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Dave Maronic

VP - Golf Industry Sales at Global Syn-Turf, Inc.

Dave Maronic is the Golf Industry Vice President of Global Syn-Turf, Inc. since 2009. He works and manages teams of landscape contractors and companies nationwide. He is also a co-founder of T3 charities that provide help to families with hardships or tragedies; the foundation supports the education of young athletes, their parents, and coaches of youth sports to spread hope and awareness regarding football-related traumatic brain injuries.

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Dave Maronic answered a question What is the face weight of pro putt-44?

The faceweight for our ProPutt-44 is 44 oz per square yard. We actually publish all our products faceweight on the product specification page along with 3rd party testings.

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Nov 17 6:57 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question What happens to pet waste on putting greens?

First and foremost, you really don’t want your pets to discharge on your artificial putting greens, training them not to mess with your greens is important. However, if by

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Oct 6 7:17 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question Which putting green is shortest blade height?

All our artificial putting greens are similar in height with 1/8”-1/4” difference, and the faceweight is about 15 oz apart at two extremes.  I am not sure about your

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Jun 27 4:29 PM
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Jun 5 12:22 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Is there any difference in smoothness for the putting greens you offer

The feel and look of all our putting greens are very similar if you are referring to that of “smoothness”. For the smoothness of ball moving/speed, all three main

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Jun 4 1:33 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Do putting greens lose their color as I play it more?

Absolutely not. Our artificial grass products are designed and made with anti-UV agents and the color is solid throughout the fibers and won’t fade by weather or play during

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May 19 11:14 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question What do you have that works for golf tee boxes?

We will always recommend to us Nylon Tee line turf for golf tee boxes. However, Nylon Tee Line is not on our regular artificial grass lineup, to obtain more

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Apr 27 11:29 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question What makes your putting greens better than the competition?

In short, the best simulation of real putting greens is the biggest advantage our artificial putting greens offer: the super functionality of ball speed, ball rolling consistency plus the excellent

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Apr 15 12:01 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How durable is the putting green turf?

Our artificial putting green turf products are very durable, with proper installations and infills, it will last many years. It is difficult to name an accurate lifespan of a

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Apr 12 1:51 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Can we get a sample of your putting green and rough green?

Please go ahead filling out this online form so we can have all your contact information to take care of your putting needs immediately, thank you: https://www. globalsynturf. com/free-quote. For

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Mar 29 12:06 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Does the putting green require infill?

We always recommend to use infills on all our artificial putting green applications for the following reasons:1. To help holing down the turf to minimize expansions and contractions. 2.

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Mar 29 11:59 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question What kind of golf putting green should I get as a first timer?

I will definitely recommend either Pro Putt-44 or Putt-46Bicolor from our artificial putting greens lineup: both products are equally excellent and great for both beginners or pros. With infills,

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Mar 19 1:06 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Does the turf golfing green need weed barrier?

That is a good question. Weed barrier is used only for areas that have weed problems, and it is very rare for weed to grow through the drainage holes

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Mar 14 11:58 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question Besides the color, what's the difference between the 3 putting greens?

Besides the color differences on our artificial putting greens, the faceweight is another differential factor: Pro Putt-44 and Putt-46Bicolor are almost identical in faceweight, but Putt-60Bicolor is much thicker which

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Mar 9 2:34 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Does the 49er field use GST turf?

49er’s Levi’s Stadium uses natural grass on the main field. However, being the exclusive artificial grass partner of the 49ers, we provide all the turf in the Faithful Mile

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Mar 2 1:36 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Which infill do you recommend for Pro putt 44 installation?

Since the artificial putting green is made with very tight fibers, and it is always recommended to use smaller grit infills in order to brush in properly, and I personally

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Feb 21 11:41 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question If it starts snowing, will the putting green light set still work?

Our gulf putting green lights works under any weather conditions even in a snow. However, snow will cover your putting green holes and the light, you will need to

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Jan 28 12:48 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Is the putting green light set water proof?

Yes, the putting green light fixtures we carry are water tight and designed to be used outdoors under any weather conditions. To find out more about the light, please

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Jan 28 12:44 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question What's the perfect hole size for putting green installation?

If you choose to use our golf cups for your putting green project, the outer diameter of our golf cups is 4-1/4”, so you will need to cut the hole

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Jan 27 2:24 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How do I add a small sand bunker during putting green installation?

Bunker design along with artificial putting green can be complicated regardless the size. However, the preparation should be the same or similar as you build normal bunkers, such task

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Jan 24 1:35 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Which putting green gives me the most bang for my buck?

