New Jacobsen Fleet Delivered To Golf National

Monday 4 July 2016

GEO Certified® Le Golf National's new feet of hybrid and energy efficient mowing and turf maintenance equipment played their part in keeping the course up to its high standards for last weeks 2016 Open de France. 

Following the signing of a five-year preferred supplier agreement between Golf National and Ransomes Jacobsen, new Jacobsen mowing and turf maintenance equipment was been delivered ahead of the event hosted by Le Golf National, 30th June - 2nd July 2016.

Le Golf National Jacobsen Eclipse 322In total 70 units  were delivered by Parisian subsidiary, RJ IDF, including both walk behind and ride on greens mowers, fairway mowers,  trim mowers, utility vehicles, top dressers, overseers, blowers and sprayers. This state of the art equipment has high efficiency levels and several items use hybrid technology, including the Eclipse® 322 Riding Greens Mower. This new hybrid mower boasts less pollution, greater control and can claim up to 86% lower operating costs.

Commenting on the existing special relationship with the Ransomes Jacobsen organisation, Alejandro Reyes, said, “I am a long time user of Jacobsen products and the quality is undeniable. However, the most important thing to me, which was also the key point in our tender document, is the technical support we have been provided with these past years and especially at every Open.

“As far as I’m concerned, confidence in the chosen brand is essential in our business and I feel that we have made the right choice. Good technical support and a good relationship are fundamental in the preparation of one of Europe’s greatest golf competitions and we trust Jacobsen on this.”

David Withers, President of Jacobsen commented at the delivery of the latest units saying: “We are extremely pleased and delighted that Golf National has selected Jacobsen as their preferred supplier of golf course maintenance equipment for a further five years. It’s a testament to the quality of the Jacobsen product offering and to the excellent support provided by Ransomes Jacobsen France. We have a longstanding association with Golf National and they are a prestigious partner in our customer portfolio. We look forward to enhancing this relationship as we move forward.”

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