Learning Water Conservation on the Golf Course

As water resources dwindle, golf course managers are becoming go-to experts on conservation.

A variety of officials are approaching golf course resource managers for insight into how they can save more water.

"Marriott International is applying lessons learned at its golf course here to its resort properties in other states. Habitat for Humanity is landscaping front yards with drought-tolerant plants recommended by golf superintendents.

'Look, if you want to learn how to irrigate, these are the guys to ask,' said Garith Grinnell, who recently retired from the Southern Nevada Water Authority."

Full Story: On the Fairway, New Lessons in Saving Water

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