Global Sports Turf Seed Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Turf Type (Blue Kentucky Grass, Rye Grass, Creeping Bent Grass, Tall Fescue, Zoysia Grass, Others), By Application (Sports Ground, Others), By Mode Of Application (Broadcasting, Overcasting, Hydroseeding, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : Dec 2023
  • Report Code : KSI061615530
  • Pages : 140

The global sports turf seed market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.38% during the forecast period.

Sports turfs are often found on golf course fairways or playing fields, where high-quality grasses are required to sustain athletic activity all year round. Unlike other types of seeds, sports turf grass seed requires less water but more sunshine than conventional grass. It also requires good soil that drains effectively since it is utilized by athletes who frequently expend a lot of energy over short periods.

Market Drivers:

 Technological advancements Recent innovations, like automatic watering and rainwater infiltration technology, have simplified management. Therefore, lawn managers choose organic athletic turf grass seeds. The sports turf grass seed sector is still very competitive and is expanding quickly due to the high demand for the development of commercial property as well as the advantages of turf grass in terms of the environment and aesthetics, particularly in urban environments.. .

  •  Growing demand for warm-season grass

Warm-season grass is widely employed for lawns, due to their greater tolerance of high temperatures compared to other warm-weather turf grass species and their need for less water to maintain their greenness. However, to produce a green area for outdoor leisure, sports grass seed is employed in landscaping.

Turfgrass cultivated from cool-season grass seed begins to grow branches and sprout in the autumn, grows over the winter, and enters dormancy when the temperature begins to increase in the spring. When daytime temperatures range from 55 to 75°F year-round with normal moisture levels, cool-season grasses normally flourish at their best, which are then used in sports grass seeds.

  • Increase in the number of tournaments

Sports activities have witnessed a significant over the years fueled by the growing emphasis on healthy lifestyle adoption. Also, various initiatives and schemes undertaken to bolster physical activities among youths and adults have provided a positive market outlook. Thus, a rise in the number of athletes is anticipated to fuel the global sports turf seed market growth.

  •  Advancements in lawn management

The growing demand for lawn management methods that are ecologically friendly is one of the significant sports turf seed market's growth prospects. This involves utilizing organic and natural fertilizers, creating drought-tolerant grass species, and implementing water-efficient irrigation methods. The creation of novel grass seed kinds that are more resilient to harsh weather, such as drought, heat, and cold, is another potential, surging the demand for athletic turf grass seed.

North America is the fastest-growing market

North America is expected to show significant growth because of the anticipated high demand in the major nations such as the United States. Tall Fescue, Ryegrass, and Kentucky Bluegrass are the three most significant cold-season turfgrasses. The three main subtypes of warm-season turfgrass are zoysia, Bermuda grass, and St. Augustine.

For Bermuda grass, there is a considerable need for different seed types. A growing number of sports, including American football, baseball, soccer, and tennis, are played on turfs, which increases the need for athletic turf grass seed. One of the few international elite-level sports that can be played on a variety of surfaces is tennis. Consequently, it offers lots of room for the manufacturing of sports grass seed to increase in the market.

Europe and Asia Pacific to  remain one of the major sports turf seed markets globally

Europe is anticipated to witness considerable growth in the sports turf seed market, due to the existence of several prestigious football leagues and the popularity of sports like rugby and cricket. Significant demand for premium sports grass seed results from the region's stringent rules and requirements for sports pitch development and upkeep.

Furthermore, the Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to see the fastest  growth rate due to the rising number of sports infrastructure projects, particularly in nations like China and India. Additionally, the region is seeing an increase in landscaping and gardening initiatives, which is fueling the sports turf seed market growth.

Growing manufacturers focus on product innovation

The major companies in the competitive global sports turf seed market dominate in terms of revenues. Several seed companies, including Landmark Turf & Native Seed, Nutrifeed, and Pennington Seed Inc., are concentrating on technological advancements for new releases at competitive costs. To differentiate themselves as formidable rivals in the industry, the top businesses are employing techniques including acquisitions and mergers, regional growth, and alliances.

