March 9, 2015

Global Turf Equipment Appoints New Vice President of Sales

Global Turf Equipment (GTE) – the world’s largest independent seller and exporter of pre-owned golf course equipment – announces the appointment of 35-year golf industry veteran Walt McMahon as Vice President of Sales.

A standout performer for Golf Ventures for more than two decades, McMahon has received numerous awards and accolades over the course of his career. They include being named Jacobsen’s Dealer of Year (2010), consistent recognition as Helena Company’s Commission Agent of the Year (1998-2013) and Grigg Brothers’ Top Sales Recipient for North America (2010-13).

McMahon has also been a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) for more than 30 years, and was President of the Palm Beach GCSA in 1992.

“Walt brings a unique mix of management, sales and superintendent experience to this newly-created position,” says Jim Sartain, President of GTE. “This background makes him comfortable touting the performance and financial benefits of our pre-owned equipment to turf care professionals and golf course owners and operators alike.”

Based outside Tampa, GTE showcases more than 750 “like new” machines across several state-of-the-art warehouses totaling more than 45,000 sq. ft. Offering savings of up to 50% on products from brand leaders like Toro, John Deere, Jacobsen and Club Car, its inventory includes fairway green and rough mowers; top dressers and spreaders; trim mowers; turf aerators, sprayers, vacuums and blowers; utility vehicles and more.

Servicing golf facilities in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, GTE is proud of its reputation for carrying high quality, low hour, off-lease equipment. All machines purchased from GTE have received a thorough inspection of the engine, drive train, electrical system, hydraulic system and cutting units. They also come with a minimum of 50% of reel and tire life remaining, as well as new oil and oil filters, fuel and fuel filters, spark plugs, hydraulic fluid and hydraulic filters, rotary blades, bedknives, and more.

More information about GTE: / 866.588.3092.

About Global Turf Equipment (GTE)
Global Turf Equipment, LLC (, 866.588.3092) is the world’s largest independent seller and exporter of pre-owned golf course equipment, and a fiscally prudent alternative to buying brand-new machines. Founded in 2003, GTE purchases mowers, grinders, green rollers and more from short-term leases in partnership with major US financial lending firms. Forty-five thousand square feet of warehouse space services private club, resort and daily-fee golf course clients in all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide. Featured brands include Toro, Jacobsen, John Deere and Club Car.

Stephen Reynolds
Buffalo Brand Invigoration Group