Backyard Putting Greens Frequently Asked Questions

Southwest Greens’ backyard putting greens are crafted utilizing premium-quality artificial turf specially designed for strength, performance, and appearance. We use advanced technology to design true-to-life surfaces that imitate that recreate the features of live grass. Supported by professional golfers throughout the PGA and LIV Tours.

The duration of installation depends on numerous factors like the size and complication of the project. Usually, our skilled installation team works promptly to complete the installation process in one the week, minimizing interruption of your schedule.

Yes, Southwest Greens' backyard putting greens are designed to endure various weather conditions, meaning they are suitable for many climates. Our putting green turf is UV resistant and made to stand up to extended exposure to sunlight, rain, and other environmental elements. You do not have to cover it with a tarp over the San Francisco winter months (snow), even if you cover it, a professional maintenance is recommended once the last snow has melted, usually in the first months of spring.

Maintaining your backyard putting green is easy and requires minimal effort. Regular brushing to stop matting to the fringe, periodic rinsing with water to clear debris, and keeping the surface free of leaves and other organic debris are usually all that is needed to keep your putting green in ideal condition. See this guide here.

Absolutely, we offer customization options to tailor your backyard putting green to your preferences and available space. From dimensions and shape to fringe and contouring, our professionals work closely with you to create a putting green that enhances your outdoor landscape and meets your unique needs.

Definitely! Our artificial grass products are pet-friendly and designed to withstand the rigors of regular use, including playful pets. Plus, unlike live 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 the yard for them, too.

Our backyard putting greens are built to last for many years with proper care and maintenance. With minimal required maintenance and occasional grooming, you can expect your putting green to give years of play for you and your family. Our first installations are now over 20 years old and have maintained the vibrant green color and texture of live grass.

Installing a backyard putting green in your San Francisco home provides numerous benefits, including convenient access to practice facilities, improving your golf skills, enhanced property value, lower water consumption, and a stunning outdoor space to entertain and play.

Yes. Our backyard putting greens are designed to react like a natural bent grass or bermuda green. Whether you are chipping from 2 or 200 yards, our putting greens will hold a shot as well as any natural 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 know that space can be a concern for many San Francisco homeowners. Southwest Greens’ putting surfaces are designed to fit even in smaller spaces. With our professional installation and design services, you can have the convenience of practicing your golf game anytime, right in your backyard. Most backyard putting greens are 300-800 ft2, which provide great space for putting, including short “chip shots”.

While it is possible to build your own backyard putting green, the process comes with significant challenges. Artificial putting greens, though easier to maintain, demand specialized turf products and infill designed just for golf greens, along with a lot of specialized equipment and expertise to ensure it is installed correctly.

How much a Southwest Greens golf green costs depends on various elements, including the size, complexity of design, and site-specific considerations. Our team can provide you with a customized quote depending on your unique requirements. Contact us to learn more about the cost of installing a premium backyard putting green from Southwest Greens Northern CA West. See this guide to estimate your cost.

It’s easy to get started! Simply contact us to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced San Francisco team members. We will assess your outdoor space, talk about your ideas and preferences, and create a personalized backyard putting green crafted to your needs and budget.