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Anyone install putting greens?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by AboveTheCut, Jul 10, 2006.

  1. AboveTheCut

    AboveTheCut LawnSite Member
    Messages: 137

    I have a good customer that asked me if i could install a putting green in his back yard. i told him that i had never done this before but would get info and if possible, give it a shot. should i get involved? any advice welcome.

  2. olderthandirt

    olderthandirt LawnSite Platinum Member
    from here
    Messages: 4,899

    Someone flooded the market with a bunch of new LCO offering the service.
  3. waffletown20

    waffletown20 LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 100

    I think the grass they use is bentgrass. It'd have to be mowed every other day and watered almost everyday.
  4. olderthandirt

    olderthandirt LawnSite Platinum Member
    from here
    Messages: 4,899

    Not if there synthetic :)
  5. dcgreenspro

    dcgreenspro LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 688

    depends if they want pushup style or usga spec, what ever you do, NO californai style! Can be pretty costly depending on the size. Maintenance of the green is going to be pretty high. Try and find some info online and know that irrigation is going to be a MUST! I hate to say it, but if you never have managed bentgrass greens, i'd probably pass and save yourself the headache.gl

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