Bar Intensive RPR

Golf courses with a very dense sward that are as strong as iron

  • Green
  • Tee
  • Fairway
  • Rough

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Denser sward

Denser sward with RPR

Red fescue creates a dense sward. It is a very fine grass species. Combined with smooth meadow grass, it results in a dense sward that is also very fast establishing and fine.


High disease resistance

Bar intensive RPR is a mix consisting of fine-leaved perennial ryegrass, red fescue and red fescue with fine runners that is enhanced with RPR technology. It is a very strong mix resulting in a dense sward with a high disease resistance thanks to the red fescue.


Suitable for both seeding and overseeding

Bar Intensive RPR can be used for seeding in March already. And partly thanks to the fine-leaved perennial ryegrass it is also suitable for overseeding because the mix grows very fast. That high growth rate results in a dense sward in a short space of time.



The RPR mix produces determinate stolons that create a kind of netting in the sward, linking the individual grass plants. This means fewer divots, so less damage to the dense sward. If your sward is nevertheless damaged, the RPR technology will ensure that it will regenerate.


Higher playing intensity

The determinate stolons in RPR create a natural network, like a kind of netting, in the sward. So instead of individual grass plants, every grass plant in an RPR sward is linked to another grass plant and to the soil, making for a dense sward. The grass will be held down better, with less risk of turf being torn up by golf clubs on tees or fairways, allowing a higher playing intensity.


Green all year round

As the RPR mix can be seeded so early, your dense sward will be green all year round. The mix is also very suitable for overseeding because, unlike smooth meadow grass, the grass of this mix grows very quickly.


RPR Golf: Green all year round


Lolium perenne (fine leaved)
Festuca rubra commutata
Festuca rubra litoralis
Speed of establishment
Fertiliser requirement
Speed of growth
Sowing rate
20 - 25 g/m²
Mowing height
from 10 mm
15 kg
Sowing depth
0.5 - 1.0 cm
Close mowing tolerance
Higher resistance to diseases
Requires less irrigation
Requires less fertilisers
Requires less mowing
Higher wear tolerance in summer
Higher wear tolerance in winter
Higher ball speeds
Fast establishment
Higher turf density
Year round green color
Higher ball speed
Higher salt tolerance

At Barenbrug we have been breeding grasses for golf courses for more than half a century. So Barenbrug golf grass mixtures are well-developed and have conquered the market worldwide. To ensure that our new products are used in the best way possible, we work closely with greenkeepers and golf course...

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