Tag: GEO Certified

Pula Golf Resort garden golf course

Would you give an Eco-Friendly Award to Pula Golf Resort?

By: 2022. 09. 21.

Probably one of the very few positive side effects of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict is the understanding of the importance of renewable energies. Those golf clubs and resorts that - among them, Pula Golf Resort in Mallorca - invested…

Burhill Group_Abbey Hill_GolfCourse_AndyHiseman

How did the Burhill Group reaccredit its golf clubs as GEO Certified?

By: 2022. 04. 06.

I would say being GEO Certified should be a fundamental requirement for golf clubs. Golfers are worried about climate change. They are reducing their use of plastic, cutting food waste, and recycling, among other activities. It is really…

Antognolla Golf GEO Certified

See how Antognolla Golf has successfully achieved GEO Certified status!

By: 2022. 01. 14.

If I count correctly, Antognolla Golf is the twelfth Italian GEO Certified golf club! Antognolla Golf has: Met the required certification criteria for sustainable golf operations.Successfully completed the official third-party verification process.Successfully passed the final evaluation by GEO…

North Berwick Golf Club GM Elaine McBride

How does North Berwick Golf Club live up to its guests’ & members’ expectations?

By: 2022. 01. 10.

The North Berwick Golf Club honored double-winning European Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew by reopening a clubhouse lounge in her name last December. That’s why I thought I’d ask a few questions from Elaine McBride, the general manager…

Thornbury Golf Centre-golf course

The Thornbury Golf Centre embarked on a £600,000 irrigation investment project

By: 2021. 11. 08.

Thornbury Golf Centre - near Bristol - will start soon a £600,000 irrigation investment project (funded by club owner and operator, Burhill Group Limited (BGL)) with the aim of amplifying the look and playability of both golf courses,…

GEO-Sustainable Golf Development Standard 2nd-resized

What are the new elements in GEO’s Sustainable Golf Development Standard 2.0?

By: 2021. 09. 22.

The first version/edition of GEO's Sustainable Golf Development Standard was created in 2016. The main focus was three areas: PreparationDesignConstruction Even then, I really missed the fourth element/phase, the "follow-up." To remain relevant and stay in business golf…

Quinta do Lago South Course - 1st hole

What did Quinta do Lago spend his € 7m investment on the South Course?

By: 2021. 09. 02.

In the last two years, golf course renovations remained the most coveted actions/plans according to ASGCA. Turf conditioning and golf course design are still among the TOP 3 aspects of golfers where to play golf. Slowly, sustainability will…

Redbourn Golf Club by BGL

Redbourn Golf Club invests £1 million in sustainability

By: 2021. 07. 28.

Redbourn Golf Club (part of BGL Golf) became GEO Certified in 2013. In the very same year, Hoebridge Golf Centre (part of BGL Golf) earned the same title. To achieve the certification Redbourn Golf Club had to fulfill…

John Deere fleet at Gleneagles

Why does Gleneagles after 5 years still insist on John Deere?

By: 2021. 07. 27.

This collaboration between Gleneagles and John Deere began when an exclusive contract was signed in 2017. John Deere's local dealer Double A Trading is involved in this cooperation. As part of the agreement, John Deere exclusively provides golf…

London Golf Club golf course bunker close look

When will the London Golf Club achieve carbon neutrality?

By: 2021. 06. 17.

Who will be the first carbon-neutral golf club: London Golf Club (UK) or Sentosa Golf Club (Singapore)? Regardless, who will be the winner, we have to look at sustainability as a matter of value creation, not value preservation.…

Buzzard on a Bench at St Enodoc Golf Club

How did sustainability cause win at St Enodoc Golf Club?

By: 2020. 06. 22.

The St Enodoc Golf Club in north Cornwall, England has just embarked on a 5-year ecological management plan to return both its championship Church Course and Holywell Course back to a biodiverse landscape. Their intention was to find the…

Shore-05th-New-Hole-Prince's Golf Club

How could the Prince’s Golf Club impress you?

By: 2020. 06. 15.

I thought to ask it because the Prince's Golf Club has just completed their 3-year renovation project with the opening of Smugglers’ Landing, a completely new par-3. The renowned golf course architects, Mackenzie & Ebert scooped this project 3…

BGL-Abbey Hill Golf Centre-photo by Andy Hiseman-2

Abbey Hill Golf Centre remains committed to sustainability

By: 2019. 12. 02.

Abbey Hill Golf Centre, a Burhill Golf and Leisure (BGL) venue in Milton Keynes has successfully achieved GEO Certified status for another 3 years. Tony Hanson, a GEO accredited Independent Verifier, commented in the report: The management at…

Ben Styles VP Golf at Hoiana Shores Golf Club Hoiana Integrated Resort

Here is how Hoiana Shores Golf Club preparing for the opening

By: 2019. 10. 02.

The story Hoiana Shores Golf Club (Quang Nam Province, Vietnam; cca. 40 kilometers from the Da Nang Airport) really arouse my curiosity. This is why I thought to ask Ben Styles (Vice President of Golf at Hoiana Shores…

New Zealand Golf OnCourse New Zealand

Massive focus on sustainability at New Zealand Golf

By: 2019. 09. 10.

I was very pleased to hear that New Zealand Golf in cooperation with New Zealand Golf Industry Council and the Golf Managers Association of New Zealand has launched a new national sustainability initiative. They want to drive their…

Himalayas 5th Hole Prince's Golf Club -1328

The Prince’s Golf Club is committed to sustainability

By: 2019. 08. 15.

I hope the stunning, new photos of Prince's Golf Club's Himalayas golf course will not distract your attention from to focus on a more important achievement of the club. Namely, Prince's Golf Club has recently retained its GEO…

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…