Tag: sustainability

Adidas Sky Sports Golf sponsorship 2024

Why is it valuable for Adidas to be the official apparel partner of Sky Sports Golf?

By: 2024. 07. 15.

In 2023, Sky Sports Golf experienced remarkable success in viewership, breaking numerous records and significantly increasing viewership among individuals under 35. Here are some exciting statistics that undeniably prove I am not just talking to the wind: The…

Dom Pedro Golf Vilamoura Old Course Hole 1 resized

What improvements would you make to the Old Course at Dom Pedro Golf Vilamoura?

By: 2024. 07. 10.

The Old Course at Dom Pedro Golf Vilamoura is probably the most popular of the Dom Pedro Golf venues. During these months, the golf club undergoes an extensive renovation. In 2018, when I spoke at the Share Algarve…

Beau Desert Golf Club Cutting greens with the new John Deere machinery

Beau Desert Golf Club is on a sustainability mission with John Deere

By: 2024. 07. 02.

John Deere has unveiled new turf care machines customized for golf course clientele, specifically aimed at establishments such as TPC Deere Run and other PGA TOUR-affiliated courses. The launch of these machines took place earlier this year. These…

Les Roches Gonzalo Sanchez Garcia

What opportunities does the golf management education program at Les Roches offer?

By: 2024. 06. 21.

The Les Roches postgraduate golf club management program is designed with the understanding that Spain is ranked among the leading global destinations for golf travelers. It draws approximately 1.2 million tourists annually and contributes more than €12 billion…

Dubai Golf mangrove plantation

Why is Dubai Golf’s mangrove planting crucial to the local ecosystem?

By: 2024. 06. 17.

Would you believe that between 35-50% of the world’s mangrove forests were lost between 1980-2000? The Rainforest Trust makes that claim. It is worth knowing that mangrove forests provide ideal habitats for fish, crustaceans, and other organisms seeking…

International Turfgrass Research Initiative

How will the International Turfgrass Research Initiative advance sustainable turf management?

By: 2024. 05. 23.

I consider all endeavors and measures to foster sustainability and environmental friendliness in golf positive. The International Turfgrass Research Initiative is no exception. The Scandinavian Turfgrass and Environment Research Foundation (STERF), The R&A, and the United States Golf…

AQUA Sotogrande 4-min_resized

How does AQUA at Sotogrande incorporate sustainable architecture and luxury?

By: 2024. 05. 14.

2024 Architecture is marked by a focus on sustainability, adaptability, and human well-being. Today, sustainability is no longer an afterthought when designing but a fundamental consideration in every stage of the architectural process.  AQUA is being launched at…

DP World Tour tracker

How does the new tool by DP World Tour assist in offsetting our carbon emissions?

By: 2024. 05. 09.

Transport accounts for nearly one-quarter of global energy-related CO2 emissions. The top three carbon footprint creators are cruise ships, short-haul flights, and diesel cars. I found a study that claims "Tourism is responsible for roughly 8% of the world’s carbon…

2024 Volvo China Open Bluewater

How did Bluewater save 350K+ plastic bottles at Volvo China Open?

By: 2024. 05. 08.

In 2021, the Swedish Bluewater made an incredible impact by enabling the AIG Women's Open to avoid using 123,000 single-use plastic bottles. At the 2024 Volvo China Open at the Hidden Grace Golf Club (Shenzen), Bluewater technology helped…

2023 VP Bank Swiss Ladies Open winner

What will make the 5th VP Bank Swiss Ladies Open inspiring?

By: 2024. 04. 05.

It is important to give equal attention to men's and women's golf tournaments. We should support and promote women's golf tournaments so that they become as successful and popular as men's golf tournaments. That's why I wanted to…

Sand scrapes at St Andrews Links Trust

How did St Andrews Links Trust win the Best Sustainability Project title?

By: 2024. 03. 25.

St Andrews Links Trust won the prestigious Best Sustainability Project at the Scottish Golf Tourism Awards in association with Luxe Scot in recognition of its outstanding work in driving sustainability and climate action.  Sustainable golf featured prominently at…

Cobbs Creek Golf Campus Map resized

How is the Cobbs Creek Golf Campus being modernized and enhanced?

By: 2024. 03. 06.

The modernization of Cobbs Creek Golf Campus and the collaboration among the parties involved is truly inspiring and could serve as a model for other golf club proprietors and developers. Below you can find what I found particularly…

Golf Pirkkala and Tim Lobb

How has Tim Lobb created an inclusive 9-hole golf course for Golf Pirkkala?

By: 2024. 02. 22.

In order to gain a deeper comprehension of Tim Lobb's latest endeavor for Golf Pirkkala, it is essential to elucidate the concept of "inclusive golf course design." An authentic inclusive golf program is one where individuals of all…

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…

PING AW 24 men's collection Levan_Graphene_Jacket_Black

Where are the sustainable materials in the PING AW24 men’s collection?

By: 2024. 02. 01.

In recent years, when I bought new golf apparel, I discovered the following sustainable materials in them: recycled plastics, organic cotton, recycled cotton, recycled merino, and rarely cupro (vegan alternative of silk). Do not underestimate the fact that…

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre Electric-mower

What are the 7 sustainability commitments of the Wycombe Heights Golf Centre?

By: 2024. 01. 19.

In 2024, the discourse surrounding sustainability is witnessing an upsurge in the recognition of the significance of biodiversity and nature-positivity. Consequently, golf clubs are expected to establish nature-related targets and publicly disclose the progress made in this area.…

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…

Gleneagles golf course 2nd hole

How does Gleneagles perfect its irrigation system for a superb golf experience?

By: 2023. 11. 23.

Gleneagles has just announced a significant five-month project. As part of this project, they will change to a new, highly efficient Rain Bird irrigation management system to help reduce water and power consumption. The new system is the…

Camiral Golf & Wellness - Tour Course - Hole 03 Bunker

How can Camiral Golf & Wellness reduce water consumption on its golf courses by 35%?

By: 2023. 11. 07.

Camiral Golf & Wellness is actively seeking professional solutions to reduce the amount of irrigation water used on its golf courses without compromising the quality of its greens. Recently invested €1 million in new water reduction measures such…

Te Arai Links North Course_Hole 2_Ricky Robinson

What aspects did Tom Doak focus on while designing the North Course at Te Arai Links?

By: 2023. 09. 29.

Te Arai Links' Managing Director, Jim Rohrstaff, proudly announced in a February interview for Golf Business Monitor that Tom Doak had been commissioned to design the North Course. Tom Doak's new masterpiece will open for play on October…