Category Archives: Productivity Benefits

Simplify and Save Time (And Cash) With TMSystem

When you’re a turf maintenance professional, a lot rides on your ability to keep your surface looking green and pristine. In the past, you may have relied on multiple machines to get the job done. But times have changed, along with turf technology. The industry has seen some seriously sophisticated improvements in terms of turf… 

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Posted on: Sep 18, 2018

Victoria Golf Club acquires Canada’s first robot greenskeeper

The Cub Cadet RG3 has landed at the Victoria Golf Club, the first Canadian golf property to adopt this breakthrough technology. Golf Course superintendent Paul Robertson calls the $63,000 machine the ‘future of greenskeeping’. “A lot of people have asked, ‘Is this going to eliminate jobs; is this something we’re doing to try to save money?’… 

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Posted on: Apr 12, 2017

Economics and Precision are Driving Turf Managers to the RG3

Sometimes the early adoption of new technologies can raise eyebrows among club members and owners, but many in the business can see that the benefits of the RG3 are enough to convince both that it’s worth the investment.  Turf managers such as Thomas Bastis from the California Golf Club of San Francisco are quite familiar with this challenge. An… 

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Posted on: Apr 1, 2017

The Future Workforce

Golfdom’s recent article “Are autonomous mowers the solution to the labor crisis” features an interview with RG3 Customer Jeff Miller of The Santaluz Club.  Read about how the RG3 has helped make Jeff’s operation more efficient:

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Posted on: Sep 25, 2016

Cub Cadet Continues The Commitment to Innovation At 2016 Golf Industry Show

Cub Cadet continues to show commitment to bringing purposeful innovation to golf course maintenance at the Golf Industry Show, one year after unveiling the world’s first robotic greens mower for golf courses. The RG3 is among many other Cub Cadet products that provide improved productivity and quality to the golf industry. From robotics to gas-less power,… 

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Posted on: Feb 29, 2016

Golf Course Industry Features RG3

GCI’s assistant editor Guy Cipriano sat down and talked with John Shaw, Superintendent of Valley Brook Country Club, to talk honestly about the advantages and some of the challenges of implementing the RG3 into his operations. Read the interview with John Shaw, and listen to his audio interview by clicking the image below.

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Posted on: Oct 5, 2015

RG3 in TurfNet: Success Story for Robotics Mower

Great press this week for the RG3 in TurfNet. It’s exciting to see the word spreading about this truly innovative greens mower. We once again owe thanks to John Shaw, CGCS of Valley Brook Country Club, for tooting the horn of this mighty mower, and greatly appreciate the folks at running this story. The… 

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Posted on: Sep 4, 2015

Crew Productivity and Efficiency – Understanding Cycle Times

How much can adopting a multi-task or section maintenance approach in your operations save you in terms of manpower?  How long will it take to complete the same level of work you achieve today and at what time of day will the crew need to start? These questions and more are fairly typical when looking… 

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Posted on: May 18, 2012

Scheduling for Productivity with the RG3

I just sat down with the latest Golf Course Industry magazine and read a great article titled, “The Science of Scheduling”, which can be found here.  In the article, Bruce Williams discusses how the most productive hours of the day for the maintenance staff at most golf courses, are the very first hours of the morning when there… 

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Posted on: Jun 17, 2011