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Zeon Zoysiagrass Thrills the Membership and Superintendent at Greensboro C.C.

December 3, 2014

After a massive renovation that replaced Tifway 419 and Meyer zoysia with Zeon Zoysia, The Farm Course at Greensboro Country Club (North Carolina) was named by Golf magazine the Best Renovation of the Year in 2010. Superintendent Todd Lowe, CGCS, called the decision to select Zeon “one of the best we made… The biggest selling…

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Zeon Zoysia Gives Homeowner a “Golf Course” Lawn

November 28, 2014

When the owner of an upscale estate in Bluffton, South Carolina, asked for a “special” lawn, his landscape contractor installed Zeon Zoysiagrass, calling it “a 10 — winter, spring, summer and fall.” Touting Zeon’s aesthetics, drought tolerance, shade tolerance and low-maintenance qualities, the contractor told his story (below) to Turf magazine.   Exceeding a Homeowner’s…

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Golf Superintendent in Atlanta Calls TifGrand “an Amazing Grass”

November 28, 2014

TifGrand is “off the charts in terms of texture, density, color and traffic wear,” according to Tony Mancuso, CGCS, superintendent at Cherokee Towne and Country Club in Atlanta. After replacing Tifway 419 with TifGrand in shady spots on his course, he was so pleased with TifGrand’s performance, he then introduced it on collar, collection areas…

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4 Courses Grassed with Zeon Zoysia Make Golfweek’s List of Top 100 Residential Courses

November 11, 2014

Four golf courses grassed with Zeon Zoysiagrass were named in Golfweek’s 2014 list of the Top 100 Residential Golf Courses. This environmentally friendly turf was developed by Bladerunner Farms in Poteet, Texas. November 18, 2013, Poteet, Texas:When Golfweek magazine announced its list of the Top 100 Residential Golf Courses for 2014 late last fall, David…

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SportsTurf Magazine Spotlights RFK Stadium, TifGrand and Willie Leak, Head Groundskeeper

October 20, 2014

In 2012, the Tifway 419 surface of Robert F. Kennedy Stadium (RFK) in Washington, D.C. was regrassed with TifGrand Bermudagrass. For Willie Leak, the field renovation was just one of the iconic stadium’s many milestones that he has witnessed during his 50-year career of maintaining RFK’s playing surface. The January 2014 issue of SportsTurf magazine…

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Olympic Chooses Zeon Zoysia for Fairways at 2016 Olympics

October 17, 2014

When the game of golf returns to the Summer Olympics in Brazil in 2016, Zeon Zoysiagrass will line with fairways, roughs and tees of the new golf course, covering about 88% of the playing area. Chosen for its aesthetics, performance and eco-friendly qualities, Zeon “will create a world-class playing surface for the Olympics and for…

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TifGrand Soccer Arena in Brazil Nearing Completion!

October 17, 2014

The website of UOL Sport (in Sao Paulo, Brazil) has reported that the renovation work on Allianz Parque, the home stadium of Sociedade Esportvia Palmeiras in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is quickly nearing completion. The arena’s surface is grassed with TifGrand Bermudagrass. At the time of the report (in July 2015), half of the soccer field…

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Cordillera Ranch now using same turf as Rio Olympics course

October 28, 2013

By John KimPGA.com There are some serious questions that are lingering in my mind about how golf is going to work in the Olympics. How will teams be established? What will the format be? What about the alligators on the course?! But one topic that seems to be a sure hit will be the turf used…

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Zeon and the Olympics Press

March 25, 2013

Rio Olympics course to use Zeon Zoysia.  The golf course being planned for the 2016 Rio Olympics will feature Zeon Zoysia. The announcement of the turf was made during the recent Golf Industry Show in San Diego and confirmed by Dr. Frank Rossi, associate professor in the Department of Horticulture at Cornell University. Rossi is serving…

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Work Finally Starts on Rio 2016 Course!

March 25, 2013

A sigh of relief went up this morning in Rio de Janeiro. Golfweek has learned that field work for the Rio 2016 golf course started today. Paulo Goulart, executive director of Tanedo S.A., the Brazilian land-development company that owns the site and is paying for course construction, confirmed this morning that the long-delayed project is…

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