About Us

Having the right equipment to produce the best turf is the backbone of your golf club or business’ success. That’s why, at JT Turf, our mission isn’t just to supply a great product from a top brand, that goes without saying; it’s to match your business with the best and most thorough overall solution that’s going to give you a tangible competitive advantage.

Part of this overall solution is the machinery and equipment we supply. We are one of Australasia's leading providers of turf care and maintenance equipment, golf carts and utility vehicles. Our wide and varied range is made up of world-leading brands such as Jacobsen and Redexim, and has been carefully selected based on years of firsthand experience seeing these machines prove themselves time and again.

Our promise to deliver a robust solution includes taking the time to get to know your golf club or business really well; by knowing what you need to achieve we can always make the best recommendations that ensure consistent and reliable performance. And as trusted consultants of turf machinery, golf carts and utility vehicles with a local presence across the country, we understand your unique local conditions and factor this into your options also.

 

Meet the team

1 Dean Podger
Sales Manager

Dean has been in the turf industry since finishing at Tafe in Timbuctoo. Did his apprentice with Bruce Carruthers before working with chemicals and equipment supply companies. Dean provides a level of service to our customers that ensures that they feel a part of the JT Turf family.

3 2 Hailey Tiernan
Parts/Administration Manager

Hailey is the glue that keeps the JT Turf operating to its fullest potential. Equally skilled in parts support and administration, Hailey heads our in-store support team and with over 7 years experience, there isn't too many challenges that she can't efficiently manage for our customers.

2 Corey O'Grady
Technical Manager

Corey is our lead service technician, he is young and enthusiastic and keen to ensure that our customers are supported to the best of our abilities. He has a great knowledge on our Bernhard grinding systems and provides retail service for JT Turf branded products or not.

Steve Fogarty
Parts Support

Steve brings with him years of experience in the service industry. His role at JT Turf is to support our growing customer base with parts support on a part time basis.

JW MG 7534 John Woodham
Managing Director

John and Lyndal Woodham are our Canterbury based owners. Over the last 10 years, John has developed the business to where it is today, by focusing on the big picture and matching that with a product range that best fits the needs of our customers. A self-confessed “Sporting Tragic”, John is passionate about the turf industry and the people in it. Being a good family man he is all about relationships, back up, and support. John loves being involved and hands on, and when not working on or in his group of businesses, you will find him spending time with his family.

LM MG 7260 Liam McLeod
General Manager

After 7 years working for Power Turf in Auckland, Liam has returned to Christchurch to take on a larger role in the management of the business and to be closer to the governance team that help with the direction of the company. He is the liaison between all facets of our business but Liam loves being hands on, and supporting Sales, Service, and Parts to assist in meeting our customers’ expectations.

TS 1 MG 7293 Web Terry Sullivan
National Sales Manager

Terry has been with Power Turf and formerly; Power Farming for 25 years, with that extensive experience coupled with being a former superintendent for over 10 years he is the driving force behind achieving the Power Turf goal of providing the correct solution to our customers needs every time. Based in our North Island facility he heads up our Sales team for both NZ and Australia.