Red fescue management

Guidelines based on new research and greenkeepers’ experiences

A new STERF Handbook, based on results from the research project “FESCUE-GREEN: Best management of red fescue (Festuca rubra) golf greens for high sustainability and playability”.  The authors aim was to produce a useful text that may contribute to more sustainable golf course management without compromising the quality of surfaces produced for the sport of golf. Enjoy!

Red fescue management 2012

Guidelines based on greenkeepers experiences. In October 2012, more than twenty greenkeepers from eight countries got together for a workshop in  Copenhagen, Denmark. The aim was to collect and share experiences and challenges concerning red fescue management. This handbook describes these experiences.