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Golf Industry News // Atlas Turf & Golf Saudi to develop the region’s first turf farm in Saudi Arabia (golfbusinessmonitor.com)

Golf Industry News // Atlas Turf & Golf Saudi to develop the region’s first turf farm in Saudi Arabia

I have just learned – at the University of Georgia’s Turfgrass management certificate program – the 7 turfgrass species that are good salt-tolerant: bermudagrass, zoysiagrass, St. Augustinegrass, tall fescue, creeping bentgrass, alkaligrass (Puccinellia distans), and seashore paspalum. One of the benefits of Seashore Paspalum is that it can be irrigated with ocean water too.

So I was particularly curious about the agreement between Golf Saudi and Atlas Turf. Golf Saudi and Atlas Turf International agreed in 2019 to develop the region’s first internationally licensed golf and sports turf farm in Saudi Arabia.

The turf farm has received its foreign investment license from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Investment (MISA) and commercial registration from the Ministry of Commerce and will operate in Saudi Arabia as a limited liability joint venture company – Atlas Turf Arabian Agricultural…

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