Toro begins field testing autonomous fairway mower

Company will work with select sites on GeoLink Solutions Autonomous Fairway Mower trials in 2022.

After investing more than 20 years of research and development, Toro is excited to put its GeoLink Solutions Autonomous Fairway Mower to the test. Toro’s goal of developing the right products, at the right time, for the right purpose is evident in its new autonomous technology being previewed at the 2022 GCSAA Conference and Trade Show in San Diego.

The innovative GeoLink Solutions Autonomous Fairway Mower aims to alleviate the issues of labor shortages and budget constraints experienced by customers in the golf industry. Superintendents will be able to increase productivity and get more consistent results.

During the initial placement period in 2022, Toro will work with selected sites to test the GeoLink Solutions Autonomous Fairway Mower. The test units will be closely monitored to better understand the operational benefits realized by golf customers, and Toro will gain valuable insight as the technology is optimized.

“As technology continues to evolve, the future of Toro’s autonomous product offerings is limitless,” says Kravik. “Our initial placement activities in 2022 will help us identify applications in which today’s technology can perform to the levels expected by our customers and where further development and additional capabilities are required.”