Golf Course Management

NOV 2013

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GolfBoard provides a new way to ride GolfBoard from SolBoards Inc. is an electric long board that allows riders to travel across the course at the same speed of a golf car and experience the terrain like a surfboard. The four-wheel drive, lithium-powered longboard caters to experienced riders and newcomers. Its removable standup handlebar/golf bag holder offers the inexperienced rider a balanced point, a secured mount to attach a golf bag and the added bonus of a drink and ball holder. Contact SolBoards Inc., 888-328-2841 (www.golfboard.com). keep riders dry. Also, upgraded seating provides better lower back support and more cushioning. The forward-neutralreverse switch was relocated to a central location along the bench seat's centerline, placing controls at the driver's fngertips. The dashboard has larger cupholders. Contact E-Z-GO, 800-241-5855 (www.ezgo.com). Bayer's Specticle FLO and Celsius have been approved for use in California. Specticle FLO is a pre-emergent herbicide that protects against a broad spectrum of broadleaf and grassy weeds including Poa annua, crabgrass and goosegrass. Celsius, meanwhile, delivers post-emergent control of more than 150 weeds and offers reduced risk of phytotoxicity during summer months. Celsius offers best-in-class safety on bermudagrass, zoysiagrass, St. Augustinegrass and centipede turf types and provides a single solution for many diffcult-to-control grassy and broadleaf weeds. Contact Bayer, 800-3312867 (www.backedbybayer.com). Standard Manufacturing introduced Bunker Barrier, a two-phase liquid-applied bunker liner that creates a frm, fexible layer that stops contamination of the sand. Phase One is a binder coat that dries within an hour of applying with existing spray equipment. Phase Two is a topcoat and can be applied as soon as Phase One has dried. Both phases will spray on white but will clear as soon as they dry. Cleanup is simple with a mild soap solution. Sand can be added to the bunker the following day. Contact Standard Manufacturing, 626-3752515 (www.standard-mfg.net). NIP IT IN THE TUBER Can Your Fall or Spring Treatment Also Prevent Sedges? Echelon® Herbicide Can. With its patented combination of dual active ingredients, Echelon® goes beyond conventional preemergence crabgrass and Poa annua control to fight sedges and other weeds present at the time of application. What's more, Echelon impacts sedge tubers underground to reduce future populations of perennial sedges. SnowEx released SS-4000, its walk-behind rotary broom with a plow attachment for snow removal and other cleanup applications. It is powered by a Honda GXV Series engine, features a floating pivotal broom head with five angle settings to adjust the trajectory of snow and other materials. The 16-inch-diameter broom is centrally driven, allowing the unit to work against curbs, walls and other obstacles from either the left or right side. Brush rotation Save big on Echelon herbicide and other products with the 2013 FMC Early Order Program! Visit www.fmcprosolutions.com or ask your FMC Authorized Sales Agent or Distributor for more information. FMC Turf @FMCturf Source of tuber facts: Tumbleson & KIommedahl, 1961. FMC and Echelon are trademarks of FMC Corporation. ©2013 FMC Corporation. All rights reserved. November 2013 GCM 97

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