How to Keep Your Golf Bag Dry in the Rain

http://canalsideconferencecentre.co.uk/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=https://canalsideconferencecentre.co.uk/cedar-room/ My part of the country is now more than a year into one of its longest droughts ever. Gary, our terrific superintendent, has done a remarkable job of keeping our course in great condition, but you can tell that we need rain. Here’s what the creek that feeds our irrigation pond looks like:

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Here’s what the same creek looked like exactly three years ago, when we had the opposite problem:

The ideal, of course, would be something in between. Anyway, on a recent Sunday we finally got a semi-decent amount of rain, and I was able to test my new Rain Tek bag-and-pushcart cover:

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It’s easy to put on —you don’t need to remove your bag from your pushcart to do it — and it has zippered openings that let you reach through to the pockets in your bag. The top is stiffened with foam and has a handle, so it’s easy to open and close:

When you play in the rain, it’s impossible to keep almost any of your stuff from becoming at least slightly wet, but using a bag cover shortens the post-round drying time considerably.

2 thoughts on “How to Keep Your Golf Bag Dry in the Rain

  1. So what happened to the I-Dry System and the Rain Safe, both by Big Max, that you described about this time last year (October 14, 2015)?

    • I still own and use those, too. I took my Big Max to Atlantic City this past weekend because I had to fit three golf bags and someone else’s pushcart into my Subaru, and I took the Rain Safe to Ireland in May because it took up almost zero space in my luggage. I’m pretty sure there’s no type of golf equipment that I have only one version of. You should see my collection of rain pants.

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