News : Luff family golf has a 'green' wrinkle

Dec 27, 2010

By JIM CAVAN
Fosters Daily Democrat
Thursday, December 23, 2010

NORTH HAMPTON — 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 of them 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 course of the ecosystems in and around them......read more here!