The STRI has been collating data of birds that have stopped-over at British golf courses to refuel in recent years, before continuing their migrations from one part of the world to another.
Britain’s most private championship-length golf course, which features the longest hole in the UK, has been put up for sale. The course is effectively the garden of a manor house that has been put on the market for £4 million.
Temple Golf Club near Hurley in Berkshire, with its backdrop of ancient beech woodlands and acres of wildflower meadows, is one of the most natural golf courses in England. For more than 100 years the golf club has provided a
Many course managers are now embracing environmental management work as an important course maintenance element, running alongside their crucial work to maintain firm, fast and true playing surfaces. Eco-management may be seen by many to be strictly the domain of
Wetland features are found on many golf courses in Britain, and can be natural or man-made. They include lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, ditches and flushes, and can be found anywhere from the coast to the uplands. They are important both
Woodland is one of Britain’s most characteristic habitats, and supports a large number of bird species. In spite of this, many species of woodland birds in the UK are becoming rarer in terms of their distribution and abundance, and golf
Many golf courses in Britain have been built in, or come to resemble, parklands. Whilst most people will easily recognise a parkland setting, it is more difficult to define, as it usually contains a variable mix of grassland, woodland, wetlands
Aldwickbury Park Golf Club’s extensive work to enhance the environment around the Harpenden-based course has been ‘highly commended’ at a national award ceremony. The club – part of Burhill Golf and Leisure, received a Highly Commended Certification during the Golf
Golf courses, while containing large areas of intensively managed turfgrass, also often include extensive areas of other grassland, managed as roughs and out of play areas. Such areas are of considerable value to species of birds which are increasingly rare
Howley Hall Golf Club in Yorkshire’s members and visitors have been urged to use fluorescent golf balls – because crows keep stealing the white balls. A spokesman for the RSPB has said that the birds in the local area have