Golf's Positive Impact
Golf makes a positive social and environmental impact, adding value across the land it manages, resources it uses, and people and communities it touches. Additionally, golf can be a catalyst to driving sustainability awareness in front of millions of individuals, communities and businesses.
What’s on golf’s environmental agenda?
Nature: Conserving and enriching biodiversity as well as contributing to the functioning of ecosystems as healthy semi-natural landscapes for people and wildlife.
Water: Acting as protected green space within watersheds, innovating highly efficient irrigation technology and practices, investing in infrastructure to reuse and recycle low-quality water, developing and renovating courses to require less irrigation.
Energy: Minimizing energy consumption and harnessing renewable resources.
Pollution control: Enhancing air, water and soil quality through responsible professional land and resource management.
Supply Chain: Driving a greener economy through sustainable purchasing and moving toward zero-waste businesses.
Community: Providing healthy recreation for all ages; youth programs; jobs and training; meeting place for families and businesses; and an event platform for charitable fundraising.