Locations Where Rutgers Improved Turfgrass Varieties Have Been Used

  • Rutgers bluegrass varieties are currently providing the natural grass playing surface at Yankee Stadium and many other well recognized sports complexes in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Japan.
  • For over forty years improved perennial ryegrass varieties developed at Rutgers have been used to dress the fairways, tees, and roughs of the Augusta National Golf Club which hosts The Masters Tournament each spring. 
  • New improved bentgrass varieties developed at Rutgers have been selected to seed some of the most famous and well respected golf courses in the U.S., Europe – including Russia, Japan and China.
  • Sod growers throughout the U.S. recognize Rutgers for developing some of the most desirable bluegrass varieties for producing an attractive disease resistant sports, lawn, and landscape turf.
  • Rutgers turf type tall fescue varieties have become sod growers favorites in states such as New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, California, and Nevada.