A new golf green trial at Druids Glen will for the first time establish the effect of differential inputs on various grass cultivars in Ireland. The 3-year project is expected to provide invaluable data for the country’s greenkeepers. It will compare standard and relaxed input maintenance regimes on grass species for golf greens.

STRI manager for Ireland Dr Ian McClements and Druids Glen course superintendent John O’Sullivan will work closely with Barenbrug research and development manager Jayne Leyland and area manager for Ireland Neil Pettican to monitor the performance of the 7 species and mixtures under the 2 maintenance regimes.

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