News : Sagamore Hampton Golf Club installs wind turbine

Dec 15, 2010

From the Portsmouth Herald

December 14, 2010

By Jim Cavan

NORTH HAMPTON — Typically, windswept fairways at Sagamore-Hampton Golf Club are more a source of competitive frustration than admiration. Nestled high above the surrounding terrain and within earshot of Interstate 95, a round at the 18-hole course can, on gusty days, feel like New Hampshire's version of the British Open.

Now — thanks to a green ambition over two years in the making — the nearly 50-year-old Sagamore course is making the most of nature's hand. The golf course, at 101 North Road, recently installed and put online a 3.7-kilowatt wind turbine. The roughly 50-foot structure situated about a sand-wedge shot from the clubhouse and in between the first and 10th fairways is expected to supply a portion of the clubhouse's energy needs in coming years.... read more here!