Southeast Asia’s Sustainable Turf Solution
Atlas Turf International is golf’s premier source for seashore paspalum. As the exclusive Southeast Asia supplier of the world’s leading vegetative and seeded paspalum varieties, let Atlas Turf be your guide to the sustainable turf solution.
Golf course projects in Southeast Asia of every scope and size select Atlas Turf paspalums for three primary reasons: sustainability, performance, and aesthetics.
Paspalum is the most salt-tolerant species of turfgrass available and requires fewer inputs than other species.
Paspalum is faster to establish and recover from injury and wear than either zoysia or bermudagrass and also performs better in low light conditions. With a fine leaf blade and the ability to be mowed at varying heights of cut, both Platinum TE Paspalum and Pure Dynasty Seeded Paspalum can be planted from tee-to-green.
Pure Dynasty and Platinum TE possess a vibrant dark green color and superior density. Due to the wax load on its shoots, paspalum achieves striping with one pass of the mower for eye-catching fairways and fields.
Atlas Turf is the trusted source in Southeast Asia and worldwide for championship turfgrass.
Golf Course Architect, Pacific Coast Design
General Manager and Director of Agronomy
Sentosa Golf Club, Singapore
Director of Agronomy & Project Manager, Laguna National Golf & Country Club, Singapore
Plant Breeder & President, Pure Seed
Ron R. Duncan, PhD
Professor Emeritus at the University of Georgia
Director of Sales Asia/Agronomist, Pure Seed
Paul Raymer, PhD
Professor of Crop & Soil Sciences, University of Georgia
Cynthia Dye McGarey
Golf Course Architect, Dye Designs Group
President, Golforce Inc.
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Selecting the right turfgrass for golf course projects is definitely not a “one size fits all” process. Atlas Turf has the most extensive selection of licensed and certified turfgrasses to choose the right variety for the job. Platinum TE Paspalum and Pure Dynasty Seeded Paspalum are the leading paspalums available featuring characteristics including:
- Unbeatable salt tolerance
- Exceptional shade and low light tolerance
- Ability to be mowed at different heights of cut
- Championship quality performance from the tee to the green – wall-to-wall
If turf conversion without extended interruption of play is your goal, interseeding with seeded paspalum is the solution. Gradual transition to a higher quality turfgrass is possible without costly renovation. Pure Dynasty Seeded Paspalum allows golf courses to efficiently and cost-effectively address issues such as:
- Aging turfgrass
- Water quality issues
- Disease stress
- Thatch build-up
- Contamination of other grass species
- Excessive wear
Common Questions About Paspalum:
Can paspalum putting greens achieve the same Stimpmeter readings (speed) as ultradwarf bermudagrass?
Yes. With the correct management practices, paspalum putting greens speeds can equal the same speeds as those of any other turfgrass, including ultradwarf bermudagrass.
Can paspalum be irrigated with salt water directly from the ocean?
No. Even though paspalum is salt tolerant, it cannot be irrigated with ocean water. The maximum recommended salt content for regular irrigation water is 5,500 ppm.
Does paspalum require lots of fertilizer?
No. In fact, after establishment, paspalum requires less nitrogen than zoysia and bermudagrass varieties. Depending on the location, as little as two pounds of nitrogen per one thousand square feet (one kilogram per 100 square meters) is needed to maintain a stand of paspalum successfully.
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Recent paspalum projects in Southeast Asia include:
- Bukit Pandawa Executive Golf Club in Bali, Indonesia
- Subic International Golf Club in Subic Bay, Philippines
- Laguna National Golf and Country Club in Singapore
- Seletar Country Club in Singapore
- Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore
- Aquella Golf and Country Club in Bangkok, Thailand
- BRG Legend Hill Golf Resort in Hanoi, Vietnam
- Long Bien Golf Club in Hanoi, Vietnam
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Asia Sales Consultant
Atlas Turf International
Dr. Li Baojun
Asia Chief Marketing Representative
Director of Sales Asia/Agronomist
Our commitment to the Asian market is demonstrated by our longtime presence and expertise in the region. Atlas Turf is a founding member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF). Members of the Atlas Turf team have provided leadership for the organization serving on the board, speaking at multiple educational and industry programs, exhibiting at trade events, and more.
Atlas Turf International and our seed partner Pure Seed have years of experience providing quality turfgrass products to Asia. No matter where your project is located, Atlas Turf can deliver. Unlike some seed providers who take months to deliver, Atlas Turf has perfected the delivery process and can get seeded products to Asia within days. With an extensive network of knowledgeable distributors and representatives covering the country, we are equipped to provide quality service, products, and support.