CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jacobsen has recognized its top-performing dealers and salespeople during the Golf Industry Show in Orlando earlier this month. 
Jacobsen’s Dealer of the Year award went to Tri-State Pump & Control (TSP), a South Carolina-based dealer with more than 30 years in the industry. The top honor is based on a dealer’s sales growth, market penetration and market share.
Individual dealer salesperson awards went to George Corgan of Steven Willand (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia); Paul Turner of G.C. Duke (Canada); Layton Scott of Ladd’s (Tennessee, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi); and Lenny Marino of Baker Vehicle Systems (Ohio).
Ladd’s was recognized for 50 years as a Jacobsen dealer and Horst Distributing (Wisconsin, Michigan) was recognized for 65 years as a Jacobsen dealer.
Krigger & Company (Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and West Virginia) picked up the Dealer Service award. MTE Turf Equipment Solutions (New York and Massachusetts) won the Dealer Marketing award.
Asia-Pacific dealers recognized were PowerTurf (New Zealand), who picked up the Asia-Pacific Dealer of the Year award, NBK Trading Corporation (Guam) went home with the Dealer Service award and Mikuni (Japan) received the Sales Conquest award.

Photo: South Carolina-based Tri-State Pump & Control (TSP) picked up the 2013 North American Dealer of the Year award. Pictured from left are: David Withers, president, Jacobsen; Janet Wilson, CFO, TSP; Al Wilson, president & owner, TSP; Trip Cobb, sales manager, TSP; Ron Wilson, operations manager, TSP; and Ric Stone, vice president of sales & marketing for Jacobsen.