YOUNGSTOWN, OH-  We’ve all heard the expression, “the right tool for the job.” Well, it certainly applies to golf bags. Before you head out on the links, you need to make sure that your bag has everything you need for a successful game. And if you want quality materials and lots of pockets? Well then look no further than this post!


A golf bag is a very personal item, so it’s important to choose one that fits your needs. The most important thing to consider when buying a new golf bag is how you plan on using it. If you’re looking for something durable and easy-to-clean, consider choosing a canvas bag with plenty of pockets and compartments for storage.

If cost is an issue, there are many affordable options available on Amazon that still feature quality materials like nylon fabric or leather trimming around the edges (which are also easier on hands). Most importantly though: don’t forget about style! There are so many different designs out there–from classic tweed patterns all the way through contemporary monochromatic schemes that’ll match any outfit perfectly


Your driver is the biggest club in your bag and should be used for long shots. It’s also the most important of all golf clubs, so it needs to be easy to find when you need it most.

The right spot for your driver:

  • On top of your bag (not inside) so that you can see it when opening up your bag at a tee box or fairway.
  • In front of everything else in your bag–you want quick access!


Woods are the longest clubs in your bag. They’re used for long drives and tee shots, but they can also be used to hit pitch shots from the fairway or rough. With a large head and long shaft, woods are usually made of metal or carbon fiber composite materials that allow them to travel farther with less effort.

Woods typically come in three different types: drivers (most common), fairway woods, and strikers (least common). Drivers have larger heads than other woods so they can generate more power on contact with the ball; this makes them ideal for hitting off tight lies or out of deep rough where you don’t have much room to swing freely at an approaching shot. Fairway woods have smaller heads than drivers but still produce enough force when swung hard enough–making them useful when hitting into greenside hazards such as bunkers or water hazards


The irons are the most important clubs in your bag. The set you choose should be matched to your skill level and personal preferences, but there are some general guidelines:

  • The irons should be the heaviest clubs in your bag (a 2-iron weighs about 3 pounds).
  • They’re also usually the priciest, so don’t skimp here!


Putters are used to put the ball in the hole. They’re the shortest club in your bag, and they typically have an oversized head with a flat or slightly bulbous bottom that allows you to hit on top of the ball and get it rolling quickly. Putters can be made from a variety of materials, including wood, steel or aluminum alloy (for those who prefer not to swing something made from trees). Depending on how much money you want to spend when buying a putter, there are many different types available with varying head shapes and lengths as well as lie angles–which determines how far over your wrists are positioned when gripping it–to choose from.

A complete golf bag is a great investment for your golf game. The best bags come with lots of pockets and quality materials.

A complete golf bag is a great investment for your golf game. The best bags come with lots of pockets and quality materials, so you’ll want to consider your budget, the size of your clubs and the type of golf you play when choosing one. If these things seem overwhelming, don’t worry! We’ve got some tips on how to choose the right bag for you:

  • Consider what kind of golfer you are before buying a bag. Are you an amateur or professional? A weekend warrior or do-it-yourselfer? There are many types of bags available today; find one that best suits your needs!
  • Think about how much money (or time) it would take for someone else who doesn’t play golf very often but has all the necessary skills needed for this activity such as driving power shots into fairways from tee boxes located near water hazards like lakes/ponds etc…

It’s important to have a complete golf bag with all of your clubs. Even if you’re just starting out, investing in quality equipment will pay off in the long run. If you have any questions about choosing the right equipment for your game, check out our website or send us an email at [email protected] and we would be happy to help!


YOUNGSTOWN, OH- Each week, Mill Creek MetroParks Golf Expert, Brian Tolnar brings you tips to up your game on the links.

This week, Brian digs into his bag to discuss the art of hybrid clubs, and when, where, and how you should use them on the course!

Sharpen your pencil, and jot down some notes to help your game the next time you’re chasing the white ball around.



BOARDMAN OH- The Boardman Spartans golf teams can now add an AAC title to their list of accomplishments in 2021.  Both the boys and girls teams won their respective titles.  Not too many people can speak on Boardman golf better than our golf guru from Mill Creek Park, Brian Tolnar.  He should know plenty about them, they call Mill Creek home after all.


Brian got his weekly segment on Running Point started this week by breaking down why the Spartans are having such a strong season.  He tells Anthony Hartwig and Ty Bartell about their coaching, their masterful ability to putt in any circumstance, and much more.  Boardman is putting together a fantastic 2021 campaign and you won’t be able to find a better break down of why anywhere else.


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YOUNGSTOWN, OH- Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and with that, many start cleaning their clubs and putting them away until the spring.

Not so fast, my friends.

Mill Creek Metropark PGA Golf and Recreation Director, Brian Tolnar would advise you that there are plenty of opportunities still to advance your game even when the temps start to dip.

We caught up with the YSN Golf Guru to discuss the ways to watch your golf score fall with the leaves this season on this week’s Tolnar’s Take.