Regional Manager, The Toro Company – Equipment
Gareth has been in the industry 26 years, holding various Agronomic qualifications, he has worked his way through the Sports Turf Management industry, holding positions of Course Superintendent and Golf Course Estate Manager.
He has also worked in Amenity Sales in Europe as Technical Sales Manager for Rigby Taylor and Regional Sales Manager for Tower Sport Limited.
Gareth resided for 5 years in the Middle East working as Area Sales Manager for Hydroturf International. Hydroturf is the Toro distributor where he managed 7 countries for Machinery and Toro Irrigation.
Gareth now works directly for The Toro Company As Regional Manager supporting 17 countries in South East Asia and The Indian Sub-Continent for Toro Equipment.
He lives in Singapore with his family, is a keen golfer and has various hobbies involving multiple sports, such as tennis, Cricket and Football.
The focus of Gareth’s presentation will be looking at some of the challenges, such as water management and chemical application, faced by the agronomy team in the golf club environment, new developments happening within the sector, such as hybrid and electric technologies and even autonomous machinery, and also delving into the key ingredients for a successful relationship between the course maintenance team and golf operations team.