Water scarcity affects at least 11% of the European population and 17% of EU territory. The demand for water will continue to grow and will put a strain on golf clubs and resorts. Climate change is worsening the situation.
A GCAA study found nearly 13% of the total golf club budget is spent on the water.
This is why water conservation should be a top priority for every golf club. Before I would share with you the great news from the Dom Pedro Laguna Course, let me share with you GEO‘s recommendations:
Make an irrigation audit,Sprinkler head adjustment,Use recycled water,Select turfgrass species carefully,Clubhouse operations – how to use less water and contribute to rainwater collection, etc.
Dom Pedro Laguna Course – thoughtful water usage
I reported two years ago that Dom Pedro Golf takes sustainability seriously. This is why I interviewed Simão da Cunha (the Head of Golf…
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