Golf News for Monday, March 11, 2013 | People

Global Turf Equipment names Steven Montgomery sales representative

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. -- Global Turf Equipment (GTE) - the world's largest independent seller and exporter of pre-owned golf course equipment - has appointed Steven Montgomery as a sales representative.

Montgomery comes to GTE after a four-year stint with Highland Tractor Company in Leesburg, Fla. While there, he specialized in marketing John Deere product, including light industrial equipment, compact tractors and commercial mowing equipment. The 20-year industry veteran also lent his expertise to inventory management, merchandising and display and new product introduction.

"Steven's excellent interpersonal skills and vast technical background are an ideal mix for a successful transition to our team," says Jim Sartain, President, Global Turf Equipment. "We're excited to welcome him aboard and introduce him to both current and prospective partners."

GTE services golf facilities in all 50 states and in more than 80 counties worldwide. Its 30,000 square-foot Florida warehouse features more than 650 pre-owned 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:, 866.588.3092.

About Global Turf Equipment (GTE)
Global Turf Equipment, LLC 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. 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.

Stephen Reynolds
Buffalo Communications