The scoop: Golf is still growing, but it needs to incorporate sustainable practices to keep trending up.
Why it matters: Golf uses 2 billion gallons of water every day, and makes up over a million acres of land in the US alone.
- Invest in new technologies that conserve freshwater.
- Take advantage of regenerative and eco-friendly management practices like limiting the use of pesticides, encouraging the growth of wild plants off the fairway, or enacting policies that treat wildlife responsibly.
Bottom line: As a major outdoor sport, golf has a serious opportunity here to capture the hearts of young athletes. As much as it will be challenge, golf and sustainability can work together very well.
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