Golf Course Management

OCT 2017

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

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10.17 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 79 agement needs," says Sandra Burton, president of LINNE Industries. "Subsurface water aeration is widely considered a best management practice, but power delivery costs prohibit its widespread use. Now, through our partner- ship with a national bank, golf courses and country clubs throughout the U.S. can install PondHawk and improve their water quality with no upfront costs." The solar- powered PondHawk lowers the long-term cost of future dredging and reduces the need for chemicals or chemical applications for algae management, all without using electricity. Visit LINNE Industries, www.linneindustries.com/ leasing-program. Fairway Fourway is a patented wetting agent technology developed for the golf course industry by AgStone . The non-ionic formula is engineered to have no burn, help reduce localized dry spot, foster better mois- ture uniformity, and boost nutrient uptake. Non-corrosive and 98 percent biodegradable, Fairway Fourway has been university-tested and proved to show less leaching, and it does not contribute to layering in the soil — all while being more cost-effective than most other wetting agents, the company says. Visit AgStone, www.ag-stone.com. Key Turf is a national online membership program through which golf course superintendents can save on purchases of chemicals, specialty products and fertilizers. In addition to realizing immediate, substantial savings on industry-trusted products, superintendents also get access to unique, timesaving technologies such as the company's Key Turf Calculator. This easy-to-use tool lets members determine the exact quantity of product they'll need for a specific project, and then place their order from their mobile device anytime. Key Turf's combination of products, convenience, information and cost savings can make a significant difference in a superintendent's bottom line and efficiency, the company says. Contact managing partners Roger Kazanowski, roger@keyturf.com, or Robin Sibucao, robin@keyturf.com. Draingarde covers can be installed in just a few seconds to shield drains, protect sprinkler heads and curb water pollution. The covers are durable and reusable, and GCSAA members save 10 percent on all orders. Visit Draingarde, www.draingarde.com. Spraying Devices carries a full line of replacement parts and individual components for sprayer fixes. The company also offers a complete supply of spray tips from TeeJet, Hypro and Greenleaf Technologies, and stocks re- pair kits for most of the popular diaphragm and centrifugal pumps. Visit Spraying Devices, www.sprayingdevices.com. Earth & Turf Attachments unveiled a snow plow blade for mini skid-steer loaders. The 60-inch, manual-angle blade is designed to fit on the common mini skid-steer mounts for Boxer, Ramrod, Toro Dingo and other brands that use the same mounting system. The blade has a 19-inch- high moldboard; full spring trip; and bolt-on, reversible cutting edge. Its full-blade trip can be locked out for light grading or moving loose materials. Visit Earth & Turf Attachments, www. earthandturfattachments.com. Move ALONG Earth & Turf

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