Advanced Turf Solutions expands presence in Midwest

Advanced Turf Solutions expands presence in Midwest

Matt Welch and Don Lawrence added to Ohio sales team.

December 13, 2017
Edited by Guy Cipriano
People News
Advanced Turf Solutions has appointed two new golf course sales representatives in Ohio: Matt Welch in Northeast Ohio and Don Lawrence in Northwest Ohio.

Welch brings 17 years of experience in the industry and was previously a golf equipment sales representative at Century Equipment, the Toro distributor for Ohio. Earlier in his career, Welch spent 10 years as golf course superintendent.

Additionally, Welch has worked with the Northern Ohio Golf Course Superintendents Association and Ohio State University to perform multiple research projects for superintendents in Northeast Ohio. A graduate of Ohio State University-ATI in Wooster, Welch also has a SCPS certification in sales through Sales and Marketing Executives International.

Lawrence joins Advanced Turf Solutions with decades of experience in sales, golf course management and accounting. He was previously in sales at the turf division of Legacy Farmers Cooperative. Beginning in 1999, Lawrence spent 10 years as the superintendent and later general manager at Red Hawk Run Golf Course in Findlay, Ohio. 

Lawrence is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a B.B.A. in accounting and has a turfgrass management certificate from Michigan State University.