The European Golf Course Owners Association has announced that the Toro Company is now their preferred supplier of turf maintenance equipment and irrigation. The EGCOA includes approximately 600 golf course owners in 12 European countries.
Both Toro and EGCOA have a strong common goal to grow the game of golf. The EGCOA is dedicated to serving the needs of golf course owners throughout various European countries and helping those owners build stronger business models through education initiatives, best-practice sharing, and partnerships with other industry stakeholders such as Toro.
“The EGCOA is delighted to form this partnership with Toro,” said Marcel Welling, president of the EGCOA. “We believe Toro is committed to a high level of service for golf course owners in Europe, and the quality they deliver helps owners improve the management of their maintenance operations. Toro’s wealth of knowledge is valuable for the owners, which we’ll now be able to tap into through this partnership.”
“We strongly believe that the Toro – EGCOA partnership is a great fit. Both parties are committed to growing the game of golf in Europe,” said Michael Happe, director of golf marketing for Toro International. “Owners and superintendents around the world count on Toro for innovative products that provide reliable performance, while helping them increase course playability and profitability. We are excited to partner with an outstanding organization that continues to grow within the industry, and we look forward to meeting the needs of EGCOA members as best we can.”
With 107 distributors in 122 countries, Toro provides a comprehensive list of innovative turf equipment and service solutions to make the job easier and more efficient for the turf professional. Toro is already the current preferred partner for turf maintenance equipment and irrigation with the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) in the United States.
The EGCOA cooperates with the NGCOA of USA, the NGCOA of Canada, and the Asian GCOA. Together they form the Word Alliance of owners associations. The EGCOA will organize its first conference on 23 – 25 November in Amsterdam.
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