More golf courses are making a conscious effort to protect the environment for future generations. From promoting a low-carbon future to preserving the wildlife, the golfing industry is making more changes to help with the worldwide movement to put the environment at the top of our priority lists.
Arabella Golf Mallorca, Spain
Arabella Golf Mallorca is the only golf course in Spain that has official sustainability certifications. This is presented by their extensive environmental plan to reduce water consumption and go plastic-free. The course provides golfers with mineralised water fountains and they can use refillable water bottles to drink up during their round.
Al Hamra Golf Club, Ras Al Khaimah
Al Hamra Golf Club is known as the first Middle Eastern golf club to go plastic-free. They have done this by eradicating plastic items and creating new solutions for water filtration. This has led to the course setting a new industry standard and joining the world movement to protect the environment.
Mission Hills Haikou, China
Mission Hills Haikou is the largest resort that put into effect sustainable measures and the course is pushing towards promoting ecology, low-carbon and environmental protection. Strategies have been created and this has allowed the resort to set up solar golf carts, new waste management practices, and artificial lakes to gather rainwater for irrigation in the future and many more sustainable plans.
Osprey Point at Kiawah Island Resort, US
Paspalum grass playing surfaces were installed during a full renovation of Osprey Point in 2014. Paspalum is a low-maintenance turf grass that improves water management and doesn’t require the use of chemical products, instead relying on natural groundwater. The resort does fully respect the environment we live in and they are doing their best to fully protect it the best way they can.
Sentosa Golf Club, Singapore
Sentosa Golf Club SGC is known for its innovative initiatives, such as recycling rainwater, using bio-friendly products, lithium-ion buggies, and reducing its plastic footprint. Furthermore, SGC conducts exchange sessions with other local golf clubs to share best practices and experiences to improve the golfing industry in Singapore. They have set a benchmark for other golf courses across the globe with their initiatives.
Emirates Golf Club, Dubai
The Emirates Golf Club is committed to sustainable measures that will help transition to a low-carbon future and improve energy savings. By installing EV Green Chargers, golfers can now charge their cars while playing a round of golf. This makes the club one of the latest destinations to have this type of charger available. They are also the first club in the region to produce daylight settings with LED light technology to create a nighttime golfing experience.
Laguna Golf Lăng Cô, Vietnam
Laguna Golf Lang Co uses water buffalos to stay on top of its maintenance game. These buffalos act as bio-mowers, eating excess weeds and protecting the traditional Vietnamese landscape. This sustainable and innovative approach allows the golf course to remain in top condition.
Handara Golf Resort, Bali
Guests of Handara are invited to adopt a green lifestyle and help preserve the natural environment on the course. This includes harvesting salads from Handara’s own vegetable garden! Additionally, their sustainability measures include reducing water and energy consumption and improving waste management.
Troia Golf, Portugal
The biodiversity at Troia Golf sets it apart from other courses. With over 600 species present in the area, it’s a beautiful home for wildlife. Because each species plays a significant role in the ecosystem, conservation is a priority for the environment at Troia Golf.
Silver Lakes Golf & Wildlife Estate, South Africa
You can tell by the course’s name that the Silver Lakes is the location for a wide range of birds and wildlife. Also, to create more space for breeding, floating islands have been installed. In addition to recycling and using organic fertilizers, Silver Lake also uses variable speed drive to reduce water consumption and help conserve the environment.
Cornelia Deluxe Golf Resort Hotel Belek, Turkey
Cornelia De Luxe Resort in Antalya has an eco-friendly philosophy and acclaimed for its warm hospitality. The course has 3 different 18 hole combination at Cornelia Golf Club which is designed by Sir Nick Faldo. You can find Turkey golf holiday offers that are eco friendly.