Tour Pro is the next generation of creeping bent: High quality combined with less inputs and high disease tolerance. The medium green creeping bent variety was ranked as the best variety on the NTEP list in turf quality in all conditions on NTEP 2015-2019. This medium green variety has a erected and slow growth habit. It has the best wear tolerance and an outstanding summer performance. Tour Pro is selected for high resistance to diseases like Dollar spot and pink Snow Mold. Tour Pro showed the highest Dollar spot resistance and a very high Brown Patch tolerance on the NTEP list of 2015-2019.
Why Tour Pro (GDE)?
Next sustainable generation creeping bent with highest quality and disease tolerance:
- Maximum resistance to Dollar spot
- Highest tolerance to Brown patch.
- Very aggressive against poa annua.
- Highest summer stress tolerance.
- Tolerant to salinity and drought.
- Excellent establishment vigor.
- Produces elegant, erect-growing grass.
- Hard surface with medium to fine leaf texture.
- Maximum tolerance to wear.
- Good winter tolarence.
- Medium green color.
Characteristics of the cultivar
Tour Pro, establishes quickly, has an elegant performance. It has an erected, but slow growing habit to create a dense smooth putting surface. It is very good example of a sustainable variety. The input need is low, but the turf surface is durable and has a high wear tolerance. It was rated 1 in Turf quality in the 2015 NTEP Traffic Stress Trial.Its high density crowds out poa annua. Tour Pro is highly recommended for use on Putting greens and wherever a high performing, fine-textured and disease resistant surface is desired.