Repairs of the irrigation system for the parched fairways and greens of Tiger Point Golf Club are underway by a new subcontractor as questions remain about the performance of the consulting firm that leased the facility last October.
Orlando-based Integrity Golf has responded to recent complaints about the course by golfers and nearby homeowners by hiring Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation Inc. Pate, based in Pensacola, is installing new parts to fix the 18-hole course’s pump and computer system.
“Our superintendents can fix just about anything at a golf course but sometimes you may have a pump and irrigation system that requires special attention,” said Ed Whalley, Integrity’s chief financial officer, in a phone interview this week.
Integrity is under pressure from the City of Gulf Breeze officials to restore the course’s deteriorated turf and to present a list of capital improvements that the company’s lease, signed last October, requires.
But how long Integrity’s lease will remain in effect is unclear.
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