Bloomington, Minnesota, United States: The Toro Company has been selected by the United States Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) to provide golf course maintenance equipment to help maintain nearly 50 golf facilities at installations worldwide.
The recent contract award renews a relationship with the US Army that began in 2009.
“We are extremely honoured to have been chosen by the US Army to continue providing turf equipment and support to help create the best course conditions for members of the Armed Forces and their families to enjoy,” said Darren Redetzke, Vice President of Toro’s Commercial Business.
“These facilities provide an environment for individuals and families to come together, and we are excited to contribute to that experience.”
Established in 1984, IMCOM’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation [MWR] branch provides guidance and oversight for Army garrison programmes and services which benefit soldiers, families, retirees and civilians worldwide.
MWR provides them the comfort and recreational activities, which enhance their lives away from home. MWR is an integral part of the Army’s Soldier for Life enterprise which includes golf facilities on installations in the United States, Germany, Japan and Korea.
An Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation, The Toro Company is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment including turf, snow and ground engaging equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions.
With sales of US$2.2 billion in fiscal 2014, Toro’s global presence extends to more than 90 countries.
Tokyo, Japan: The Professional Golfers’ Association of Japan, one of Asia’s eldest and most respected sporting organisations, has joined the Asian Golf Industry Federation.