26 Dec '14, 1pm

"The new reality for American golf is that water is far too precious to be squandered on golf courses" @golfdigest

"The new reality for American golf is that water is far too precious to be squandered on golf courses" @golfdigest

The new reality for American golf is that water is far too precious to be squandered on golf courses. As communities around the country cope with extended droughts, the notion of courses sporting lush, wall-to-wall green grass is no longer feasible, very likely socially unacceptable and in some ways downright criminal. Indeed, even the idea of fully irrigated fairways may soon become a thing of the past. There's a distinct possibility that golf in the future will routinely be played on minimally-irrigated fairways. Brown is the New Green is more than a marketing slogan. It's becoming a mindset. This new reality has compelled Golf Digest to present 2014 Green Star Awards for Outstanding Environmental Practices to Pinehurst No. 2 and Pasatiempo Golf Club, two iconic American courses that have implemented water reduction programs in startling and instructive ways. Pinehurst N...

Full article: http://www.golfdigest.com/golf-courses/2014-12/green-star...

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