Marriott’s Gaylord Springs Golf Links makes sustainable strides as an Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary

The City of Nashville is synonymous with entertainment, country music and southern hospitality…but to many people’s surprise, Nashville also boasts many prestigious golf venues. Only a few miles from the hustle and bustle of NASHVILLE’S Broadway, lies an 18-hole golf course that is synonymous with environmental stewardship, Marriott’s Gaylord Springs Golf Links.  “Our goal here…

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This Maryland golf course is Audubon International certified for its environmental efforts

Originally Posted on WUSA9: https://www.wusa9.com/article/tech/science/environment/golf-course-restoration-environmental-migratory-birds-thrive-audbun-international-certified-tpc-potomac-at-avenel-farms/65-3d3dc5b6-77dd-4c76-be63-a8771bbbe4b7 WASHINGTON — EDITOR’S NOTE: WUSA9 is the media sponsor of the 2022 Wells Fargo Championship, hosted at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farms. TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm underwent a major renovation back in 2008 to restructure the course helping to make it more environmentally friendly. Shortly after the course reopened in 2009, they…

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Why Should Golf Clubs Pursue Audubon International Certification?

From Club + Resort Business https://clubandresortbusiness.com/why-should-golf-clubs-pursue-audubon-international-certification/ Audubon International provides information and guidance to help golf course personnel with six key environmental components: Site Assessment / Environmental Planning; Wildlife and Habitat Management; Chemical Use Reduction and Safety; Water Conservation; Water Quality Management; and Outreach and Education. By Frank LaVardera, Audubon International Director of Environmental Programs for Golf There is no hiding from…

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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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