Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Southwest Greens
FAQ about Southwest Greens' synthetic grass, artificial turf and anything in between.
Southwest Greens’ artificial turf and synthetic grass products are designed to meet your home and business needs. Our products set the industry standard for looks, performance and durability. In addition to our renowned indoor and outdoor artificial putting greens, we also offer artificial turf lawns and a host of other synthetic grass products -including pet and playground turf - designed to suit all your needs. Our installations remain green and pristine year-round and do not require any watering, fertilizing or mowing!
FAQ - Southwest Greens Artificial Grass and Synthetic Turf
FAQ - Southwest Greens Artificial Golf Courses and Synthetic Putting Greens
FAQ - Southwest Greens Artificial Lawns and Turf
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Synthetic turf - how does it work?
Synthetic turf putting greens and synthetic grass turf for residential and commercial properties are the latest trend in landscaping. Get your backyard synthetic turf through the number one synthetic turf installation team on the market now! Read more about how synthetic putting installation works.
What maintenance is required for Southwest Greens synthetic turf products?
Very little. For golf greens, we recommend that you call us for routine maintenance every 12 to 18 months, which includes rolling the green to ensure a smooth putt, and inspecting the areas around the cups to make any necessary adjustments. In the meantime, all you need to do is use a leaf blower to remove debris and leaves. For other turf applications, just use your leaf blower and garden hose periodically to clear off debris and clean the surface.
Will the synthetic turf fade over time? How durable is the turf? Typically, how long will it last?
We have been installing synthetic turf for golf greens, lawns and other commercial applications since 1996. Our original installations continue to have the rich green color and texture of natural grass. Our products are UV resistant and come with a manufacturer’s warranty that covers fading. All Southwest Greens turf applications (or products) come complete with a 1-year workmanship warranty and a 5-8 year manufacturer’s warranty on the turf. They are engineered to withstand heavy traffic and extreme weather conditions, including fluctuations in temperature.
How is Southwest Greens different from other synthetic golf green and turf companies?
Southwest Greens is considered the leader in the synthetic turf industry. The reason for our success is threefold. First, we lead the industry in research and development. We use only the highest quality and most advanced materials on the market today. Once installed, our polypropylene turf products replicate the look and feel of natural grass. Second, we do not take a cookie-cutter approach. We custom design your project based on your desires, climate and conditions of the area. We work closely with our clients from day one to make sure the final product meets all their expectations. Third, we are the only company that requires its installers to receive national certification. Our Pro System and rigorous certification program are your guarantees that our products, workmanship and customer service will be of the highest quality.
What makes a Southwest Greens golf green better than one made of nylon?
The quality of the material we use is extremely important in achieving a top flight golf green. Why not nylon? Simply stated, it doesn’t offer the natural rich green look, soft feel and true performance characteristics of our Pro System product. This means your ball will roll and react on this surface more naturally when you are putting and chipping. The turf actually changes like natural turf when the climate changes. When it is warm and dry, the Pro System speeds up. In cooler, wetter climates, the Pro System is slower. You don’t get this kind of “realistic performance” with nylon surfaces.
How long does it take to install a synthetic golf green or other synthetic turf product?
The time it takes to install a synthetic green product depends on the size and complexity of the project, landscaping requirements and weather conditions. Most residential projects are completed within a day or two. More complicated installations will take longer. Please contact us for an estimate on your particular project.
Does Southwest Greens install backyard putting greens?
Southwest Greens installs backyard putting greens, outdoor putting greens, commercial greens, and residential golf amenities worldwide. We are the industry leader in artificial putting green construction. Our long bladed artificial golf green is so realistic that people have mistakenly mowed it in the past! We have years of experience installing and designing backyard putting greens. Don’t trust an inexperienced company to install your backyard putting green.
Is residential golf green construction expensive?
Designing and installing a backyard golf green is affordable and growing in popularity. In some communities, family golf greens are matching the pace of swimming pool installations because they require minimal maintenance, provide hours of enjoyment for everyone, and increase the overall value of your property. Prices can vary depending on your design desires and regional differences in geological makeup and climate.
Southwest Greens Artificial Golf Courses and Synthetic Putting Greens
Why should I choose Southwest Greens for my putting green installation?
