WHAT IS A PUTTING GREEN USED FOR?

Putting is one of the most critical elements of your game as a golfer. For most non-professional golfers, it can account for almost 50% of shots. So this is something most golfers opt to practice often, right?

Think again.

The majority of players will opt to practice driving ranges and skip putting completely. Are you guilty of this, too?

Yes, driving ranges are a great time, and hitting those long, satisfying shots are great, but are your putts short of that important element they need?

A high-quality putting green turf is made from low pile artificial grass that allows golf balls to roll true. It is slightly different from regular turf because it isn’t as thick as the artificial grass you might see on lawns, as such, it will help you better your short game.



ARE INDOOR PUTTING GREENS WORTH IT?

Artificial indoor golf putting greens use synthetic fibers that can be used in place of naturally growing grass because it is durable. Trying to maintain a natural grass putting green in a home would be terrible, so artificial turf is what you need indoors.

An indoor putting green will not only transform the look and feel of your home but will, more importantly, allow you to practice your golf game in any kind of season or weather, and the benefits of having an indoor putting green exceed the investment substantially.

Highly Customizable

Your green is customizable based on your preferences — choose the design, contour, hole layouts, features, and color that appeal to you the most.


Not Affected by Weather

Neither rain, snow, or scorching temperatures can prevent you from indoor putting practice.


Cost-Effective

The money saved by getting an indoor putting green is one of the biggest perks — you will save on the time and money wasted on traveling, club memberships, and caddy fees.


Easy to Maintain

Artificial turf needs essentially no maintenance, especially indoors. Keeping your indoor putting green in top shape is less work than maintaining other floorings.


Practice Your Game Any Time

If you’re a novice or can’t be without some version of golf, an indoor putting green will give you the tools to improve your short game more than anything else.


Improve the Value of Your Home

Indoor greens are a welcomed add-on to your home to help you transform the ambiance — show everyone your personality and sense of style.


Host Fun Parties for Friends & Family

Have friends or extended family over for dinner and practice your short game with them. Even younger kids can enjoy putting.


Playability

Synthetic turf mimics natural grass and now with our years of experience at Southwest Greens of Illinois, we will give you performance that competes with where you play on the weekend.



WHAT IS A GOOD SIZE FOR AN INDOOR PUTTING GREEN?

The benefit of installing your own indoor putting green is that you can make it any size that you want. Just a reminder, you probably want to include base underlayment to contour breaks and reproduce the terrain you might find on a traditional course.

Some popular indoor putting green sizes are:

  • 7.5’ X 15’
  • 15’ X 15’
  • 25’ X 15’

If you’re not sure what size will be best in your home or space, Southwest Greens of Illinois will help you figure out what would be appropriate.



HOW MUCH DOES AN INDOOR PUTTING GREEN COST?

So, you’ve decided on an indoor putting green, you know the dimensions of your space, and you’re ready to talk pricing. While it is challenging to give an exact answer, we’re here to break down what goes into the cost for you.

Generally speaking, the cost of an indoor putting green may be priced between $15 and $30+ per square foot. Some considerations involved with this cost are:

  1. Base materials
  2. Putting green size
  3. Putting green design
  4. Number of cuts
  5. Site access & prep
  6. The features of the putting green
  7. Installation costs

Want to know the specific elements that go into indoor putting greens cost and installation? We’ll be glad to show you. Contact Southwest Greens of Illinois for a no-obligation quote.



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