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Golf Course News2019-05-22T17:24:17+00:00

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Golf and COVID-19

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.

March 17, 2020|Golf Maintenance, Uncategorized|

Spotlight: Jon Dodds, West Coast Regional Manager

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.

Outsourcing Golf Course Maintenance to Reduce Expenses

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.

Golf Courses and the Environment

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.”

December 18, 2019|business development, East Coast Courses, Environmental|

Jeff Miller – 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.”

November 1, 2019|Superintendent Spotlight|

Benefits of Golf Course Maintenance Jobs

Enjoying hard work outdoors is typically the first response to the question of “why work on a golf course?” However, other benefits are as diverse as the golf courses themselves. As a leading golf course maintenance contractor, IGM offers job opportunities at courses across the country.

We Know Golf

Golf is our business, all day, every day. While we are experts in turfgrass, fertilizer, soil and sand, irrigation systems, and mowers, we are also experts in the business operations of golf. We understand what drives course revenues, ROI, and economies of scale. We have built a team of professionals with unmatched experience in golf course operations, management, planning and budgeting, and operational best practices. We know what it takes to run a successful golf course, so we work with our customers to lower their maintenance costs while improving course playability, appearance, and sustainability.

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