Global Turf Equipment (GTE), an independent seller and exporter of pre-owned golf course equipment, has appointed 35-year golf industry veteran Walt McMahon as vice president of sales.

McMahon’s awards and accolades over the course of his career 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 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.”

GTE services golf facilities in all 50 states and more than 80 countries and offers savings of up to 50% on products from brands like Toro, John Deere, Jacobsen and Club Car. More than 45,000 square feet in warehouse space house over 750 used machines that have received a thorough inspection of the engine, drive train, electrical system, hydraulic system and cutting units.