Being a responsible environmental manager is a key part of running a successful golf course, but, if you are like many people, you may not have the time or expertise to investigate and plan environmental strategies suited to your golf course. Audubon International can help. We understand that in order for you to green your golf course it has to be done a way that greens your bottom line. Below are just a few of the ways you can do that:
- Improved Image and Reputation–Proven environmental performance can help a golf course differentiate itself from others in a crowded market and add value by improving public relations and marketing opportunities that attract new customers.
- Customer/Employee Satisfaction-Enhancing the nature of your business can enrich customers' experience and employee attitudes.
- Financial Performance-An effective environmental management program can result in reduced insurance premiums, as well as reduced costs for energy, water, pesticides, fertilizers, equipment wear, and labor. Read Golf’s Green Bottom Line: Uncovering the Hidden Business Value of Environmental Stewardship on Golf Courses for more information.
- Worker Safety and Reduced Liability-Best practices for chemical management reduce exposure and liability risks associated with storing, handling, and applying chemicals.
- Improved Efficiency-Proper environmental management cuts down on waste and promotes efficient operations.
- Environmental Quality-The environmental management practices required for certification help golf courses to improve the quality of our land, water, and air, and to conserve natural resources for future generations.