Environmental

Golf Course Hurricane Preparations

2019-09-20T18:27:14+00:00October 1, 2019|East Coast Courses, Environmental, Hurricanes|

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.

What’s the Buzz? IGM’s Efforts to Save Honey Bees

2019-06-28T16:56:54+00:00June 27, 2019|East Coast Courses, Environmental, Management|

When honey bees made themselves at home, building colonies at The Ledges Golf Club and Chicopee Country Club, the South Hadley and Chicopee, Massachusetts communities welcomed them. International Golf Maintenance, which provides maintenance services for both golf courses, knew just how to keep them safe.

Drought Recovery at Widow’s Walk

2019-08-14T20:37:35+00:00April 9, 2018|Environmental, Golf Maintenance|

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.

Water Efficiency Project Completed at Silver Lakes Country Club

2018-02-22T21:33:15+00:00February 22, 2018|Environmental, West Coast Courses|

When the California Mojave Water District implemented a “cash for grass” program, Silver Lakes Country Club and IGM jumped on the opportunity to upgrade Silver Lakes to greater water efficiency standards. IGM is a leader in comprehensive golf course maintenance services and is committed to providing high quality services that are environmentally conscious.

Preserving History and Nature at Bear Valley Springs

2019-09-03T16:03:09+00:00February 19, 2018|Environmental, Homeowners Association, West Coast Courses|

What’s a Home Owners Association (HOA) supposed to do when they discover Native American artifacts along a well-used horse trail? For Bear Valley Springs, in Tehachapi, California, the answer was easy: call the most knowledgeable landscaping and environmentally-friendly people they know, International Golf Maintenance, who maintain the Bear Valley Springs golf course. Preserving history and nature were their key goals. While

Winter Maintenance in the Northeast

2018-02-13T15:40:09+00:00February 5, 2018|East Coast Courses, Environmental, Golf Maintenance|

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