Build Your Own Golf Course

Golf is one hobby that most people enjoy doing. This sport has given the best opportunities to some people like Tiger Woods. Aside from the possible career that you can have from being a golf player, it can also be an entertaining activity for you. There are various things that you need to have for you to play golf like golf clubs set, golf outfit, accessories and a lot more. You could find a cool golf course, or you could build your own. It would be fun to have a place of your own where you could play freely. Here are some tips that you should remember as a guide for how to do it.

THE LOCATION

The first thing that you need to do is to find a place big enough for the course. The layout must be considered based on your preference for where to put the holes and vistas. One thing that you need to remember is the location of the water supply for the area.

HIRE A DESIGNER

For sure, you cannot possibly do the golf course all by yourself, so you will probably need to hire someone to design the course. An architect will be a big help to you. You can always participate in decisions regarding the features of the course.

PREPARE THE AREA

It is vital that the place is developed appropriately. Hire some people to do the clearing of the site. Groundwork such as earth moving must be done carefully. The fairways must be free of trees. It is also important that fairways be leveled accordingly. The irrigation system must also be good. Try to install a modern irrigation system for the golf course. The greens in the course must be grown appropriately and must be according to the standards set by the authorities.

THE BASICS

There are a lot of things that you need to include in the course. Make sure that there are pathways for the golf carts. Carefully plan the locations of the bodies of water and the ditches. You have to ensure that there is a shed for repairs to be conducted. A maintenance area must be on the golf course.

CLUB HOUSE

The clubhouse is an important part of the golf course. It is a place where players can relax. It gives the opportunity for them to talk to each other. Make sure that you will include a beautiful clubhouse that can accommodate a lot of people.

Building a golf course is never easy. If carefully thought out, you may find it fun, just like playing golf with friends and having junior golf clubs. This hobby is an enjoyable activity that you can engage in with your friends and with your kids. The tips mentioned above will guide you someday if you plan for the golf course where you will eventually play.

Josh Santebanes is a father who likes to play golf and billiards. He is also fascinated with airplanes and helicopters. Being a man does not stop him from doing household chores especially in choosing the best tools and accessories that will match the house. He is a father of 3 cute children.

One thought on “Build Your Own Golf Course

  1. That’s awesome, I do think you missed a crucial part of building a golf course though…..Being stupidly rich! I would love to build my own course but this can only be achieved by the elite few unfortunately.

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