Why Golf Enthusiasts are Shifting to Artificial Turf

September 24, 2019

For any golf enthusiast, anything less than perfect grass is not acceptable. However, perfect grass takes a lot of work and money. 

What if you could have a perfect putting green, at the fraction of the cost and maintenance?

Although many golf players used to turn up their noses when it came to artificial turf, more and more golfers are shifting to artificial grass. Here is why:

1. Great for Putting Practice

Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or new to the sport, artificial turf gives you plenty of opportunity for putting practice. Artificial turf is a great surface to develop your putting skills, or even unwind after a long day at work.

Artificial grass also saves a lot of money for golf enthusiasts who regularly practice putting. Rather than making expensive trips to the local country club just to practice, you can enjoy your favorite sport in the comfort of your own backyard. Artificial grass in your yard is a great way to improve your short game.

2. Low Maintenance

An average golf course needs about 300,000 gallons of water daily. That’s roughly the same amount of water an American family uses in an entire decade.

A natural putting green requires a ton of maintenance, especially if you want it to look perfectly green at all times – and maintenance is not cheap. On the other hand, artificial turf requires very little maintenance. Unlike natural grass, synthetic turf does not need to be watered every day. In fact, you only water turf when it’s time for cleanup.

3. Cost-Effective

As we have established, maintaining natural grass in your yard is not cheap, especially If you’re planning to make it look like a country club green. Unless you have the money and time, you’re better off visiting your local golf course to get your strokes in.

However, one of the best benefits of installing artificial turf is cost-efficiency. Although the initial installation cost of turf is high (and depends on the size of our turf), the upkeep of synthetic surf is much less expensive when compared to traditional grass that requires watering, fertilizing, mowing, aerating, and seeding. Artificial turf is an investment of your money that will provide maintenance-free, perfectly manicured grass for many years.

4. Durability

Your artificial lawn is tough, and can easily withstand more abuse when compared to natural grass. You don’t have to deal with issues like blade-free spots. Artificial turf for golf offers higher playability, with the ability to play during any season you want.

The average life expectancy of artificial turf is 25 years. Basically, it’s a one-and-done deal unless your turf gets damaged.

Game-Changer for Golfers

Artificial turf installation is a true game-changer for golfers. It offers tremendous value, whether you’re a hardcore golfer or simply a beginner. Not to mention, your golf game will be elevated as well. For more information on artificial turf, contact a representative today.

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