Best Flooring and Mats for Golf Simulator

By Lisa Hobbie Created: November, 2021 - Modified: June, 2023

Golf simulator mats must endure the hitting of golf balls, swinging of clubs, a potential divot, and other abuse that an indoor practice facility brings.

The best golf simulator mats will be extremely durable. They may have an artificial grass surface, or, they may be made of carpet or foam. They may be suitable for commercial applications or residential applications, and they may or may not be suitable for a floor-to-ceiling or wall padding type of installation.

Greatmats offers some excellent golf simulator mats and turf, with the following products being among some of the best.

Golf Artificial Turf Mats

Golf Practice Mat Residential EconomicalGolf Practice Mat Residential Economical option is a 3x5 feet mat made of polypropylene plastic. It’s ¾ inch thick and 14 pounds and delivers 15 square feet of golf practice surface space.

It is made in the USA and has an artificial turf surface. It has durable stability, and it presents the appearance of a golf fairway or golf green. It is eco-friendly and suitable for indoor or outdoor use, at home or on the go. It’s a professional grade product designed to withstand plenty of use and even abuse with its 5mm foam pad backing for extra durability.

Each of these mats will cost about $62 and provide 15 square feet of coverage. This product has an 8 year limited warranty, as well.

Greatmats Golf Tees Turf Pro matsGreatmats Golf Tees Turf Pro mats are made in the USA and have a nylon backing and a 1 inch pile height. They can be used indoors or outdoors as large scale golf simulator mats. They are UV stable, 100 percent recyclable, and virtually maintenance free. They offer consistent performance over time and use.

This 12-feet wide product runs about $80 per linear foot, and it comes with an 8 year limited warranty.

Artificial Golf Turf Roll

one putt artificial grass with golf ballFor larger installations, such as in a commercial setting, you may want to opt for a roll of artificial turf. These rolls can be cut to size to fit the space of the golf simulators. The most popular choice is the One Putt Artificial Grass Turf Roll. This is a versatile turf with 5mm padding to provide support and impact reduction.

Golf Simulator Interlocking Tiles

Royal Interlocking Carpet TileRoyal Interlocking Carpet Tile is a versatile product that can be used for so many things. The carpet tiles can be used as golf simulator mats in an indoor facility, or, a temporary outdoor facility. They are waterproof and non-absorbent, as well as resistant to mold and bacteria growth.

These carpet tiles are also very robust. Laid with a durable carpeted top that is then bonded to a soft, closed foam base, the resulting product will stand up to lots of golf swings, putts, and tee-offs.

This product can quickly and easily be installed directly on clean concrete or tile without using adhesive or an additional pad. It’s odor proof, easy to clean, and it provides a comfortable anti-fatigue and insulation value similar to traditional carpet.

Each of these 2x2 foot carpeted tiles will cost about $11.50, which provides 4 square feet of coverage. The product carries with it a 1 year warranty.

In his online review, customer Troy wrote, “We used it on the walls and ceiling of a golf simulator… It worked really well with a thicker adhesive.”

Foam Kids and Gym Mats 5/8 PremiumFoam Kids and Gym Mats 5/8 Premium would serve well for a putting simulator practice area. They are affordable and fast and easy to install with their puzzle/interlocking design.

Each of these foam mats is ⅝ inch thick and delivers comfort, noise suppression, thermal insulation, and waterproof qualities. They are stain resistant and shock absorbing and feature a robust thatch surface texture that can withstand constant use while resisting scuffing. They are available in many colors, from green and black to bright yellow and pink.

Each of these mats will cost about $7.70, which offers 4 square feet of coverage. The mats carry with them a 1 year warranty.

In his online review, customer Gene wrote, “I put the mats together to make a 4x6 pad for my golf simulator. They work perfectly. Good product.”

Greatmats - For The Best Mats To Use With Golf Simulators

If you have a golf simulator that you use indoors or outdoors, in a home or commercial setting, one of the featured products will likely suit your needs perfectly. The products are made using the best materials, they are easy to install, simple to clean and maintain, high performing, and attractive. They are also affordable and eco-friendly.

For ideas about protecting a golf simulator ceiling, visit our related blog here.

If you have questions about any of the featured products, you can quickly and easily get them answered by reaching out to the knowledgeable staff at Greatmats. They can provide you with detailed information on any and all products, help you with ordering, and so much more.

Greatmats truly has the best service, quality, pricing, and guarantees available anywhere, so regardless of the specific product you choose, you can be confident that you’ll be getting the very best.