Sunday, 29th May, 2016

Stories tagged ‘Golf Environment Organization’


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


Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Achim Reinmuth ©Mark Alexander Photography

Achim Reinmuth first to qualify for EIGCA‘s Sustainability Register

Achim Reinmuth is a golf course architect with Städler Golf Courses. His case study involved the University Golfclub Paderborn – Haxterhöhe Links, an 18 hole course he designed in central Germany and which opened in 2011


Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

(from left) Micah Woods, Dominic Wall, Steve Isaac, Sam Thomas, Pirapon Namatra, Paul Jansen

R&A steps forward to promote golf sustainability in Asia

Geared to promoting sustainable golf course design, development and management in the region the R&A is staging a series of six seminars to be held across Asia through to 2018


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


Friday, February 12th, 2016

Craig Boath, with the Carnoustie Operation Pollinator Award

Carnoustie Golf Links Wins Major National Environmental Award

Carnoustie Golf Links, a regular host to The Open championship, has been awarded a major national accolade for its work in protecting native bumblebees


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 29th, 2016

The clubhouse at Espiche Golf The Algarve

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


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


Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Alan Johnston

Johnston Helps GCA Enhance Social Responsibility

The latest recruit to the Golf Consultants Association brings extensive experience in corporate social responsibility, community engagement and vocational training


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


Monday, October 12th, 2015

IAGTO teamed up with The Golf Environment Organization (GEO) to create specific Sustainability Awards; Jonathan Smith (left) and Peter Walton

IAGTO Sustainability Awards

Helping golf courses and resorts emerge as leaders in sustainable sport and business


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, September 30th, 2015

Steve Isaac of the R&A (right) chairs one of the working panels

Africa Golf Summit – a great success

Organisers of the first pan-African gathering in golf have hailed the event as a resounding success


Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

EIGCA members at the 2015 Annual Meeting with the North Berwick links in the background

North Berwick Stars at EIGCA 15th Annual Meeting

The recent EIGCA Annual Meeting in North Berwick drew a record attendance as delegates enjoyed a varied programme of events based at the Marine Hotel overlooking the famous North Berwick links .....read the full story »


Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

BMW PGA Championship Village

Green To The Fore At BMW PGA Championship

Arena Group re-use initiative making key contribution to European Tour Green Drive


Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Peter Fjällman and Tom Mackenzie present the Harry Colt Award to Jonathan Smith of GEO

Golf Environment Organization receives EIGCA Harry Colt Award

The trophy is awarded to an organisation or individual for their outstanding contribution to golf and golf development


Monday, April 6th, 2015

(from left) Mohamed Chaibi, Association du Trophee Hassan II de Golf; Abderrafia Zouitene, Office National Marocain du Tourisme; Jonathan Smith, Chief Executive, Golf Environment Organization

Green light for Moroccan Golf Tourism Strategy

Sustainable tourism seminar concludes with the appointment of GEO to begin the process of implementing a sustainability initiative throughout the country


Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, North Berwick

EIGCA to Celebrate their 15th Anniversary in the Home of Golf

The European Institute of Golf Course Architects is returning to Scotland for its 2015 Conference which will take place from 15-18 April at the Marine Hotel in North Berwick

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


Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Dundonald links website

Dundonald Links Honoured to Win Coveted Sustainability Award

Dundonald Links, Scotland, is delighted to announce it has been named overall winner in the 2015 IAGTO Sustainability Awards, for its exceptional management standards


Friday, October 31st, 2014

IAGTO Awards logo

Global recipients honoured in 15th annual IAGTO Awards

The 15th annual IAGTO Awards have honoured destinations, golf courses and golf resorts from the US states of North and South Carolina, the Dominican Republic, Spain, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Morocco and Ireland .....read the full story »