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ENTRIES CLOSE 27 JULY - enter the Operation Pollinator Award NOW

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The Operation Pollinator Award will be presented to the overall Winner at BTME in Harrogate as part of the Golf Environment Awards

Entries are now open for the 2019 Syngenta Operation Pollinator Award, as part of the Golf Environment Awards.

Organised and managed by the STRI, the Golf Environment Awards are the industry's most prestigious accolades for greenkeepers working to develop valuable ecological resources, alongside great playing conditions on the golf course.

Enter the Operation Pollinator Award here

Already have a project growing wild flowers and encouraging pollinators but not getting the credit for your initiatives?

Join Operation Pollinator now and you can get a package of measures to help promote your work, as well as help and advice to further develop ecological features.

Find out more and download the Operation Pollinator application form. There’s no cost and no commitment – just the chance to show the great work greenkeepers are doing to enhance the environment on golf courses.   

All the finalists get to attend the Golf Environment Awards presentation dinner at BTME in 2019 – the highlight of the week for many who have attended in the past.  

Plus the Operation Pollinator Award winner gets a European study tour to visit some of the some of the most environmentally proactive golf facilities, in what will be both an educational and inspiring trip for any course manager/superintendent.

Other Prizes & Benefits

  • Striking glass awards for winners & finalists
  • Certificate of Excellence for all shortlisted clubs + Certificate of Achievement for worthy entrants not shortlisted
  • Opportunity to increase your CPD points (NEW for 2019 awards)
  • Promotional material to display across golf club and your website
  • Extensive national coverage in the media
  • Cross promotion via social media including the Golf Environment Awards website, promotional materials and e-shots
  • Opportunity to directly liaise and network with other golf clubs across the UK

Read about last year's Opertaion Pollinator Awards Winner - Kingsdown Golf Club in Wiltshire

Three further categories of the Golf Ennvironment Awards can also be entered through the website entry form:

1. Environmental Golf Course of the Year - Awarded to golf clubs that brilliantly demonstrate efficient management across each of the following areas:

  • Nature Conservation Management
  • Turfgrass Management
  • Waste Management
  • Water Management

2. Conservation Greenkeeper Award - Reward for outstanding individuals who make significant contributions to the success of the clubs environmental and ecological management and hence make a fundamental positive impact on the surrounding landscape and biodiversity.

3. Outstanding Environmental Project of the Year - Awarded to golf clubs who have implemented a successful environmental project, with clear objectives and targets for its contribution to a better environment, along with progress in fulfilling the goals of the scheme.


Find out more about the Golf Environment Awards