|Tees and Fairway - 18th Hole
Atlanta Athletic Club
Ken Mangum, Director of Golf Operations
Diamond Zoysia is a fine textured, vegetatively propagated, warm season variety with excellent tolerance to low light conditions, salty soils and high traffic. Diamond is best maintained at a very low mowing height and has outstanding recuperative abilities making it a logical choice for golf course tees, collars, as well as putting surfaces. Diamond has better fall color retention than most other zoysiagrass varieties and has an early spring green-up.
Dense growth habit provides a weed-free, carpet-like cushion.
Wear tolerance - better than hybrid bermuda.
Tolerant of heat and drought.
Excellent shade tolerance.
Has improved fall color retention.
Tolerant of close mowing.
Excellent salt tolerance.
Thrives in warm to hot climates, USDA zones 7 to 11.
Highly shade tolerant, can maintain high quality in 60 percent shade.
Moderate to high level of maintenance required.
5/32" to 1/2".
Diamond Zoysia was developed by Dr. Milt Engelke and Texas A&M University.
Diamond is a Z metrella which is vegetatively propagated and genetically stable and uniform. Diamond is distinguished from other zoysiagrass by its fine texture, high rhizome and tiller density, superior salt tolerance, superior shade tolerance and rapid regrowth and recovery from damage.
A patented variety, unauthorized propagation is prohibited.
New Life Turf is a licensed producer of Diamond Zoysia in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida.
All sod is grown on Methyl Bromide fumigated soil. Diamond is also available grown on Topdressing sand.
Regular sod comes in 16" x 82" rolls, 504 sq. ft. per pallet.
Mega-roll sod is 42" x 103', allowing large areas to be sodded quickly and efficiently. Great for large sports fields, golf courses tees, fairways and greens.
Please download our General Diamond Maintenance Program for specific maintenance guidelines for Diamond Zoysia