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Toro Joins PGA Official Supplier Programme

12.48pm 31st March 2016 - Corporate

Robert Maxfield (left), PGA deputy chief executive with Andy Brown, Toro’s senior sales manager (courtesy of Adrian Milledge)
Robert Maxfield (left), PGA deputy chief executive with Andy Brown, Toro’s senior sales manager (courtesy of Adrian Milledge)

Toro, a global leader in turf and landscape maintenance, has joined The PGA’s Official Supplier programme – a network of leading companies in the golf industry.

The innovative turf machinery and irrigation product manufacturer has signed a three year agreement which is an exciting opportunity for Toro to strengthen its already strong foundations with golf facilities across the world.

PGA Members will also benefit through the association with Toro offering education and insight into the latest developments in agronomy.

At grass roots level PGA Professionals work closely with greenkeeping staff in helping to optimise conditions for golfers and the chance to tap in to the skill and expertise of Toro is set to benefit both parties.

The PGA hopes its extensive network, including with many of its branded facilities, will reap rewards for Toro which enjoys a worldwide reputation across sports and partners with many sites and events including St Andrews Links in Scotland and the Wimbledon Championships.

Robert Maxfield, The PGA’s deputy chief executive, said: “I am delighted that Toro have joined our Official Supplier programme. It’s also evident that many PGA Members work closely with greenkeeping staff on a day to day basis and through Toro have a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge base.”

The Toro Company’s Greg Janey, director of marketing and international business, commented: “Toro’s history with world renowned golf venues and our relentless efforts in improving the golfing experience are a good match with The Professional Golfers’ Association. We look forward to leveraging our in-house expertise in agronomy, technology, equipment and irrigation to deliver PGA Professionals with education and insights Toro has accumulated over the years.”

Toro has fuelled creative solutions to improve productivity and performance, reduce water use, and increase fuel and energy efficiency.

Equally importantly, it continually seeks to improve the environmental footprint of its global manufacturing operations – in addition to reducing water usage, waste and energy where possible.



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