Our putting green installations feature indoor and backyard artificial putting greens built with the finest USA made 100% recyclable synthetic greens and timely putting green construction. When you install a putting green you'll enjoy the convenience of a private practice facility. Build a green of your own by beginning your golf green construction today.
Is residential putting green construction expensive?
Home golf putting green construction popularity has increased in the past years and Southwest Greens is leading the pack! A backyard putting green construction project is affordable when you choose an industry leader of putting greens like Southwest Greens.
Outdoor golf greens, what types of golf greens are available?
Southwest Greens specializes in building backyard golf greens, as well as residential, commercial, and synthetic amenities. Southwest Greens is the leader in the industry for professional synthetic golf greens. The golf green construction industry is on the rise and Southwest Greens is at the top. Building a golf green for your backyard doesn’t have to sound like a dream. Let the leader of golf green amenities build your next backyard golf green.
Do you offer custom golf course design?
We offer custom miniature golf course design and golf course construction including quick and easy construction and installation. Our builders use only the finest artificial turf and synthetic grass, and each of our USA made 100% lead free synthetic turf course designs are built to customer specifications. Let Southwest Greens bring the game home to you.
Do you offer golf course installation of Nicklaus Design greens?
Our golf course installations and golf course designs include patented Nicklaus Design synthetic grass greens made from the industry's finest artificial turf. Golf green construction at Southwest Greens now employs Nicklaus golf course quality and the finest artificial greens and golf course construction available today. Install a USA made putting green of 100% recyclable synthetic turf and elevate your game on our synthetic greens.
How many sizes and shapes of golf greens do you offer?
The sky’s the limit! Each of our golf greens is custom designed for each client and vary in size and shape. The typical size of a Southwest golf green is 500 square feet. Our Nicklaus Design golf greens average 1,500 square feet. It is important to note that we do not take a “cookie-cutter” approach to designing and installing golf greens. We know this is a major investment and we will work closely with you to design a custom golf green that will give you years of enjoyment while improving your putting.
Can I hit chip shots to your greens?
Yes. Our greens are designed to react like a golf course green. Whether you’re chipping from 2 yards or 200 yards, our greens will hold a shot as well as a natural grass golf green. Because we use an in-filled polypropylene product, your ball will react with the same spin and true roll of a natural surface. It will not bounce or waver as it would on a nylon surface.
You talk about in-fill. What is it and why is it so important?
Southwest Greens has invested heavily in research and development, resulting in the best synthetic turf materials and installation techniques. We fill our synthetic turf with a washed, rounded silica sand which is resistant to compaction; it won’t harden over time. It’s washed to remove impurities and dust. For our lawn applications, we also use a crushed rubber in-fill to add cushion. We can also install an extra cushion under the turf for play areas.
Do your synthetic greens play like natural grass greens?
Our synthetic greens made from synthetic turf give you a true roll every time. Begin your golf course construction and putting green installation and see how real our 100% lead free USA made synthetic putting greens can be. We'll custom design your synthetic grass green as we do with every golf course installation. Golf green construction is easy, so why not install a golf green of your own?
Is your backyard golf green resistant to weather?
When you purchase a backyard golf green from Southwest Greens, you’ll be granted the ability to enjoy your favorite game whenever you want without worrying about weather conditions. The great thing about our outdoor golf green is that it is resistant to weather conditions and requires little maintenance. Our backyard golf green is also hassle free because you never have to water it or mow it.
How long does a home golf green construction project last?
A home golf green construction project will depend on the size of the backyard golf green and the landscape of your yard. Southwest Greens has years of experience designing and implementing home golf green construction projects, and the entire process shouldn’t take too long. In addition to home golf green construction, Southwest Greens is also known in the industry for commercial golf green construction and residential turf construction.
Thinking of a home putting green?
You can get a high quality synthetic home putting green from Southwest Greens. Southwest Greens has locations worldwide. Wherever in the world you are, you’ll be able to find a Southwest Greens that will provide you with a home putting green. Southwest Greens’ golf putting greens remarkably resemble natural grass. Our natural looking synthetic turf is the ideal residential putting green. Golfers all over the world take advantage of this groundbreaking technology. Southwest Greens has designed the absolute best residential putting green on the market.
