Ransomes rides out to Spain

PGA Catalunya Resort, recently voted the Number-one golf course in Spain, has just signed a five-year preferred-supplier agreement with Ipswich-based Ransomes Jacobsen.

Over the next five years the entire fleet for the 300ha course in Girona will become an all-Ransomes affair as the current 7-year-old kit is replaced.

First purchase was a Fairway 405, a seven-gang ride-on fairway mower, said David Bataller, head greenkeeper for the two 18-hole courses.

"The quality of cut we get from the 405 played a significant role in determining our choice of equipment. We mow the fairways every day and the finish it is producing is superb."

Earlier this year, the course was ranked number one by website Top100golfcourses.co.uk.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus

Read This Next

Horticulture education update - staying on course

Horticulture education update - staying on course

Raised levels of investment in horticulture education and increased student take-up is welcome news for the industry, says Rachel Anderson.

What's new in sprayers

What's new in sprayers

Manufacturers have wasted no time bringing out updated equipment to comply with latest legislation, Sally Drury finds.

Reviewed: ride-on mowers

Reviewed: ride-on mowers

With mowing one of the key tasks at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, the team are ideally placed to try out the latest machines. Sally Drury reports.