Golf News for Tuesday, January 28, 2014 | Business

Golf Maintenance Solutions to provide services to River Bend Golf Club in Illinois

Bill Nauroth and Dean Wochaski, CGCS the founders of Golf Maintenance Solutions (GMS) are excited to announce that the Lisle Park District Board of Park Commissioners accepted the proposal submitted by Golf Maintenance Solutions to be the provider of golf course maintenance services to River Bend Golf Club.

Wochaski was quoted as saying, "GMS appreciates the vote of confidence given to us by the Board of Park Commissioners. We are excited about partnering up with River Bend and our Midwest regional office being just a few minutes away. We look forward to serving the residents of Lisle by providing them with consistent, quality course conditions that players of all levels can enjoy". Steve Schendel, the Vice President and Midwest Regional Agronomist for GMS, will lead the team at River Bend Golf Club. GMS will take over the maintenance of the golf course January 1, 2014.

"Nature's Challenge to Every Golfer", River Bend was singled out as one of Chicagoland's best 9-hole public courses in 2012. Designed by William J. Spears, River Bend Golf Club first opened for play in 1993. The course is conveniently located just west of Chicago near I-88 and I-355 toll roads and features nine holes of bent grass tees, greens and fairways. Dan Garvy, Director of Parks and Recreation for The Lisle Park District said, "River Bend has made tremendous strides in providing a top golf experience and unmatched customer service and we are very much looking forward to partnering with GMS to improve River Bend's reputation even further as the premier 9-hole public course in the Chicago area".

Golf Maintenance Solutions (GMS) is a company that was created by golf course superintendents in an effort to use their abilities to promote the game of golf by sharing their depth of knowledge about course maintenance issues. GMS is focused on what it takes to make each golf course truly sustainable. GMS has decades of experience over-seeing the maintenance of over 170 + private, public, resort and municipal golf courses throughout the country. We help our clients develop and implement systems to maximize resources and increase the quality of the golf course. Areas of expertise include full service maintenance management, agronomic planning, irrigation, construction, capital improvements, due diligence, training and development, purchasing contracts, and equipment / fleet evaluations. GMS is focused on what it takes to make each golf course the best it can be with a balance of agronomics and financial responsibility.

For more information, please visit the GMS website

Dean Wochaski, CGCS, President/ Agronomist

Bill Nauroth, GCSAA , President/Agronomist

Steve Schendel, GCSAA, VP/Agronomist

David Downing, CGCS, VP/Agronomist

Golf Maintenance Solutions
PO Box 922
Carefree, AZ 85377