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THANK A GREENKEEPER DAY

Dear Club Manager, Director of Golf, Course Superintendent: Why not, on Tuesday 12th September, together with organisations such as the PGA, the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA), the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), the Australian Sports Turf Managers Association (ASTMA), the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA) and the Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Associations (FEGGA) along with the several chapters of the South African Turfgrass association (TGMASA), participate in the international “Thank A Greenkeeper Day”? It is an opportune moment, to help remind us that without our greenkeepers, there simply is no golf, and it comes at the start of the spring season in the Southern Hemisphere.

John Collier Club Awards and Certifications

This Annual Survey provides an essential tool for chairpersons, management committees and club management of golf courses, as well as industry representative bodies, as it constitutes a benchmark for all golf clubs and associations, from which to measure themselves against latest trends, and reference recent international research into the topic of sport environmental sustainability, which is becoming an important dimension of the global sport academy. In summary, the Annual Survey takes a closer look at the findings regarding environmental compliance, in the light of international research into sport environmental sustainability.

John Collier Newsletter No. 114

This Annual Survey provides an essential tool for chairpersons, management committees and club management of golf courses, as well as industry representative bodies, as it constitutes a benchmark for all golf clubs and associations, from which to measure themselves against latest trends, and reference recent international research into the topic of sport environmental sustainability, which is becoming an important dimension of the global sport academy. In summary, the Annual Survey takes a closer look at the findings regarding environmental compliance, in the light of international research into sport environmental sustainability.

The Value of Independent, Third-Party Review & Transparency

During the course of each year, two independent surveys are published, which focus on different, yet interrelated aspects dealing with golf. South Africa’s TOP 100 Courses focuses on what has been implemented around the courses, while the findings of the John Collier Survey’s focus, is on identifying risk, and its mitigation, through good governance and
environmental compliance.

Blair Atholl Golf & Equestrian Estate in a Class of its Own

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on 5 June each year and its intention is to stimulate awareness of the environment and enhance political attention and public action. This is the United Nation’s most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness, and since its inception in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries. Above all, WED is the “people’s day”

SA Golf Trader: Sport Environmental Sustainability Research

By Alistair Collier | From SA Golf Trader From the John Collier Survey The term environmental sustainability (ES) was defined by the authoritative United Nations Brundtland Report in 1987, as the safeguarding of the natural environment for current and future generations, and has become a significant part of academic research into what is called Sport-ES. …

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SA Golf Trader: Gary Player CC Consistently Awarded Gold

By Alistair Collier | From SA Golf Trader From the John Collier Survey From the 10th to 13th of November, the Gary Player Country Club at Sun City will once again be hosting the Nedbank Golf Challenge, which celebrates its 40th anniversary as “Africa’s Major”. For many years, this event has featured the biggest names …

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