Preparing for the world’s biggest sporting event is no small feat. As the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar quickly approaches, the process of getting there is worth a look. What goes into selecting a turfgrass worthy of the World Cup? How important is the consistency of playing conditions for the competition? What challenges are unique to this year’s event?
SportsField Management magazine spoke to Atlas Turf International President John Holmes to get the answers to these questions and more. As the exclusive supplier of turfgrass for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Atlas Turf was there from the beginning with insight into the selection of Platinum TE Paspalum as the turfgrass for every stadium and practice field. Read the full SportField Management article here.