News Americas, VALRICO, Florida, Tues. August 11, 2015: Golf Ventures Inc. has expanded into the international turf and landscaping market with a new division initially focused on the Caribbean and Central America. Scott Jones has joined the company as International Sales Manager. Jones is a professional with more than 33 years’ experience in international sales within the golf, turf, resort, and landscaping fields.
Golf Ventures Inc. is proud to announce that Scott Jones has been retained as International Sales Manager to develop the company’s international turf and landscaping division. Jones is a proven sales leader with more than 33 years’ experience, working in the areas of golf, turf, resorts, and landscaping. “Scott’s knowledge and experience in the Caribbean and Central American markets are invaluable,” said Sales Manager Glen Thompson. “More importantly, he brings a reputation of quality, integrity, and relationship-building, which makes him a good fit for our company and with our customers.”
Over the course of his career, Jones has established international divisions for three companies, all primarily selling golf course equipment (such as irrigation systems and mowers). He views the opportunity to establish an international division at Golf Ventures as a challenge. “I saw the need for a business like this in the international market, so it’s a challenge to build something new,” he said. “Golf Ventures is able to offer all the products and services that are successful in Florida to the Caribbean and Central America.” What Jones finds rewarding is “interacting with people I’ve known for years and selling a product that helps them.”
Jones is a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Caribbean Hotel Association, and Bermuda Golf Course Superintendents Association. He has won numerous sales and distributor awards during his career. He earned bachelor’s degrees in economics and health at CornellCollege in Cornell, Iowa.
Golf Ventures Inc. is Florida’s complete maintenance supply company for the golf course and sports turf industry. Working exclusively with Helena brand plant protectants and fertility products, and select specialty product companies, GVI ensures customers receive the best possible service and agronomic support. GVI understands that each course and turf area is unique and provides programmed, personalized service. GVI partners with superintendents and other landscape managers to identify issues and prescribe the most timely and cost-effective solutions. With more than 200 years of combined superintendent experience, Golf Ventures Inc. is the premier provider and partner for golf course and sports turf maintenance. Find us at golfventures.com.