Topdressing Turf


  • Create a smooth playing surface
  • Modify the thatch layer
  • Change the soil texture
  • Provide a more resilient surface
  • Provide good environment for seeding

“Topdressing is as essential to quality sports fields as any other cultural practice, and MUST be included as part of the management plan. Applications should revolve around low play and good growing conditions. Materials should be chosen with an understanding of the particle size and its relation with the existing root zone”

– Mr. Trey Rogers, Michigan State University, 2001 STMA Conference, Tampa FL

Topdressing is practiced at virtually every golf course in the country. Golf course superintendents know that in conjunction with their aerification program, It is one of the key factors in healthy and resilient turf. The same results can be expected when applied to your athletic field turf.