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also bent grass  (bĕnt′grăs′)
Any of various grasses of the genus Agrostis that have fine blades, form dense mats, and are often used for lawns, athletic fields, and golf courses.

[From bent.]


(Plants) any perennial grass of the genus Agrostis, esp A. tenuis, which has a spreading panicle of tiny flowers. Some species are planted for hay or in lawns. Sometimes shortened to: bent
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The greens are fast, everything that I grew up on, tight, bentgrass, Midwest-style golf course.
The greens are fast, everything I grew up on, tight, bentgrass, Midweststyle golf course.
The greens are fast, ever y t h i n g that I grew up on, a tight, bentgrass, Midwest-style golf course.
The fairways are generous, greens are Bentgrass, bigger than average and undulating Story of last year Geoff Ogilvy arrived in terrible form, but ended a four-year winning drought with a fantastic Stableford total of 49, an eagle at the 13th in round four essentially sealing things Weather forecast Clear conditions, but moderate breezes will challenge the competitors throughout Type of player suited to challenge The extra distance that the ball travels in Reno cuts this course down to size.
Renowned Oregon golf destination finalizes reconstruction project to offer a collection of courses with bentgrass greens scheduled to open in spring 2015
Warnke, who is in the Arboretum's Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit in Beltsville, Maryland, and his collaborators at Rutgers University and the University of Massachusetts completed the first linkage map for creeping bentgrass.
The course came with zoysia fairways, and Cooper had a Mini-Verdi ultra-dwarf putting surface installed on the greens in place of the harder-to-manage bentgrass.
During the summer months, creeping bentgrass on golf courses loses out to other species and is often attacked by fungus.
Forest Service and the state Department of Agriculture have cautioned against the development of bioengineered creeping bentgrass.
This study was conducted to determine the effects of an organic plant growth stimulant, formulated with aqueous extracts of seaweed (Ascophyllum nodosum) and a Leonardite Humate, on the microbial populations, turf quality and rooting of Penncross Bentgrass (Agostis palustris).
Newly formed Winter Damage Initiative Group to research survival of creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass greens during Northeast winters
08m to the winner) Length 7,239 yards Par 70 Field 156 Course records - 72 holes 258 John Cook (1996); 18 holes 61 Jay Delsing (1993), Bob Estes (2001) Course winners taking part David Toms (twice), Justin Leonard (twice), Harrison Frazar, Dustin Johnson, Harris English, Ben Crane When to bet By 1pm Where to watch Live on Sky Sports 4 from 9pm Time difference Tennessee is six hours behind the UK and Ireland Last week - Memorial Tournament 1 D Lingmerth (250-1), 2 J Rose (20-1), T3 F Molinari (150-1), J Spieth (8-1), T5 H Matsuyama (25-1), J Furyk (25-1), M Leishman (100-1) Course overview TPC Southwind has hosted this event since 1989, but underwent an overhaul after the 2004 staging when greens were reconstructed, with bermuda grass replacing bentgrass.