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Review of the SKB Golf Cases

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

SKB golf case
If you like to take your golf clubs with you when you travel, you need to buy a golf travel case. There are several brands on the market, but the SKB golf cases are some of the most popular and well-liked. These SKB golf cases are high quality and come with a lifetime guarantee. Whether you are looking for something for yourself or searching for a good gift for the golfer in your life, you will find this review of the top selling SKB golf cases useful.

SKB 2SKB-4812WS ATA Standard Golf Travel Case

The first one you should look at is the standard model which is the SKB 2SKB-4812WS. Out of 15 user reviews on Amaon, it gets four and a half stars. The list price is $229.99, but it sells for under $200.

Details

This is constructed from ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene, which is the same material that is used by the US military. Most golf bags will have no problem fitting inside of this, with its 12 inch internal diameter. It can easily accommodate 48 inch drivers.

Pros

This is a sturdy case that can handle the sometimes rough TSA inspection process. So you don't have to worry about your valuable clubs getting damaged when you travel. SKB is so sure of their quality that if your clubs are damaged during transport that they will repair and replace them up to $1500.

It has uses beyond golf clubs. SKB golf cases are actually quite versatile. I've read about people using it for fencing equipment, sports kits, model boats, and tripods and light stands. Because it is so versatile, it makes an excellent gifts. The only bad thing is that family members might want to borrow the case when they go traveling.

Cons

The one complaint about this SKB golf case is that it is too large for small car trunks. So if you have a small vehicle you might want to look into a different brand. Another alternative is to keep your clubs in the back seat, unless you have guests sitting there.

SKB 2SKB-4814W Deluxe ATA Golf Travel Case

For just a little bit more money, you can upgrade to the Deluxe model of the SKB golf case. Its retail price is $260 but it really sells for less than $200. It is the most popular model on Amazon and has over 25 reviews. It also has an average rating of four and a half stars.

Details

Most of the details are the same as the regular model. It is still made from the same ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene. It is a bit bigger, however. The internal dimensions are 49 inches by 16 inches. It has the same pros and cons of the standard case. Since it costs just slightly more, I would recommend this version unless you are already tight for space in your car trunk.

SKB 2SKB-5020W ATA Double Golf Travel Case

I also want to mention the SKB Double Golf Travel Case. It can hold drivers that are up to 50" long and two golf bags with a 20" total width. It is similar to the other SKB golf cases, so there is no need to list again the material used or the excellent customer service. It retails for over $300 but can be bought at a significant discount.

This is very convenient if a couple of golfers are vacationing together and works just as well as a single case. It might be oversized or overweight for the airlines though, so check that before you book a flight.

Whichever of the SKB golf cases you purchase, you should be happy with the convenience and the durability. It can be hard to travel with golf clubs and other fragile equipment, and these will give you peace of mind.


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