Many golfers use golf bags to carry their must-haves while playing. These golf equipment carriers get exposed to dirt and mud. Like other things, there will come a time that these carriers will succumb to wear. When a bag’s condition starts to deteriorate, a player would normally buy a new one. Believe it or not, there are many things you can do with your old golf bags. Throwing them away or buying a new bag are not your only options. Below are six things you can do with your old golf equipment carriers.
1.Let the bags be repaired
If you love your old bag and you don’t want to replace it with a new one, one thing you can do is to have it repaired. There are service centers that repair worn out bags, especially the ones made of leather. Repairing bags will cost a certain amount of money but the result will put a smile on your face. It is certain that your golf bags will be good as new again. If you don’t want to spend a huge amount of money for a store or a golf equipment repair center to repair them, you can also fix them by yourself. A zipper repair kit, leather polish, sewing kit and metal polish will do the trick. To make sure that you’re doing it right, you can also ask your fellow golfers on how to fix these kinds of bags.
2.Sell them to fellow golfers
Aside from having your old bags repaired by a repair center or yourself, you can also sell them to your fellow golfers or to golf tutorial centers. Nowadays, new golf equipment carriers, especially the branded ones, can cost $150 or more. If you have old bags at home, you can sell them at half the price to people who need them. You can sell them online or through a garage sale.
3.Display them in your house
If your worn out golf bags have sentimental value for you and you don’t want to throw them away, you can display them in your house instead. Displaying them will be a good idea if your house has a lot of space. You can also build a glass container for them to make your house somewhat like a mini golf museum. If you don’t want to spend money to create glass container, you can simply display them in your living room or in an empty room.
4.Give the bags to your friends
You can also give your old bags to your close friends who are golfers just like you, or to those who want to learn how to play golf. If you don’t need an old bag anymore, let a friend use it instead. Just make sure to fix it a little bit before giving it to your friend.
5.Donate them to charities or golf-related organizations
Another thing you can do with your old golf equipment carriers is to donate them to charities or golf organizations. With your donation, you can help a certain organization raise funds for a certain project. Your bags can help them fund golf tournaments and other golf-related events. They can also give your bags to people who want to learn the sport but have no money to buy golf equipment.
6.Turn them into new things
Aside from selling or donating your worn out golf bags, you can also upcycle them. You can turn your bags into plant or tool containers. Another thing you can do is to paint or decorate them and turn them into artistic home decor.