Resilient Golf Turf Faces Test at Olympics

Zeon Zoysia requires less water, fertilizer, nitrogen and pesticide than most other types of golf turf, Doguet said. Perhaps most important, he said, it can endure Rio’s poor soil and water quality and meets the strict environmental regulations that prohibit the use of chemical fertilizers and weed killers on the course, which is on a nature preserve.read the full article here

Hawaiian Turfgrass ready with Zeon Zoysia

Hawaiian Turfgrass announces that Zeon Zoysia turfgrass sod is ready for sale to homeowners for lawns, and for use on golf courses and sports fields in the state of Hawaii starting August 1, 2016. Zion Zoysia. The #1 selling zoysiagrass in America, began its journey to Hawaii in 2013 when Hawaiian Turfgrass was named the exclusive licensed sod producer in the state. From there Zeon Zoysia spent one year clearing the Hawaii Department of Agriculture’s Plant Quarantine before being planted on the Hawaiian Turfgrass sod farm in Mililani, O’ahu. Two years later, five acres of certified Zeon Zoysia is ready to be harvested and sold in Hawaii.Read the full article here

Hawaiian Turfgrass wins SBA State of Hawaii Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2015

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BLADERUNNER FARMS ANNOUNCES L1F ZOYSIA

Golf Course Industry magazine, February 7, 2014

L1F Zosyia could be a game-changer for golf.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH OLYMPIC GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT ON ZEON FOR RIO 2016

Golfdom magazine online, February 24, 2014

In this exclusive interview, Golfdom magazine interviews Neil Cleverly, the golf course superintendent growing in Zeon on the course under construction for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

MAN WINS OLYMPIC GOLD – IN GROWING GRASS

Fox-TV 29 in San Antonio, Texas, December 24 2013

Bladerunner Farms connection with the Olympics in 2016 highlighted.

PGA TOUR CALLS ZEON ZOYSIA THE ‘SECRET WEAPON’ OF THE RIO OLYMPICS 2016

PGATour.com, December 19, 2013

Zeon Zoysia is “revoluntionary” and the Olympic golfers will love it, so says this article from the PGA Tour. Wow.

EXCEEDING A HOMEOWNER’S EXPECTATIONS: ZEON ZOYSIA

TURF SOUTH magazine, December 2013

A Zeon Zoysia lawn installed by Earthscapes Landscaping in Bluffton, SC, adds the finishing touch to a majestic private residence in Berkeley Hall.

LOWE HIGH ON OUTCOME: GREENSBORO CC CONVERTS TO ZEON ZOYSIA

Carolinas Green magazine, November 20013

Doug Lowe, CGCS, director of grounds and maintenance at Greensboro Country Club talks about the successful conversion of his golf course to Zeon Zoysia.

CORDILLERA RANCH NOW USING SAME TURF AS RIO OLYMPICS COURSE

PGA.com, October 2013

PGA.com notes that players can try out the grass on the Olympic golf course being built in Rio now at a golf course in Texas. The grass is Zeon Zoysia from Bladerunner Farms.

TURF FOR 2016 OLYMPICS IN BRAZIL IS ALSO USED IN SAN ANTONIO COURSE

CBS Sports, October 24, 2013

CBS Sports notes that the grass on a golf course in San Antonio, Texas, is the same grass to be used on the Olympic golf course in Rio. That grass is Zeon Zoysia.

WORLD-CLASS TURF: ZEON ZOYSIA TO BE FEATURED AT OLYMPICS

Urban Ag Council magazine, September 2013

The Olympic golf course in Rio is the biggest golf project in the world. Bladerunner Farms, David Doguet and Zeon Zoysia are right in the middle of it.

A ZEAL FOR ZOYSIA

On one of the sports world’s biggest stages — the Summer Olympic Games — Turf Breeder David Doguet of Bladerunner Farms hopes to shine a spotlight on zoysia grass.

HAWAIIAN TURFGRASS NAMED EXCLUSIVE LICENSED PRODUCER OF ZEON ZOYSIA IN HAWAII

Hawaiian Turfgrass has been named the state of Hawaii’s exclusive licensed sod producer of Zeon Zoysiagrass. The grass is grown at the Hawaiian Turfgrass sod farm in Miliani on O’ahu. Zeon Zoysia sod will be ready for harvest in the summer of 2014. Zeon Zoysia is suitable for use as a home lawn yet is fine-textured and durable enough for use on sports fields and golf courses.

NEW RIO OLYMPICS COURSE TO USE ZEON ZOYSIA TURF

Zeon Zoysia grass chosen for Olympics in 2016.