New and Improved 2017 Golf Push Carts

Since ushering in the golf push cart movement in 1999 with the introduction of the Speed Cart; Sun Mountain has continually refined and improved its carts. New for 2017 are the three-wheeled Speed Cart GT and four-wheeled Micro-Cart GT. Notable updates include a redesigned bag support that more easily accommodates golf stand bags and a new collection of add-on accessories.

New for 2017, Speed Cart GT features a redesigned upper bag bracket to better hold golf stand bags plus top and bottom bungee straps to more securely hold the bag. The cart’s redesigned storage tray has a new mobile phone slot, a new drink holder, and an updated mesh basket. Speed Cart comes standard with an umbrella holder, scorecard holder, and padded storage tray.

Speed Cart GT folds down to W37” X H16” X D13” and weighs 17.25 lbs.

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New on the Micro-Cart GT is a self-latching, lower bracket that clicks effortlessly into place when opening the cart and easily disengages when folding. An improved E-Z Latch on the upper bracket simplifies adjusting the handle height. Also new, is an upper bag bracket that has been redesigned to better hold stand bags. The new bracket also includes two bungee straps to more securely hold the golf bag. The front axle has also been improved with a no-tools-required system to extend the front axle by two inches to accommodate larger golf bags. The new Micro-Cart GT also offers an updated drink holder and new mesh basket to hold head covers, wind breakers, etc. Micro-Cart comes standard with an umbrella holder and a console with padded valuables compartment, magnetic scorecard holder, and pencil, ball, and tee holders.

Micro-Cart GT folds to: W27” X H17” X D13” and weighs 16.6 lbs.

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There is also an ever growing collection of golf push cart accessories including a water bottle cooler, range finder compartment, and cigar holder to go along with new cart covers and wheel covers.

 

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Best-Selling C-130 Golf Cart Bag Gets Even Better

C-130 continues as Sun Mountain’s best-selling golf cart bag. The 2017 C-130 offers the abundance of pocket space and golfer-friendly features that have kept it in the top spot for eight years plus some new features such as Smart Straps that offer a new way to secure the bag to a golf cart, more velour-lined valuable pockets and an easy-access range finder pocket. The 2017 C-130 will be available on-line and in stores in August at a suggested retail price of $229.99.

What helped the C-130 become the best-selling golf cart bag is being designed to work optimally on a riding cart. All pockets and zippers are accessible when the bag is on a cart and the reverse oriented top positions the short irons in the front and driver and woods in the back, so you don’t need to reach over a driver to get to a wedge.

What has kept the C-130 at the top is continual improvement. New for 2017 is a Smart Strap system offering two Velcro® straps to secure the bag to the cart and eliminate the need for the traditional cart strap. The challenge with the traditional cart strap is that, if left too loose, the bag can twist sideways and if tightened too tight, the strap can restrict club access. The Smart Straps will keep the bag from twisting while still offering full and easy club and pocket access.

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Also new for 2017 is range finder pocket positioned at the top of the bag for easy access and three velour-lined valuables pockets, one offering protection from rain.

By the numbers, C-130 offers a 10.5” diameter, 14-way top with full-length individual club-dividers plus an integrated putter well. For pockets, C-130 offers ten pockets: two full-length clothing pockets; a cooler pocket; three velour-lined valuables pockets, one is water resistant; an easy access range finder pocket; plus several ball and accessories pockets. Other cart-friendly features on the C-130 include the three handles integrated into the top that offer multiple hand-holds for picking the bag up to take on and off of the cart.

For 2017, C-130 is available in 11 different colors ranging from the standard Black to the head-turning Gunmetal-Gray-Flash.

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Additional models of the C-130 available in 2017 are the C-130 5-way offering a top with five club dividers instead of 14 and the C-130S stand bag version.

2Five Golf Bag Reviews

The Sun Mountain 2Five lightweight golf bag continues to receives positive reviews from the golf media.

Weighing only 2.5 pounds, it’s the lightest full-featured golf bag on the market. To put 2.5 pounds into perspective, that’s about the same weight as two wedges, or a pair of golf shoes, or three cans of a soft-drink. When you lift up the 2Five, it’s more like lifting off as the bag seems to launch off the ground.

The bag is made up of carbon fiber legs, lightweight nylonfabric, and high density foam, while featuring a comfortable X-Strap Dual Strap System. The 2Five doesn’t skimp on conveniences, either, offering four pockets including a full-length clothing pocket, velour-lined valuables pocket, water bottle pouch, and ball and accessory pocket.

Along with winning the Golf Digest Editors’ Choice for best lightweight golf bag, it also won the best Sunday bag (and it’s not even a Sunday bag, it’s just as light as one) in the yearly awards by MyGolfSpy.com.

Below are two mentions of the bag in June issues of Golf magazine and Golfweek.

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2Five is offered in 11 different colors at $219.99.

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Golf Push Carts are Gaining Popularity with Young Golfers

Sun Mountain’s Speed Cart V1 Sport was mentioned in Golfweek’s story about the rise of interst in  golf push carts  by youth and college golfers.

