39 entries: sustainable tournament

Who will help to achieve sustainable golf tournaments?

By: 2016. 10. 27.

A public consultation period has opened on a new voluntary sustainability standard for golf tournaments, with industry leaders calling for input into the creation of sustainable best practices for golf tournaments around the world. Golf Environment Organization (GEO)…

The Toro Company GEO Foundation partnership

How has Toro helped sustainable golf in the last 10 years?

By: 2024. 02. 05.

The Toro Company continues to uphold its pledge to promote sustainability in golf as it extends its strategic partnership with the GEO Sustainable Golf Foundation for another decade. For years, The Toro Company has been an inspiration in…

Hero Dubai Desert Classic a GEO Certified Tournament

How did the Hero Dubai Desert Classic achieve GEO Certified Tournament status?

By: 2023. 08. 17.

It is becoming increasingly common to hear about golf clubs achieving GEO Certified status, but we hear very little about golf tournaments achieving the same GEO Certified Tournament status. Why have only 18 international golf tournaments - Hero…

Walton Heath Golf Club 13th Hole

What are Walton Heath Golf Club’s remarkable Sustainable Golf Highlights?

By: 2023. 08. 10.

I hope it is now clear to everyone that every golf club must spend on sustainability. What is more interesting now is what a golf club does at the local level for sustainability. That's why I'm interested in…

INFINITUM_Lakes Course_Hole 18

How will the INFINITUM Lakes course become more sustainable?

By: 2022. 05. 26.

INFINITUM Lakes course has just hosted the DP World Tour’s ISPS Handa Championship. It is already known that the DP World Tour’s Final Stage Qualifying School will return from November 11-16 following a three-year absence due to the…

Al Hamra Golf Club 3rd Hole

The European Tour has chosen Al Hamra Golf Club to host one of its tournaments

By: 2021. 10. 25.

Last time I was able to tell you that the Al Hamra Golf Club (managed by Troon International) became the first golf club in the entire Middle East region to go fully plastic-free. The Al Hamra Golf Club’s next big…

Royal Portrush GEO Certified logo

How Royal Portrush makes its golf club sustainable?

By: 2019. 07. 18.

I know how much you are focusing on the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush, but let's recognize the golf club's sustainability efforts as well. The noble issue of sustainability is not new to Royal Portrush that situated…

Nine Bridges GEO Certified for the 3rd time 2019

Nine Bridges has earned to be a GEO Certified golf club

By: 2019. 11. 06.

You might say that the achievement of Nine Bridges is nothing special. However, if I put in contact then you very likely to change your mind. Today there are 538 golf clubs in South Korea. Out of this…

The 2019 Solheim Cup & Earth Day & Gleneagles

The 2019 Solheim Cup in the lure of sustainability

By: 2019. 04. 23.

The Gleneagles Resort the host of the 2019 Solheim Cup has been dealing with sustainability for a long time. They understood very soon that landscape is key to the 'Gleneagles experience'. The Golf Environment Organization released approximately two…

Porsche Singapore Classic logo

What will make the 2024 Porsche Singapore Classic so memorable?

By: 2024. 01. 10.

In the year 2024, it is hoped that the organizers of golf tournaments will place a greater emphasis on sustainable practices and align sports marketing strategies with social responsibility. Achieving this objective would require a concerted effort on…

Jumeirah Golf Estates DP World Tour Championship - Day One

What lessons can we derive from Jumeirah Golf Estates’ investments in sustainability?

By: 2023. 11. 17.

It is gratifying to observe that the golf industry has seen an increase in sustainability success stories as of late. Such instances of environmental stewardship are a testament to the industry's growing consciousness of its impact on the…

2023 BMW PGA Championship goes green energy

What will green hydrogen be used for at the 2023 BMW PGA Championship?

By: 2023. 09. 12.

The green hydrogen is believed to be the "cleanest" method of producing hydrogen. Many countries have set themselves the goal of decarbonizing completely by 2050. Decarbonizing hydrogen and creating green hydrogen is key to achieving this. Unfortunately - at this…

Royal Country Down golf course

Would you add the Royal County Down to the roster of Open venues?

By: 2023. 07. 25.

Your Golf Travel asked 550 golfers recently which golf club they would add to the roster of Open venues. The following made it to the top four: Kingsbarns (13%), Royal Porthcawl (13%), Royal Dornoch (20%), Royal County Down…

DP World Tour Green Drive trees

How does DP World Tour promote its Green Drive program?

By: 2023. 07. 05.

Trees greatly enhance our well-being, and their benefits cannot be overstated. Let me share with you 10 ways in which trees greatly benefit us. Trees produce oxygen. Trees remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Trees help to regulate…

Le Golf National green in permaculture2

What are Le Golf National’s recent innovative sustainability projects?

By: 2023. 05. 30.

As you know, Le Golf National is the French Golf Federation's facility and the host venue of several international golf tournaments (e.g., 2018 Ryder Cup, 2024 Olympic Games, French Open, etc.). That's why I was very curious about,…

Ross Crosbie greenkeeper Carnoustie Golf Links

How did the trainee at Carnoustie Golf Links become a fully qualified greenkeeper?

By: 2023. 04. 11.

Carnoustie Golf Links understood the importance and benefits of training programs and apprenticeships to upskill. Bold companies today focus on high-quality training. Skill gaps are existing in almost every industry including the golf industry. Maybe your golf club…

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What innovative club membership offers does Champion Hills have?

By: 2023. 03. 23.

What innovative club membership offers do the Champion Hills have? It is imperative to understand the recent trends of remote work, golf club usage patterns, and lifestyle changes (e.g. demand for sustainable golf club operations). Pre-pandemic customer preferences…

Scales Gear golf retailing RepSpark

5 B2B Golf Retailing Trends to Watch in 2023

By: 2023. 02. 13.

Discover the trends to stock in your golf shop to keep your customers fashionable on the fairway! Last month at the PGA Show, many brands and retailers had a first look at the golf trends that would rule…

Silk Path Golf Nguyen The Dai GM_resized

How will the Vietnamese Silk Path Golf attract golf tourists & boost golf tourism?

By: 2022. 12. 05.

I am very impressed and fascinated by Vietnam's efforts to grow golf tourism in the country. Another example is Silk Path Golf's 18-hole course designed by Sir Nick Faldo. In principle, the new golf course will be ready…

2022 Porsche European Open with PGA Tour stars

What are the 5 reasons to visit the 2022 Porsche European Open in June?

By: 2022. 05. 05.

I know there is a difference between the size of the prizes at the BMW PGA Championship ($8 Million) and the Porsche European Open (1,75 Million Euros; June 2-5; Green Eagle Golf Courses’ Porsche Nord Course). For the…