Case Studies

The Bear Trace at Harrison Bay

Located 20 minutes north of Chattanooga, Tenn., the Bear Trace at Harrison Bay is home 18 holes designed by Jack Nicklaus as well as two bald eagles, named Elliott and Eloise. Due to the course’s environmental best practices, the couple built a nest in a tall pine tree near the 10th green and have since […]

Kiawah Island

Located 30 minutes from Charleston, Kiawah Island is home to five championship golf courses – all certified by Audubon International for their conservation efforts. The Ocean Course, designed by the legendary Pete Dye and host of the 2012 PGA Championship, has 14 miles of pipes and drains under the course to collect all water that […]

Pasatiempo Golf Club

Pasatiempo is one of many golf courses in California to eliminate turf in out of play areas to reduce water use. In 2007, Pasatiempo maintained 95 irrigated acres. Just two years later, the city of Santa Cruz announced a mandatory 28 percent water cutback. The club quickly realized a water reduction of that scope was […]

Broken Sound Club

Several years ago, Broken Sound Club made a commitment to become more environmentally sensitive while reducing energy costs and consumption. It began with the introduction of biodegradable cups and recycling and has led to composting and several awards and certifications. Working closely with the city of Boca Raton, Broken Sound Club obtains enough reclaimed water […]