News : North Hampton golf course drives for "green"

Aug 23, 2010

Published in the Portsmouth Herald

By Jim Cavan 

Ever since the environmental movement started to gain recognizable steam in the 1970s, a few select industries have enjoyed their fair share of the greater green scorn.

Some you can probably name without much thought: oil companies, logging outfits, factory farms, auto manufacturers. And golf courses. Though certainly not the subject to the degree of scorn seen by the previously listed, environmentalists have long seen golf courses as antithetical to their core values. They’re big, expansive, chemical-dependent, require copious amounts of water to properly maintain and change the nature and rse of the ecosystems in and around them.

But one course in particular is changing how you may think about the links.

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