Take a Hole-by-Hole Tour of Bluejack National!

This past March, veteran golfer Andy Johnson (with The Fried Egg) posted a lengthy review of his recent trip to BlueJack National, Tiger Woods’ first American-designed golf course, located just outside Houston, TX. Johnson not only describes each hole in detail, with insider advice, but he also posts several photos of each gorgeously manicured hole. […]

May 31st, 2017|Categories: L1F Zoysia, Zeon Zoysia|

Zeon and L1F Help Take Bluejack National to #1!

It’s official — Bluejack National, Tiger Woods’ first American-designed golf course, located just outside Houston, TX, has been named the #1 Best New Private Course (for 2016) by both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine! On all surfaces except for the putting greens, the course is planted with two varieties of zoysiagrass — Zeon Zoysia on […]

March 29th, 2017|Categories: L1F Zoysia, Zeon Zoysia|

Olympic Golf Course Now the “Ultimate Golf Pilgrimage”

According to an online article posted by Golf.com last Friday (August 26) and written by Alan Shipnuck, senior writer for Sports Illustrated, the Olympic Golf Course is “a field of dreams” for the city of Rio de Janeiro, now that the 2016 Summer Olympic competitions are now over. Plans are to soon reopen the course […]

August 29th, 2016|Categories: Zeon Zoysia|

Golf Digest Presents Green Star Award for Environmental Stewardship to the Rio Olympic Golf Course

In an article posted on July 13, 2016, by Golf Digest, writer Ron Whitten discussed whether the selection of Gil Hanse as the architect for the Olympic golf course in Rio de Janeiro was fair. Deep into the story, though, was the announcement that Golf Digest has presented the Green Star Award for Environmental Stewardship […]

July 20th, 2016|Categories: Zeon Zoysia|

“A Gold Metal for Golf Course Architecture”

In the June 13 issue of Golfweek, Bradley S. Klein described the Olympics golf course in Rio de Janeiro as featuring a “dazzling array of windswept, half-par holes and risk/reward alternatives.” The par-71 course was designed by Gil Hanse and Amy Alcott. The 242-acre site is located practically next to the Atlantic Ocean and within […]

July 15th, 2016|Categories: Zeon Zoysia|

2016 Olympics Golf Course Impresses Players in Test Event

Held on March 8, 2016, the official “test event” for the golf course slated to host the 2016 Olympics golf competition in Rio de Janeiro attracted only nine Brazilian players but still earned top marks from contestants. One player described course as “an incredible venue” and “difficult, but not unfair.” She also said that course […]

March 21st, 2016|Categories: Zeon Zoysia|

Tune In to the Golf Channel Tonight for the Premiere of the Golf Academy at Bluejack National

Today, Bluejack National golf club in Houston, TX, announced that tonight (January 12) the Golf Channel will air the first of four segments about the Golf Academy. Bluejack National is the first golf course in the United States designed by Tiger Woods.

Last fall, Golf Channel crews filmed the episodes on Bluejack holes #1, #2, #4 […]

January 12th, 2016|Categories: Zeon Zoysia|

Bluejack National Opens Seven Gorgeous Holes with Zeon Zoysia Fairways, Tees and Surrounds

Last week, an article posted on the Golf Advisor website announced that seven holes are now open at Bluejack National Golf Club, the first Tiger Woods-designed golf course in the United States. All surfaces of the course, except the TifEagle bermudagrass putting greens, are being grassed with Zeon Zoysia, one of the superior turfgrass varieties […]

December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Zeon Zoysia|

USA Today Provides Update on Olympic Golf Course

Last week, USA Today online published an update on the golf course slated to host golf’s return to the 2016 Olympics after a 112-year absence. On October 6, members of the international media visited the site in Rio de Janeiro and were “surprised by how healthy, ready and green the course looked.” Designed by Gil […]

October 13th, 2015|Categories: Zeon Zoysia|

Zeon Zoysia Again Lauded as the Primary Golf Grass at the 2016 Olympics

A recent article posted on PitchCare.com included several paragraphs about Zeon Zoysia, the turfgrass cultivar chosen to grass the fairways and tees for the 2016 Olympics golf course in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Touted as dense and drought tolerant, with low fertilizer requirements, Zeon was planted as sod, primarily in large rolls, supplied by Green […]

September 9th, 2015|Categories: Zeon Zoysia|