Audubon International Members Claim Top Awards for GCSAA Environmental Leaders in Golf

01/03/2018 11:51 AM | Allie Eustis (Administrator)

All individual Environmental Leaders in Golf award winners are superintendents at Audubon International member courses

18 of 19 ELGA Chapter & Merit award winners also at Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary Golf Courses 

TROY, NY –  Audubon International is pleased to announce that superintendents at its Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary member courses won all of the individual awards at the 2017 GCSAA Environmental Leaders in Golf Awards. 


Boundary Oak Golf Course, Walnut Creek CA

Congratulations to top award winners:

  • Anthony Williams of the Four Seasons Golf & Sports Club, Irving TX: Overall and National Private Course Winner. TPC Four Seasons certified ACSP since 2012.
  • Jay Neunsinger of Boundary Oak Golf Course, Walnut Creek CA: National Public Course Winner. Certified ACSP since 2012.
  • Scott Main of Mauna Kea Resort Golf Course, Kohala Coast HI: National Resort Course Winner. ACSP member since 2016. 

“We send our hearty congratulations to all of these Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program members on their awards. Audubon International is proud that our certification standards are playing such an important role in helping golf courses preserve biological diversity at a time when the rates of species extinction and habitat loss are at an unprecedented high,” said Executive Director Christine Kane. “Our members are contributing to a world-wide system of lands that are being managed for water conservation, wildlife habitat and natural resource preservation.”

The Environmental Leaders in Golf awards recognize golf course superintendents and their courses for overall course management excellence and best management practices in the areas of water conservation, water quality management, energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste management, wildlife and habitat conservation, communication and outreach, and leadership. 


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