Tuesday, 21st February, 2017

Stories tagged ‘GEO Certified’


Friday, February 17th, 2017

Castle Stuart Golf Links green cutting December 2016

Castle Stuart seeking new recruits

The internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links is seeking new staff to help maintain the high standard of excellence on its famous links course that has earned the praise of champions


Friday, October 28th, 2016

Terre Blanche Le Château Course

Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort is awarded global eco-label

Terre Blanche, a European Tour Destination, has achieved GEO Certified®, a distinction recognising the resort’s eco-friendly approach and commitment to sustainable projects


Monday, October 3rd, 2016

The Legends at Parris Island receive their GEO Certified® Certificate. From Left to Right: Clyde Johnston, Golf Course Architect, Experience Green Board of Directors; Teresa Wade, Founder, Experience Green; Russ Hadaway, Golf Course Superintendent, The Legends; Doug Moss, Golf Course Assistant Superintendent, The Legends; Cody Carter, Assistant Golf Professional, The Legends; Andy Hinson, PGA Head Professional, The Legends; Colonel. Jeffrey Fultz, Chief of Staff, Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Parris Island (Photo by Pfc. Maximiliano Bavastro)

Legends at Parris Island Presented with International Golf Eco-label

The Legends Golf Course at Parris Island has become the first worldwide military installation golf facility to gain the GEO Certified® eco-label, the global mark for sustainable golf


Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Castle Stuart Golf Links

Planners Give Go-Ahead to Palmer Tribute Course At Castle Stuart

Planners have given their unanimous support for a second championship golf course to be built at the renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links in partnership with the Arnold Palmer Group


Friday, May 20th, 2016

Presentation of GEO re-Certified® certificate to Golf Della Montecchia. (from left) Valentina Buscaini,Lyoness; Count Giordano Emo Capodilista; Paolo Casati, Club Owner, Golf Della Montecchia; Mayor Bruno Saponara; Kelli Jerome, Managing Director, GEO, and Antonio Bozzi representing Federazione Italiana Golf

GEO Certified® Golf Della Montecchia a Leader in Sustainable Golf

With two decades of experience at the forefront of sustainable golf, Italy’s Golf Della Montecchia continues to show their commitment by earning re-certification to GEO Certified®, golf’s standard for environmental and social value, following three years of continued improvement


Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Jose Maria Olazabal grasses the first green

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


Thursday, March 24th, 2016

The Leading Edge delegates outside the Emirates clubhouse

Second ‘Leading Edge Series’ Event Hosted By Emirates Golf Club

Hosted by the team at Emirates, in conjunction with GEO and supported by Jacobsen, the Desert Series was an opportunity for senior management at golf clubs across the Middle East to network and learn from each other and respected experts from within the golf industry


Monday, February 22nd, 2016

RJ National greenkeeper James Gotts proudly displaying the GEO Re-certification

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 Country Club

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 Pineapples

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 22nd, 2016

Patrick Walker, GEO and James Hutchinson, BIGGA at BTME 2016

On Course for Sustainable Golf at BTME

GEO, FEGGA and BIGGA team up to fly the flag for sustainable golf at BTME 2016 in Harrogate


Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Dr Thom Nikolai talking about generating customer satisfaction through smooth and true greens.

Learning and Sharing provides a Leading Edge

A unique educational, networking and social event for club and course managers has taken place at Castle Stuart Golf Links


Friday, October 9th, 2015

PGA Catalunya Resort Course Manager David Bataller whose dedicated team of greenkeepers have been named Champions of the Green for August 2015 by GEO

PGA Catalunya Resort named GEO’s Champion of the Green

PGA Catalunya Resort’s dedicated team of greenkeepers, led by Course Manager David Bataller, have been recognised for their continued commitment to sustainable practices by being named as Champions of the Green for August 2015


Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Arnold Palmer at Castle Stuart

Arnold Palmer Tribute Course to Provide Multi-Million Pound Jobs Boost

More than 50 jobs could be created with the proposed building of a world class second golf course at the renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links in partnership with the Arnold Palmer Group


Friday, September 4th, 2015

12th Fairway at Coventry Golf Club

Coventry Golf Club Becomes First English Club to be GEO Re-Certified

First awarded golf’s global eco-label, GEO Certified, in 2012, Coventry Golf Club has now become the first club in England to be re-certified to the international sustainably standard


Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

From left: Magnus Jivén, General Manager; Mårten Wallberg, GEO verifier; and Lars Knutson, Course Manager photographed by the Baltic. Ljunghusen is struggling with erosion problems

Ljunghusen Leads the Way in Sustainability

Ljunghusen Golf Club in Sweden, was the first club to achieve the renowned global eco-label, GEO Certified®; six years on, they have become the first club to be twice re-certified .....read the full story »


Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Wycombe Heights, a BGL Golf venue

BGL Golf Teams Up With Open Air Laboratories (OPAL)

The operator of 22 golf courses throughout the UK is to collaborate with Open Air Laboratories in its continued commitment to be the industry-leading owner of environmentally sustainable golf operations


Friday, June 26th, 2015

Course Manager Peter Dawson has been beekeeping on the golf course for several years

South Essex buzzing about Dawson’s local honey

Environmentally-friendly golf club South Essex Golf Centre has its customers in a buzz with the club’s own brand of honey


Friday, May 29th, 2015

Annika Sörenstam at Estonian Golf & Country Club, the location of her fourth golf course design, her first in Europe

Annika Sörenstam visits Estonia to oversee her first course design in Europe

Annika Sörenstam has visited Estonian Golf & Country Club, Tallinn, as plans for her first course design in Europe take shape


Monday, April 27th, 2015

Suzann Pettersen (© LET)

International Stars sign up for Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open

One of the premier events on the Ladies European Tour is embarking on an exciting new era in 2015 with its new date and increased prize fund at the tournament’s first staging at Dundonald Links in Scotland from 24-26 July


Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Solar powered golf carts

Mission Hills Haikou Achieves Coveted GEO Certified® Award

Mission Hills Haikou is the biggest single-site facility to become GEO Certified for its sustainable environmental management


Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Golf Course and Club Managers and BGL Golf Chief Executive, Colin Mayes with Jonathan Smith, GEO Chief Executive and Kelli Jerome, GEO Managing Director at Celebration Dinner at Burhill Golf Club

BGL Achieves a First for Sustainable Golf

BGL Golf has become the world’s first multi-site operator to achieve the international sustainability award, GEO Certified®, at each of its venues


Monday, January 26th, 2015

8th hole on the Majlis course at Emirates Golf Club (from left): Christopher May (Chief Executive Officer - Dubai Golf), Mustafa Al Hashimi, (Chief Executive Officer Hospitality & Leisure – wasl Asset management), Craig Haldane (Director of Golf Course Maintenance – Dubai Golf), Andrew Whitelaw (General Manager – Emirates Golf Club)

Emirates GC Becomes First Golf Club in MENA to be GEO Certified®

The annual host of the European Tour sanctioned Omega Dubai Desert Classic has become the first golf club in the Middle East North Africa region to become GEO Certified®


Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Old Course, St Andrews 17th Green in foreground

The Home of Golf earns GEO Re-Certification

St Andrews Links, the Home of Golf, has again earned the highly-regarded GEO Certified® ecolabel in recognition of its long-term sustainability commitment and achievements


Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre, Loudwater is GEO Certified®

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre earns GEO Award

The Buckinghamshire public pay-and-play facility has received the prestigious international sustainability award, GEO Certified