Entries by Steve Mitchell

P&K strives for excellence

P&K strives for excellence: Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club in Bridgend, commonly known as P&K, is one of Wales’s few true championship links courses. Its lofty sand dunes and unique series of habitats hug the same stretch of South Wales coastline as its near neighbour Royal Porthcawl. It is also one of the few golf […]

John Deere Partners with LPGA, LET

John Deere Partners with LPGA, LET: The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) today announced a new three-year official marketing partnership with John Deere, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of agriculture, construction, forestry and turf equipment. With the agreement, John Deere becomes the LPGA Tour’s Official Golf Course Equipment Supplier and will support the LPGA […]

Dumbarnie delight

Dumbarnie delight: Scotland’s newest golf course, Dumbarnie Links on the south coast of Fife, officially opened for play at the end of May. This was just a couple of weeks later than originally planned due to government imposed restrictions following the Covid-19 pandemic. The vision was to provide a first class, true links style golf […]

Carnoustie partners with John Deere and Rain Bird

Carnoustie partners with John Deere and Rain Bird: Three global brands with shared values have united with a vision to produce a blueprint for world leading golf course management – watch our special video and interviews, and download photos here: https://3globalbrands.com/video/. Carnoustie, ‘Golf’s Greatest Test’, has a long history of firsts and is regarded as […]

New mowers make a big difference

New mowers make a big difference: “It’s fair to say that if it wasn’t for the dealer back-up and the relationship I’ve built up over the years with James Moore of Farol and John Deere, I wouldn’t still be using their machinery, it’s that simple.” So says course manager Alec MacIndoe of West Surrey Golf […]

Hybrid mowers prove their worth

Hybrid mowers prove their worth: Founded in 1889, Royal County Down is one of the oldest golf clubs in Ireland and features two 18-hole links, the Championship Course and the Annesley Links. Located in the beautiful surroundings of the Murlough Nature Reserve in Northern Ireland and set against the magnificent backdrop of the Mountains of […]

A new deal for Newquay Golf Club

A new deal for Newquay Golf Club: Dan Kendle, head greenkeeper at Newquay Golf Club, says it is great being back at work after lockdown with his full team, on a busy golf course, with the added bonus of using several new John Deere course maintenance machines supplied by local dealer Masons Kings at St […]

Safety first for employees, dealers and customers

Safety first for employees, dealers and customers: John Deere will not attend international trade shows in 2021. In order to ensure the safety of customers and employees, John Deere has announced that it will not attend any international agricultural and turf trade shows in Europe and the CIS during the company’s 2021 fiscal year (1 […]

P Tuckwell to acquire Burden Bros Agri dealership

P Tuckwell to acquire Burden Bros Agri dealership: John Deere is pleased to announce that the owners of P Tuckwell Ltd have reached an agreement to acquire the Burden Bros Agri Ltd John Deere dealership business, which covers Kent, East Sussex and parts of Surrey for both agricultural and turf equipment. This will bring the […]

Double A to acquire Nairn Brown

Double A to acquire Nairn Brown: John Deere turf dealership The Double A Trading Company Ltd, which has its head office in Cupar, Fife and a second outlet at Kintore in Aberdeenshire, has agreed to acquire Nairn Brown (Glasgow) Ltd of Busby. The purchase, which has been agreed by Double A owners Sandy and Aileen […]