24 entries: "John Deere"

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The John Deere renowned apprenticeship program is already 30 years old!

By: 2022. 09. 05.

John Deere has just marked the 30th anniversary of its renowned apprenticeship program with an open day to recruit the next generation of technicians to work across its agriculture, turf, and parts business. Over 1,000 apprentices have qualified…

2022 Award winner Ben Matthews with Sandy Armit John Deere

How does John Deere endorse great talents?

By: 2022. 05. 19.

I found an interesting personal, career story of Ben Matthews, an SRUC student. Who has just won the 2022 HNC Golf Course Management Student of the Year Award, sponsored by John Deere and Scottish turf dealer Double A.…

John Deere OnLink greenkeeper

How does John Deere help optimize golf course operations expenditures?

By: 2022. 03. 25.

Do you remember when John Deere acquired OnLink, an industry-leading golf course performance optimization software platform in 2019? At the time, John Deere explained the acquisition by saying they would like to address the golf industry’s ongoing labor…

John Deere Italian Association of Golf Technicians Awards 2021 winners

How did John Deere win the Italian Association of Golf Technicians Awards?

By: 2021. 12. 13.

According to my sources what really impressed the Italian golf technicians and greenkeepers is John Deere's TechControl system, which allows supervisors and technicians to electronically preset and control several features through a simple and intuitive interface. These features…

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John Deere is supporting GCSAA’s First Green Program

By: 2021. 11. 11.

John Deere Golf has made a donation to the GCSAA Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), to support First Green, which provides hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education at golf courses. John…

Normanby Hall Golf Course John Deere mower

Can Normanby Hall Golf Course afford John Deere equipment?

By: 2021. 10. 15.

How many of you have heard of Normanby Hall Golf Course (18 hole, par 72)? It is considered one of the best municipal courses in the UK. You may have noticed how many things have changed at Normanby…

Dunblane New Golf Club 1st John Deere fleet

How did the Dunblane New Golf Club purchase its 1st John Deere fleet?

By: 2021. 09. 16.

How sensational can the club’s first John Deere fleet be at Dunblane New Golf Club? Cecil Hutchison and James Braid designed their par-69, 6000 yards parkland golf course. The course manager Wesley Saunders has taken delivery of 11…

Potters Point 2021 John Deere partner

Potters Point: Retention marketing pays off for John Deere

By: 2021. 08. 20.

One of the major B2B marketing trends in 2021 is retention marketing. Today, many companies know that returning customers are more likely to purchase from a company (e.g. John Deere) over time. Fred Reichheld believes Marketers' operating costs…

John Deere fleet at Gleneagles

Why does Gleneagles after 5 years still insist on John Deere?

By: 2021. 07. 27.

This collaboration between Gleneagles and John Deere began when an exclusive contract was signed in 2017. John Deere's local dealer Double A Trading is involved in this cooperation. As part of the agreement, John Deere exclusively provides golf…

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John Deere in support of 3 international golf tournaments in Scotland

By: 2021. 07. 09.

How would you prove your mowers are top-notch ones? The most obvious way to demonstrate quality and reliability is to support major golf tournaments. It is an excellent social proof too. I would utilize user social proofs as…

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John Deere’s new £1.5 million Apprentice Training Center

By: 2021. 05. 20.

Last year I was very happy to share with you that Burhill Group is investing £60,000 into its apprenticeship training for 2020. In 2019, the company invested £42,000. I summarized the benefits of the well-designed apprenticeship program in that article, so I…

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How John Deere is helping golf clubs’ sustainability efforts?

By: 2021. 05. 10.

Probably you have already noticed that I truly care about golf clubs' sustainability efforts. So far, I showed golf clubs' sustainability initiatives. I thought it would be interesting to know what do golf turf equipment manufacturers, like John…

Education City Golf Club John Deere sustainability solution for golf clubs

What can John Deere provide to golf course sustainability?

By: 2018. 10. 08.

The brand new Education City Golf Club (the soft opening will be in this month) is showing another example that they keep their promise regarding the sustainability of its golf courses. Just before the soft opening of the…

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GCSAA’s First Green gets extra support from golf-allied organizations

By: 2022. 08. 25.

Last year I shared with you that John Deere has made a donation to the GCSAA Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), to support First Green, which provides hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education…

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The birth of a 10-hole tournament in Carnoustie Golf Links

By: 2021. 09. 20.

I’m always happy when a golf club invents a new game format that can bring new excitement to our game. Who remembers SPRINT6GOLF or Speedgolf? Now Carnoustie Golf Links tried to come up with something new. Hopefully, we…

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Who is helping Roganstown Hotel & Country Club become sustainable?

By: 2021. 08. 25.

Before I share with you GreenClub’s latest new business win (Roganstown Hotel & Country Club) let's see what are the top sustainability trends in 2021. I see the following 5 sustainability trends golf clubs should follow: Decarbonisation of…

Alastair Higgs - Rain Bird career news

How positively Rain Bird is viewed as an employer?

By: 2021. 08. 16.

When I first heard about the promotion of Alastair Higgs (Europe Service Manager) and the appointment of Antonio Farina (Area Sales Manager: Italy, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus), Rain Bird's corporate culture came to my mind unintentionally. As a…

Husqvarna robotic lawnmower CEORA teaser

Can Husqvarna convince the greenkeepers with its robotic lawnmowers?

By: 2021. 04. 12.

Maybe I need to re-evaluate the autonomous/robotic lawnmowers? It so happened that I found an interesting study by the Scandinavian Turfgrass and Environment Research Foundation (STERF) on this topic. The study found: Results from 2020 showed few significant…

Golf de Pals autonomous mower

Golf de Pals gave an opportunity to autonomous mowers

By: 2021. 04. 05.

How many of you have thought to implement autonomous/robotic mowers in your golf clubs? What motivates you to consider them? I am asking this because it is one of the commercial landscaping trends in 2021. My clients explain…

Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club-John Deere

Why didn’t Brokenhurst Manor have to give up on fleet development?

By: 2021. 03. 11.

I almost say I’ll continue where I left off yesterday when I wrote about Heritage Links’ Florida projects. We need to be prepared to ensure that our golf courses are immaculate when we reopen them. Of course, it…