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

Penn State Hosts High School Students Interested in Turf
May 19, 2019
The Penn State Turf Program recently hosted students from the Brentsville District High School Turfgrass Science Program.
Congratulations to the Class of 2019
May 19, 2019
Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Class of 2019! We can&#8217;t wait to see what you do next! Associate Degree in Turfgrass Science &#38; Management Brayden Brumley Andrew MacCagnano Kara Neterval Nathan Williamson &#160; Bachelor’s Degree in Turfgrass Science Douglas Apple Christopher Boal Daniel Bove Trever Browne Christopher Cooke Grant Cotchen Kyle Dawson David <a class="read-more-link" href=""><br /> more</a>
Pythium Research at Penn State – Samples Needed!
May 10, 2019
The Penn State Turfgrass Program is looking to golf course superintendents to assist with a research project focusing on Pythium species causing root rot and foliar blight throughout Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic. The primary goal of this project is to identify Pythium species in soil and plant tissue as it relates to disease development throughout <a class="read-more-link" href=""><br /> more</a>