January 10, 2023

Do you love golf and looking for a way to practice putting in the comfort of your own home? Look no further than turning one of the rooms in your house into a putting green. Golf simulators let you analyze shot data, but they don’t give much for practicing your putting. An indoor putting green will allow you to practice regardlss of the weather in Austin or your time restrictions. Continue reading for more about turning a room in your home into a putting green.



To get started, you’ll need to assess the room you want to use. It should be a flat, open space with enough room for at least a putting mat and a cup. It is important to avoid rooms that has a lot of traffic or heavy furniture which may get in the way of your golf practice. Next, you’ll need to choose if you want to add only a putting mat to the room or replace the whole area with artificial turf.



Putting mats are a great and easy way to add golf to a room in your house. An already assembled putting green mat will allow you to quickly roll out, place cups in the holes and start putting in mere seconds. This means it’s easy to install and enjoy anywhere. This makes them a fantastic choice for man caves, she-sheds, tailgating, BBQs, back porch play, and more. Because they are portable, putting mats allow you to roll it up and move it anywhere if you aren’t happy with its placement or you just want to move it somewhere else in your house or to take it to a party.



One popular use for putting greens is to install a customized putting green in an unused room in your home. These greens can be personalized to fit any room, regardless of size or shape, so you can create a green that’s tailormade for your space. Customized indoor greens are ideal for Austin homeowners who are interested in adding some luxury to their home, and also for companies what want to offer a unique experience for their customers.



It is hard to give an exact estimate, but we can help give you a ballpark understanding of how much an indoor putting green might cost. Usually, an indoor putting green in Austin comes in between $15 and $30+ per ft2. Some of the things that go into the cost are:

  • Base Materials
  • The dimensions of the putting green
  • Putting green design
  • Number of cuts
  • Site access & prep
  • Putting green features
  • Installation costs

While this doesn’t include every element that goes into the cost, it provides you a good starting point of what you will expect to pay for an indoor golf green.



The benefits of putting a putting green in your Austin house are numerous. For instance, it's a wonderful way to stay active and improve your golf game. Installing a putting green in your house allows you to practice your short game whenever you want. This can really help you improve your golf game. A putting green can also be a good way to entertain family and friends. Indoor golf can be a fun activity for parties or for hosting a laid-back dinner with friends. With an indoor putting green, you will gain the benefits of:

  • Highly Customizable
  • Not Affected by Weather
  • Cost-Effective
  • Easy to Maintain
  • Practice Your Game Any Time
  • Improve the Value of Your Home
  • Host Fun Parties for Friends & Family
  • Playability



If you want to learn more about everything that goes into installation costs of an indoor putting green, we are happy to help. Contact Southwest Greens of Austin for a no-obligation, customized estimate.