Two years of drought and irrigation restrictions in Massachusetts severely impacted area golf courses, including IGM-maintained Widow’s Walk Golf Course in Scituate. By implementing a significant water conservation and drought recovery plan, IGM was able to preserve the greens, but other parts of the course suffered turf loss and damage by the end of the summer of 2016.
When golf courses in the Northeast enter the winter season, the course maintenance needs take on a whole new look. International Golf Maintenance has a long relationship with The Ledges Golf Club in South Hadley, Massachusetts. “We have a complex management program to put the course to bed the right way to prevent winter kill each year. As a company of
First impressions matter, and visually appealing golf course landscaping can set the tone for a great round of golf. IGM cares for our golf courses from the main entrance to the 18th hole and we do everything possible to ensure that we are using environmentally appropriate golf course landscaping and course maintenance practices.
The IGM leadership team has years of experience in the game of golf, business of golf, and maintenance operations of golf courses. We work hard. We continue to learn and train our staff in proven techniques. We love what we do. And we love to see our client golf courses thrive.
To add value to our clients, we are now offering a spectrum of golf course business management services including accounting and IT services, payroll, landscape maintenance, and more!
It takes expertise to understand the agronomic side of golf, such as the best turf grass for specific climates, environmental regulations related to plants and wildlife, and measuring moisture levels. At International Golf Maintenance, we have all that expertise and much more.
Owning a golf course is a major investment, whether for a private owner, homeowners’ association, or municipality. Positive Return on Investment is a vital component of ownership.
Mike O’Neill has been the director of golf at Chicopee Country Club for two years, but he had played the course at least annually for years prior to taking the job.
A recent management change at Lake Ashton Golf Club in Lake Wales, FL, made it clear to the owners they needed some expertise to maintain the golf courses more cost-effectively. In May, they brought in IGM, Inc., with whom they had previous experience at two other area courses.