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Toro Renew Agreement

National Golf Course Owners Association and Toro Renew Agreement

Charleston, S.C. (January 15, 2018) - The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) is pleased to announce the renewal of a long-term partnership with The Toro Company, according to Jay Karen, Chief Executive Officer of NGCOA.

Toro began its support of the NGCOA in 2002 and continues its involvement as a Corporate Partner of NGCOA through 2020. Through this sponsorship agreement, Toro is actively supporting the education and advocacy priorities of NGCOA, as well as offering members an exclusive rebate on new and used turf maintenance equipment.

“Toro is excited to continue our long-term relationship with the NGCOA as a Corporate Partner,” said Rick Rodier, Vice President of Toro’s Commercial Business at Toro. “As a highly respected and trusted industry leader, the NGCOA is dedicated to the growth and enrichment of their members and the golf industry. Toro is honored to be a contributor to the implementation and success of NGCOA’s initiatives.”

Toro provides economical turf maintenance equipment solutions designed to improve course operations by reducing labor costs by improving productivity, versatility and efficiency. Toro’s participation in the NGCOA Smart Buy rebate program, now with both new and used equipment, provides significant financial benefits to NGCOA members.

“We could not advance our mission and represent the interests of course owners and operators around the United States without companies like Toro,” said Karen. “We are grateful for the team in Bloomington, Minnesota, and all they have done for NGCOA and our members over the years. Toro’s continued participation in the NGCOA Smart Buy program, now with both new and used equipment, provides significant financial benefits to NGCOA members.”

About The Toro Company
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment including turf maintenance, snow and ice management, landscape, rental and specialty construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of $2.5 billion in fiscal 2017, Toro’s global presence extends to more than 125 countries. Through constant innovation and caring relationships built on trust and integrity, Toro and its family of brands have built a legacy of excellence by helping customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties and agricultural operations.

About the NGCOA
The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) is the leading authority on the business of golf course ownership and management. The Association represents and promotes the interests of golf courses as the principal businesses and economic assets of the game of golf. The not-for-profit organization is the only trade association dedicated exclusively to golf course owners and operators. Through advocacy, education and information resources, purchasing programs and networking opportunities, the NGCOA helps golf course owners and operators run more successful businesses. For more information, visit www.ngcoa.org or call 1-800-933-4262.

Media Contact:

Bob VandenBoom
The Toro Company
Sr. Marketing Communications Manager

Mike Ketterman
Director of Corporate Partnerships

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