Sun Mountain named Best Golf Bag Brand

Sun Mountain is proud to announce being named Best Golf Bag Brand in the 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards.’s Brent Kelley wrote, “Sun Mountain, based in Missoula, Montana, has been a leader in golf bag technology for decades. The company has innovated in particular in the areas of stand bags (a product category in Sun Mountain was an originator) and lightweight and ultralight golf bags.”

Kelley continued, “Sun Mountain makes a full array of golf bags, with its 2011 lineup including 10 carry bags (including ultralights), five cart bags and six bags designed for women golfers. The company also does good business in licensed bags, particularly customizing bags with school colors and logos.”

The 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards took place across the network. The Golf site conducted voting in six categories:

  • Golfer with Best Twitter Feed – Bubba Watson
  • Best Golf Shoes Brand – Ecco
  • Best Golf Bag Brand – Sun Mountain
  • Best Golf TV Announcer – David Feherty
  • Sexiest Male Golfer – Adam Scott
  • Sexiest Female Golfer – Sara Brown

The 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards showcased the best products, features and services in hundreds of categories all around the network, from technology to hobbies to parenting to sports. Following a 3-week nominating process, finalists were announced on Feb. 11. Voting took place through March 8, and winners were announced March 15. To learn more, visit

In addition to winning “Best Golf Bag Brand” from, Sun Mountain has also been recognized in Golf Digest magazine’s annual Hot List. Most recently, in 2010 the Sun Mountain SLX won Gold in the carry bag category. Sun Mountain bags recognized in previous years’ Hot Lists include the C-130 cart bag and the Zero-G carry bag.

In addition to golf bags, Sun Mountain is dedicated to finding the most innovative fabrics, the latest manufacturing processes, and the best designs to create a line of performance outerwear that protects from rain, wind and cold. Sun Mountain is an officially licensed supplier of outerwear to the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, LPGA Futures Tour, and Nationwide Tour. The Sun Mountain Speed Cart® and ClubGlider® travel bag are leaders in their respective categories.

For over 25 years, Sun Mountain has been designing and manufacturing functional, high-quality, lightweight golf bags for the serious golfer. Sun Mountain is responsible for many industry firsts, including being the first to use backpacking technology to produce a lightweight nylon golf bag, and being the first to develop a stand bag with integral legs. To find the nearest retailer visit or call 800-227-9224.