Turf & Irrigation Blog

Toro Workman GTX Superior Drive Tour

The Kenney Machinery Workman GTX Superior Drive Tour is coming to a city near you! Sign up now to register for a test-drive, and experience the unequaled comfort, utility and versatility of the Workman GTX!  Space is limited and available on a first-come, first serve basis, so don’t delay. The tour includes stops in Louisville, Indianapolis, and Ft. Wayne. The Indianapolis event will take place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, date TBD. The Ft. Wayne event will take place on June 21st at Franke Park from 10 am–1:00 pm (lunch provided) Franke Park 3411 Sherman Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN  46808
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Slugger Field Keeps the Grass Growing with Help From Award Winning Groundskeeper Tom Nielsen

To help promote our customers and show our appreciation to them, we occasionally put the spotlight on one of our customers and feature them on our blog, promote them on social media, and highlight them in our newsletter.  The spotlight customer for this month is Slugger Field in Kentucky, home of the Louisville Bats baseball team and Louisville City soccer team. The stadium, which opened in 2000, has a seating capacity of 13,000 with a natural grass playing surface.  However, for soccer games, artificial turf is used to cover up the clay on the baseball field, meaning soccer games are
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Electric Lift for Toro Workman GTX Utility Vehicle

It’s no secret that Toro UTVs are extremely versatile and can be adapted to just about any task.  One task you might have in mind as spring approaches is spreading mulch around your facility.  If that’s the case, then the electric lift for Toro Workman GTX utility vehicles might be just what you need. The electric lift efficiently raises and lowers the bed of the Workman GTX within the payload capacity of 1,200 lbs.  It makes it easy to unload dirt, mulch, sand, debris, or anything else you might be hauling in your Workman. The electric lift is just one
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Hard Cab for Toro Workman HD

Our featured accessory this week for the versatile Toro UTVs is the hard cab for Toro Workman HD vehicles.  The cab features a vented front glass windshield for cross ventilation, side panels for enhanced visibility, an interior dome light, and a 2-speed windshield wiper.  The cab has been ROPS certified to protect the operator in case of a roll-over accident. The cab by itself is nice enough, but why stop with just the cab when you can add doors, a heater, and a rear-view mirror? In fact, there are two options when it comes to the doors.  You can either
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ProPass 200 Topdresser for Workman HD

Spring is nearly here, which means it’s time to think about getting your athletic fields ready for the upcoming season of play.  That’s why this week’s featured accessory for the Workman UTVs is the ProPass 200 topdresser for the Workman HD. With the ProPass 200, you can evenly apply materials in a spread pattern of up to 35 ft, and with a carrying capacity of 21 cubic feet you won’t have to waste time refilling the bin.  Switching back and forth between the Twin Spinner and the Cross Conveyor is easy and doesn’t even require any tools. The topdresser for
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Kenney Machinery Announces New Partnership with Prime Turf

For over a century, Kenney Machinery has been serving the Midwest (and now Florida) as the ultimate resource for turf professionals. Now, Kenney Machinery is proud to announce their new partnership with Prime Turf, a company offering innovative solutions for turf water treatment. About Prime Turf After decades as the superintendent of the Old Oak Country Club in Homer Glen, Illinois, Pete Lieponis was very familiar with irrigation water quality issues. Becoming increasingly frustrated with turf grass issues, Pete arranged for a consultant from Brookside Laboratories to test the quality of his irrigation water. Much to his amazement, he learned
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Kenney Machinery Toro Irrigation Special Going on Now

It’s that time of year again…time for the annual Kenney Machinery special offer to help you upgrade your irrigation equipment before you need to start using it this spring.  Whether you need conversion assemblies or sprinkler heads, we’ve got you covered: Buy Four Toro Sprinklers, Get One Free When you buy four qualifying Toro golf rotors, you get a FREE rotor of equal or lesser value.  You can choose from industry-leading 800S Series, the high-performance DT Series, and even the Infinity Rotors. Only Toro golf sprinklers are loaded with advantages such as: Patented TruJectory that allows main nozzel angle adjustment
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Bench Seat Kit for Workman GTX

Our Toro Workman UTV accessory of the week is the bench seat kit for the Workman GTX. The kit allows you to replace the standard bucket seat with a bench seat.  It features a Elastomeric Vibration Control system to improve operator comfort. The Workman GTX can be configured with either two or four seats, and with this kit those seats can either be bench seats or bucket seats. It’s just one of dozens of available accessories for the Workman line of UTVs, making them the most versatile line of UTVs on the market.
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NGCOA Golf Course Of The Year for 2017 is Kenney Machinery Customer

The award-winning Pete Dye Course at the French Lick Resort in Southern Indiana has won yet another award.  At the 2017 Golf Business Conference in Orlando, FL the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) announced that the course had won the 2017 Golf Course of the Year award, which is the first time a Pete Dye designed course has received that distinction. Kenney Machinery is proud of our long relationship with French Lick golf.  Not only are they a long-time client, but we have also hosted company events at the resort in the past, including a company meeting last year
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Workman UTV Featured Accessories Help Increase Storage Capacity

As we continue to highlight the versatility of Toro Workman Utility Vehicles by reviewing all their available accessories, this week we feature several accessories designed to help increase the storage capacity of your vehicle. First up is the under hood storage kit, which provides an easy-to-reach storage area in the front of your Workman GTX. Next, we have the bed-mounted racking system, which helps you secure everyday items like shovels and rakes to the bed of the vehicle. Lastly, there’s the trash can mount, which allows the Workman to carry two 32-gallon trash cans on the rear of the vehicle
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