Tahoma 31 is a new cold tolerant and drought tolerant choice for golf courses. HOW COLD TOLERANT IS TAHOMA 31? Lexington, KY, is the worst place to grow grass. Winterkill is an issue on most bermudagrasses there. But not Tahoma 31. In Kentucky NTEP trials, Tahoma 31 had the least winterkill of all grasses tested.