If you are wanting to build a complete indoor golf facility in Detroit and all of Michigan or you are just going to add a small putting area in your basement so you can practice, artificial grass is the solution you are looking for. Read on to know more regarding synthetic turf for indoor golf.
WHY SYNTHETIC TURF FOR INDOORS?
An indoor putting green will not only beautify the aesthetic of your room, it will also enable you to work on your golf game in any climate. Synthetic grass is a great answer for golf simulator areas, short game putting spaces, and so much more. Synthetic grass for indoor golf is:
- Easy to maintain
- Highly customizable
- Increases property value
HOW ACCURATE IS INDOOR GOLF?
This will greatly depend on the quality of the green chosen for your indoor golf area. Cheaper materials will cause the ball to roll oddly, and unlevel surfaces will make putting tough. Bunker sections must to be designed with careful thought for indoor uses. You can learn more details regarding our indoor putting greens here.
On the flip side of indoor golf (simulators), you can trust golf simulators to be pretty accurate. Many feature a distance accuracy of nearly 95% or better. A handful of golf simulators will enable you to hit a real ball, on the other hand, inexpensive simulators will require a specific practice ball. This practice ball will not have the same outcomes as a real ball and golf hitting mat outside, so remember that.
IS SYNTHETIC GRASS EXPENSIVE TO INSTALL?
It’s tough to determine exactly how much an indoor golf surface will cost to install, but you can generally expect to spend between $15 and $30+ per square foot of turf installed. The aspects that affect the cost are:
- Base materials
- Site access/prep
- Golf features
We’ll be happy to speak with you to develop a personalized no-obligation quote! Contact our team to begin.
CAN SHORT GAME OR PUTTING COURSES BE INDOORS?
Definitely! The primary limitation is the size of the space you wish to install your short game or putting course indoors. With these, you do not have to worry about balls getting hit into the ceiling since there will simply be soft strokes on the ball for short game practice. Golf entertainment is turning into a large market, so if you have the indoor area to offer putting courses, it can be very beneficial to your property.
WHAT DOES INDOOR GRASS INSTALLATION INVOLVE?
Indoor synthetic turf installation can be quite easy since there’s no requirement for digging or leveling the ground first. A typical indoor golf turf installation will require the following steps:
- The surface cleaned, and clear of debris, and any cracks filled up and sealed
- Installation of materials utilized to make undulating surfaces such as bunkers
- Lay and secure a shock pad to get a soft and safe surface
- Place artificial turf and fasten edges
Look at our installation page to find out more regarding each step. Additionally, you can watch this small video that features an indoor golf facility Southwest Greens invigorated for New Mexico Junior college. It features a 5,000 ft2 putting area, two TrackMan swing analytic systems, and four hitting bays outside.