Golf News for Tuesday, September 24, 2013 | Business

John Deere supports golf course clients with two new distributors

CARY, N.C. -- Continuing its commitment to the golf industry, John Deere announced two new distributors will be joining its distributor network - Potestio Brothers Equipment Inc., in Colorado and Belkorp Ag, LLC in California. Both will provide superintendents, club managers and technicians an enhanced level of service, support and value.

"Our customers in Colorado and California will be impressed with their new dealers," said Steve Vincent, North American sales manager, John Deere. "With more than 100 years of combined service to John Deere customers, these teams are perfectly positioned to help superintendents with their equipment needs. The addition of these exceptional dealers continues to strengthen our ability to support the best courses on Earth. Both are able to provide outstanding after-the-sale service."

Potestio Brothers, already a John Deere Gold Star Dealer thanks to excellence in service, will support Colorado golf courses. The distributor has made significant investments in an expert parts staff, as well as six mobile service vehicles and is a strong partner with John Deere Landscapes. Potestio's family-run business is committed to relationships with the Rocky Mountain Golf Course Superintendents' and Regional Turfgrass Associations.

Belkorp Ag, LLC will now serve the California region with its acquisition of former John Deere dealer Mid-Cal Tractor. With eight locations throughout the Central Valley and the North Coast regions, Belkorp offers exceptional parts support and mobile service. Mid-Cal's golf staff will now be a part of the Belkorp team, allowing John Deere to continue the trusted relationships that have been formed over the years. Additionally, as an owner of Big Sky Golf Course in British Columbia - a top golf course in Canada - Belkorp understands the needs of golf course managers, superintendents and owners.

About John Deere
John Deere (Deere & Company — NYSE: DE) is a world leader in providing advanced products and services for agriculture, forestry, construction, lawn and turf care, and landscaping and irrigation. John Deere also provides financial services worldwide and manufactures and markets engines used in heavy equipment. Since it was founded in 1837, the company has extended its heritage of integrity, quality, commitment and innovation around the globe.

Contact:
Maureen McCormack
Segment Manager, Media Relations
John Deere Ag and Turf Division
2000 John Deere Run
Cary, NC 27513
919-804-2246
McCormackMaureenA@JohnDeere.com

McGavock Edwards
IMRE
919-747-8680
mcgavocke@imre.com



 
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