London, England: Foley United has appointed Ian Robson as the company’s Importer/Distributor for the United Kingdom and Ireland, encompassing its extensive range of professional grinders, as well as the Neary Technologies range.
Robson, who is Managing Director and Owner of ProSport UK, has almost 20 years’ experience in the sports turf industry with a specific 15-year period spent in the grinding sector, focusing primarily on golf courses and local authorities.
During his career he has worked extensively with head greenkeepers, where his wealth of knowledge has helped to enhance their grinding operations.
His expertise in the field over the years is backed by sales in golf courses across the United Kingdom, from small clubs to Open Championship courses.
Foley United, a Full Business Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation, boasts some of the most cutting-edge grinders on the market and has options across all of its ranges to suit any budget – form the top-of-the-range ACCU-Master Model 653 Reel grinder, or the Model 450 Rotary Blade grinder.
There is also a wide range of back-up products available, spanning from the integral Work Station to the universal and precise Height Gauge.
All of the additional products have been developed with the user in mind, concentrating on enhancing the grinding experience and giving blades a precision cut every time.
The entire Foley United and Neary Technologies range of reel grinders, bedknife grinders and rotary grinders is imported and distributed exclusively in the United Kingdom and Ireland through ProSport UK.
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