31 Mar '11, 10am

Netherlands' golf courses leading world in earning GEO awards

More than 20 golf clubs across the Netherlands have demonstrated their commitment to sustainability by achieving the coveted GEO Certified™ award. The 23 clubs have benefited from the long-term commitment and investment of the Nederlandse Golf Federatie (NGF) enabling the small European country to lead the world in the number of clubs that have achieved the Golf Environment Organization's internationally recognised sustainable assurance. It is notable that so many clubs have attained the 'green' status in such a relatively short space of time - the NGF decided to endorse the GEO's OnCourse™ suite of tools and guidance, and to support its members in achieving the 'ecolabel', as recently as last year. Jonathan Smith, GEO Chief Executive, hopes the achievements and commitment to environmental sustainability shown by the 23 newly accredited golf clubs will serve as an example ...

Full article: http://www.worldgolf.com/newswire/browse/66815-Orange-gol...

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