If you are looking to create a complete indoor golf facility in Edmonton or you’re just looking to get a small putting area in your home’s cellar so you can practice, artificial grass is what you are looking for. Keep reading to learn more about synthetic grass for indoor golf.
WHY ARTIFICIAL TURF FOR INDOORS?
An indoor putting green will not only beautify the aesthetic of your area, but will also enable you to practice your golf game in any climate. Artificial turf is an ideal answer for golf simulators, short game putting spaces, and so much more. Artificial turf for indoor golf is:
- Easy to maintain
- Highly customizable
- An increase to property value
HOW ACCURATE IS INDOOR GOLF?
This will greatly depend on the quality of the grass chosen for your indoor putting area. Cheaper products will cause the ball to roll strangely, and uneven surfaces will make putting tough. Bunker sections need to to be built with careful thought for indoor uses. You can learn more info about our indoor putting greens here.
On the other side of indoor golf (simulators), you can trust golf simulators to be quite accurate. Many have a distance accuracy of around 95% or better. A handful of golf simulators will enable you to play with a real ball, whereas cheaper simulators will require a proprietary practice ball. This practice ball does not have similar outcomes as an actual ball and golf hitting mat outdoors, so keep that in mind.
IS SYNTHETIC GRASS EXPENSIVE TO INSTALL?
It is tough to estimate precisely how much an indoor golf area will cost to install, but you can usually expect to spend in the neighborhood of $15 and $30+ per square foot of grass installed. The components which impact the cost are:
- Base materials
- Site access/prep
- Golf features
We’re glad to speak with you to develop a customized no-obligation quote! Contact our team to begin.
CAN SHORT GAME OR PUTTING COURSES BE INDOORS?
Yes! The biggest restriction are the dimensions of the space you wish to install your short game or putting course indoors. With these, you will not have to worry about balls getting hit into the ceiling due to the fact that there will only be small touches on the ball for short game development. Golf entertainment is becoming a huge market, so if you own the indoor space to install putting courses, it can be extremely helpful to your property.
WHAT DOES INDOOR TURF INSTALLATION INVOLVE?
Indoor artificial turf installation can be pretty straightforward due to the fact that there’s no need for excavating or leveling the ground first. A normal indoor golf grass installation will need the following steps:
- The floor cleaned, and free of debris, and any cracks filled up and sealed
- Installation of materials utilized to produce varied surfaces like sand traps
- Install and fasten a shock pad to get a soft and safe surface
- Place artificial turf and fasten edges
Take a look at our installation page to learn more regarding every step. Also, you can watch this short video which shows an indoor golf facility Southwest Greens invigorated for New Mexico Junior college. It features a 5,000 square foot putting area, two TrackMan swing analytic systems, and four outdoor hitting bays.