Golf Course Management

APR 2014

Golf Course Management magazine is dedicated to advancing the golf course superintendent profession and helping GCSAA members achieve career success.

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(GCM Staff) GIS highlights Mowers? Check. Irrigation inputs? Check. Product upgrades? Check. The trade show foor at the 2014 Golf Industry Show in Orlando was lined with goodies as far as the eye could see. Because GCM was unable to present all the new products in this space, some will appear in future issues, so stay tuned. 76 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 04.14 EQUIPMENT The Toro Co. showcased several new prod - ucts for 2014. The Sand Pro 2040Z provides zero-turn-radius maneuverability, an industry frst for golf course bunker rakes, the company says. Its patent-pending Lift-in-Turn system, paired with a fex-tooth rake, allows the 2040Z to groom contoured bunkers, steep slopes and tight fngers, all without leaving tire marks or teardrop mounds of sand. The 84-inch-wide fex-tooth rake has three reversible rubber trowels designed to keep bunker liners from tearing and turf on bunker edges safe. It has a top transport speed of 12 mph. The Work - man HDX Auto is a heavy-duty utility vehicle with an automatic transmission. It is designed to minimize turf damage that can occur when stopping and starting a fully loaded vehicle on a side hill since there's no clutch pedal to engage. It provides a total payload capacity of 3,299 pounds and a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. The Multi Pro WM and Multi Pro 1750 are vehicle sprayers. The Multi Pro WM is a bed-mounted sprayer accessory for the Workman HD or HDX utility vehicle. The Multi Pro 1750 is a 175-gallon dedicated turf vehicle sprayer designed to maneuver in smaller turf areas such as tees, greens and sports felds to improve productivity and spray accuracy. The GreensPro 1240 greens roller features a number of operator-friendly enhancements, including a dual-direction seat adjustment and tilt steering to perfectly ft most operators. The new transport system features a QuickLatch coupler, making transportation from green to green quick and simple. A new 100-inch cut - ting deck is an option for the Toro Grounds- master 360. Infinity Series Golf Sprinklers feature Smart Access, which allows crews quick and easy access to internal components, includ - ing solenoids, pilot valves, two-wire control modules and wire splices. Lynx Central Con - trol System Version 3.0 enhancements include station percent adjustment for duration, forced sequential program operation and hole/area di - agnostics for GDC 2-Wire systems. Accessory updates for Fairway Perfection Brushes will ft Reelmaster 3550-D and Reelmaster 5010 Se - ries mowers; Split Rollers are designed for use with selected Greensmasters mowers. Eye candy 076-085_GIS_NEW@show_14.indd 76 3/18/14 2:52 PM

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