Even simple actions across thousands of courses can have a powerful impact for golf and the environment
Courses around the world are sharing their stories and successes, including the business benefits they are gaining from sustainable practices.
Visit the Sustainable Golf Highlights gallery for ideas and inspiration and to share your examples with the sustainable golf community.
Golf has a simple and credible way for facilities to check and track their sustainability, calculate and offset carbon, and get world-leading recognition.
OnCourse is an innovative programme developed just for golf, making it practical and quick to use each year. Then, to celebrate your leadership, GEO Certified is an excellent way to share your commitment and inspire your golfers, staff and community.
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Below is a selection of courses around the world that are either OnCourse for a more sustainable future or recognized for their leadership through the GEO Certified distinction.
Browse the directory of participating golf facilities and tournaments from more than 75 countries.
Talking about sustainable golf and nature on golf courses is really important to encourage other people to get involved and start along that journey towards more sustainable and nature-friendly golf courses
Business Conservation Advisor (R&A)
Every golf course in the world has a great opportunity to help themselves, save some money, work with local communities and improve the footprint that we have.
Now we have facts to support the argument that golf and nature can co-exist and flourish side by side.
We've been carrying out many of the GEO categories for a long time but it is great to encapsulate under one umbrella with certification.
Pyle and Kenfig Golf Club
OnCourse has a big part to play in the movement towards sustainability.
Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC
The framework GEO provides for sustainable course management has been invaluable.
I'd recommend OnCourse to other course managers. It's a good way of tracking how you're doing throughout the years.
Carnoustie Golf Links
I am proud to let people know that golf is a sustainable sport by carrying out GEO-recommended practices at our clubs.
Business Planning Team
CJ Logistics - Resort
The team at GEO do a fantastic job and they help us out greatly here.
Banchory Golf Club
The exchange of ideas through the OnCourse platform is priceless.
Golf Business Development Executive
Sustainability is very important in the Middle East, and at Dubai Golf, we are proud to be leaders in promoting a more environmental outlook.
Director of Agronomy
GEO Certification gives us international recognition & credibility.
Foshan Golf Club