The Environmental Institute for Golf (EIFG) is leading a coalition to examine existing best management practices (BMPs) and will identify practical performance statements for the entire golf facility as part of Golf's Drive Toward Sustainability. Five committees have been created to collaboratively identify, review and establish BMP performance statements relevant nationwide.
The golf community has extended a helping hand to an Ohio high school team devastated by a tornado that killed one player’s father, demolished the school and leveled some of the players’ homes.
The tornado ripped through Millbury, near Toledo, late June 5, with winds reportedly reaching 165 mph.
When Linda Rogers talks about golf, she means business.
Earlier this year, on National Golf Day, the owner of Juday Creek Golf Course was talking to Congress people in Washington about the business of golf, part of a launch for the We Are Golf Consortium of several organizations (www.wearegolf.org).
“I explained that golf is a business and it’s just like any other business,” says Rogers, vice president of the National Golf Course Owners Association’s board of directors and president of the Indiana Chapter.
CROMWELL, Conn. — The Connecticut Golf Alliance announced today the significance of the golf industry in the state. Golf is important to Connecticut for the diverse group of businesses the game supports, the people it employs, the tax revenue it creates, the tourism it spawns, the charity it generates and the environmental leadership it provides.
The golf industry, comprised of small businesses around the state including 185 golf facilities, delivers an annual economic impact of $1.1 billion, employs 11,570 with a total wage income of $336 million.