Reflection Bay golf course in Henderson, Nevada, is getting great reviews from golfers following significant renovations. With an aggressive timeline, from May 30 – September 15, 2023, IGM resurfaced all greens, as well as fully renovated two practice greens to USGA specifications.
Amanda Fontaine, IGM’s golf course superintendent at The Ledges in Massachusetts, recently returned from a 10-day tour on the grounds crew for the U.S. Women’s Open in Pebble Beach, CA, the top-rated golf course in the country. She said it was “an awesome experience, but also hard, 10-hour days of day and night work on the course. It was no vacation.”
Military service members are trained with a mindset of hard work, team effort, and communication. At IGM, we value the work ethic and values these service members have developed, and we are proud of the veterans who have thrived in our business upon their completion of active duty. The call of the outdoors is strong to many
As a golf course maintenance contractor, IGM always works collaboratively with course owners, management companies, and homeowners’ associations. When disaster strikes, those relationships are even more valuable. Serving golf courses across the country, IGM has preparedness plans for various weather or water situations, but the aftermath of these events varies.
International Golf Maintenance (IGM) has worked day and night since signing an agreement to restore Rose Hill Golf Club, by taking on all golf course maintenance and golf operations. IGM Regional Manager Tyler Minamyer has seized the opportunity to build an exceptional team, make the golf course the best it can be, and achieve the goals of the Rose Hill Property Owners Association (POA).
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.
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.
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.
Everyone with a lawn knows a lot of work goes into having green grass, from regular mowing and watering to fertilizing and pest control. Imagine being responsible for a hundred-acre lawn that also has ponds, bunkers, and sand traps. That’s what a Golf Course Superintendent faces seven days a week. Every great round of golf starts with the
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.