Figuring your top dressing: The Sand Calculator

Top dressing is a critical component of turf playability and helps dilute surface organic matter accumulation. Calculating your topdressing needs is easier thanks to the Purdue Turf Science department’s Calculator. The calculator helps you figure out how much sand you’ll need for your topdressing application.

The calculator also guides you on bunker sand, rates your aerification practice against golfer preference, and helps you figure annual top dressing volumes.

Purdue Top Dressing calculator