Irrigation Consultants

Who We Are

Golf Irrigation Consultants is a full-service Irrigation Consulting and design company which specializes in working with golf courses, large turf areas, sports fields, and city municipalities. Golf Irrigation Consultants have worked on hundreds of projects throughout the United States, Mexico, Carribean, and Canada.

Golf Irrigation Consultants is owned and operated by Craig Zellers and Kevin Plageman, who combined, have over 45 years of experience in Irrigation Consulting. Our specialty services include Irrigation Design, Irrigation Consulting, GPS Mapping, Water Audits, Irrigation Computer Programming, Satellite Installation, and Electrical Troubleshooting. 

Craig F. Zellers has over 30 years of experience as an Irrigation Consultant in the golf industry. He started working as a golf maintenance crew member in 1978 and ultimately became a Certified Golf Course Superintendent. After working extensively on course throughout Southern California, he became a Toro Irrigation Sales and service representative for ten years. Craig also received a B.S. in Business from San Diego State University in 1987 and followed that up with an A.A. in Horticulture. 


Certified Golf Irrigation Auditor - #67441
CA C-27 Landscape Contractor License - #958615


Golf Course Superintendents Association of Northern California
Golf Course Superintendents Association of Southern Californa
Golf Course Superintendents of America
Kevin Plageman has over 20 years of experience in the Golf Industry where he started working on the maintenance staff at a local golf course in Wisconsin before heading to the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities to pursue a degree in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design. Following college, he worked for a golf course contractor as an irrigation and drainage foreman. Since his time in the construction field, Kevin has been involved with top golf course architects and irrigation design firms working as an Irrigation Consultant. Kevin specializes in GPS mapping, Irrigation staking, and map drafting.