Golf Course Management

MAY 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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05.14 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 91 Rescue! introduced multiple products includ- ing OrnamenTrap, which is designed to catch yellowjackets and fies. The fligree design and metallic plastic are crafted to resemble weathered, cast copper. The trap comes with Rescue!'s water- soluble attractant. Also, TrapStiks for wasps and fies use VisiLure technology, developed to attract insects with colors, shapes and other visual stimuli to which they respond. TrapStiks lure wasps or fies to a sticky surface using the three-dimensional pat- tern and color combination they fnd most attractive. Contact Rescue!, 800-666-6766 ( Trap PRODUCTS Bobcat showcases its XRZ Zero-Turn Mower , a riding mower that was developed for commercial contractors who are new to the professional landscape maintenance industry. It is equipped with a premium high-back elastomeric vibration-control seat and 22-inch rear-drive wheels, which help to smooth the ride over undulating terrain and provide increased traction on slopes. The XRZ is available in deck widths of 48, 52 and 61 inches. The cutting height can be adjusted with the quick-lift foot pedal, allowing for cutting heights of 1.5 to 4.875 inches in quarter-inch increments. The XRZ is powered by Kawasaki FR engines and Hydro-Gear ZT- 3100 transaxles, which allow operators to mow at ground speeds up to 8 mph. Contact Bobcat, 866-469-1242 ( Hannay Reels unveiled the 1500 Series Hose Reel , which the company says is ideal for lawn care, pest control, pneumatic tools, power washing, watering and other greenhouse or grounds maintenance applications. It is specifcally engineered for long lengths of hose and is available in both manual and power rewind. It can be truck-, trailer- or garage-mounted on wheels or carried by hand and is equipped to handle ¼-inch to 5 ⁄8-inch hose. The reel's chain and sprocket drive can be powered by an electric, hydraulic or compressed air motor. It operates at pressures to 3,000 psi and temperatures from 20 to 400 degrees. Models are available to accommodate other high pressures and temperatures with standard inlet (90-degree ball- bearing swivel joint, ½-inch female NPT threads) and standard outlet (½-inch female NPT threads). Contact Hannay Reels, 877-467-3357 ( Otterbine announced its new Fountain Glo LED Low Voltage Light Systems . They are made to be energy effcient, versatile and cost effective. These light sets operate a 6.5W LED food lamp bulb that is available in bright white (5,700K) or warm white (3,000K), and offers 80 percent energy savings over traditional halogen lamps. Advantages of the new systems include brighter lights, longer cable runs and corrosion- resistant thermal plastics manufacturing. Light systems for units 1 horsepower and above come standard with a cable quick-disconnect feature and are adjustable, allowing the customer to both customize and maximize the illumina- tion pattern. Contact Otterbine, 610-965-6018 (www. GeoHay is a pad made from recycled carpet fber to control erosion and manage stormwater. The company says the pad is an ideal sand trap liner because it allows the sand to stay in place instead of being swept away. Contact GeoHay, 800-554-2082 ( 090-093_May14_ProductNews.indd 91 4/16/14 2:54 PM

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