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Spring 2022

Deeside Golf Club bolsters Toro fleet

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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.

Neil McLoughin

Course manager Neil McLoughlin says he will “definitely buy electric again” after his experience with Toro’s Greensmaster eTriFlex 3370.

The Scottish parkland club boasts fabulous views, yet this idyllic environment doesn’t come without its challenges.

The machines support course manager, Neil McLoughlin, and his eight full-time staff to maintain the club’s 27 holes all-year round.

Neil explains: “We are located in traditional Scottish parkland and due to our position just eight metres above sea level on the banks of the River Dee we can experience some challenging environmental conditions. We can be subject to flooding, particularly in winter when the water table sits high, and we have lots of mature trees casting shade across parts of the course. Resilient, reliable machinery is a must for us and Toro provides quality every time.

It’s easy to use, adaptable and, having worked with Toro for so long, we understand the machines. Plus, the greenkeeping team absolutely love using them. Some of our older mowers are into their thirteenth year with us, which is testament to their quality and durability.

Neil McLoughlin Course Manager, Deeside Golf Club

They still provide as excellent a finish as the newer models we’ve recently introduced, although I have to say we’re particularly enjoying the electric eTriFlex 3370 ride-on. It’s so quiet and the cut is fantastic! I would definitely buy electric again

Groundsmaster 3500-D

The Groundsmaster 3500-D with Sidewinder technology is a revolutionary triplex rotary mower designed for superior performance trimming.

Each machine is set up for its intended purpose, meaning that Neil and his team don’t need to keep adjusting the height of the machines as they go between cutting rough or semi-rough. And, despite such a large fleet, technical issues are few and far between.

We seldom have any problems and if we do, they are resolved quickly. The back-up is vital for us as we don’t have a full-time mechanic on site. Whilst we can carry out basic maintenance ourselves, we rely on having the support from the team at Reesink.

Neil McLoughlin Course Manager, Deeside Golf Club

The Reelmaster 3575-D provides enough power to climb hills, even while running groomers and rear roller brushes, yet uses less fuel per acre than traditional fairway mowers.

Deeside Golf Club is a great example of a club which has an excellent understanding of the Toro products. They invest in and look after the fleet, and in return we support them with back-up care and equipment which enable them to deliver on their greenkeeping goals.

Richard Green Manager, Reesink’s Livingstone branch
Deeside Fleet

The greenkeeping team standing with the most recent Toro additions to the club’s already impressive machine fleet.

We strive to provide excellent playing surfaces for our 1,300 members all year round. Having the high-quality Toro machinery makes my job easier, allowing me to focus on improving the courses from season to season.

Neil McLoughlin Course Manager, Deeside Golf Club

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