Stay green on the greens

Eco-friendly tips for golfers

While the existence of golf courses and their expanses of heavily watered lawns that sometimes contain invasive grasses may be a topic for separate debate, there are ways for golfers to soften their personal impact. Here are a few tips, with more available at

Choose the right course: Patronize environmentally friendly courses. Make suggestions to management if they don’t already use electric instead of gas carts, provide regular recycling bins, or follow other green practices.

Walk: Pass on the cart altogether and hoof it.

Recyclable products: There is a wide range available if you look, like biodegradable tees, and rawhide rather than plastic balls.