One of the UK’s leading grounds maintenance equipment consultants is looking to give golf clubs a sharper edge after joining Golf Business International.

Tom Stidder, 44, the founder and director of TCS Turfcare Equipment, has more than 22 years’ experience in the technical side of the turf-care machinery business.

From being a dealer technician in the late 1990s to working as an EMEA aftermarket operations manager for a major manufacturer in recent years, he has not only provided technical services, but also produced and delivered a significant amount of technical training at all levels in Europe and the Middle East.

His areas of expertise include workshop and machinery condition improvement; staff technical skills development; tournament preparation; sprayer set up and training; and resolving after-cut appearance issues.

Golf Business International, formed in 1999 as the Golf Consultants Association, is unique in the UK in its ability to make available a team of highly respected and experienced golf industry professionals to deal with any aspect of the business of golf through from conception to end.