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  • Writer's pictureChris Delahoz

Avoid Crowded Golf Courses by Installing a Putting Green at Home

Summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the weather. However, if you're like most golfers, you don't want to spend your summer days stuck in traffic in hot cars on the way to the golf course. This year, avoid crowded golf courses altogether by creating that country club feeling at home in your backyard.


Putting greens are a great way to get that real golf course feeling in the comfort of your own home. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of having a putting green in your backyard and how to choose the right one for your needs.


 

Picking A Place For Your Green


When choosing a spot for putting greens, you want to make sure that it compliments your home and provides a versatile course to practice putting and chipping. You'll also want to consider how much space you have available. If you don't have a lot of room in your backyard, there are many small greens on the market that will fit your needs. If you have a larger backyard, you can choose from a variety of putting greens that will give you plenty of room to practice your game.


Considerations When Planning Your Backyard Putting Green


No matter what size putting green you choose, you'll want to make sure that it is level and has good drainage. You don't want your ball to break into a puddle of water, the same way you don't want it rolling into a rut when you're trying to putt. If you live in an area with high rainfall, you'll want to make sure that your green is installed on a slope so that the water can drain away from the green. You also don't want it to be too angled, as this will make it difficult to put the balls on a realistic trajectory.


Drainage is also important to consider when installing your backyard putting green. If you live in a dry climate, you'll want to install one with good inward drainage so that the turf doesn't clump up due to poor foundational flow. Conversely, if you live in a wet climate, you'll want to make sure that your green is water-resistant, and has sufficient drainage to prevent it from becoming a puddled mess.


Choosing The Right Design For Your Putting Green


When it comes to backyard putting greens, there are a lot of different designs to choose from. So, how do you know which one is right for your home?


Here are a few tips:


Do you want the green to be flat, or do you want some hills and valleys? A flat green is the easiest to play on, but a more challenging green with hills and valleys can add a lot of excitement to your game.


Finally, consider the color of the turf. Do you want classic green turf, or do you want it to match your home, or would you prefer something different? Once you've answered these questions, you'll be able to pick the perfect design for your backyard putting surface.


Installing Your Outdoor Putting Green


Once you've chosen the perfect spot in your yard for your backyard putting green and picked out the right type of turf, it's time to install it! If you're a do-it-yourselfer, you need to make sure you're taking all the necessary steps to install your putting green yourself properly. However, you can always hire the top-rated artificial grass installation company in Central Florida, DelaTurf, to install your putting green with expert care.


Putting Greens Provide A Versatile Golf Course To Play On


No matter what type of putting green you choose, be sure to get one that is versatile and will provide a realistic golf course experience. You don't want to have to drive all the way to the golf course to practice putting; you should be able to do it in your own backyard!


Backyard putting greens are a great way for golfers of all levels to improve their game and have some fun while they're at home. Our home putting greens are the perfect way to practice and improve your golf skills. You’ll be able to fine-tune your short game in the comfort of your own home, and you’ll see a noticeable difference in your golf game almost immediately. Contact DelaTurf to discuss your options for putting greens today!


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