Turfgrass on athletic fields needs to meet several requirements. It needs to be able to withstand heavy traffic, recover quickly, and be aesthetically pleasing. Bermudagrass provides an excellent option for athletic fields, especially for ones in the climactic transition zone. This fact sheet outlines the suitability of bermudagrass for these fields and offers recommendations for different bermudagrass cultivars.
(Author: Chrissie A. Segars. 4 pages, 6 pictures, 1 table)