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I'm looking for a hitting mat that I can use in the backyard. I currently have a net that I've been hitting off the grass but I really don't want to chew up my grass.

I was looking at the Flight deck by Fiberbuilt. https://fiberbuiltgolf.com/collections/studio-golf-mats/products/flight-deck

Was also thinking of getting an Acu-strike to help with path and club face. If I'm going to buy 1 I think it would be the indoor version.

Anybody used either of these? please give me pro's and cons.

 

My idea with both of these is I have some 3/4 inch rubber mat left over from a gym floor.

I was going to use that as my stance mat and either cut a hole or place the hitting mat on the end.

Then I could just change out the hitting area if needed.

 

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Real Feel Country Club Elite mats.  I'm ten years with mine....it's never spent a day indoors...150000 balls hit from it....and the mat,  my hands, elbows and shoulders are still in very good conditio

I've bought various mats over the years but nothing I have has been as good as the "Real Feel Golf mats". They're not too expensive either for the smaller ones. They are very easy on the joints if you practice a lot and are softer than most driving range mats.

 

Macgregor M38 SK Fiber 85g X, i-Drive 2h Accuflex 82g X, Acer XV Tour/Pro 4i-S, FST 115 SX, TM TPA X

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Real Feel are the Country Club Elite mats, which a cursory Google will show many people have problems with for being injury-causing. Personally, I followed the instructions on a certain golf simulator forum and did a DIY version of the TrueStrike. Not quite as easy on the joints as the FiberBuilt, but closer in feel to hitting off the fairway than Fiberbuilt (which I hear feels more like hitting a fluffy lie off the first or second cut), and a lot easier on the joints than the CCE mats. 

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I've gone through several mats including Fiberbuilt and have finally found one that I really like. It's called the Quattro mat. It's less that half the cost of a full Fiberbuilt station and is the best combination of authentic feel while being easy on the wrists and elbows that I've found. I'd highly recommend checking it out.

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