Golfers want a perfect playable surface. If there is debris, you cannot call it an ideal surface. This is the reason why debris management is extremely important. Leading brands like Toro and John Deere do research and use advanced technologies in their debris management golf course maintenance equipment. This also highlights the importance of debris management in golf courses. You have to maintain clean turf and hard surfaces to maintain the playability. With debris management equipment, you can achieve this easily and quickly. You can remove grass clippings, leaves, thatch, sand and more quickly and easily and at the same time save your labor cost.
One of the biggest manufacturers of golf course maintenance equipment, Toro, sells the following five golf course debris management equipment:
- Rake-O-Vac Sweeper/Vacuum
- Pro Sweep
- Pro Force™ Series Debris Blower
- Debris Blower 600
Today you will learn about the following two equipment:
- Pro Sweep®
With its large capacity hopper, this equipment can even simplify the biggest clean up duty. You have convenient seat controls allowing you to operate the deck and trailer hydraulically. You have rubber finger deck for effective sweeping. After switching to combination deck, start verticutting for core pulverization, overseeding or dethatching.
Rubber Finger Deck
It can easily and quickly remove twigs, leaves, clippings, pine needles and more.
It has innovative design allowing quick deck changes. You can easily remove for servicing. You also get more versatility with the optional hand-held hose. You can remove debris from tight areas as well.
|Drive System||Belt drive|
|Power Supply||35 PTO hp or more|
|Hopper Capacity||Volume 6.5 cubic yards|
|Width||72″ (182.9 cm)|
|Weight||2,300 lbs. (1043.3 kg)|
|Warranty||2 year limited warranty|
Following are the accessories available with this debris management equipment:
- Optional hand-held hose
- Optional combination deck
For the collection of traditional aeration cores and other debris, If you are looking for a method that is faster than the traditional method, invest in Pro Sweep by Toro. With its brush height adjustment, you can accommodate different turf conditions.
Adjustable Roller Height
You can easily customize it for a specific application. All you have to do is to adjust its height.
Floating Brush Housing
It has exclusive floating brush housing rotating from front to back and side to side. Even when on uneven terrain, the sweeper can easily collect cores.
Wireless RF Remote Control
You can easily control sweeping and dumping operations with a wireless RF remote control. Just touch a button and its done. The same remote control allows sweeper movement from tow position to offset position. You can also stop power completely in emergency situations.
High Lift Dump
You can easily dump all the cores into a Toro Workman’s bed.
Despite the hopper being filled-up, it provides you with better traction and also maintains positive tongue weight.
When the sweeper is in hydraulic position, you can easily move it to the collection position.
It serves the purpose of keeping cores away from tires.
|Power supply||8 gpm at 2000 psi|
|Hopper Capacity||25 cubic feet|
|Sweeping Width||52 inches|
|Collection System||Rotary Brush, Hydraulic Powered|
|Tires||67 cm x 36 – 31 cm|
|Warranty||Two year limited warranty|
Following are the accessories available with Pro Sweep:
- Adjustable Jack Stand
- Tire Scraper Kit
- Brake Kit
Do learn about the other three debris management equipment by Toro.