At IGM, our agronomic professionals work hard to maintain healthy, attractive, and environmentally appropriate golf courses for our clients year-round. In times of emergency, we stay in daily contact with clients to ensure we are meeting their needs as situations change. During the COVID 19 pandemic, some golf courses are seeing an increase in business, while some in resort areas are facing cancelled rounds as people forego travel.
Golf Advisor compiles annual Golfers’ Choice lists based on ratings and reviews from the golfing community. The 2019 rankings include four IGM-maintained courses in three states. Eligible courses offer public or resort-guest access in their peak season.
IGM West Coast Regional Manager Jon Dodds has always known he wanted to work outdoors. At age 13, he took up golfing, and his pleasure in the game has never waned. Though his adolescent goal was to be a professional golfer, in college he turned his attention to turf management. That decision has kept Dodds on golf courses and working outside ever since.
Golf courses are major business investments, and the top priority for golf course owners - whether private or municipal - is to achieve financial sustainability and success. Numerous factors contribute to that goal, including golfer retention, competitive prices, appealing amenities and grounds, all while lowering costs when possible. This article focuses on how outsourcing golf course maintenance to IGM can reduce management expenses.
Golfers have many reasons for playing the game: networking, competition, challenge, or love of the outdoors, among others. Savvy golf course owners and managers want to capitalize on those reasons, both to attract new golfers and retain existing club members. How do you set your golf course apart and become the golf course of choice?
Hurricanes have a significant impact on the entire business community, and golf courses are large assets that face potentially damaging exposure to wind and water threats. When massive storms barrel toward Florida and other coastal areas, IGM’s golf course maintenance teams waste no time working through an extensive hurricane preparedness checklist for client golf courses.
Every golf course should have both business and budgeting plans that account for routine and long-term needs to ensure its long-term success. The biggest operating expense at most clubs is the golf course maintenance infrastructure. Golf course maintenance is our business at IGM, and we have years of budgeting experience to meet any clients’ distinctive needs.
IGM welcomes Angler’s Green Golf Course in Mulberry, FL to its roster of golf course maintenance clients. Angler’s Green joins Four Lakes and Lake Henry golf courses in Winter Haven, FL as the third Century Communities property to contract with IGM for complete groundskeeping and maintenance.
Golf course owners dream of pristine fairways and fast greens teeming with satisfied golfers marking down their best scores – and returning to play another round. But a good round of golf doesn’t begin with play.
Our partnership with Brays Island Plantation owners stands out as an example of the efficient, cost-effective capital improvement process that can be achieved through collaborative planning and budgeting.