Abu Dhabi’s trio of golf clubs, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club and Yas Links Abu Dhabi, all of which are owned by Aldar Properties, have eliminated all single-use plastic bottles from its premises as of February 2020, underlining their commitment to environmental sustainability.
A combined total of over 300,000 plastic water bottles are consumed by golfers across Troon Abu Dhabi properties on a yearly basis. Joining the global movement to reduce the consumption of single-use plastics and conserve the environment, Troon Abu Dhabi’s goal to reduce this figure by 40% this year. Members and guests will be encouraged to use and refill their own reusable water bottles from the water coolers throughout their round. This follows the lead by the R&A who removed single-use plastic bottles at the 2019 Open Championship.
Saadiyat Beach Club are actively participating in the Audubon certification process to become a certified sanctuary.