Spring 2022

Sustainable Goodwood

From solar panels and biomass boilers to rewilding and biodiversity projects, there are a number of projects underway at Goodwood to ensure it achieves its eventual goal of being a carbon neutral estate. Recently that involves a significant Toro machinery fleet order including five electric riding greensmowers and eight electric utility vehicles.


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For multi-sports turfcare, it's Toro again for The Roehampton Club

With a golf course, ten grass tennis courts, four croquet lawns and extensive gardens to consider, it’s always an extensive tender process deciding the best machines for all its turf-based facilities. And it was success again for Toro at The Roehampton Club as yet another five-year full-fleet exclusivity agreement is agreed.

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    Rising from the ashes with Toro's help

    Boringdon Park Golf Club in Plymouth has struck a £550,000 deal with Toro that sees the resilient club looking forward to the future after an unfortunate fire destroyed the club’s entire fleet of machinery.

    Here Justin Austin, course manager, explains what happened: “The fire was devastating. It was, fortunately, brought under control before it could damage the two courses, but it destroyed the entire shed and everything in it. Happening as it did at the beginning of the year, we knew it wasn’t going to be easy replacing the stock as every manufacturer was experiencing delays to the supply and distribution chain due to COVID.”

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    Toro fleet matches scale of impressive Northumberland club

    With two 18-hole championship golf courses set in 500 acres of beautiful Northumberland countryside, Longhirst Hall Golf Club, near Newcastle, required a robust fleet of greenkeeping machinery which was powerful enough to maintain the entire site.

    The club was keen to find a market-leading manufacturer which could offer local support and reliable back-up care, and after test-driving a number of machines the decision was made to invest in a nine-strong fleet from Toro.

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    Deeside Golf Club bolsters Toro fleet

    Third Toro renewal agreement for Scottish club. Deeside Golf Club, set in traditional Scottish parkland on the bank of the River Dee outside Aberdeen, has signed its third renewal agreement with Toro, boosting its impressive fleet by a further 17 machines.

    The club has welcomed an extensive raft of machinery which includes fairway mowers, sidewinders, top dressers and sprayers, along with the industry’s first all-electric ride-on greensmower, the Toro Greensmaster eTriFlex 3370.

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    Sustainable Toro chosen to improve operations at Wallasey

    Sustainable machinery in the form of Toro’s all-electric Greensmaster eTriFlex 3370 and three electric Workman GTX Lithium-ion utility vehicles lead Wallasey Golf Club’s new order with Cheshire Turf Machinery.

    Situated on the Wirral Peninsula overlooking Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea with views of the Snowdonian landscape in the distance, Wallasey Golf Club is carved out of ancient sand dunes that have bordered the Wirral coast for hundreds of years. The links landscape is not only home to the England Golf Championship venue designed by Tom Morris Snr of St Andrews, but also rare species of fauna, flora and wildlife.

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    James de Havilland is a Technical Freelance Writer hailing from Banbury in Oxfordshire. A well-respected journalist, he has accrued over 30 years’ experience operating, testing and writing about turfcare machinery.

    Irrigation solutions

    A sprinkling of investment for football league debut

    Securing football league status is an historic achievement and for Sutton United Football Club in South London, it led to a £550,000 pitchworks investment in the club’s home ground, including a new hybrid pitch and irrigation solution from Reesink Turfcare comprising a SRC Ranger control system and Toro sprinklers.

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    Toro chosen for SSSI irrigation intricacies at West Sussex Golf Club

    The intricacies of selecting and installing the right irrigation network are no more pronounced than for West Sussex Golf Club, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest, which recently completed the installation of a full course Toro irrigation system.

    Set on the very rare terrain which is Lowland Heath with extensive heather, Scots Pine and birch, the club had very clear expectations of what it wanted for both the course and its members. The new system also had to meet the specific requirements of Natural England in their approval of the required work.

    Kerr Rowan, course manager at West Sussex Golf Club, elaborates: “We are fortunate to be one of a small number of traditional heathland golf clubs in the country. Our players gravitate towards the firm, fiery and fast fairways.

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    Renovation for innovation

    Reesink Turfcare has long recommended renovation for irrigation wherever possible. It solves multitude of issues, keeps costs down, minimises disruption and brings the system bang up to date. And with Reesink’s training support on hand too, it’s been a winning combination for Breadsall Priory Golf Club.

    Renovating its irrigation was an approach recommended to John Smith, course manager at Breadsall Priory, by Reesink when the system started experiencing communication errors and electrical breakdowns on both its systems on both its courses in 2018.

    At the time John said: “Completely replacing everything would have resulted in huge costs, but with the help of Reesink’s Toro irrigation team, including Peter Newton, we discovered we only needed to upgrade the two control systems and we’ve saved a lot of money thanks to renovating rather than replacing.”

    The existing wiring and pipework were found to be compatible with being updated to Toro’s Lynx central control system which would control the irrigation on both courses.

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    Did you know you get access to technicians?

    Did you know, that for as long as you have a Toro irrigation system you have access to Reesink’s fully-trained, experienced irrigation technicians? Reesink understands the responsibility that comes with an irrigation system, it’s a huge investment to make and needs to be right for the next few decades. With that in mind, reesink has in place a technical support system for new and existing toro customers which is second-to-none.

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    Greensmaster e1021 pedestrian mower

    Toro is at it again. Taking an industry favourite, keeping the essence of what makes it popular, but moving it along with the times. The latest case in point is the all-electric fixed-head Greensmaster e1021 pedestrian mower.

    The latest addition in the brand’s line-up of all-electric mowers, takes the greensmaster – a name that’s synonymous with excellence – and adds to it an advanced lithium-ion battery.

    Making it ready for now and the future, this technology – for which Toro is renowned – ensures a long operation time, high productivity and reduced operating costs. And you can get an early start, too, because the quiet operation lets you work anytime even in areas with noise restrictions or regulations.

    It can mow up to 35,000 square feet (over 3,000 square metres) of turf on a single charge and a convenient LCD screen gives an instant view of the ongoing battery charge status.


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  • 300 acres, one gold service!

    With 300 acres of grass to maintain, there was no doubt that Glenbervie Golf Club in Scotland, needed the support of the Reesink Turfcare’s ReeAssure maintenance plan.

  • Toro blades

    10 percent off for the perfect cut in the busiest season

    Reesink Turfcare is offering 10 percent off genuine Toro rotary blades in May to ensure there’s nothing holding you back from delivering the perfect cut in the busiest season of the year. Never underestimate the importance of your rotary blades. If blunt or unbalanced, you can expect a poor cut and poor after-cut appearance, but […]

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    Reesink Turfcare has created an online nationwide network providing access to the best used Toro machinery available in the UK. Ree.Own, the newly launched service accessible online at gives customers the chance to browse, compare prices and match budgets on a range of machines that are guaranteed to have less than 3000 hours use […]

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