Golf Course Management

MAR 2015

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03.15 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 101 pumping. The WS-485 can be used to apply herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, fertilizers and liquid de-icers. The twin wheel pumps spray a fan of solution 6 feet wide at the rate of 1 gallon per 1,000 square feet. It is equipped with large, easy-to-push rubber tires and a heavy-gauge steel frame for the 6-gallon tank. The pumping system and the 6-gallon tank are constructed of corrosion- resistant materials. The spray pattern is delivered from two nozzles in the form of tiny droplets providing a steady, uniform application, which greatly reduces costly chemical drifting. Shutoff controls located on the handle grips allow operators to use the nozzles independently. Contact Wheel Spray Corp., 262-646-8640 (www.wheelspray.com). Club Car's Precedent 4Fun is designed to make the golf experience more enjoyable for families, couples, women's groups, teachers, students, corporate and social group outings by fostering sociability during their rounds. The vehicle is powered by a 3.7-hp motor; features four forward-facing seats; attachments for four golf bags including junior size; and eight cup holders. Precedent 4Fun is equipped to integrate Club Car's Visage mobile communications system. Contact Club Car, 800-258-2227 (www.clubcar.com). Soil Technologies Corp. is distributing TurfTech Bio-Mega for turf managers who are seeking a total microbial ecosystem for transforming the rhizosphere of greens and tees and improving turf performance under all kinds of challenging conditions. Turf Tech Bio-Mega's formula is an enhancement of the original TurfTech formula that was developed in the 1980s. The new formula adds a diverse concentration of benefcial microbials that are known to improve turf rooting, nutrient uptake and plant health. In addition, it contains a variety of plant-derived substances including steroidal saponins. The company says the impact of these phytochemicals, combined with Bio- Mega's microbial communities, is a genuine breakthrough based on solid soil science. Contact Soil Technologies Corp., 800-221-7645 (www.soiltechcorp.com). Hunter Industries unveiled MP800SR360 , a short-radius version of its popular MP Rotator, featuring rotating streams of water applied at a slower rate to con- serve water and prevent runoff. It reaches radius settings as low as 6 feet and can reach up to 12 feet on the high end. The precipitation rate remains matched across all arc and radius settings at approximately 0.8 inch per hour. Contact Hunter Industries, 760-744-5240 (www.hunterindustries.com). Club Car's Precedent 4Fun Trojan Battery launched its new true deep-cycle battery line, Reliant AGM with C-Max Technol- ogy. Trojan designed this new AGM line from the ground up with features that maximize sustained performance and increase total energy output to meet the requirements of deep-cycle applica- tions. Key features are proprietary paste formula (elements designed to address the unique needs of deep-cycle applications to maximize sustained performance and increase total energy); unique separator composition (thick design ensures high compression for effective contact between glass mat and plates, which protects against stratifca- tion for extended battery life); plastic polymer case design (features reinforced case end walls for increased durability and provides higher battery cell compression); and maximum fame arrestors. Contact Trojan Battery, 800-423-6569 (www.trojanbattery.com). Battery LIFE

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