Our Pro Putt-44 will be my top recommendation, here is the link for you to review the details: https://www. globalsynturf. com/products/pro-putt-44. If you have any further questions regarding this product,

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Jan 21 11:30 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question Should I use smaller or large infill grain for putting green?

You always want to use the smallest meshed infills on artificial putting greens. Our putting greens were tufted very tightly and leaves very minimal room for infills to go

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Jan 16 2:19 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How many inches of soil to dig out of putting green installation?

The base preparation for artificial putting greens is the same as regular artificial grass. So typically you will need to excavate about 4” of soil then put a bottom

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Jan 4 2:42 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How long after it rains until I can use my putting green?

You can literally play on the artificial greens immediately after the rain or even in the rain, that is one of the main advantages of having the artificial putting greens,

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Jan 3 1:28 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Do I need concrete for putting green installation?

Yes, you will need concrete to install golf cups on your artificial putting green. You will install the putting green turf in a similar way as you are installing

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Dec 15, 2020 1:47 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Would like to request promo print materials, and product samples.

Please kindly fill out this online form with all you contact information so we can better assist you, thank you: https://www. globalsynturf. com/free-quote

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Dec 13, 2020 9:45 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question How deep below the surface should the putting green cups be set?

When finished with the artificial putting green installation, the edges of the golf cup should be about 1/8”-1/4” lower than the putting green surface. We offer two different depth

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Dec 4, 2020 1:28 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How do I create holes during a putting green installation?

Cutting golf cup holes on artificial putting green can be easy. I will suggest you to please watch one of the installation videos at this YouTube link to get

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Nov 19, 2020 11:33 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question Is it possible to grow and maintain a putting green of real grass?

We are not experts on real grass, however, in my personal opinion, to grow and maintain real grass putting greens at a regular residential house can be difficult or impossible.

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Nov 8, 2020 2:43 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Do artificial putting greens lose their "smoothness" over time?

Not at all. It depends how often you use your artificial putting greens, you should expect normal wear and tear given consistent traffic on it. However, overtime, your

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Sep 24, 2020 1:56 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question What are my edging options for putting greens?

Well, the most common edging finishes for artificial putting greens are artificial grass fringes. It depends on the area of your putting greens, you might want to design it

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Sep 18, 2020 2:13 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How many LF do you think I need for a 3 hole putting course?

There is no absolute minimum requirements for putting green holes distances. You don’t have to line up the holes straightly and should consider the width as well to create

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Aug 23, 2020 1:12 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How do I measure the dimensions of fringe that I need for putt turf?

The golf fringes can be highly customized depending on the shape and design of your artificial greens. There is no set rules on sizes of golf fringes. I

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Aug 9, 2020 4:58 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How turf do you recommend as a fringe for my Pro Putt 44?

I will recommend one if the following artificial grass to be used for golf fringe to go with your ProPutt-44 artificial green:1. Pet Turf (yes, Pet Turf, being short

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Aug 8, 2020 4:54 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Do I need two different turfs to complete a putting green?

You will need to order separately for your fringe of your putting greens. Both the putting greens and regular artificial grass come in as 15’ wide products, you will

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Aug 4, 2020 4:19 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Can the putting greens be used for a tennis grass court?

Absolutely! People use our artificial putting greens for tennis courts all the time. You can use any of our three putting green products for tennis court applications. I

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Jul 31, 2020 5:28 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Is the Putt-60 Bicolor the highest quality putting green you offer?

I personally considered all our artificial putting greens are at the highest quality. However, the Putt-60BiColor is definitely the most thick/dense of them all. For applications that people

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Jul 27, 2020 4:03 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Putting green

Very unfortunately, it is very unlikely to find the matching color of the artificial putting green installed 5 years ago. Even though we still have the same product meaning

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Jul 23, 2020 3:53 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Are nails the best installation method for artificial putting greens?

Well, you never use nails on the surface of artificial putting greens! I only recommend you to use sand infills on the artificial putting greens to provide extra weight holding

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Jul 17, 2020 7:26 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How smooth is your artificial putting green?

I will assume that you meant the artificial grass putting green surface to be smooth so the golf ball will roll consistently and fast. By that said, yes, our

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Jul 1, 2020 2:18 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question What accessories do I need to perfect my artificial putting green?

It is hard to miss all necessary accessories such as cups, flags and sometimes lights as they are normally part of your design. From the installation perspective, you would

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Jun 26, 2020 3:33 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Which artificial putting green do you recommend for rainy areas?

All our artificial putting greens come with drainage holes so to answer your question: you can use any of our putting greens for rainy areas! And the good part is

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Jun 22, 2020 3:52 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Which artificial putting green do you recommend for ball slickness?

