to cut down on yard work
When installed, synthetic putting greens are maintenance-free.
They are synthetic — no need to water or mow them. They
don't need fertilizers, herbicides, or chemicals like expensive
real-grass greens require and no need for a full-time maintenance
& private 24-hour golf practice facility
a die-hard duffer or one who just wants to putt around, personal
putting greens are excellent training tools for improving
the short game. Experts say about 70% of putts are from seven
feet or shorter and about 62% of an average round of golf
takes place on the putting green.
to shave useless strokes off your game
"Wow! Every golfers dream ... go from a 24 handicap to
a 15 in three weeks! Installing our green was the best decision
we've made in years! And the kids love it!" said Marv
Johnson of Camarillo, California. This should give you peace
of mind while beating the pants off your buddies at the next
golf outing. Your own personal putting green not only gains
envy from your golf buddies, it will help improve your short
Synthetic greens have proven to increase property value. Paul
Langhals' of Colorado Springs, Colorado, had his home appraised
at $239,000. Two years later, after installation of a putting
green and surrounding landscape, his property appraised for
Peaks Sawtooth Resort, Atlanta, Idaho
— Ranch-style resort sits hidden in a valley at the
base of Greylock Mountain and the Sawtooth Wilderness Area.
Offers a peaceful and rugged atmosphere with all the luxuries
of executive style and convenience.
Oak Golf Course, Alton, Virginia
— 1st public golf course, open year-round,
with all synthetic greens. No tee times and inexpensive
green fees allow golfers of all ages to enjoy the game at
their own pace.
Fork Bed & Golf, Lanesboro, Minnesota
— Private bed and breakfast golf course where guests
enjoy golf at their leisure with breathtaking views of picturesque
Chipley-Murrah House Bed & Breakfast,
Pine Mountain, Georgia — Victorian style
B&B will feature a private synthetic putting green for
its guests in addition to the property's numerous amenities.
Conserving water is a serious issue nationwide. Synthetic
putting greens are "water-wise" installations that
help reduce the amount of water needed on lawns up to 30%
or more depending on size. Water seeps through the turf so
they are environmentally friendly, too.
in any climate, yes any
sizzling hot deserts of Nevada to sub-zero temperatures of
Northern Canada, UV-treated polypropylene greens withstand
the damaging effects of rain, snow, sleet, hail, sun, and
droughts. Golfers actually shovel snow off their greens to
putt during winter when cabin fever sets in.
peace with your spouse
An important aspect of owning a synthetic putting green
is its aesthetic beauty that dramatically enhances a yard.
Keeping your spouse fully involved in the yard's transition
(and letting him or her have some designs, too) will help
ease years and years of enjoyment with the putting green.
way to get a putting green and pay no out-of-pocket expenses
Putting greens qualify under home-improvement loans when tied
in with other outdoor renovations or can be worked into a
mortgage refinancing. For about the price of a hot tub, the
investment in a putting green provides homeowners an excellent
training aid without breaking the bank.
add-on service for landscape professionals
can landscape professionals expand the marketing of products
and services? Landscape Management Magazine voted synthetic
putting greens as "The #1 Niche Service Idea of the year"
and Lawn & Landscape Magazine stated, "Synthetic
putting greens are a lucrative add-on service for landscape
to use existing equipment for more profits
Many landscapers have added the installation of putting greens
to their traditional landscaping business only to find positive
results. And they're doing it with existing equipment because
putting greens are installed using the same base preparation
as a brick-paver patio.
to install the green yourself
Save money and install the green yourself. When all materials
are bought, weekend warriors can install their own for about
$3.50 per square foot of putting green. With the exception
of mechanical plate compactor — available at local tool
and equipment rental facilities — most homeowners already
have many of the tools needed to install their own green.
A shovel, rake, push broom, tape measure, utility knife, and
garden hose, are what it takes. Get step-by-step written instructions
and an installation video for help.