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Our company was founded. . .

as Quality Grassing & Services, Inc. by Howard Barnes and JW Thomas on November 23, 1982.  We started out as a seeding and mulching contractor, then QGS grew and began providing turf installation on golf courses and eventually began completing entire golf course renovations.  Today, QGS is one of the leading Site Development, Athletic Field, Golf Course, and Grassing contractors in the United States and Internationally. 


QGS won the 1997 Best Small Builder and 2002 & 2003 Best Large Builder awards from Golf Course News Magazine.  Also, the 2011 Excellence in Construction Eagle Award for Project of the Year from ABC Gulf Coast Chapter. 

QGS is a member of the Golf Course Builders Association of America, Florida Turf Grass Association, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Suncoast Underground Contractor’s Association, National Underground Contractor’s Association, Tampa Bay Business Association, Tampa Bay Builders Association (TBBA), and the Associated Builders & Contractors Gulf Coast Chapter (ABC). 

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