What are the benefits of artificial grass for sports facilities?

Two people playing soccer, taking the full advantage of the benefits of artificial grass for sports facilities.

From its invention until today, many sports fields have installed synthetic turf. One of the first sports to replace real grass was baseball, with The Houston Astrodome being the first to make the switch in 1966. Realizing the potential, other sports soon followed in their footsteps. Still, in the early years of playing on synthetic grass, there were some difficulties. The look was not as attractive as the real deal. The ball acted weird on the plastic surface. The whole feeling was kind of “off”. But then, the third generation of synthetic grass (3G) saw the light of day. And, with it, all those detriments went out the window. Today, more and more clubs