The most common type of artificial turf is 3G, which used to be known as AstroTurf. 3G is an improvement on the original AstroTurf formula, whereas AstroTurf used to be sprinkled with sand, 3G pitches instead use a rubber crumb fill. This rubber crumb mixture is, rather wonderfully, make from recycled tyres.
Desso Grassmaster is one of the most common and popular hybrid turfs available today. It is a combination of natural grass and artificial fibres. The fibres are injected approximately 20 cm deep and cover only 3% of the entire surface. The roots of the grass intertwine the artificial fibres.
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Football grounds undergo heavy and consistent use so you should pick a grass with a good wear tolerance. Perennial rye grass is most commonly used, as it is fast growing and can typically withstand this usage. Certain rye grasses are better suited than others, as the species vary widely. Did you know? Premier League football stadiums use a hybrid grass system for their sports pitches that involves 100% natural grass, reinforced with 20 million artificial turf fibres. Rugby pitch
Bermudagrass is the DOMINATE choice for Soccer due to Bermuda's excellent turf quality and the ability to be mowed low for faster Athletic usage speeds. TRANSITIONAL. In the transitional zone Tall Fescues and Bermudas are both used. There really is NOT a perfect choice for this area.
In the northern United States, there are three types of cool-season grasses primarily used for football fields: Kentucky bluegrass, tall fescue and perennial ryegrass. In the South, bermudagrass is the most commonly used grass for football fields. Tall fescue works great in transitional climates.
Bermuda Grass. Bermuda grass is probably the most ideal grass for all-around sports fields. The grass is grown in hot regions and is valued because of its high tolerance to heat and drought. If it is grown in the transitional zones, it needs to be overseeded in the fall season so that it can germinate in the spring.
The soccer field is a set size area with a uniform density and texture of grass with a mixture of perennial grasses. The surface of the pitch provides a perfectly smooth sliding and even bouncing off the ball from it.
Natural soil fields are the most common type of natural grass found across the United States. These fields are relatively inexpensive, as all one has to do to build a soccer field is use the natural soil found in the area and invest in a proper drainage system.