Additional growing emphasis on R&D and the introduction of new products is upsurging the sports turf seed market growth. companies in the global sports turf seed market may anticipate benefits from attractive development prospects due to innovation by a number of the industry's top companies.

Company Products

  • Grotrax, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has introduced a new line of grass seed products that combine seed, mulch, and fertilizer into one handy package.
  • BAR Extreme, is a fresh line of Barenbrug Holding B.V. turf grass seed products designed for usage in high-stress environments, such as athletic fields.

Market Key Developments

  • In May 2022, Two new turfgrass types were introduced by OSU. The OSU turf bermudagrass types OKC1876 and OKC3920 will be the ninth and tenth to be made available for commercial usage since 1991. These new types were created specifically for professional facilities like country clubs and public golf courses, notably Tahoma 31, which is utilized in more than 156 places around the U.S.

Global Sports Turf Seed Market Scope:


Report Metric Details
Growth Rate CAGR of 6.38% from 2021 to 2028
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2023 – 2028
Forecast Unit (Value) USD Billion
Segments Covered Turf Type, Application, Mode of Application, and Geography
Regions Covered North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
Companies Covered Ampac Seed Company, BrettYoung, Columbia Seeds, DLF-Pickseed USA, Graham Turf Seeds Ltd, Hancock Seed Company, La Crosse Seed Corporation, Landmark Turf & Native Seed, Nutrifeed, Pennington Seed Inc.
Customization Scope Free report customization with purchase



  • By Turf Type
    • Blue Kentucky Grass
    • Rye Grass
    • Creeping Bent Grass
    • Tall Fescue
    • Zoysia Grass
    • Others
  • By Application
    • Sports Ground
    • Others
  • By Mode of Application
    • Broadcasting
    • Overcasting
    • Hydroseeding
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • United Kingdom
      • Germany
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Indonesia
      • Thailand
      • Others


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline


2.1. Research Data

2.2. Research Process


3.1. Research Highlights


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Blue Kentucky Grass

5.3. Rye Grass

5.4. Creeping Bent Grass

5.5. Tall Fescue

5.6. Zoysia Grass

5.7. Others


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Sports Ground

6.3. Others


7.1. Introduction

7.2. Broadcasting

7.3. Overcasting

7.4. Hydroseeding

7.5. Others


8.1. Introduction

8.2. North America

8.2.1. United States

8.2.2. Canada

8.2.3. Mexico

8.3. South America

8.3.1. Brazil

8.3.2. Argentina 

8.3.3. Others

8.4. Europe

8.4.1. United Kingdom

8.4.2. Germany

8.4.3. France

8.4.4. Spain

8.4.5. Others

8.5. Middle East and Africa

8.5.1. Saudi Arabia

8.5.2. UAE

8.5.3. Israel

8.5.4. Others

8.6. Asia Pacific

8.6.1. Japan

8.6.2. China

8.6.3. India

8.6.4. South Korea

8.6.5. Indonesia

8.6.6. Thailand

8.6.7. Others


9.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

9.2. Market Share Analysis

9.3. Mergers, Acquisition, Agreements and Collaboration


10.1. Ampac Seed Company

10.2. BrettYoung

10.3. Columbia Seeds

10.4. DLF-Pickseed USA

10.5. Graham Turf Seeds Ltd

10.6. Hancock Seed Company

10.7. La Crosse Seed Corporation

10.8. Landmark Turf & Native Seed

10.9. Nutrifeed

10.10. Pennington Seed Inc.

Ampac Seed Company


Columbia Seeds

DLF-Pickseed USA

Graham Turf Seeds Ltd

Hancock Seed Company

La Crosse Seed Corporation

Landmark Turf & Native Seed


Pennington Seed Inc.