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> Linlithgow Golf Club, West Lothian
> Kilmalcolm Golf Club, Renfrewshire
> Elmwood College, Fife
> Mortonhall Golf Club, Edinburgh


Scottish Golf Environment Group



In the past few years increasing numbers of clubs across Scotland have been expressing interest in environmental issues. Many are now able to demonstrate a great deal of good practice relating to wildlife and habitat conservation, pollution prevention, minimisation of chemical use, best practice waste handling and disposal, and improved communication within their clubs and with local organisations.

These clubs are undertaking different tasks and actions, depending on their own priorities and interests. However the one thing they do have in common is a written, well structured management plan. Each club has such a document which covers golf course and out of play management issues. These plans have been drawn up with input from a range of individuals within the club, and in consultation with other organisations like our own. It is amazing how much free advice and information is available to clubs on such matters.

We would encourage others to follow in the footsteps of these clubs. You too can experience the positive benefits from addressing environmental issues at your own pace, and through your own means. Such a proactive approach will put your club in a stronger position with regards to the future of your course, and the reputation of your club.

Click on these examples to find out what they have been doing in detail.

Linlithgow Golf Club, West Lothian
Kilmacolm Golf Club, Renfrewshire
Elmwood College, Fife
Mortonhall Golf Club, Edinburgh







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