Backyard Putting Greens Frequently Asked Questions

Southwest Greens’ backyard putting greens are manufactured with high-quality artificial turf specially made for durability, performance, and visual appeal. We make use of state-of-the-art technology to design realistic surfaces that imitate that recreate the features of real grass. Supported by pro golfers throughout the PGA and LIV Tours.

How long installation takes will depend on numerous elements like the size and difficulty of the project. Usually, our professional installation team works efficiently to complete the installation process in a week, ensuring minimal interruption of your schedule.

Yes, Southwest Greens' backyard putting greens are made to handle all weather conditions, meaning they are suitable for a wide range of climates. Our putting green turf is UV resistant and made to endure prolonged exposure to sunlight, rain, and other environmental elements. You don’t need to cover it with a tarp during the Detroit and all of Michigan winter months (snow). Even if you cover it, a professional maintenance is still recommended after the last snow has melted, typically the first months of spring.

Maintaining your backyard putting green is simple and requires very little effort. Regular brushing to avoid matting to the fringe, periodic rinsing with water to get rid of debris, and keeping the surface free of leaves and other organic debris are usually all that is needed to keep your putting green in tip-top shape. See the guide here.

Yes, we offer customization options to personalize your backyard putting green to your needs and available space. From dimensions and shape to fringe and contouring, our desgners work closely with you to create a putting green that complements your outdoor landscape and meets your unique needs.

Absolutely! Our artificial grass products are pet-friendly and made to stand up to the abuse of heavy use, including playful pets. Plus, unlike organic grass, our turf doesn't need dangerous pesticides or fertilizers, making it safe for your four-legged friends. While backyard putting greens aren’t recommended for pets, you can install pet turf in your yard for them, too.

Our backyard putting greens are designed to last for years to come with proper care and maintenance. With recommended maintenance and occasional grooming, you can expect your putting green to offer years of enjoyment for you and your family. Our earliest installations are now more than 20 years old and have maintained the bright green color and texture of natural grass.

Installing a backyard putting green in your Detroit and all of Michigan home offers many benefits, including easy access to practice facilities, improving your golf skills, improved property value, less water consumption, and a visually appealing outdoor space to entertain and play.

Yes. Our backyard putting greens are engineered to behave like an organic bent grass or bermuda green. Whether you are chipping from 2 to 200 yards, our putting greens will hold a shot as well as any traditional green. Because of the B.A.R. bounce, aim, and roll, your shot will react with the same spin and true roll of any natural surface. Ask us how our playability tools set the B.A.R.

We understand that space is often an issue for many Detroit and all of Michigan homeowners. Southwest Greens’ putting surfaces are crafted to work even in limited areas. With our acclaimed installation and design services, you can get the convenience of practicing your golf game anytime, right in your backyard. Most backyard putting greens are 300 sq ft – 800 sq ft, which offer great space for putting, including short “chip shots”.

While it’spossible to build your own backyard putting green, the process is very challenging. Artificial putting greens, though easier to maintain, need specialized turf products and infill designed specifically for golf greens, along with a considerable amount of equipment and expertise for proper installation.

The cost of a Southwest Greens golf green will depend on numerous things, like the size, how complex the design, and site-specific considerations. Our team can provide you with a personalized quote depending on your specialized requirements. Contact us to learn more about the cost of installing a premium backyard putting green from Southwest Greens of Michigan. See this guide to estimate your cost.

Getting started is easy! Simply reach out to us to schedule a consultation with one of our seasoned Detroit and all of Michigan team members. We will document your outdoor space, learn about your vision and preferences, and provide a personalized backyard putting green made to your needs and budget.