Environmentally-Friendly Golf

Golf course developers are shooting for higher environmental standards.

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September 4, 2000, 10:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

More and more golf course developers are turning to environmental consultants or even full-time environmental project managers to help ensure that their courses have as benign an impact as possible on the surrounding ecosystems. They have found that with proper foresight and management—incorporating current applicable regulations—golf courses can be affordable, accessible, and environmentally sound preserves of open space, as well as highly profitable ventures. Many are even finding that responsible and sustainable compromises in course siting, design, and maintenance can end up increasing the value of their courses, especially their marketing value. Note: the full text of this article may only be available to ULI members.

Thanks to Urban Land Magazine

Tuesday, August 29, 2000 in Urban Land Magazine


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