Marlborough Golf Club, situated on rolling common land on the edge of the old market town in Wiltshire, has purchased a tranche of golf course mowing equipment from local Ransomes Jacobsen dealer, TH White Ltd.
The equipment from the Jacobsen brand, delivered at the beginning of last season includes an AR522 rough mower, a TR3 tees and surrounds mower, and LF570 light fairway mower and an Eclipse 322 diesel-electric hybrid greens mower.
Robin Greaves is the head greenkeeper and has been at the club for the past seven years. He was previously at Thornbury Golf Centre near Bristol, part of the Burhill Group and prior to that worked at Bristol & Clifton Golf Club and also Cotswold Hills near Cheltenham. He has a team of four greenkeeping staff including two brothers, David and Stephen Patrick.
Commenting on the new equipment he said,
"The new equipment has been good value for the club and the service and support from TH White has been of the highest standard."
David Patrick contributed saying that he "liked the easy set up and quality of cut" from the Eclipse 322 while his brother Stephen commented that "the TR3 is very comfortable with a good view of the cutting units."
Ransomes Jacobsen is a Textron Inc (NYSE:TXT) company and more information on the product offering can be found at www.ransomesjacobsen.com
Caption (l-r): David Patrick; Les Trute, General Manager; Robin Greaves, Head Greenkeeper;Stephen Patrick at Marlborough Golf Club