Carnoustie – host of the 2018 Open – has been named Environmental Golf Course of the Year, at the Golf Environmental awards.
The prize is awarded to courses that show expert efficiency in nature conservation management, turfgrass management, waste management, and water management.
“We are thrilled to receive this award, it means a lot to be recognised for the great care we take to protect and enhance our natural habitat,” commented Craig Boath, Head Greenkeeper at Carnoustie Golf Links.
“This award is just another example of what our team at Carnoustie can achieve through hard work, enthusiasm, and investing our time into community involvement.”
The award started in 1995, and has grown in prestige as environmental issues have taken prominence in recent years.
Michael Wells, Chief Executive Officer at Carnoustie Golf Links, added: “In what is a huge year ahead for Carnoustie, we’re thrilled to be off to a flying start with the honour of receiving of this award.”