February 1, 2018 - Toro Company



For Immediate Release

Toro and the Canadian Society of Club Managers Establish New Agreement

Toro achieves multi-year Gold Corporate Partner status with the CSCM

TORONTO, Ontario and BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (February 1, 2018) – The Toro Company and the Canadian Society of Club Managers (CSCM) are excited to announce their agreement which makes Toro one of CSCM’s valued Gold Corporate Partners. CSCM’s Corporate Partner program recognizes industry partners, which share the values of CSCM and offer CSCM members support as leaders in the club management profession in Canada.

CSCM’s vision is to create great clubs through excellence in professional club management and its mission is to promote and develop the profession of club management. CSCM offers a variety of programs and services in response to member needs and expectations including the certification program leading to the Certified Club Manager (CCM) designation, career opportunities, and a forum for networking for CEOs, COOs, GMs and managers involved in club management.

“We share a very similar culture with the CSCM, one that is driven to ensure the growth and development of the professionals who work in the golf industry,” said Tony Ferguson, sr. golf marketing manager at Toro. “Toro strongly believes in the vision and mission of the CSCM and we are proud to become a major sponsor and to collaborate with CSCM leadership to provide resources to strengthen the positive impact of the CSCM on club professionals.”

“We are delighted to build upon the relationship we have developed with Toro in recent years and have them join our Corporate Partner program,” indicated Suzanne Godbehere, chief executive officer at the CSCM. “Our members have and will continue to receive significant value in working with a quality organization such as Toro.”

The agreement begins on February 1, 2018. 

About The Canadian Society of Club Managers
Established in 1957, CSCM is the national professional society representing the club management profession in Canada. Of our approximately 600 members, over 70% are from golf clubs, and the remainder from a variety of city, recreation, fitness, curling and other types of clubs. 

The Society’s members hold position titles that include General Manager, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer as well as Assistant Manager, Clubhouse Manager, Controller and Food and Beverage Manager. 

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.