SKLZ Launch Pad The SKLZ Launch Pad is a all-purpose golf hitting mat endorsed by Rick Smith. The Launch Pad can be used anywhere you can swing a club. The mat has both fairway and rough surfaces and includes three tees for all range of clubs (oversized driver, fairway woods, irons). You can practice your driving, iron shots and short game. The Launch Pad is made of heavy duty non-slip rubber and realistic grass.