Water Conservation Certification Awarded to St. Andrews Country Club of Boca Raton by Audubon International
BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — St. Andrews Country Club has received certification in Water Conservation from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses (ACSP), an international program administered by Audubon International designed to help landowners preserve and enhance the environmental quality of their property. This most recent certification follows the Environmental Planning achievement earned in August. St. Andrews Country Club is seeking to earn certification in all six categories, all of which involve projects that enhance habitat for wildlife and preserve natural resources for the benefit of the local community.
George Kervern, St. Andrews Country Club Director of Golf Course Maintenance, was commended for his usage of a modern and flexible irrigation system in the South Florida region where water resources are at a premium.
“Our participation in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program is an example of our commitment to protecting and preserving the habitat and wildlife found around the club,” said Craig D. Martin, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager St. Andrews Country Club. “We fully support George and his team’s efforts in obtaining all six certifications. It directly ties in to our brand promise to follow an operational path that leads to increasing real estate values within the community.”
Additional certifications include Wildlife and Habitat Management, Chemical Use Reduction and Safety, Water Quality Management, and Outreach and Education. For more information on golf and the environment, visit www.golfandenvironment.org.
The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses provides an advisory service to help existing golf courses develop effective conservation and wildlife enhancement programs. This worldwide effort is coordinated by Audubon International and is sponsored in part by the United States Golf Association.
Audubon International is an environmental organization dedicated to educating, assisting, and inspiring millions of people from all walks of life to protect and sustain the land, water, wildlife, and natural resources around them. In addition to businesses, Audubon International also provides programs for golf courses, schools, communities, and new developments. For more information, contact Audubon International, 46 Rarick Rd., Selkirk, NY 12158, USA, (518) 767-9051, e-mail them via the Internet at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website at www.auduboninternational.org.
About St. Andrews Country Club
St. Andrews Country Club of Boca Raton, a resident-only Platinum Club of America, internationally recognized for magnificent estate residences. The Club features superior amenities, two 18-hole championship golf courses, including an Arnold Palmer Signature DesignÃ‚®. In November 2010 a brand new state-of-the-art Golf Performance Center was unveiled and includes an indoor hitting bay, private practice area, covered patio with complimentary beverage station, state of the art V1 Digital Coaching System and FlightScope Launch MonitorÃ‚® technologies and a Callaway GolfÃ‚® branded club fitting area. The Club also offers 15 clay tennis courts, including a European red clay court, a state-of-art spa and fitness center and a 125,000 square foot Clubhouse in the center of it all. The Clubhouse provides unequalled culinary delights, a year-round social calendar and offers spectacular views of the lakes, fountains, fairways and manicured greens. St. Andrews has played host to numerous PGA golf exhibitions led by touring pros such as Phil Mickelson, Arnold Palmer, John Daly and Rocco Mediate, and is the home course to LPGA Touring Professional Morgan Pressel. For more information, please visit www.standrewscc.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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