The article said, “Not so long ago, golf carts were almost more of a hassle than carrying your clubs. They offered no storage, tipped over on slopes, and would have to be dragged across the course on two wobbly wheels. Worst of all, they didn’t look cool. But thanks to recent upgrades and innovation, push carts are finally making their mark in the golf world, especially in millennials.”V1_Speed_Cart

The newest version of Sun Mountain’s category-changing Speed Cart® golf push cart, the V1 Sport, combines the most popular features of past Speed Cart models with new colors and graphics plus it folds and unfolds easier than ever, has an improved brake system, and mag wheels.

Click here for the Golfweek golf push cart story.

 

Golf Digest Awards Sun Mountain Best Golf Travel Bag

The Sun Mountain ClubGlider golf travel bag has been named the best golf travel cover by Golf Digest magazine. The magazine’s editors chose the ClubGlider based upon its size, durability and maneuverability. ClubGlider is the only golf travel bag that has extendable legs and wheels to support 100% of the weight. Golf Digest is the #1 most widely-read golf publication in the world. The full story is available here. .

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The article said, “When we think of the ideal travel case, we think about size: big enough to fit our clubs, shoes, raingear, and maybe an extra sweater or two—but not so big that the clubs are moving around. Sun Mountain’s ClubGlider Meridian nails that balance. We also think about durability. Your travel bag takes a beating when you fly. You need something that’s going to survive that experience and keep your clubs safe. The final thing we’re looking for in our travel cases is maneuverability. That’s where the legs of the Sun Mountain ClubGlider Meridian come in. Pull out the legs to make your bag feel like nothing when you’re wheeling it around, and then retract the legs when it’s time for your bag to board.”

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Sun Mountain Founder Rick Reimers said, “The leg on the ClubGlider is singularly unique and really sets it apart from the competition. We’re honored the Editors of Golf Digest agree!”

Golf Digest is the #1 most widely-read golf publication in the world and the authority on how to play, what to play and where to play. Golf Digest’s aim is to enhance the enjoyment of all facets of the game–making its readers better players, smarter consumers and more discerning travelers, while also offering the kind of informative and provocative stories that fuel the unending conversation that is golf.

Sun Mountain Named Best Golf Bags by Golf Digest

Two Sun Mountain golf bags have been awarded Golf Digest Editors’ Choice for 2016. For the category of best golf cart bag the editors chose the Sun Mountain C-130. The Sun Mountain 2Five was awarded best lightweight golf bag. Golf Digest is the #1 most widely-read golf publication in the world. The full story is available on-line here.

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“We are honored and flattered that of the hundreds of different golf bag models in the market, two Sun Mountain bags have been singled out as the best,” said Sun Mountain Founder, Rick Reimers. “Our company’s heritage is in designing and building a better golf bag and it’s incredibly gratifying for our dedication and work to be recognized and awarded.”

Golf Digest said, “Advances in lightweight materials, strap systems and stand mechanisms …have raised the intrinsic value of (golf) bags. If designers make it easier to get to a pocket or lessen the load on your shoulders, back or legs, you’re likely to play better.”

The Editors’ Choice awards for best golf bags had seven divisions: Classic, Cart, Carry, Lightweight, Hybrid, Specialty and Sunday with Sun Mountain picking up the awards for Best Golf Cart Bag and Best Lightweight Golf Bag.

Sun Mountain C-130 was named best golf cart bag. About the C-130 the article said, “Sun Mountain’s C-130 cart bag has three handles to make getting the bag on and off a cart a breeze, and the reverse-orientation top makes accessing clubs easy. All pockets are forward-facing, and the cart strap pass-through allows the bag to be secured to the cart without the strap covering any pockets.”

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Sun Mountain 2Five was named Best Lightweight Golf Bag. For the 2Five the magazine wrote, “The Sun Mountain 2Five is, as its name suggests, just 2½ pounds, although the bag remains highly functional, making it our top choice in the Lightweight/Ultra-lightweight division.”

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Golf Digest is the #1 most widely-read golf publication in the world and the authority on how to play, what to play and where to play. Golf Digest’s aim is to enhance the enjoyment of all facets of the game–making its readers better players, smarter consumers and more discerning travelers, while also offering the kind of informative and provocative stories that fuel the unending conversation that is golf.

XCR Golf Bag Offers Extra Club Room

The Sun Mountain XCR golf bag is designed with a larger top opening to offer Extra Club Room for ease in taking clubs out and in. XCR is a cart bag available in two models, one with a stand mechanism and one without. Offered in six different color combinations.

XCR golf bags offer a large, 11” diameter top with four, full-length club dividers. This larger top opening allows clubs to go in and out of the bag with ease; removing one more potential distraction from the game. XCR is available in six different color combinations including: black/gunmetal/citron, white/gunmetal cobalt, gray/gunmetal/orange, white/gunmetal/yellow, black/gunmetal and navy/red/white.

The XCR golf cart bag has ten pockets including two velour-lined valuables pockets, an expandable belly pocket, a beverage pouch and multiple accessory pockets.

