Center for Turfgrass Science

The Penn State Center for Turfgrass Science has been at the forefront of cutting edge turfgrass research for decades.

From the development of bentgrass varieties to the management of turfgrass pests, faculty continue to provide valuable management information for turfgrass managers worldwide.

Penn State Turfgrass Blog

2-Year Students now at their 2017 Internships
May 25, 2017
Current 2-year students are currently completing their internships at the following golf and country clubs:
Congratulations to the Class of 2017
May 25, 2017
Congratulations to the class of 2017!
Brown Ring Patch Active in Central PA
May 25, 2017
On May 22nd, I received a call from a golf course superintendent in central PA about a disease that was producing yellow circular patches on his annual bluegrass greens. The symptoms looked like necrotic ring spot; however, when the superintendent and I looked at the crowns and roots, we did not see the dark-brown vascular root and crown discoloration typically associated with this disease.