April 18, 2022

How can you enhance putt consistency if you’re putting on a sub-standard turf that doesn’t have natural action?

 

NOT ALL ARTIFICIAL GRASS IS CREATED EQUAL

If you’re looking for realistic artificial grass for a commercial or residential golf green plan, you can’t pick up a roll of turf from the local big box store. Your experience will unlike what you receive at your local course.

When it comes to artificial turf, you want a results whereupon a chip shot will land, bounce, roll, stop, and react as clearly to an actual golf green. And to amplify your assets, you want a putt to break and roll realistically from club face to the cup. It’s not being unreasonable, professional player or not.

 

HOW TO CHOOSE A FIRST-CLASS TURF

One of the first characteristics to search for when investigating artificial turf for your golf green projects in Asheville should be the play properties of real golf courses.


Let’s start with landing on the green.

When you land a chip shot on the green, you hope it to be received by the grass correctly, bounce accordingly, and roll normally, confidently, to the cup. That final part is up to you, though. Unfortunately, many synthetic grass products can’t provide on that, failing to offer the same bounce as true greens do. Our Golden Bear product line is especially and scientifically designed to be sensible in this regard and supply 20-25% more ball retention than other leading synthetic turf products.

 

WHY GOLDEN BEAR GRASS

Putting is arguably where the proper roll, aim, and natural golf ball action turns even more important. How can you potentially improve putt consistency if you’re putting on a low grade turf that doesn’t have natural action?

Whether you battle with cut-throughs, spin, shoving, putter release, or even improving from missed putts, realistic golf ball action matters. Rehearsing your aim and routine on a synthetic golf green that isn’t up to the same pattern as the greens at the course could be more detrimental to your game than beneficial. If you want to improve your putting, you need to find a naturalistic synthetic grass made for golf.

Golden Bear is our top quality manufactured turf with a sincere bite, look, feel like natural grass. In uncomplicated terms — it’s the most authentic playing surface being sold on the market today. Here are two of our most famous Golden Bear products.

GOLDEN BEAR PUTTING GREEN

GOLDEN BEAR PUTTING GREEN
300 - Olive

Produced with the greatest achievement in mind, our Olive Golden Bear Putting Green putting surface provides the utmost in playability for the expert (and amateur) golfer. A true 31oz product GB-123 supplies the bounce, roll, and bite needed for accurate greens.


GOLDEN BEAR PREMIER TEE

GOLDEN BEAR PREMIER TEE
300 - Turf Green/Lime Green

Golden Bear Premier Tee enables lush spring green aesthetics and high end performance. Moreover, the organic club-to-surface connection makes it the top choice for trade golf applications.

 
 

WHAT THE PROS THINK

When you realize that artificial golf greens aren’t just made for home backyard putting greens but are also extensively utilized at many of your favorite professional golf courses, you may wonder how the experts feel about golfing on them.

Well, over 55 PGA golf icons, including Hale Irwin, Jack Nicklas, Annika Sorenstam, and Rickie Fowler, vouch for the top-notch quality of Southwest Greens’ synthetic grass products.

Many professional courses use our synthetic grass for their putting greens to save costs and for the quality of professional-grade artificial turf, as well as Top of the Rock Golf Course in Missouri and The Hong Kong Golf and Tennis Academy.

And while you will see that our produce make first class turf for household properties, they're also accustomed by various commercial client. The Waldorf Astoria, Bentley, Peter Millar, Samsung, and Google, to name a few, bank on our products.

 
 

THE SOUTHWEST GREENS DIFFERENCE

We mention it a lot, but we hold the customer testimonials to back it up — our synthetic grass and installation practices are peak of the line. It requires years of qualifications to hone the workmanship essential to set up our turf. By utilizing Southwest Greens, you gain from the most experienced group of installers. That’s among the reasons why we’ve been awarded Golf Digest's Best Synthetic Putting Greens award from 2016 to 2020.

Whether you’re a expert, amateur, or even a commercial users, Southwest Greens’s quality artificial grass is the best choice for naturalistic bounce, aim, and roll on synthetic turf. Contact us soon for a free quote to get the finest artificial grass in the industry.


Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in January 2021 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.