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XCR golf stand bag is designed to be used primarily on a golf cart but offers a stand mechanism for those who like to take their bag to the practice range and prefer a stand bag. XCR stand bag has Sun Mountain’s patented Roller Bottom leg mechanism with ball joints for quicker, smoother leg action. The XCR stand bag offers seven pockets including two velour-lined valuables pockets and a large apparel pocket.

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Replacement Parts for your Golf Push Cart

Sun Mountain offers a collection of golf push/pull carts replacement parts for its industry-leading line of three and four wheeled golf push carts.

The golf cart part pages on the Sun Mountain website are divided into Sun Mountain Speed Cart parts and Micro-Cart replacement parts.

Some of the most popular cart parts include foam tire kits to replace the air-filled tires originally standard on the Speed Cart. Other popular items are replacement golf push cart inner tubes, brake cables, and bungee straps.

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To go along with the cart replacement parts, the Sun Mountain website also has a collection of golf push cart how-to videos for the most popular replacement parts and one can always call Sun Mountain customer service for assistance at 800-227-9224.

2016 Golf Push Carts

The 2016 Sun Mountain line-up of new golf push/pull carts includes: ReflexTM, Speed Cart V1 Sport, MC3 Micro-Cart, Combo Cart and a collection of golf push cart accessories and replacement parts.

 

Reflex is the newest golf push cart from Sun Mountain. Reflex folds and opens easier, has a smaller folded footprint and weighs less than other golf carts. With a new, innovative folding process, Reflex is arguably the easiest cart on the market to fold and unfold. At 25” x 15” x 11” when folded and only 17 lbs., Reflex might fold the smallest and be the lightest push cart, too. The deluxe accessory console includes a scorecard holder, two padded valuables trays, golf ball storage, and a beverage holder.

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The newest version of Sun Mountain’s category-changing Speed Cart golf push cart, the V1 Sport combines the most popular features of past Speed Cart models with new colors and graphics. Plus, it folds and unfolds easier than ever, has an improved brake system, and mag wheels.

Speed Cart V1 Sport features a quick-release E-Z Latch System to allow easier folding, unfolding and handle height adjustment; maintenance-free synthetic wheels with solid foam tires; and a new pin brake system, which replaces the former caliper brake, to securely lock the wheels in place. The V1 Sport offers an accessories tray with a scorecard holder, drink holder and a mesh headcover tray. V1 Sport weighs just over 17 lbs and folds to 37” x 16” x 13”.

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Sun Mountain Combo cart is a golf push cart and golf bag in one; offering convenience, stability, and durability. Combo folds for storage and opens easily for use. When folded, the Combo cart fits into a car trunk flat, and can also be stored vertically in a clubroom; occupying about half of the space of a separate cart and bag. When it’s time to hit the course; simply swing the front wheel into place, release the rear wheels, and set the handle height. When on the course, Combo offers the added bonus of a built-in seat that stores flat to the bag when not in use and then folds down for a secure and comfortable seat including a back pad.

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MC3 Micro-Cart is Sun Mountain’s newest entry into the four wheel golf push cart market. MC3 is compact and lightweight, folds in two simple steps and has a small folded footprint so it’s easy to pack in and out of your car. The most notable difference between the MC3 and past Sun Mountain Micro-Cart golf push carts is the larger diameter tires that make this cart noticeably easier to push, especially in taller grass.

The MC3 is light at just under 17 lbs., the four wheels come standard with low maintenance solid foam tires and the front axle is adjustable, so the space between the front wheels can be widened to accommodate larger golf bags. MC3 folded size is 26.5″ X 14.5″ X 13.5″.

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Sun Mountain now also has a collection of golf push/pull cart accessories to round-out the offerings. The latest accessories are cart covers that offer a convenient way to store and transport golf push carts. There’s a cover specific to the three-wheeled Speed Cart® and a cover that fits the four-wheeled Micro-Cart® and the new Reflex® cart. The new covers join a wide collection of other push cart accessories including: storage bags, cooler bags, seats, sand/seed mix bottles, adjustable umbrella holders, and UV and rain umbrellas.

 

New Golf Push Cart Accessories

Sun Mountain has long been the innovator and market leader in golf push carts and now has a collection of golf push cart accessories to round-out the offerings.

The latest accessories are cart covers that offer a convenient way to store and transport a golf push cart. There’s a cover specific to the three-wheeled Speed Cart® and covers that fit the four-wheeled Micro-Cart® and the new Reflex® cart. These covers help keep grass clippings out of the car and offer lift and carry straps for easier transportation. The new cart covers retail at $99.99.

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The new golf push cart covers offer a large U-shaped opening, two-way zipper, durable Tough-Tek material in wear areas, removable carry strap with slip-resistant shoulder pad, and lift handles with a wrapped grip.

The new covers join a wide collection of other push cart accessories including: storage bags, cooler bags, seats, sand/seed mix bottles, adjustable umbrella holders, and UV and rain umbrellas.