Golf News for Monday, January 14, 2013 | Business

Global Turf Equipment joins with County Mowers in United Kingdom

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. -- Global Turf Equipment (GTE) - the world's largest independent seller and exporter of pre-owned golf course equipment - has established an overseas partnership with County Mowers as part of long term plans to strengthen its position in Europe and will be warehousing and refurbishing product in the U.K.

County Mowers has been in business since 1963 and was a Toro dealer for more than 30 years. It stocks and services professional turf machinery and equipment for golf and turf facilities in the UK, specializing in pre-owned equipment. Services include sales, maintenance and repair of machines, accessories and machine parts.

Serving golf facilities in all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide, GTE offers owners, operators, and golf course superintendents a substantial cost savings by offering fiscally-prudent alternatives to brand-new machines. GTE prides itself on its' reputation for high quality, low hour, off-lease equipment. GTE also offers an optional refurbishing process that includes a 61-point inspection where the machine is completely dismantled and rebuilt to original operating standards.

"We're excited to embark on our first overseas facility with such a well-known and established professional turf industry partner like County Mowers," says Jim Sartain, President, Global Turf Equipment. "Golf course owners, GM's and greenskeepers in the U.K. will be impressed by the significant savings we offer without any lapse in product quality."

Global Turf Equipment will exhibit in Booth #C50 at the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (btme.org.uk), January 22-24, at the Harrogate International Centre in North Yorkshire, U.K.

GTE's 30,000 square-foot Florida warehouse features more than 650 machines, including fairway mowers, green mowers, rough mowers, top dressers and spreaders, trim mowers, turf aerators, turf sprayers, turf vacuums and blowers, utility vehicles and more. Product is expertly packed for safe transportation, while maximizing space to make shipping more affordable.

For more information: globalturfequipment.com.

About Global Turf Equipment (GTE)
Global Turf Equipment, LLC (globalturfequipment.com, 866.588.3092) is the world's largest independent seller and exporter of pre-owned golf course equipment, and a fiscally prudent alternative to buying brand-new machines. Founded in 2003, GTE purchases mowers, grinders, green rollers and more from short-term leases in partnership with major US financial lending firms. GTE's leadership team, with more than 100 years of turf-industry experience, assures each piece of equipment is thoroughly inspected and fully refurbished to a "like new" condition. GTE's leadership team, with more than 100 years of combined turf-industry experience, assures each piece of equipment is thoroughly inspected to guarantee condition standards and verifying proper maintenance. A 30,000 square-foot indoor warehouse services private club, resort and daily-fee golf course clients in all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide. Featured brands include Toro, Jacobsen, John Deere and Club Car.

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