As far as the functionality of golf ball movements, all our artificial putting greens have the same results. You can choose any of the three main putting greens we

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Jun 14, 2020 12:12 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question What makes an artificial putting green "high quality"?

Artificial putting greens need to have the following capacities and functionalities to be considered as high quality:1. Ball speed: must have capacity to achieve whatever speed desires2. Ball

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May 31, 2020 4:57 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Do artificial putting greens last shorter than normal turf?

Generally speaking, under normal use, artificial putting greens last just as long as regular artificial grass. However, people might notice that artificial putting greens have a bit shorter warranty

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May 21, 2020 3:52 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question What are the differences between the artificial putting greens offered

We offer three artificial grass putting green products, and these products are very similar in term of golf ball rolling speed and consistency, the main difference is their face weight:

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May 9, 2020 4:16 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Is your artificial putting green close comparable to a real course?

Our artificial grass putting green can be as close as possible to real green on the market. By looking at the putting green’s functionalities and performances, here are some

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May 6, 2020 3:56 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Does your artificial putting green require extra maintenance?

The beauty and big advantage of having artificial putting greens is that will need minimal maintenance if any! If you have your artificial putting green installed in a area that

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May 4, 2020 2:42 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question What are the benefits of the different putting greens you offer?

We offer three different type of putting green artificial grass. They are all functioning the similar way in term of ball speed, bouncing factors and consistencies. The main

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Mar 30, 2020 2:08 PM
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Jan 28, 2020 10:07 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question How long does artificial grass installation take?

I have posted an answer regarding this question before, please go to this link: https://www. globalsynturf. com/how-long-does-it-take-to-install-artificial-grassMy answer to the question was for a 800 sf. artificial grass installation: For your

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Jan 16, 2020 7:53 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Can this be used as a putting green fringe?

We will recommend shorter artificial grass as golf putting green fringes. One of my favorite is our StarGrass: this product has excellent price point, and with multiple colors that

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Jan 15, 2020 6:43 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Do artificial turf fields cause more sports injury?

When an artificial grass sport field done properly and strictly followed all specifications, chances of getting injured while playing on them is minimized. We like to call artificial grass

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Jan 14, 2020 2:05 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How do you join artificial grass?

In short, you need seaming tape and glues to join two pieces of artificial turf together. The seaming application is very similar with how carpet seams to be joined

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Jan 13, 2020 5:07 PM
Dave Maronic commented on review Putt-60 Bicolor

Nice looking green!

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Dec 30, 2019 12:48 PM
Dave Maronic commented on answer Can I drive on the artificial grass?

You never want to drive on artificial grass.

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Dec 30, 2019 12:46 PM
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Dec 30, 2019 12:45 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How long does it take to install artificial grass?

For your project particular, an experienced installer will take about 3-5 days, here is the procedure:Remove the existing lawn will take about a day or less. Building the base

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Dec 30, 2019 12:43 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question What turf looks like the rye grass?

We do have two type of artificial grass that look like Rye: S Blade series and Olive, to be more specific, S Blade-50, a cheaper turf, lighter on face weight,

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Dec 18, 2019 3:10 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question Which putting green Bernhard Langer has at his house?

We have two different artificial putting green products on couple of Mr. Langer's properties: Pro Putt-44 and Putt-60BiColor. Both products are fantastic at professional grades, you can't go

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Dec 13, 2019 3:49 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question You guys have non toxic or friendly with kids, artificial grass?

Samuel, there is no reason to worry about the toxicity of artificial grass. All synthetic turf products by Global Syn-Turf are tested by independent laboratories on lead content.

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Jul 16, 2019 2:08 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question Can I use Diluted bleach?

It's advisable to use mild cleaning agents for artificial grass. With bleach, use it in a proportion 1/10 - one part of bleach and ten parts of water, no

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Jun 12, 2019 2:05 AM
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Jun 12, 2019 2:03 AM
Dave Maronic commented on photo Artificial Grass Installation In League City, Texas

Hi George, yes, we can help quickly. Please give me a call: 510-693-9566.

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Jun 12, 2019 1:41 AM
Dave Maronic commented on photo Golf Practice Putting Greens with Lawn Stripes Landscape

The striping effect is created by bending the turf blades in different directions to create a pattern you need. You can use a push broom, but it takes lots of time and patience. Usually, we use the power broom.

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Feb 22, 2019 10:32 AM
Dave Maronic answered a question Install in basement?

Yes, absolutely and we would recommend putting a shock pad underneath.

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Dec 27, 2018 1:37 PM
Dave Maronic answered a question How does syn-turf resist or retard fire?

Yes, we have our turf independent tested and passes all nine levels for fire retardant. We have test sheets available from the office staff. Our turf is installed

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Dec 26, 2018 2:05 PM

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