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Three Acclaimed English Golf Clubs Receive GEO Certified Status

By: Golfshake Editor | Mon 16 Nov 2020 | Comments

Following significant environmental efforts, the Burhill Group Limited has confirmed that three of its venues, Hoebridge Golf Centre in Woking, Burhill Golf Club in Walton on Thames, and Redbourn Golf Club in Harpenden, have each successfully achieved GEO Certified status.

The accreditation that each clubs (all Highly Recommended on Golfshake) will hold for the next five years is a comprehensive, modern certification that designates a golf facility has met a credible standard in the areas of Nature, Resources, Climate Action and Community. Achieving this is a firm demonstration of the commitment of the venues to continually improve their sustainable golf practices.

Commenting on the fantastic achievement, BGL CEO Colin Mayes, said: “We now live in a world where it is more crucial than ever to operate in the most environmentally sensitive way possible. For three more of our venues to be awarded with GEO Certified status is a testament to the incredible work ethic of every member of staff at BGL.

“Each club has developed a unique maintenance programme designed to achieve more sustainable and efficient practices, by making improvements to the courses and club facilities wherever possible.”

BGL Golf is one of the largest owners and operators of golf courses and facilities in the United Kingdom. The company currently operates 22 golf courses at 10 venues across the country, each providing a different style and character while offering a high-quality, friendly and professional service.

“BGL showed early leadership in sustainability with its first facility GEO Certified in 2013. They are now one of the most committed management groups worldwide – and the only group with every facility certified. We look forward to working with them on their endeavour to extend their sustainable practices even further,” commented Jonathan Smith, Executive Director GEO Foundation.

To find out more about Hoebridge Golf Centre, Burhill Golf Club and Redbourn Golf Club, please follow the links below:

Hoebridge Golf Centre – www.hoebridgegc.co.uk

Burhill Golf Club - www.burhillgolf-club.co.uk

Redbourn Golf Club - www.redbourngolfclub.co.uk

For more information on Burhill Group Limited visit www.bglcompany.co.uk.

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