The Top 13 Ultralight and Lightweight Golf Bags For 2021

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.

Callaway Hyper Lite Zero
CALLAWAY HYPER LITE ZERO 2021

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Just before we start, we would like to say that the original article for this ranking was really outdated now and we have updated it to reflect the current market.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 2.5 pounds to 4 pounds only – so these are really super lightweight bags.

Here we go:

 

13th Place - Fairway C Double Strap Stand Bag

Callaway Fairway C Stand Bag 2021
Callaway Fairway C Double Strap Stand Bag 2021

Entering our ranking list for the first time is the Fairway C Double Stand Bag from Callaway with a weight of four (4) lbs.

It has a compact, 4-way top with full-length dividers and a total of six (6) 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

12th Place - Sun Mountain 2.5+ 14-Way

SunMountain 2.5+ 14 Way
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Sun Mountain 2.5+ 14 Way

The Sun Mountain 2.5+ 14-Way golf stand bag used to occupy our 13th place and has improved one place 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

11th Place - Sun Mountain Eco-Lite

Sun Mountain Eco-Lite Stand Bag
Sun Mountain Eco-Lite

Maintaining it’s hold of the 11th position is the Sun Mountain Eco-Lite Stand Bag is with a weight of 3.9 pounds according to the manufacturer.

It is an eco-friendly bag that is made out of recycled plastic bottles. Approximately, 25 pieces of 20-oz plastic bottles were used in each of these bags.

Most features of this bag is similar to other top-selling Sun Mountain stand bags.

It has a spacious 9″, 4-way top with 4 full length dividers so you can organize your clubs conveniently.

Features include:

  • Contoured E-Z Lite Dual Strap System for carrying comfort
  • Carry-assist grab loop on top for easy handling
  • Six (6) pockets including a velour-line valuables pocket, a sizeable apparel pocket and hydration sleeve
  • Highly durable carbon fiber legs
  • Rain hood

10th Place - Cobra Golf 2019 Ultralight Sunday Bag

Cobra Golf Ultralight Sunday Bag
Cobra Golf Ultralight Sunday Bag

Dropping off 1 position from 9th to 10th 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.

9th Place - Sun Mountain 3.5 LS

Sun Mountain 3.5LS
Sun Mountain 3.5 LS

Coming in at 9th place now is the Sun Mountain 3.5 LS Stand Bag. It used to occupy the number 6 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.

8th Place - Callaway Fusion Zero

Callaway Fusion Zero
Callaway Fusion Zero

Used to be in 5th place, the Callaway Fusion Zero Stand Bag is now at 8th place ist with a weight of 3.3 pounds.

The Fusion Zero from Callaway is based from their popular Hyper Lite Zero. The technology and materials that made the Hyper Lite Zero ultra-light are also in this golf bag.

The main difference is that the top has a slightly larger frame to make up for the 14-way top (with full-length club dividers) and a stronger bottom to compensate for the larger top.

This bag has two (2) more pockets than the Hyper Lite Zero – having a total number of six (6) pockets.

This bag is Callaway’s lightest golf bag with a 14-way top. So if you want a lightweight bag that has a 14-way top with ample storage to store your golf accessories, the Fusion Zero Stand Bag perfectly fits the description.

7th Place - Izzo Ultra Lite Stand Bag

Izzo Ultra Lite Stand Bag
Izzo Ultra Lite Stand Bag

One of the new entries in our listing for this year is the Izzo Ultra Lite Stand Bag 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

6th Place - Datrek Trekker Ultra Lite Stand Bag

Datrek Trekker Ultra Lite Stand Bag
Datrek Trekker Ultra Lite Stand Bag

Used to occupy the 4th place, the Datrek Trekker Ultra Lite Stand Bag is now in 6th place with a weight of three (3) pounds.

It has a 4-way top with full-length individual 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
  • Side panel pocket
  • Full-size ball pocket
  • Accessory pocket

There is also an insulated cooler sleeve to keep your drinks cold and ready for you to grab.

The legs are made of highly durable materials and are provided with slide-resistant traction feet to keep it sturdy and balanced.

 
Carrying this bag through the golf course is pretty easy and comfy with the ergonomic double shoulder straps and padded hip protection.
 
Other features include:
 
  • Towel holder
  • Umbrella holder
  • Rain hood (with dual access)

Users are really happy with this bag’s weight and the space it provides.

Durable and lightweight with outstanding features define the Datrek Trekker Ultra Lite golf stand bag.

5th Place - TaylorMade Lite Tech 3.0 Stand Bag

Taylormade LiteTech 3.0 Stand Bag
TaylorMade Lite Tech 3.0 Stand Bag

The TaylorMade Lite Tech 3.0 Stand Bag is used to be our number 3 but has dropped to 5th with a weight of 3 lbs.

This is currently TaylorMade’s lightest golf stand bag. It utilizes 3x lighter materials
compare to their FlexTech models but still maintains a very durable, high-strength
construction.

There are six (6) pockets available on this bag which include full-size side pockets.
It has a self-adjusting strap system so walking with this lightweight bag is like a cruise.

Watch the video below for more information about the LiteTech 3.0.

4th Place - Sun Mountain 2.5+ Stand Bag

SunMountain 2.5
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+

3rd Place - Titleist Players 4 Carbon Stand Bag

Titleist Players 4 Carbon
Titleist Players 4 Carbon Stand Bag

Coming in at 3rd place in our listing for this year is the first timer Titleist Players 4 Carbon Stand Bag. It weighs 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

2nd Place - Mizuno K1-L0 Stand Bag

Mizuno K1-L0 Stand Bag
Mizuno K1-L0 Stand Bag

Another newcomer is in our 2nd place for this year’s listing, the Mizuno K1-L0 Stand Bag. It has a weight of only 2.7 lbs.

Features include:

  • Total Pockets = 5 (including a valuables pocket)
  • Full-length Dividers to keep clubs from becoming tangled
  • Lightweight Composite Legs
  • Small Accessories Zip Pocket
  • Padded Hip Pad

1st Place - Callaway Hyper Lite Zero Stand Bag

Callaway Hyper Lite Zero 2021
Callaway Hyper Lite Zero 2021 Stand Bag

Still the lightest of them all is the Callaway Hyper Lite Zero stand bag with a weight of only 2.5 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 nine (9) color 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

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
Callaway Hyper Lite Zero Stand Bag
2.5
4-way
7
2
Mizuno K1-L0 Stand Bag
2.7
9″, 14-way
5
3
Titleist Players 4 Carbon Stand Bag
2.8
4-way
5
4
Sun Mountain 2.5+ Stand Bag
2.9
9″, 4-way
6
5
TaylorMade LiteTech 3.0 Stand Bag
3
4-way
6
6
Datrek Trekker Ultra Lite Stand Bag
3
4-way
5
7
Izzo Ultra Lite Stand Bag
3.2
4-way
6
8
Callaway Fusion Zero Stand Bag
3.3
14-way
6
9
Sun Mountain 3.5 LS Stand Bag
3.5
9″, 4-way
7
10
Cobra Golf Ultralight Sunday Bag
3.8
3-way
4
11
Sun Mountain Eco-Lite
3.9
9″, 4-way
6
12
Sun Mountain 2.5+ 14-Way
less than 4
10.5″, 14-way
5
13
Callaway Fairway C Double Strap Stand Bag
4
4-way
6

That’s it guys, enjoy our latest ranking for 2021! We shall keep you posted.

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