Golf News for Tuesday, January 7, 2014 | People

Debbie Nipper named Vice President for International Club Suppliers

LUTZ, Fla. -- International Club Suppliers (ICS) - the sales and marketing arm for entegra Procurement Services (entegra) in the golf club and resort channel - has named Debbie Nipper vice president of client and vendor relations.

In her new role, Nipper will be called upon to oversee a number of core company functions and adjacent initiatives. They include internal and external communications, event planning, social media engagement, vendor program management and client services.

"Debbie's keen attention to detail, formidable leadership qualities and vast industry knowledge make her a strong addition to the ICS team," says Jim Bailey, Managing Partner of ICS. "Her talents will be key to making 2014 our most productive year yet."

Prior to joining ICS, Nipper was employed for 18 years with Golf Ventures, a division of Meadowbrook Golf. Her responsibilities as vice president included operations, marketing and sales for a maintenance supply company servicing golf properties and the professional turf industry.

More than 2,100 golf facilities nationwide, as well as numerous hotels, casinos, ski resorts and camps, are increasingly turning to ICS as a "one-stop shop" for all their product needs.

Dairy, produce, dry goods, meat, cleaning supplies, paper products, flatware, glassware and office supplies are popular ICS offerings. Non-food products like uniforms, linens, HVAC and plumbing supplies, tables and chairs area also available from trusted suppliers like Alsco, Edward Don, Cintas and Grainger.

The company earns top marks for its ability to net up to 12-percent upfront savings on 3,000-plus brand-name products, including Heinz, Ocean Spray, Sara Lee, Maxwell House and Smucker's.

For more information about ICS: / 813.994.4680.

About entegra Procurement Services
Entegra Procurement Services, LLC ( is part of a global purchasing network that provides procurement services to more than 17,000 customers in North America. Its team of more than 100 procurement specialists purchases over $4 billion annually in food and supplies in the U.S. alone.

About International Club Suppliers (ICS)
Founded in 2002, ICS (, 813.994.4680) realizes exceptional savings on food and related supplies for more than 2,100 golf facilities across the United States. Offering an inventory of 3,000 premium-branded products, ICS works with many of the leading golf course management companies and clubs, including Billy Casper Golf, Kemper Sports, American Golf, EAGLE Golf, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club (OR) and Ka'anapali Golf Resort (HI).

Stephen Reynolds
Buffalo Communications