If you’re serious about golf, what could be better than your own private putting green? The biggest decision to make is whether to install it inside or outside of your home (or both if you want 2 of them).
With your own private putting green, there’s no need to head to the local golf course to practice your putting. Instead do it in the comfort of your own home – so when you show up on the course, you’ll be a champ! After all, with a killer short game you can dramatically improve your golf score.
Indoor putting greens used to be simple affairs: a small textured roll of green surface that was laid out where space permitted, with a small plastic hole at the end. These still serve a purpose and work great in a small office environment, but more sophisticated options abound.
New models feature interlocking puzzle-piece construction, with nylon turf surfaces, for an endless variety of shape and application. These models will conform to the contours of natural surfaces, allowing for slopes and breaks in any yard. Foam inserts can be used as well to create the same design indoors on a flat surface.
Outdoors, an even more luxurious experience can be found via custom designer links. Rolled turf can be shaped into any shape you can imagine, placed on any sloped or flat surface, and made to accommodate any specific placement desired.
The natural surfaces can stand out in a garden or adjacent to a patio, or be made to integrate with an existing fresh lawn. With the tools to form any ground contours, these putting greens are the most dynamic offering available. Professional looking designer greens can make any yard into a compact, beautiful course befitting a country club, right at your doorstep.
Below are some amazing golf putting greens to get ideas flowing for your private putting green.
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Outdoor Putting Greens
This custom green wraps around palms in this backyard featuring gentle elevation changes, for a challenging putt. Source: Zillow DigsTM
Here’s another lush custom green. This one integrates with the sprawling lawn of this large lakeside residence, wrapping around stone tile patio. Source: Zillow DigsTM
Compact, custom artificial green embedded in Southwest style garden, steps away from expansive outdoor seating space of this thoroughly modern home. Source: Zillow DigsTM
This prefabricated green is crafted from nylon panels, allowing for myriad configurations indoors or out. This poolside example features multiple holes and plant accents. Source: .
This custom green is wrapped with a lush tropical garden, protected by sprawling trees, and accessed by a small natural wood foot bridge. Source: .
This kidney shaped custom green stands apart from forested space with large stone tile border in grey and sand colors. Source: .
Gently sloped custom green here flows from white wood gazebo on brick patio in the backyard of this large white home. Source: .
Here’s a large, sprawling green nestled into the corner of a large brick home, bordered by red brick, embedded with two circular hazards surrounding oak trees. Source: .
Here’s a custom green neatly integrated into the surrounding lawn. Situated at the end of the yard, it features a raised surface and sloped edges for challenge. Source: .
Circular natural green lays at the end of this sprawling lawn, surrounded by forest. Multiple holes offer variety and replay value. Source: .
Unique green situated in raised stone barrier, integrating natural stone features on border. Features multiple holes and approaches, plus full sand trap. Source: .
Here’s a sprawling, lush lawn with this professional looking green resting at the center. Subtly rolling surface includes multiple holes and is shaded by nearby hardwood trees. Source: .
Small artificial green surrounded by stone-wall patio, one step away from the home. Wood chip surrounding with greenery, along with stone walls, define the space. Source: .
This large, sloped green as seen at night features large stone border, wrapping around adjacent stone brick home. Source: .
Here’s a straightforward, rectangular green sitting directly outside of the home, with private door opening onto the green. Red brick raised border separates it from patio. Source: .
Lengthy private green defined by river rock garden border, stands between home on left and shrubbery wall on right. Source: .
Indoor Putting Greens
This indoor putting green incorporates an entire room, with pillars as hazards, an exterior wall defining the edge, and multiple holes and approaches. Source: .
This indoor putting green mimics the gentle curve of a natural outdoor model, yet situated upon dark hardwood flooring, makes for refreshing experience in this central open living room space. Source: .
This rustic look home with natural wood throughout, including exposed beams and pillars, features large asymmetrical green sprawling over hardwood flooring. Source: .
Here’s a standard rectangular putting mat with raised green around the hole at rounded end, made for office placement. Source: .
This nylon turf green comes in interlocking pieces, offering a range of shapes and portability, breaking down into manageable boxes for transport. Multiple holes and irregular shape offers replay variety. Source: .
Here’s a smaller interlocking nylon professional green. These units can be placed outdoors as well as indoors. Source: .
Three hole nylon turf green fits neatly into a corner space. Source: .
This larger example features four holes, and, like the other models, can be placed on differing elevation surfaces outdoors, in addition to indoor application. Source: .
Here we have the standard rectangular model, with diagrams showcasing the adaptable nature of the interlocking construction: pieces may be added for length and challenge. Source: .
This indoor putting green is a more traditional example, with rolled-out surface locking into a simple raised plastic hole and ball return. Source: .
Here’s a similar rolled-surface putting green, meant for portability and placement in any space with room and a flat surface. This example features two small hazards flanking the hole. Source: .
Finally, another standard indoor rolled-surface putting green, this one features a larger raised hole platform and ball return. Source: .
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