El Bolo Césped pertenece a la familia del deporte bolos (bolas), relativos a la petanca. Es muy popular en Nueva Zelanda (donde la superficie de juego natural es Cotula), Australia, el Reino Unido, y en otras naciones de la Commonwealth.
Bowls is a sport in which the objective is to roll slightly asymmetric balls, called bowls, so that they stop close to a smaller—normally white—bowl called the «jack» or «kitty». Bowls, either flat- or crown-green, is usually played outdoors, on grass or synthetic surfaces. Flat-green bowls can also be played indoors on synthetic surfaces. Both variants are collectively known as «lawn bowls».
Bowls belongs to the boules sport family, and so is related to bocce and pétanque. It is most popular in New Zealand (where the natural playing surface is cotula), Australia, the United Kingdom, and in other Commonwealth nations.