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
Shaffer talks Penn State Turf as US Open Looms
April 24, 2013Penn State turfgrass program turning out major-championship superintendents by Mark Wogenrich Matt Shaffer grew up working on farms but, as he said, "didn't like milking cows." He wanted to grow things. So Shaffer left Martinsburg, a small town south of Altoona, for Penn State, where the Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program had become a training ground for superintendents. Now at Merion
Penn State Turfgrass Featured by Bloomberg
April 11, 2013Forks Join Bluegrass in Education of Masters Greenskeeper By Michael Buteau Mark Kuhns talks about the importance of Penn State's students at Baltusrol. For the first time, the State College, Pennsylvania, school has produced all three superintendents for this year’s U.S.- based major golf tournaments -- the Masters, which began this morning in Augusta, Georgia; the U.S. Open; and the PGA
Penn State Students Awarded Trans-Mississippi Scholarships
March 29, 2013Chris Konow Ben Burrill Congratulations to recent Penn State graduates, Logan Murphy, Christopher Konow, and Benjamin Burrill who recently became scholarship recipients of the Trans-Mississippi Golf Association, a nationally recognized organization devoted to assisting young men and women who are pursuing careers in turf management. Established in 1901, it is one of the oldest and most