Monday, 29th August, 2016

Stories tagged ‘Ransomes Jacobsen’


Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Jason King addressing the delegates at the start of the conference

Ransomes Jacobsen’s Customer Care Conference Strikes The Right Note

Almost 40 Parts, Service and General Managers from dealers across the UK attended the Conference which was held at the commercial mower manufacturer’s head office in Ipswich


Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Steve Isaac of the R&A (right) chairs one of the working panels

Africa Golf Summit – a great success

Organisers of the first pan-African gathering in golf have hailed the event as a resounding success


Friday, September 25th, 2015

Superintendent John van Hoesen (back right) with his greenkeeping team

Unique Dutch Golf Club Purchases Jacobsen Fleet

The Duke Golf Club, situated in Nistelrode, 40 km north of Eindhoven in the Netherlands, has purchased a fleet of Jacobsen golf course maintenance equipment from Ransomes Jacobsen’s distributor, Pols Group

Product Manager Richard Tyrrell and Sales Manager John Quinton address the dealer group on the latest Iseki mowing equipment

Iseki Distributors View New Tractors and Mowers

Over 80 representatives from Ransomes Jacobsen’s Iseki distributors across the UK attended a two-day dealer meeting at Trinity Park in Ipswich to view and ride a range new and current products


Monday, September 21st, 2015

Andy Campbell

Andy Campbell Leaves Ransomes Jacobsen as new horizons beckon

The former BIGGA Chairman who was previously Golf Director at Lough Erne Golf Resort, will be pursuing other interests as he returns to his roots in club and course management


Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Mick Shaw (left), Ransomes Jacobsen’s newly appointed CPO Sales Manager with Customer Care Director Jason King

Mick Shaw Appointed CPO Sales Manager at Ransomes Jacobsen

‘Certified Pre-Owned’ is Ransomes Jacobsen’s used machinery programme offering quality turf maintenance equipment that has been factory refurbished and reintroduced to the market with a one year manufacturer warranty


Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Michael Boyes BSc Turf with David Timms from Ransomes Jacobsen

Michael Boyes Is Top Turfgrass Student At Myerscough College

Michael Boyes, Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at the Trump International Golf Club in Dubai, is this year’s recipient of the Ransomes Jacobsen-sponsored best student award and Stephen Hull wins Ransomes Jacobsen’s Further Education Award


Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Jacobsen image for Burdens Group IMG_7168

The Burdens Group Appointed Ransomes Jacobsen Dealer

The previous distributor, Lawnmower Services Lincoln (LMS) has relinquished the franchise after 60 years of loyal service in the territory


Monday, August 10th, 2015

GEA logo

Last Call for STRI Golf Environment Awards

The Awards reward both individuals and golf courses for their commitment to environmentally sustainable projects. Entries should be submitted by Friday 14 August


Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Jacobsen’s Frederico Santa-Barbara and Neil Cleverly with a selection of Jacobsen equipment

Jacobsen Mowers Maintaining The Rio Olympic Golf Course

Jacobsen mowing equipment, built at the company’s manufacturing facilities in Ipswich, UK and Charlotte, USA are maintaining the Rio Olympic Golf Course as golf returns to the Olympic Games after a 112-year absence


Friday, July 3rd, 2015

High Five Training in action

Specialist Groundscare Training Business Launched

Ian Mitchell, the former Operator Training Specialist with Ransomes Jacobsen, has formed High Five Training, a new training business providing support for the groundscare industry


Friday, June 26th, 2015

Peter Driver (left) receives his TOCA award from Ransomes Jacobsen’s Managing Director Alan Prickett

Ransomes Jacobsen PR Manager Wins International Award

Peter Driver, Ransomes Jacobsen’s long-serving Public Relations Manager, has won an international writing award from the Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA)


Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Fairways GM Managing Director, David Rae receives the Jacobsen sales award from Rupert Price

Ransomes Jacobsen UK Dealer Sales Awards

Held at an evening reception in the Riverside restaurant at Woodbridge in Suffolk, the winners were TH White Ltd, Fairways GM Ltd and Turney Groundforce


Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

The new Ransomes MP495/MP655 wide area cylinder mowers replace the venerable Ransomes Commander

Next in series of Medium Platform Mowers from Ransomes Jacobsen

New MP495 and MP655 five unit cylinder mowers manufactured at Ransomes Jacobsen European headquarters in Ipswich


Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Two of the Jacobsen Fairway 405 mowers in action at Golf Club Ruhpolding

Turf Maintenance in the Mountains of Bavaria

Golf Club Ruhpolding has been a loyal Jacobsen customer since 1992 and currently operates four UK-built Jacobsen Fairway 405 large area cylinder mowers for maintaining their fairways and semi-rough .....read the full story »


Friday, April 17th, 2015

Last year’s winners during their recent visit to Portugal (from left) Rhys Butler, Royal St David’s Golf Club, Glenn Kirby, Hockley Golf Club, Joel Nunes, Palmares Golf Club, Bob Taylor, Senior Consultant, STRI and John Kelly, Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Calling All UK Golf Clubs for The 2016 Golf Environment Awards

STRI has announced that the 2016 STRI Golf Environment Awards are now open for entry


Friday, April 10th, 2015

Jacobsen Truckster

Jacobsen Unveils All-New Truckster XD Heavy-Duty Utility Vehicle

Serving as a replacement for the venerable Cushman Turf-Truckster, the all-new Jacobsen Truckster XD sets a new standard for capacity, power, strength and comfort


Monday, April 6th, 2015

Roland McPhearson (centre) flanked by Stephen Tucker, CEO of IGCEMA (left), and Rupert Price, Sales Director of Ransomes Jacobsen (right) following the presentation of the IGCEMA Edwin Budding Award

Roland McPhearson wins 2014 IGCEMA Edwin Budding award

Roland McPhearson, Equipment Manager at Azalea City Golf Course in Mobile, Alabama, is the 2014 winner of the Edwin Budding Award, which is sponsored by Ransomes Jacobsen .....read the full story »


Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Eddie Bullock, former PGA Captain and now non-executive Director of Golf at Goodwood, delivering a class on what it takes to become an effective leader

Future Turf Managers’ Initiative again voted ‘Outstanding success’

Nineteen delegates from golf clubs across the UK visited Ransomes Jacobsen’s European headquarters for the third BIGGA Future Turf Managers’ Initiative made possible by Jacobsen


Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Turf Maintenance Live website

Turf Maintenance LIVE – a new event

Turf Maintenance LIVE will be showcasing and demonstrating equipment from BLEC Global, Ransomes, Rigby Taylor, Shelton Drainage and Weidenmann UK


Friday, January 30th, 2015

The new Jacobsen MP493 wide area rotary mower

New Jacobsen MP Series Batwing Rotary mower

Ransomes Jacobsen launched the Jacobsen MP493 and MP653 batwing rotary mowers, which are ideal for maintaining large areas of semi-rough and rough on golf courses


Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

(from left) Glenn Kirby, Hockley Golf Club, Rhys Butler, Royal St David’s Golf Club, Gordon McKillop, CEO – STRI, John Kelly, Royal Birkdale Golf Club

STRI announces winners of the 2015 Golf Environment Awards

STRI (Sports Turf Research Institute) honoured the winners of the 2015 Golf Environment Awards at Hotel Du Vin in Harrogate last week


Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

RJ Managment team IMG_6279A

Prime Minister David Cameron Visits Ransomes Jacobsen

He met with Ransomes Jacobsen’s senior leadership team before walking over to the manufacturing plant to address an audience consisting of employees and guests


Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

The new Sales and Marketing team (from left) Will Carr, John Quinton, Karen Proctor and Nick Brown

Significant Marketing and Sales Management Changes at Ransomes Jacobsen

Marketing and Communications Manager Karen Proctor brings with her a wealth of experience in the golf industry having joined almost two years ago from Carden Park, where she was Director of Golf


Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Jacobsen MP493 wide area rough mower

Jacobsen BTME Preview Hall M, Stand M9

Following a review of their marketing strategy Jacobsen have taken the decision to return to BTME on an annual basis