Carrying a golf bag is madness.
It’s bad for your health and bad for your golf game.
Another expert says that carrying a golf bag does ‘absolutely nothing’ for your golf game and in fact it ‘does quite the opposite’.
As for pulling a golf trolley it can be harmful to your body.
How many calories do I burn golfing 18 holes with a cart?
That means that over a nine-hole round, which is likely to take around two hours with a cart, golfers burn between 400 and 700 calories per outing.
Is it better to push or pull a golf cart?
Pushing is way easier than pulling and is less taxing on the shoulder muscles, muscles better used on the swing than on pulling a cart. Further, golf push carts are much better at rolling straight down the fairway than pull carts that are often zigzagging and putting additional strain on the shoulders.
Can you carry a golf cart bag?
A stand bag has the general appearance of a cart bag, but its added benefit is a set of two built-in legs that allow the bag to sit at an angle when you’re taking your shot. Although this style of bag can often fit in a cart, most people who use stand bags carry them during their round of golf.
How many calories do you burn walking a golf course?
It is estimated that an average-sized man can burn 1,442 calories by walking and carrying his clubs around an 18-hole course. This is considerably more than a 30-minute gym session, so if you’re getting out on the golf course two or three times a week, you can expect to burn a high level of calories.