This area must be aerated every two weeks during heavy use and grass seed should be applied immediately following. Fertilizer applied specifically to this area will increase the recuperation rate.
Several factors impact ball roll including variety of grass and mow height. Choose mowing practices that are appropriate for grass species. Torpedoing with a clean sand or topsoil yearly will smooth and level the surface. Light rolling (less than five tons) will smooth and firm the playing surface.
Goals areas must be aerated monthly. Grass seed may be applied weekly and cleats will work into the soil. Grow blankets can enhance growth rates and can be cut to size for specific areas.