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

Team #61 from Penn State wins 2019 Turf Bowl
February 18, 2019
Penn State University's Team #61 took first place in GCSAA's Collegiate Turf Bowl Competition, presented in partnership with John Deere Golf.
Students Earn First Place at the STMA
February 3, 2019
Congratulations to the Penn State turf students who finished in first place in the 2-year division and second place in 4-year division at the Sports Turf Managers Association Student Challenge.
2019 Western Pennsylvania Golf, Lawn, Landscape and Sports Turf Conference
January 19, 2019
Join the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council for the 2019 Western Pennsylvania Golf, Lawn, Landscape and Sports Turf Conference. The conference will be held from February 26 to 27, 2019 at the Double Tree by Hilton Pittsburgh-Cranberry in Mars, PA. Register online now!