Southeast-based Beard Equipment Group named John Deere Dealer of the Year
Beard Equipment Group was named 2020 John Deere Dealer of the Year.
Courtesy of John Deere

Southeast-based Beard Equipment Group named John Deere Dealer of the Year

Remote ceremony also honored efforts of leading sales representatives.

John Deere celebrated its top golf dealer and sales representatives during a special awards ceremony. Held remotely this year, the company announced Beard Equipment Group as the Dealer of the Year.
“Each year we look forward to celebrating our dealers and their sales teams. This year’s ceremony was even more special, allowing us to acknowledge their hard work and unwavering commitment to our customers,” said Manny Gan, global director of golf, John Deere. “Our dealers and sales teams play a critical role in our success in the golf industry, ensuring that John Deere is trusted by the world’s top courses. During these unprecedented times, they have navigated every turn, supporting and uplifting our customers through it all. We are thankful for our dealers and appreciate everything they do for our customers.”
In addition to the Dealer of the Year award, John Deere also honored its sales leaders. Ralph Brannin of Beard Equipment Company received the sales manager of the year award. The sales person of the year recipients include:
  • Mike Muzio, Stotz Equipment
  • Russell Montgomery, Revels Turf and Tractor
  • Jim Leiseberg, Everglades Equipment Group
  • Steve Lebsack, Pacific Golf & Turf
  • Pierre Morin, Martin Deerline Ltd.