A synthetic putting green in your backyard can provide hours of enjoyment for family members of all ages. Depending on the design they can be realistically contoured with fringes and multiple cup placements and areas to pitch and chip from can be incorporated into the surrounding landscape. With minimal maintenance they provide many years of reliable service.
Placement in your landscape is often dependent on the size of putting green desired and the contours of your property. It is desirable to have seating areas adjacent so the non-players can interact and golfers can flow back and forth to entertaining areas. Putting greens do need to be relatively flat, so often retaining walls or re-contouring is necessary to incorporate effectively into the landscape.
- Maintenance is minimal, just an occasional sweeping to remove debris and you are ready to play.
- Incorporating a pitching / chipping area can add a level of functionality.
- Expect many years of reliable service as we construct putting greens on a compacted gravel and limestone fines base for a solid foundation and infilled with silica sand for a realistic putting feel.
- A backyard putting green can be a great addition to a staycation style backyard and incorporate well with many other elements.
- In a small backyard a putting green can take the place of a lawn
Installing a backyard putting green can bring an array of benefits to a family. The most prominent advantage is the ease of practicing golf skills right at home. This not only helps avid golfers improve their game, but also introduces children and beginners to the sport in a relaxed and comfortable setting.
The physical activity associated with golf is another plus. It's a low-impact exercise that promotes flexibility and coordination, providing an enjoyable way for the family to stay active. In addition, the focus and concentration required in putting can offer effective stress relief, offering a mental diversion from daily pressures.
A backyard putting green also offers unbeatable convenience. It eliminates the need for travel while offering the flexibility to practice at any time. This feature becomes a social hotspot too, making it a great venue to entertain friends or for family gatherings.
From an economic perspective, adding a putting green can increase your property's value due to its unique appeal, particularly to buyers who have an interest in golf. It enhances the aesthetic beauty of your backyard, contributing to the overall green space.
A putting green can be an engaging learning platform for young kids, teaching them hand-eye coordination, patience, and even the basic principles of physics in a fun way. More importantly, it encourages family bonding by providing an opportunity for everyone to unplug from digital distractions and spend quality time together. Moreover, it promotes outdoor engagement, encouraging both children and adults to enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, and natural environment. In essence, a backyard putting green is an investment that extends beyond golf, contributing to the health, wellbeing, and enjoyment of the entire family.
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Whether your green makes your backyard your own private 19th hole or if your main focus is to improve your short game, you'll love the convenience.