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Year One at Country Club of Culpeper

2022-03-25T12:35:38+00:00March 25, 2022|business development, Capital Improvements, Golf Maintenance|

In February 2021, IGM began the first of a five-year contract with Country Club of Culpeper, VA. One of the country’s leading golf course maintenance providers, IGM partners with the management of its client golf courses to achieve goals for healthy turf, playability, and budget. While agronomic progress has been made, the Club is already seeing results in membership. 

Amanda Fontaine: Growing Up on a Golf Course

2022-02-07T23:10:37+00:00February 7, 2022|Budgeting, Construction, Employee Spotlight, Environmental, Golf Maintenance, Superintendent Spotlight, Superintendents|

Raking bunkers on a golf course was literally child’s play for Amanda Fontaine. Today, it’s part of her job as IGM’s Golf Course Superintendent at The Ledges in Massachusetts. Following in her father’s footsteps, Amanda says she fought the pull to the agricultural world for a long time before giving in and climbing the golf course maintenance rungs to her current role with IGM.

It’s a Dog’s Life on the Golf Course

2022-02-07T23:11:40+00:00October 12, 2021|Construction, Golf Maintenance, Management|

Green grass, open spaces, and critters to chase – what more could a dog want? Not much, as several IGM Superintendents have found on their golf courses, though the smiles and belly rubs are also popular. With adequate training and familiarity, man’s best friend can be a welcome addition to a golf course maintenance crew.

Building a Baseball Field and Community Ties

2021-08-31T15:34:07+00:00August 31, 2021|business development, Capital Improvements, Construction, Environmental, Golf Maintenance, Renovation, West Coast Courses|

IGM is well known in the golf course maintenance industry, but we enjoy having opportunities to expand our services to benefit our communities. A perfect example is IGM’s relationship with the Bear Valley Springs Association. IGM’s golf course crew maintains the BVSA Oak Tree Golf Course, plus we employ a grounds crew to maintain landscaping, parks, and other amenities within the Association’s community. Most recently, it was all hands-on deck to complete a top-quality baseball field.

IGM Embraces New Technology for the Environment

2021-03-08T22:47:43+00:00March 7, 2021|business development, Capital Improvements, Environmental, Golf Maintenance, Management, News|

IGM is known in the golf course maintenance industry for its environmentally sensitive approach to achieving healthy, attractive turf and landscaping. Recently, the company installed new soil sensors, SP-110’s by Spiio, at Lake of the Woods golf course in Locust Grove, Virginia. The sensors monitor moisture, temperature, salinity, and sunlight reaching the course turf. 

IGM Takes on Maintenance for Country Club of Culpeper, VA

2021-02-10T15:07:57+00:00February 10, 2021|business development, East Coast Courses, Golf Maintenance|

IGM, a leading golf course maintenance contractor, was recently awarded a 5-year maintenance contract with Country Club of Culpeper, VA. IGM’S management team is currently working directly with the course management, getting the operation up and running with standard operating procedures.

Golf Courses and the Environment

2019-12-11T02:35:24+00:00December 18, 2019|business development, East Coast Courses, Environmental|

IGM has golf course maintenance contracts in various regions of the country, so they have demonstrated expertise in managing different climate, seasonal, and water conditions. As Gano says, “Golf courses are – or should be – beautiful, natural environments, and many of us are in the business because of our love for the outdoors and agriculture.”

Jeff Miller – Superintendent Spotlight

2019-11-01T17:46:36+00:00November 1, 2019|Superintendent Spotlight|

Jeff Miller, IGM Superintendent at Brays Island Golf Club in South Carolina, has always been interested in landscaping and agriculture, but it was in college that the idea of working on a golf course occurred to him. What he really finds rewarding, though is “seeing what’s accomplished every day. I can ride the course and see the results of all our hard work.”

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