Climate Change on Scottish Golf Courses (SGEG 2004)

Control of pests, weeds and diseases and pesticide use on Scottish Golf Courses (SGEG 2006)

Practical Ways to improve Energy Efficiency in Golf Facilities (SGEG 2007)

Environmental Issues in Golf Course Construction (SGEG 2005)

Landscape Guidelines for Golf Course Development (SGEG 2007)

Management Planning Step by Step Guide (SGEG 2010)

Management Planning Manual (SGEG 2000)

Nature Conservation for Golf Course Development (SGEG 2004)

SGU Green Event Guidelines (SGEG 2008)

Waste Management Toolkit (SGEG 2004)

Open Championship Environment Booklets

The Open Old Course 2010 Environment Booklet

The Open Turnberry 2009 Environment Booklet

The Open Carnoustie 2007 Environment Booklet

































































































Nature Case Studies

Pond Creation - Auchterarder GC

Pond Creation & Sustainable Drainage - Torphin Hill GC

Pond Management - Mortonhall GC

Tree and Shrub Planting - The Glen GC

Hedge Planting - Peebles GC

Grassland Management - Coatbridge GC

Woodland Management for Bats - Downfield GC

Grassland Management with Yellow Rattle - Kingarrock, Hill of Tarvit

Habitat linkage and community involvement - Dundonald Links


Species Protection: Bats - Ratho Park GC

Species Protection: Red Squirrels - Downfield GC

Species Protection: Sea pea - Carnoustie Golf Links

Species Conservation: Orchids - Callander GC

Species Conservation: Sand martin - Elmwood GC and St. Nicholas GC

Species Conservation: Bee conservation and grassland management

Species Protection: Bats - Dalmunzie GC and Dunning GC

Species Protection: Barn owls - Dunkeld & Birnam GC and Dunning GC

Species & Habitat Conservation for Native species - Craigie Hill GC

Biological Recording - Niddry Castle GC

Club Volunteer planting of native trees and nectar-rich flowering plants for pollinating insects - St Fillan's GC

Coastal erosion and dune repair - St Andrews Links Trust

Bioblitz - Nature Survey Kingarrock, Hill of Tarvit


Water Case Studies

Alternative Irrigation Supply - Swanston GC

Alternative Potable Water Supply - Innerleithan GC

Recycled Machinery Wash Water systems


Energy Case Studies

Renewable Energy: Solar Power and Biomass - Kemnay GC

Renewable Energy: Ground Source Heat - Swanston GC

Renewable Energy: Solar and Biomass - Crail Golfing Society

Renewable Energy: Solar and Biomass - Cathkin Braes GC

Efficient course management machinery and vehicles


Supply Chain Case Studies

Recycling - Dundonald Links

Use of Compost - Monifieth GC

Use of compost - Blairgowrie GC

Use of compost - Renaissance GC

Recycled compost use for riverbank stabilisation - Heartlands


Pollution Control Case Studies

Sustainable Drainage and Pond Creation - Melrose GC

Sustainable Drainage and Pond Creation - Haddington GC

Machinery Washdown - Gogarburn GC

Sustainable Drainage and use of recycled drainage products - Newbattle GC


Community Case Studies

Environmental Brochure - Mortonhall GC 

Environmental Brochure - Coatbridge GC

Environmental Education for Juniors - Machrihanish Dunes

Access Management - Various Clubs

Archaeology preservation - West Linton GC

SSSI Management with Community Involvement - Fairmont St Andrews

Family nature day - Hermitage of Braids


Turf Case Studies

Snow mould prevention - Haggs Castle GC

Improved greens drainage - Haggs Castle GC

Bunker Management - Various clubs

Surrounds and Walk off management - Various Clubs

Overseeding Efficiency - Various Clubs


Course Construction Case Studies

Designated Area (SSSI) - Machrihanish Dunes

Designed Landscape - Kingarrock, Hill of Tarvit

Course Construction & Nature - Pitlochry GC


Management Planning Case Studies

Management planning for biodiversity - Mortonhall GC

Greening of Events - SGU