Golf Course Management

MAY 2013

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ent and gas exchange to result in a greener and fuller putting green, the company says. The solid tines enhance root density through their ability to facilitate healthy levels of water and nutrient exchange, the company says. Because of their low abrasiveness and small cores, grow-in time will be reduced, the company says. Contact Stens, 812481-5502 (www.stens.com). Larson Electronics introduced multiple new products. First, the High Output LED Fixture (HALP-48-2L-LED-G2 LED) is for hazardous location lighting and is designed for marine and saltwater applications, and where corrosion and wetness is a constant issue. The fxture is approved for Class 1, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D and UL 1598A Marine Type. Also, Larson launched the FTL-3-LED50-HD 8 Watt LED Drop Light. It is designed to provide operators with a versatile and reliable lighting solution that can serve in a wide array of applications and is made to serve as an alternative to traditional fuorescent drop lights. It is designed also for the operator to lean the light upright against a wall. Larson also is showcasing its 300 Watt Pneumatic Light Tower, which includes dual LED Lights. It is designed for easy setup and powerful illumination. It is an 18-foot extendable light tower with two LED fxtures producing a total of 29,580 lumens of light output. Another product is the LED Knock Down Light for mining and drilling applications. The company also announced it has a Rechargeable Explosion Proof Light on a tripod for hazardous area locations. Contact Larson Electronics, 800-369-6671 (www. larsonelectronics.com). Club Car's Golf Car Maintenance Guide is available to help courses keep their golf car feets performing at their best. "The condition of the golf car feet at the end of the lease term helps determine its trade value and contributes to the experience operators offer their members and customers," said Tim Walls, golf category manager for Club Car. "That's why it makes sense to keep the feet looking and performing at its best." Electrical system (batteries and charging), tire pressure, overnight storage, cleaning and car rotation are among the areas covered in the guide, which also includes a maintenance checklist that encourages operators to make evaluation of their feets a part of their daily activity. Contact Club Car, 800258-2227 (www.clubcar.com). Slatestone paving stones have been added to a line of landscape paver products manufactured by Willow Creek Concrete Products. The pavers are engineered to meet the highest performance standards and aesthetic demands of contractors and landscape architects, the company says, and they feature a natural slate texture. Slatestone comes in three shapes to create an easy-to-install repeating pattern for a random, natural appearance. At 7 cm thick, pavers are made to be durable and beautiful, the company says, and are made to work well in both standard and permeable applications. Contact Willow Creek Concrete Products, 651773-7480 (www.willowcreekpaving stones.com). GCM Submit items for "Product News" to hrichman@gcsaa.org ON course May 2-5 — Web.com Tour, Stadion Classic at UGA, University of Georgia Golf Club, Athens, Ga., Scott Griffth, GCSAA Class A superintendent.

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