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Material Information

  • There are several key deciding factors when choosing a golf impact screen. Check out this article on comparing screen materials to help guide you to the screen that is the right fit for you.

  • All of our golf impact screen materials are compatible with 4K/HD projection, though your projector, of course, will need to be capable of projecting a native 4K/HD resolution. Premium impact screens have very little texture and provide the sharpest possible picture for your high-definition and 4K images.

    View a comparison of our golf screens here.

  • All golf impact screens are front projection only.

  • Carl’s Place Remnants/Clearance stock are items that would otherwise be useful but cannot be sold as new. They may have slight blemishes, minor defects, stubborn folds, are lightly soiled, have backward or other colored grommets, are an uncommon size, or come in an opened box. All clearance items are pre-packaged for shipping so unfortunately, we are unable to specify the exact defect on any specific item. We can tell you the flaw or defect will be visible, and we would never sell anything in poor condition.

    What If I Don't Like It?
    Remnants/Clearance items are priced in such a way that most customers will be happy with the purchase, including the defect, at the discounted price. However, since clearance items are sold as-is and non-returnable, if a visible defect is going to bother you then you may want to consider a brand-new product that is guaranteed to be flawless. 

    • Remnants/Clearance items are sold as-is.
    • Remnants/Clearance items are not flawless.
    • Remnants/Clearance items are not customizable.
    • Remnants/Clearance items are not returnable for refund.
    • Prices are good while supplies last.
    • All sales are final, no returns.

    Browse available Remnant/Clearance.

Golf Enclosure Information

  • Our DIY Golf Enclosure kit offers you an easy, entry-level way to build a safe place to swing your clubs. An affordable, convenient kit, the DIY Enclosure Kit helps home golfers take the guesswork out of designing their own golf simulator.

    Our PRO Golf Enclosure kit is a higher-end enclosure for top-of-the-line performance in a golf simulator. Because it's available in wider, deeper bays with additional safety features it makes the best commercial golf simulator enclosure.

    Not sure which one is for you? Check out this article 'DIY vs. Pro' to help you decide.

  • Our golf enclosure kits are made to order (which is why we can customize them down to the inch!). We make sure they are measured, sewn, and packed perfectly before they are ready to ship. Because of that, production lead time may fluctuate based on volume. To see the expected shipping and delivery times, please add the item to your cart and enter your shipping information.

  • The enclosure material is not designed to take a direct hit from a golf ball. However, if you hit the white impact screen, and it bounces and hits the enclosure, you should not experience any issues.

  • We can easily make you a replacement screen to save you money. Replacement screens can be ordered by contacting one of our Customer Service Team Members. You can also call us at 608-352-0002. Learn more information about extending the life of your golf screen and troubleshooting bounce back tips.

    You can also check out our Clearance section to see if you can snag a deal on a replacement golf screen that fits your setup.

Technical Information

Care and Use Information

  • All of our impact screens are heavy-duty fabrics tested to withstand thousands of strikes at up to 250 miles per hour, exceeding the highest Pro average ball speeds of just over 180mph.  However, like any material, they will show wear.

    Many of our golf screens are used in commercial facilities where they are being struck constantly all day long. Depending on if the screen is being used commercially or in a home, as well as the style, ability, and frequency of the user will all contribute to the service life of a screen.

  • We want your indoor golf set up to be fun, help improve your game, and be safe for everyone.

    • Make sure to follow the assembly manual provided with your enclosure.
    • Keep children, pets, and spectators out of swing range.
    • Protect ceilings, walls, windows, cars & neighboring homes.
    • Understand the Terms and Conditions of using a Carl's Place product.
  • For the safety of both the golfer and the screen, we recommend standing a minimum of 10-12 feet away from the screen.

  • Some bounceback is to be expected in the indoor golf industry. You want the ball to return to you gently after hitting the screen. But, depending on how you hang/install the screen, the distance you stand from the screen, the strength you hit the ball, and the club you use, you may find the golf ball bouncing back from the impact screen faster than you would like. This article 'Troubleshooting Impact Screen Bounce-Back' walks you through everything you need to know.

  • Temporarily, yes. We suggest removing your screen material from the shipping package immediately upon receipt. When a product ships folded in a box or if you leave your screen in long-term storage, you will see fold marks when the material is first pulled out of the box, as any textile will have.

    Time, screen weight and gravity will relax fold marks after the impact screen has been installed.  This process may take a few days or up to a few weeks depending on how long the screen was left folded.

  • We do NOT recommend ironing your golf screen, simply because it is very easy to damage the screen. And we want your golf screen to last you a long, long time. With wrinkles and fold marks, the best thing is prevention. Unpack your new screen immediately, and if you need to store it, fold it very loosely. But if you're reading a section on ironing your golf screen, it's probably too late for prevention. Know that mounting your golf screen to a frame with tension, like with our ball bungees, and letting it relax for a couple of days will smooth out most wrinkles.

    That being said...

    We have heard of customers being successful in removing wrinkles and fold marks from their screens using a clothes iron. If you want to try this, do so only on the backside of the material and on a VERY LOW setting. If it doesn't go well, you might want to check our Clearance section for a new screen.

  • Check out this article for all our recommendations on 'How to Clean Your Golf Impact Screen'.

