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Almost every aspiring golfer wants to have a putting green in their garden at one time or another. When I was just starting out at 16 years old, I had a small putting green in the backyard that I tended and nurtured every week. I even had a cup that the greenkeeper at my local course had given me and would stand out there till the late hours, putting away to my heart’s content! Here is a do-it-yourself project presented by Better Homes and Gardens, which gives you a step-by-step method for a green you can be proud of for those of you like me. Get to work!
Every Golfers Dream.
Every budding Greg Norman knows you drive for show and putt for dough, so it makes sense to spend time putting in putting practice. And what better place to do this than in your backyard, with your own personalised green? It requires only basic tools and materials and, by using synthetic turf, you cut out all the issues involved with maintaining real turf – leaving you more time to improve your skills. Time to sink that putt!
Gather your supplies
You’ll also need
Road base; crusher dust; golf cups; golf flagsticks; garden hose or long piece of rope; weed-mat pins or similar; utility knife; landscape rake or soil spreader; mulch; plants; turf; lump hammer; shovel; wheelbarrow; sand; weed mat; garden mix soil; motorised turf cutter (optional); post-hole digger (optional)
Here’s how to Build yourself a putting green at home!