A backyard putting green is a good addition to your backyard. Not only is it a good way to practice golf, but it is also a very beautiful way to landscape your yard. During your planning process in building a backyard green, think of your design carefully. Consider what elements can be added to make your green interesting for games and what décor can be added to make it aesthetically pleasing. Use your own imagination or browse the internet for design ideas. Choose a good location in your yard that will be suitable for the design you are planning to have. Decide whether you are using natural or aesthetic turf. There are many good designs you can try to implement on your backyard green and you can use some items to help enhance your design.
There are available items you can buy separately to add to your backyard putting green. Instead of digging two or three holes, why not use above the ground putting cups instead? These can be bought in stores and some are available for personalization. You can put your name or any design you like on the marking flags. These are also cute additions to your putting green. You can have as many as you want and for more convenience, you can move these putting cups anytime you want. You can also add signs or flags of your name around your putting green for a personal touch.
In planning out the overall design of your green, you should incorporate elements that will make your backyard green challenging. Ask the professionals that will install your backyard putting green what design is best for your location. Ask them to insert mounds, elevations and sand pits. These elements will keep your game interesting every time. A flat, straight green will be easily boring especially if you play on your green often. Having elements that will challenge you and your friends make your green a very good investment that you will want to use for a long time. Keep your green as interesting as possible. Make at least three holes for a challenging game. Better yet, use above the ground putting cups so you can move them easily for a more varied game.
You can also use your backyard putting green as an element in your landscaping. The grass in putting greens provides a good aesthetic to gardens. The well-trimmed grass is a beautiful thing to look at and it instantly adds polish to homes and gardens. You can also surround your green with ornamental plants for a complex look. Having a putting green in the backyard instantly increases the value and overall look of your house. You can also put fountains nearby. Some people even choose to put their greens near a fire pit or near their swimming pool for easier entertainment of guests.