Golf is one of the most popular games in the world. It is also one of the sports that have large followers in almost every country. Huge number of players attracted towards this game because it can be played by people of all ages and skill level without too much difficulty. However, along with actual game play, golfer also needs to prepare a lot for it. Packing the golf bag properly is one of the most important things to know for every golfer.

Golf bag is a basic accessory that comes in a variety of different shapes, sizes and styles. Majority of golfers carry similar items with them when they play a round. So it becomes easy to provide guidelines on how to pack a golf bag. A player who carries light weight bag will able to pack fewer items as compared to the payer who carries larger cart bags. Below mentioned are some tips on how to pack a golf bag.

Packing a golf bag is very simple; however player only needs to do it with care so that he can find the right thing at the right moment.

1) First of all a player should make a list of things which he requires during the round of a course like golf clubs, balls, tees, towels, gloves, socks, first aid, waterproof clothing, water and some food etc.

2) According to the list prepared by him, player needs to buy an appropriate bag. Different types of golf bags are available in the market. However, choosing a correct golf bag depends on a personal choice that could be sizes, shapes, color, and price range. It is recommended that player should buy the bag that suits his budget and will easily carry all the items listed by him, which he wants during the round of a course.  If a player is traveling a longer distance then he makes sure that he has padded slots for protecting the golf clubs. Bags with wheels are the best and easy to use.

3) Usually, every golf bag has at least 3 large slots for keeping the different types of golf clubs. Some of the modern golf bags have an individual slot for every golf club. Both types of bags are convenient to use. However, player should first check the pockets of the bag and then place all his golf clubs in the bag accordingly to the golf club compartment assigned in the bag. After doing that cover the heads of the clubs and pull the fastener over it to cover it completely.

4) Apart from slots for golf clubs, the bag will also have some small, medium and large sized pockets. These pockets are used for keeping the cloths, umbrella, water, tees, golf balls etc. The medium sized pockets are for socks, gloves, golf balls and for towels. Medium sized pockets are also helpful for packing some dry snacks like dried fruits, water bottle etc. Make sure that the pockets of a golf bag are enough and sufficient for carrying all the other items required by the player during the round of a course.

5) Lastly, pack the first aid kit, sunscreen, lip balm, sunglasses, spikes, pocket knife, marker, pen and a paper for keeping track of scores etc in the smaller pocket of the bag.

Above mentioned are some tips to pack a golf bag. A player only needs to do it with care so that he can find the right thing on the right moment.