Ransomes Jacobsen and their local distributor MHG of Reykjavik sponsored the Icelandic Greenkeepers Association's annual golf tournament, held at Golfklubbur Kidjaberg, 90 miles northwest of the island's capital. Ransomes Jacobsen is a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company.
Eighty two greenkeepers representing 65 courses in Iceland took part in the event at the 18-hole course, which is situated on the river Hvítá in a spectacular landscape of lakes and mountains.
Scott Forrest, Ransomes Jacobsen's North European Sales Manager, who hosted the event said,
"Over 70% of the courses in Iceland are maintained using Ransomes Jacobsen equipment. That's a testament to our distributor, MHG, who have been tremendously active in the country. The turnout was very impressive and it was great day's golfing in a truly spectacular setting capped off by a superb dinner and prize giving in the evening."
Ransomes Jacobsen is a subsidiary of Textron Inc., a $10 billion multi-industry company operating in 33 countries with approximately 37,000 employees. The company leverages its global network of aircraft, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO and Greenlee, among others. More information is available at www.textron.com.