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

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.

June 27, 2019|East Coast Courses, Environmental, Management|

IGM Adds Golfing Practice Facility Near Reflection Bay

In early 2019, the opportunity arose for IGM, Reflection Bay’s maintenance contractor, to build a golfing practice facility on a nearby green space in the Lake Las Vegas community. The new practice facility was designed to renovate four remaining holes from the former course (The Falls) to create a driving range, along with practice holes, greens, and bunkers.

June 4, 2019|Construction, Golf Maintenance, Management, Renovation|

Golf Maintenance Client Earns Environmental Recognition

Sandridge Golf Club, with its long-time maintenance contractor IGM, retained its environmental designation as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.”

July 26, 2018|Environmental, Golf Maintenance, Uncategorized|

Outsourced Golf Course Maintenance Keeps Municipal Properties Alive

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

May 4, 2018|Golf Maintenance, Municipality, News, Uncategorized|

Drought Recovery at Widow’s Walk

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.

April 9, 2018|Environmental, Golf Maintenance|

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.