The USGA is a global leader in the development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the game’s history, and funds an ongoing “For the Good of the Game” grants program. Since 1991, it has worked in partnership with the USGA to offer the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an award-winning education and certification program that promotes ecologically-sound land management and the conservation of natural resources on golf courses. For more information please visit:
John Deere Golf - John Deere Golf believes in the mission of Audubon International, and through our sponsorship, we hope to further highlight the critical role golf courses play in protecting the surrounding environment and natural resources through following best practices. Now, more than ever, golf courses are looking for ways to provide additional value to their players and communities. Through Audubon International and the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program, courses can further demonstrate how their operations are enhancing and protecting the environment.
Since environmental stewardship is critical to the future success of the industry, John Deere Golf is proud to support Audubon International and the many courses that have become members. To learn more visit http: www.deere.com/golf.
AHEAD - AHEAD is a designer and marketer of branded headwear, apparel and accessories. Headquartered in New Bedford, Mass., the company operates four distinct business units: the AHEAD men’s apparel line; AHEAD Headgear, AHEAD "Heavy Metal™" line of golf accessories and the Kate Lord™ Collection of ladies hats, ladies apparel and ladies accessories. AHEAD was founded in 1995 by Mr. Ken Shwartz. Over the past 15 years, the company has been able to capitalize on the golfing industry’s desire for specialized high-quality graphics on headwear and garments and the brand-conscious nature of those who frequent golf shops. For more information, please visit: http://www.aheadweb.com.
Course Vision - Founded in 1999, GroundLinkx is the leading provider of software solutions for golf course asset management. The company’s CourseVision™ product enables owners, general managers, boards of directors, superintendents, member committees and management companies to administer and communicate freely about their club’s most important asset undefined the golf course. For more information, please visit: http://www.groundlinkx.com.
La Farge - Lafarge North America is the largest diversified supplier of construction materials in the United States and Canada. Lafarge is not only a leader in product innovation and sustainable manufacturing practices, but they also lead the industry in environmental restoration and preservation efforts across the United States and Canada. Lafarge is committed to conducting business in a way that has minimal impact on the environment, and that is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulation. For more information, please visit: http://www.lafarge-na.com.
Microsoft - Microsoft is committed to software and technology innovations that help people and organizations around the world improve the environment. Their goals are to reduce the impact of our operations and products and drive responsible environmental leadership.To learn more, please visit: http://www.microsoft.com/environment.
Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technology -
Ostara is a clean water company that recovers valuable nutrients from used water streams. The company's proprietary technology, the Pearl® Process, recovers otherwise polluting nutrients, phosphorus and nitrogen, from municipal and industrial water streams, and transforms them into a slow release, eco-friendly fertilizer marketed as Crystal Green®. The technology helps reduce costs, meet nutrient discharge limits and produce clean water, while the fertilizer provides a new source of revenue for municipalities.To learn more, please visit: http://www.ostara.com
Perfect Blend Biotic Fertilizers -
Perfect Blend is a leading manufacturer of organic plant food, highly regarded for excellent quality and service. Perfect Blend is dedicated to using the latest in scientific research and technology to create and manufacture organic products that incorporate a complete philosophy of advanced soil nutrition. Perfect Blend has undertaken independent research and development aimed at advancing our ability to offer the finest soil nutrition products in the world.To learn more, please visit: http://www.perfect-blend.com
Sediment Removal Solutions -
SRS uses a hydraulic method of pumping sediments and sludge from ponds and lakes, an extremely clean and cost-effective way of removing the sludge and toxic gases without the use of heavy equipment. The method also does not interfere with the existing wild and aquatic life and enhances the water clarity and quality. To learn more, please visit: http://www.sedimentremovalsolutions.com
Sonic Solutions -
Founded in 2003, Sonic Solutions®, LLC, is a Massachusetts based company that manufactures and sells products to remove algae. Sonic Solutions® is an environmentally safe technology that uses the resonance of ultrasonic waves to kill algae. Sonic Solutions® operates 24-hours a day, and each unit provides coverage for up to 5 acres depending on the site conditions. Sonic Solutions® uses no toxic chemicals to kill algae, and is safe for fish, plants, and other aquatic life, using less than 10 watts of power. To learn more, please visit: http://www.sonicsolutionsllc.com
As a leading worldwide provider of innovative turf, landscape, rental and construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions, Toro helps customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties, and agricultural fields. To learn more, please visit: http://www.toro.com
RPI - Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is the nation’s oldest technological university. The university offers degrees from five schools: Engineering; Science; Architecture; Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; and the Lally School of Management & Technology; as well as an interdisciplinary degree in Information Technology and Web Science. Institute programs serve undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals around the world. To learn more, please visit: www.http://rpi.edu/.