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More and more clubs are getting involved in environmental management of their golf courses. Increasingly, clubs are striving to cater for wildlife and improve habitats, cutting back on chemical use, minimising waste and ensuring correct handling and disposal procedures. Many clubs are striving to raise members awareness about the golf course and surrounding area in which they play, thereby increasing our nation's understanding of our varied and valuable environment.

This progress is tremendous. Not only for the clubs and their members, but for golf as a whole. The more clubs that get involved and set out their own programmes and management plans, the better will be the perception of golf in the future. Golf will be seen as part of the solution to environmental concerns, rather than as part of the problem.

That is why we are so pleased that the following clubs are taking part and building environmental issues into their plans for the management of their courses.

At present the clubs and local authorities which deserve recognition for their efforts are:

Those that are working on a range of environmental issues through the group.

  • Strathpeffer
  • Scotscraig
  • Boat of Garten
  • Perth and Kinross council
  • Panmure
  • Cambuslang
  • Craibstone
  • Auchterarder
  • Craigmillar
  • Downfield
  • Deer Park
  • Easter Moffat
  • Deeside
  • Gogarburn
  • Turnhouse
  • Kirkhill
  • Ravenspark / North Ayrshire Council
  • Lothianburn
  • Troon municipal / South Ayrshire
  • Ranfurly Castle
  • Dornoch
  • West Kilbride
  • Fortrose and Rosemarkie
  • Moray

Those that have received or are eligible for our Environmental Award for various environmental categories.

  • Linlithgow
  • Kilmacolm
  • Gleneagles
  • Elmwood Mortonhall
  • Torphin hill
  • Kames
  • Hilton Park
  • Aberdeen City Council / Balnagask
  • Edinburgh council
  • Dukes
  • Haddington Newmachar
  • Ratho Southerness
  • Loch Lomond 
  • St A's Eden course
  • Cochrane Castle 
  • Portobello
  • Craigentinny 
  • Silverknowes





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