Thicker shoulder straps – it now comes with a high-density, contoured foam for added comfort
  • Full size (2-way) zippered ball pocket
  • Beverage pouch
  • Material is now made with higher denier fabric for improved durability

It is made of a very lightweight nylon fabric, carbon fiber legs, and high strength to weight ratio plastics.

The fabric used is similar to those found in outdoor equipment like mountaineering tents so it’s really rugged.

The nine inch, 4-way top is flared to make for easy club retrieval and maximum usable space. It features five (5) pockets in total so there’s ample space for the other things.

The X-strap system is really easy to use and works well as a single strap if carrying for short distances. It is also worth knowing that this bag is the 2018 Golf Digest Editor’s Choice in the lightweight/ultra-lightweight stand bag category.

This improved version of the Sun Mountain 2 FIVE is more comfortable and durable which will definitely give you more fun and enjoyment.

Watch the video below for more information about the Sun Mountain 2.5+

2nd Place - Callaway Hyper Lite Zero Stand Bag

Callaway Hyper Lite Zero Stand Bag
Callaway Hyper Lite Zero Stand Bag

Occupying our 2nd spot is the Callaway Hyper Lite Zero Stand Bag with a weight of 2.9 pounds.

This bag is Callaway’s standard in the ultra-lightweight stand bag category.
It is designed to optimize weight while still maintaining durability and functionality.

The material used in this bag is a lightweight but highly durable nylon to make up for its sturdiness and optimum weight.

The 4-way top (with two full length dividers) can carry fourteen (14) clubs easily and comfortably.

Organizing your clubs is simple and easy with this bag. The top also features an easy-grab handle so you can hold it to maneuver or guide your bag
accordingly.

The legs are made of strong, durable carbon fiber which has one of the best strength to weight ratios in the world so it stays steady on all terrain.

There are four (4) zippered pockets available in this bag including a YKK-zippered valuables pocket and individual cell phone sleeve.

Carrying through the golf course is easy and comfortable with the improved Comfort Tech Dual Strap system.

If you like walking through the golf course, this is the perfect golf bag to do that with as it is ultra light.

You won’t only enjoy playing golf, but you’ll also reap the benefits of walking with the Callaway Hyper Lite Zero lightweight golf stand bag.

There are 13color variations for this model so you’ll get to pick the one that suits your taste.

Other features as below:

  • Seven (7) pockets including a soft-lined valuables pocket with waterproof zipper and a cell phone sleeve
  • Strong and lightweight carbon-fiber legs
  • Padded OptiFit Comfort Strap that conforms to the shape of your shoulders
  • Self-balancing X-ACT Fit Strap System
  • New OptiFit Comfort Hip Pad for Outstanding comfort
  • Umbrella catch and cinch
  • Either Single or Double Strap
  • Custom Logo Location: Ball Pocket

1st Place - Titleist Players 4 Carbon Stand Bag

Titleist Players 4 Carbon
Titleist Players 4 Carbon Stand Bag

Our new number one for this list is the Titleist Players 4 Carbon Stand Bag. It used to occupy the 3rd place in our listing but it’s our top for this year with a weight of only 2.8 lbs.

Exciting features of this bag include:

  • Five (5) Total Pockets
  • Double Strap
  • Carbon Fiber Legs
  • Lightweight yet durable rip-stop material
  • Player-preferred 4-Way top Cuff
  • Exterior Mesh Water Bottle Pocket
  • Tour-inspired Rain Hood

Below is a snapshot of the Top 13 lightweight golf bags ranking. This table summarizes the list and gives you some details about the bag.

Rank

Model

Weight, lbs

Top

# of Pockets

1
Titleist Players 4 Carbon Stand Bag
2.8
4-way
5
2
Callaway Hyper Lite Zero Stand Bag
2.9
4-way
7
3
Sun Mountain 2.5+ Stand Bag
2.9
9″, 4-way
6
4
Izzo Ultra Lite Stand Bag
3.2
4-way
6
5
Sun Mountain 3.5 LS Stand Bag
3.5
9″, 4-way
7
6
Cobra Golf Ultralight Sunday Bag
3.8
3-way
5
7
Titleist Players 4 StaDry Stand Bag
3.8
4-way
7
8
Datrek Carry Lite Stand Bag
3.9
4-way
5
9
Sun Mountain 2.5+ 14-Way
less than 4
10.5″, 14-way
5
10
TaylorMade FlexTech Lite Stand Bag
4
4-way
7
11
Callaway Fairway C Double Strap Stand Bag
4
4-way
6
12
Longchao Golf Stand Bag
4
4-way
4
13
Cobra Golf Ultralight Stand Bag
4.5
5-way
8

That’s it guys, enjoy our latest ranking for 2022! We shall keep you posted.

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