The facility is the first military golf course worldwide to earn the certification through the Golf Environment Organization, which recognizes facilities for their commitment to the protection of nature, efficient use of resources and providing positive community value. The course is also part of a wider sustainability in golf initiative in the Hilton Head Island area, joining 14 other local golf clubs.
This year’s IAGTO Awards will for the first time recognize properties for their efforts in nature conservation, efficient use of resources and community engagement.
By creating more appealing purposes for existing space, bringing new features and efficiencies to current structures, or starting from scratch with a state-of-the-art property, more of “tomorrow’s” clubs and resorts are fast becoming part of the current scene.
The award recognizes Kau Sai Chau as one of the most sustainably managed golf clubs in the world.
Mirimichi Golf Course, Millington, Tenn., officially celebrated its reopening with a news conference in September featuring Co-Founders/Co-Owners Lynn Harless, Paul Harless and entertainer Justin Timberlake, along with officials from the Golf Environment Organization. Mirimichi, formerly known as Big Creek, had been closed since mid-January for $16 million worth of improvements that included irrigation and drainage […]
During a packed Environment Session at the World Forum of Golf Architects in St. Andrews, Scotland, the Golf Environment Organization (GEO) debuted their draft Guidelines for Sustainable Golf Development. Since the project commenced in 2009, GEO has been co-coordinating a team of experts in the creation of globally applicable guidelines that will enable the diverse […]