What is your synthetic home golf green made of?
Southwest Greens’ artificial home golf green is made of high quality polyethylene material. This material makes our synthetic golf green versatile and helps it move just like natural grass. Our residential golf green is the perfect replacement for your natural grass lawn. Your kids will have hours of enjoyment on our beautiful synthetic turf. Our home golf putting green is the best replacement lawn available. You no longer have to worry about your water bill getting out of control. Our home golf green is low maintenance and long lasting. Get yourself an artificial golf green today.
What is the installation timeline for an artificial putting green?
Artificial putting green installations in residences and commercial settings can be a fast process when you choose a professional artificial putting green installation company. Southwest Greens has years of experience installing and constructing putting greens for homes and businesses worldwide. Choose a reputable company when thinking about installing a putting green indoors, outdoors, or for your business. Southwest Greens’ synthetic putting greens are what many professional athletes from the PGA proudly endorse. Practice on the golf green that professionals practice on; practice on a synthetic green from Southwest Greens.
Why choose Southwest Greens for your outdoor putting greens?
Building outdoor putting greens is what Southwest Greens specializes in. Southwest Greens has years of experience building putting greens and designing backyard putting greens for residential and commercial uses, as well as for many players in the Professional Golfers Association (PGA). Southwest Greens will build small to large synthetic golf greens for yourself or your company. You can rely on Southwest Greens to build you a professional commercial putting green or a professional backyard golf green.
Why consider a synthetic putting green?
Synthetic putting green amenities are quickly making their way to the top of the list of preferred backyard entertainment ideas. A synthetic green allows family and friends to enjoy the sport of golf without the costs of visiting a golf course. When thinking about installing a synthetic golf putting green in your backyard, Southwest Greens is the company to contact. Playing on a synthetic indoor putting green is not unreasonable. Many people who live in colder climates can now enjoy the game of golf on their own indoor synthetic putting green. You may install one of our synthetic putting greens for both residential and commercial applications.
Why is an indoor putting green a great investment?
An indoor putting green at your own residence gives you years of entertainment and the ability to improve your game without leaving your home! An indoor golf putting green appeals to those in colder climates where the weather prohibits playing golf outdoors. A synthetic practice putting green would also be a great addition to your commercial property whether it is a business or residential community. Southwest Greens is the industry leader in synthetic turf, and we will recommend the best quality indoor putting green that best matches your home.
Southwest Greens Artificial Lawns and Turf
Artificial lawn installation - what options do I have?
Artificial grass lawn and artificial turf lawn installation is our specialty! We offer the most experienced artificial lawn installation team available for commercial properties and residential backyards.
Synthetic grass -- where can I install it?
Synthetic grass lawns and synthetic grass putting greens are great alternatives to natural grass. If you are looking for commercial or residential installation of synthetic grass at your business or in your backyard, we are the synthetic grass installation team for you. It is time to turn that grassy area from a place of time-consuming work to a place of maintenance-free beauty. Stop worrying about it and start enjoying it!
Artificial grass -- is it right for me?
Artificial grass and artificial grass lawns are great for anyone that wants beautiful looking, maintenance-free grass all year long. Whether you need commercial or residential artificial grass, or are looking for golf green installation in your backyard, we offer the best artificial grass installation in the business.
What are the advantages of investing in synthetic lawn turf?
The advantages of investing in synthetic lawn turf are many. Basically, the advantages fall into three categories—aesthetics, maintenance and cost. First, our lawn turf is engineered to project the lush green color and softness of natural grass year round. Second, maintenance is minimal. You no longer have to mow, fertilize or water your yard. Third, the cost factor is significant. With synthetic turf, you can eliminate the cost of irrigation and watering, mowing, trimming and fertilizing. There is no need for annual aeration and topdressing.
Do you offer different kinds of lawn turf? What about indoor installations?
We offer a variety of lawn turf products, the most technologically advanced grass fiber on the market. Depending on your personal preferences, climate and expected surface traffic, we will recommend the type of turf to meet your specific needs. We also offer design and installation services for indoor golf greens. It’s a sound investment for golfers who live in cooler climates where weather prohibits playing outdoors year round.