Thursday, 29th June, 2017

Stories tagged ‘Jonathan Smith’


Friday, June 16th, 2017

BGL Once Again Leads the Way in Sustainable Golf and Leisure

Burhill Golf and Leisure Ltd has recently had five venues recertified by the Golf Environment Organisation with the remaining five to follow as a result of continued, progressive works carried out across the operator’s 22 golf courses


Thursday, March 30th, 2017

EGCOA Launch New Vision 2020 Resources: ‘Forever: Golf that Lasts’

The European Golf Course Owners Association (EGCOA) has launched a new key opportunity within its Vision 2020 project – Forever


Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Rain Bird extend support of sustainable golf

Rain Bird has partnered with international non-profit, the Golf Environment Organization (GEO). This relationship will build upon the two organizations’ shared interest in creating a stronger, more sustainable future for the entire golf industry


Monday, March 20th, 2017

Jacobsen and GEO Celebrate 10 Years of Partnership

Jacobsen announces the continuation of its support to the Golf Environment Organization

Sustainability in Golf Seminars in Japan and Korea Hailed A Success

Last week over 400 golf club officials, golf course operators and developers attended two successful Sustainability in Golf seminars staged by The R&A in Japan and Korea .....read the full story »


Friday, March 10th, 2017

Golf features in report on Global Goals for Sustainable Development

WWF report features golf industry standards and certification system


Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

OnCourse® for a sustainable future

Significant new upgrade to sustainability solutions platform for golf


Friday, January 13th, 2017

R&A to Host Sustainability in Golf Seminars in Japan and Korea

Hundreds of golf club officials, golf course operators and developers from the region are expected to attend the seminars, which are being supported by the Japan Golf Association and the Korea Golf Association


Friday, December 16th, 2016

FEGGA unites European greenkeepers in strategic vision for sustainability

Under the inspirational leadership of FEGGA (The Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Associations), greenkeepers all over Europe have come together in a pledge for responsible and sustainable golf course management


Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

The North Berwick Golf Club Gains International Sustainability Recognition

North Berwick Golf Club in East Lothian, Scotland, has been awarded golf’s global eco-label, GEO Certified® in recognition of their commitment to nature protection, resource efficiency and community value


Friday, November 25th, 2016

There’s A Panda In The Room

Environmental body WWF addresses representatives of over 40 golfing nations at European Golf Association AGM


Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

First IAGTO Sustainability Awards

South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island has been named as the first-ever Sustainable Golf Destination of the Year in the 2017 IAGTO Sustainability Awards


Monday, September 12th, 2016

KLM Open course focuses on environmental policy

The European Tour, through The European Tour Green Drive, and the Royal Netherlands Golf Federation (NGF) are both dedicated to inspiring golf clubs, golf courses and golf events to take responsibility for their environment, and supported The Dutch to become GEO Certified® in preparation for last week’s KLM Open


Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Milestone in Sustainable Golf Development

Golf shows proactive leadership and collaboration as it comes together on a voluntary sustainability standard for golf developments


Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

GreenLinks leads sustainability for The Open

The R&A has launched a new initiative designed to make The Open one of the world’s most sustainable sporting events


Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Sustainable Golf Centre Stage at International Conference

The R&A, GEO and USGA were represented golf at the Global Sustainability Standards Conference in Washington DC earlier this month


Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Qatar International Golf Club Pioneering New Standards in Sustainable Developments

Doha’s revolutionary new golf project amongst leading projects seeking to become a GEO Certified® Development


Monday, April 25th, 2016

All Ten Open Venues Achieve Gold Standard for Sustainability

Golf’s coveted global eco-label, GEO Certified recognises clubs which have shown a strong commitment to environmental stewardship, resource efficiency and community value


Friday, March 18th, 2016

Update from Beijing – Developing the golf industry in China

Report from The R&A Seminar on Sustainable Golf Course Design, Renovation & Maintenance in Asia


Monday, February 22nd, 2016

RJ National Achieves GEO Re-Certified

Ransomes Jacobsen’s three-hole golf course is the first in the UK to be awarded GEO Certified® status for a third time


Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Costa Rica CC Recognized for Sustainability Commitment and Leadership

Since golf’s introduction to Costa Rica in 1940 Costa Rica Country Club has been at the forefront of the game in the region


Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Irie Fields Achieves New First for Golf Course Developments

Irie Fields in St Kitts is hailed as the only fully organically maintained, edible golf course in the world


Friday, January 29th, 2016

Sustainable Golf Destinations Award Launched

This new award will recognize golf destinations across the world which are collectively committed to protecting nature, using resources efficiently and providing value to the community


Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

TGI Golf Partnership Managing Director Named Among ‘Most Powerful’

Eddie Reid named in Golf Inc’s top 15 ‘Most Powerful Europeans in Golf’’


Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Gaining Knowledge at AGIF-BMI China Golf Management Seminar

A host of expert speakers shared their knowledge with attendees at this week’s Business Management Institute [BMI] China Golf Management seminar and field demonstration