  • Our golf impact screens are recommended for indoor use only.

  • Always make sure your screen is completely clean and dry before storing to avoid spots, mold or mildew. If you plan to repeatedly fold and unfold your screen, do so loosely. Long-term storage and tight folds may take a few days or even a few weeks to relax.

  • Golf hitting mats give you a nice cushy surface to stand and swing your golf club. They help protect your joints from any impact during your swing. They also let you have a more realistic golf practice when you can tee up the golf ball at the perfect height and swing freely.

    When choosing a size for your golf mat consider the golfer's needs. A size of 4'x5' will let most golfers swing a driver with their heels comfortably on the edge of the mat. A larger size, 5'x7' or 4'x9', would be able to accommodate golfers with a wide stance or if you have friends over swinging either rightie or leftie.

    See Carl's golf mats.


Projector Information

  • If you just getting started looking for a projector, there are 5 key factors when choosing one.

    1. Resolution (The native resolution also determines the aspect ratio of the projector.)
    2. Brightness
    3. Throw distance
    4. Brand reputation
    5. Convenient Extras (like wireless connectivity)

    Once you know the basics, check out some customer favorite projectors for golf simulators.

    Did you know Carl's Place also carries a line of top-selling projectors?

     Shop Projectors

  • The projector itself will determine the maximum image size and how far from the screen it will need to be mounted.  The space between the screen and the projector is called throw distance, we have a helpful article that talks through golf projector terminology. Most people use one of two mounting options after purchasing one of our golf screens.

    1. Mount a projector above your tee or mat. 
      • Flush-mount to your ceiling in spaces with lower ceilings
      • Drop-mount from your ceiling in spaces with higher ceilings
      • Frame-mount from your Carl's Place Pro Enclosure
    2. Place a short-throw projector on the floor inside the golf simulator.  Of course, if you floor-mount your projector you must build or buy a protective cover to keep it safe from golf balls and clubs.

Custom Options

  • Yes! Head over to Build Your Own Golf Simulator where you can choose the size of enclosure and screen that fits your space. Please make sure to review our Returns Policy for custom products.

  • Yes! We can make custom size screens and custom finish screens.

    What's the difference? Custom size screens are simply dimensions outside of our standard sizes. Custom finishes are alternative finishing styles that are unique or incorporate multiple finishing techniques, such as hems, sleeves, or changes to flaps. Please make sure to review our Returns Policy for custom products.

    Ready to customize a screen? Head over to Build Your Own Golf Simulator where you can customize a screen that fits your space.

Ordering Information


  • The front has the Carl's Place logo. Install the screen with the logo at the bottom left of the enclosure. The front will always be folded facing in to protect it, and the back will be facing out. For a long-lasting screen make sure to use the correct side for impact. If you purchased a finished edge screen you can also use the grommets to differentiate the front from the back of your golf screen. The front of the grommet has a smooth, rounded, and aesthetically pleasing appearance. The back of the grommet has a rim or raised ridge along the inner circle.

    grommet back and front
    Standard Impact Screen:  The raised open weave side with a herringbone pattern faces the audience. The back has straight rows of thread.
    Preferred Impact Screen:  The raised tight-knit side with a herringbone pattern faces the audience. The back has straight rows. Carl's Preferred Golf Screen Material

    Premium Golf Impact Screen Material:  The front has very straight rows which face the audience. The back has a very tightly woven squiggle. Carl's Premium Golf Screen Material


  • Most customers who purchase a finished edge impact screen will also purchase ball bungees, available in 6-inch or 9-inch lengthsRemember to fasten it in such a way that the screen or material has some give. For example, do not bolt the material through the grommet holes as it does not allow enough movement to absorb each golf ball strike and you risk the ball ricocheting back at you. Do not put tension on the screen; you need to allow for some movement.

  • The easiest answer is to shop one of our golf simulator enclosure kits where we design it for you and all you have to do is assemble it according to our detailed instructions.  If you are looking to design your own solution - keep in mind the 2-inch guideline. The 2-inch guideline is to make sure the framework is no more than 2 inches wider than your screen. Conversely, make sure the screen is no more than 2 inches smaller than the width of your framework. This means a maximum of 4-inches (or 2-inches per side). The trick is to hang your golf screen flat for a nice image, but still allow for some movement.

  • Using this divot strip as your primary hitting area, you can inset it into any turf-like material that is of equal height.

    1. Source your material - you'll need a total turf height of about 1.5" tall with a softness you feel comfortable standing on. You can use a putting turf with a subfloor like foam tiles or gym mats. Or an artifical turf from big box hardware stores. Or just a worn-out golf mat.
    2. Cut out a 12" by 30” hole for hitting area - you want the hitting area to be more accepting of divots than just turf or gym mats. Cut the hole slightly on the narrow side to make sure you get a tight fit. Note: the 30" length goes perpendicular to the screen.
    3. Inset the divot strip into your turf - secure the adhesive strip to the floor to place the strip. The hook and loop fasteners let you take out and replace the divot strip as it wears.
    4. Swing! - To improve your golf game, it's important to maintain your normal swing in a golf sim. The softness of the Carl's Place Divot Hitting Strip will let you swing comfortably without adjusting your positioning.


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