Every golf course in the United States is making “every day” necessary adjustments as golf course operators adapt to a new normal within our golfing communities. As a contractor of golf course maintenance services at golfing facilities across the U.S, IGM has seen how these adjustments vary widely. One thing remains the same though - golf course maintenance costs are the largest expense item on the budget for most clubs.
IGM and the town of South Hadley, Massachusetts have established a positive partnership in The Ledges Golf Club since 2005. The Howard Maurer designed golf course was built in 2001, and its maintenance was outsourced to IGM four years later. Through the mutual trust that developed, IGM was contracted to provide complete management services for The Ledges Golf Club, beginning January, 2019.
International Golf Maintenance prides itself on its positive client relationships, working more as partners than vendors with the golf course owners and managers it serves. When Sandridge Golf Club wanted a new short game practice area as a public amenity for its courses, IGM found a way to make it happen at an affordable cost to the municipally owned club.
IGM has proudly served as the comprehensive maintenance contractor for Widows Walk Golf Course continuously since 1999. IGM has been instrumental in the golf course earning numerous “top golf course” rankings and awards.
Municipally-owned golf courses have long been an issue of discussion. What is the balance between public entertainment and public needs? How do the costs of golf course maintenance and management reconcile with revenues? Are there hidden costs and benefits? Subsidy vs. self-supporting? In 2015, Golf Magazine ranked Florida as having the most courses and most avid golfers in the country. However,
IGM welcomes Indian Hills Golf Course in Ft. Pierce, Florida to our roster of maintenance clients. Many municipalities find the daily operations of a golf course to be challenging and costly. That’s where IGM can step in to provide the highest quality, full-service maintenance and landscaping services.
Municipal entities typically own golf courses as a community benefit and desire a budget-neutral operation, at minimum. With years of expertise in golf course maintenance, the IGM team is uniquely qualified as a partner in achieving that goal.