Sherwood Forest Golf Club Achieves Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Certification

Located at the entrance of the Pisgah National Forest, lies Brevard, North Carolina. While Brevard is famous for its waterfalls, hiking and other outdoor adventures, Sherwood Forest Golf Club should not be overlooked. Sherwood Forest Golf Club is one of Audubon International’s most recent ACSP Certified golf courses and it could very well be one…

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How golf is doing more to protect wildlife than ever before

By Emma Francois – Published on GolfDigest.com Jim Pavonetti is expecting a visitor. This guest hasn’t booked a tee time, but for the past five years, around May 31, he has materialized—even accounting for leap year. Pavonetti checks his desk calendar: May 31. Sure enough the black-crowned night heron shows up. Pavonetti is the superintendent…

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Hammock Dunes Club Celebrates 20 years of Audubon International Membership

Hammock Dunes Club in Palm Coast, Florida celebrates 20 years of membership with Audubon International (AI) this year. The Oceanfront Links Course, an 18-hole golf course with oceanfront views, joined AI’s Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf in 2001 and swiftly became certified within the year. The second course to achieve ACSP certification was their Creek…

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Video: Great Horned Owls Nesting Above Certified ACSP for Golf Courses

From Cornell Lab Bird Cams: Look who’s hanging out at the vacant nest in Savannah, Georgia! This pair of Great Horned Owls has been frequenting the nest site for several months, but last night they dropped by for an extended visit (lasting over an hour) that included both nest maintenance and copulation. This could be…

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Cypress Landing Celebrates 10 years of Audubon International Certification

Located in North Carolina’s Coastal Plains region, lies the small town of Chocowinity which is home to Cypress Landing Golf Course, a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) member. This semi-private, 18-hole golf course is an exemplary model for the ACSP for Golf certification track and is celebrating its 10th anniversary of certification this year.…

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Golf Course Superintendents Drive Environmental Accountability

by Linda Parker https://www.golfcoursetrades.com/golf-course-superintendents-environmental-accountability/ The city of Rohnert Park, situated in the heart of California wine country, is known as The Friendly City. Thanks to the diligence and commitment of golf course superintendent Jeffery (Jeff) Sutherland and his crew, the definition of friendly now officially includes the two environmentally friendly golf courses at Foxtail Golf…

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Aquarina Beach and Country Club Tees Up for the Environment

In the heart of surfer’s paradise, you will also find a golfer’s paradise, on a barrier island sandwiched between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon. Aquarina Beach and Country Club is home to an 18-hole certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Golf Course. This semi-private course is open to the public and offers golfers a…

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Bass Pro Shops and Johnny Morris set a total new standard for sustainability in the golf world

BIG CEDAR BECOMES FIRST RESORT IN THE WORLD TO RECEIVE UNPRECEDENTED AUDUBON INTERNATIONAL SIGNATURE SANCTUARY STATUS CERTIFICATIONS ON ALL FIVE GOLF COURSES Ridgedale, MO – Big Cedar Lodge today announced that it has become the only resort in the world to have all five of its premier golf courses designated as Audubon International Signature Sanctuary locations. The independent…

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Ready to Say Aloha to Green Fairways and Island Time?

As our travel opportunities grow this fall and summer, don’t forget to include trips to environmentally sustainable golf courses on your list. Golf Courses filter storm water runoff, offer outdoor recreation and provide green spaces and wildlife habitat in urban and rural areas. Audubon International is proud to environmentally certify over 800 golf courses around…

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