Winners 2014

STRI, the world’s leading sports turf consultancy, honoured the winners of the 2014 Golf Environment Awards at Hotel Du Vin in Harrogate on Wednesday night (22rd January).

The 2014 winners are:

  • Environmental Golf Course of the Year – Dundonald Links, Ayrshire
  • Conservation Greenkeeper of the Year – Richard Owens, Boston West, Lincolnshire
  • Outstanding Environmental Project of the Year – Fairhaven Golf Club, Lancashire
GEA winners 2014, from left to right, Richard Owens, Boston West, Amanda Dorans, Dundonald Links receiving award from Gordon McKillop, CEO, STRI, James Hutchinson, Fairhaven GC

2014 winners – from left to right, Richard Owens, Boston West, Amanda Dorans, Dundonald Links receiving award from Gordon McKillop, CEO, STRI & James Hutchinson, Fairhaven Golf Club.

This year welcomed a new format for the awards with three winning categoriesEnvironmental Golf Course of the Year; Conservation Greenkeeper Award and Outstanding Environmental Project of the Year.  The winners from the three awards categories were revealed during BTME, Europe’s leading showcase for turf professionals and buyers.

The three winners each receive the trip of a lifetime to Europe and the chance to visit some of the world’s leading golf facilities and sites of specific ecological interest.