Selecting the correct variety of sod is not always as easy as one would think. It is important when choosing the appropriate sod for your new lawn, golf course, athletic field, or commercial space to know what options you have. To be more specific, it is critical that you go through the necessary steps to ensure you are making the correct choice, and the investment in new turf makes sense.

The first and most important step in the process is calling Modern Turf. Our expert staff will guide you through. From the initial conversation, to the site visit, quantity assessment, harvesting, delivery, installation, as well as maintenance, Modern Turf has you covered. We offer excellent choices for the golf course, athletic field, homeowner, and landscape markets. Please see these options below as they relate to your needs:

Sod Varieties:


Tifway 419 Bermudagrass

Tifway 419 has been the standard for golf course tees, fairways and roughs throughout the southern United States for decades. Tifway 419 is also used on sports fields and in many landscape settings.


Sunday Ultradwarf

Sunday Ultra-Dwarf is a genetically stable turfgrass that provides lower maintenance, high-end putting green surfaces. While it is new to the market, it has been grown for over 20 years on a golf course on the Alabama Gulf Coast.



Found on putting greens throughout the south, this ultradwarf bermudagrass has phenomenal root and rhizome structure and is very quick to establish. It can be found on championship putting surfaces, municipalities and everywhere in between.


Mach 1

Mach 1 has been characterized as one of the cleanest and purest turfs throughout its growth period. It’s attractive fine texture, exceptional density, extreme tightness and overall smoothness creates the ultimate playing surface.


Latitude 36 Bermudagrass

Suitable for athletic fields, home lawns, tees, fringes, fairways and roughs, this newcomer to the high-end turf market tolerates low mowing heights, recovers quickly from injury and looks better than any bermudagrass on the market.


Empire Turf

Empire is an eye catching, durable grass that provides a superior alternative to centipede and exhibits a beautiful, golden brown color in the winter months.



The most common grass type in the Midlands of SC, centipede is readily available and popular due to its low fertility and water requirements.


Zorro Zoysia

Zorro Zoysia is a very fine bladed zoysia with a deep, green color that is suitable for golf courses, as well as commercial and residential lawns.


Celebration Bermudagrass

Celebration™ Bermudagrass is ideal for sports fields, golf courses and parks due to its excellent wear tolerance. The dark blue-green color and rapid growth rate make this turfgrass a top contender for all sports turf managers across the United States.