How golf is tackling the biggest threat to its future

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What golf must do to ensure it has a future.

The 400th issue of Today's Golfer is on sale now. We publish 13 issues a year, which maths fans will realise means we've been going for over 30 years. 

A lot has happened in golf during that time. Tiger Woods has won 82 PGA Tour events and 15 majors. The Pro V1 was born. Sky Sports was born. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram – none of them existed when TG's first issue went to print. 

But we prefer to look forward, not back. Which is why, in this issue, we're tackling the single biggest issue facing golf – now and in the future. 

Sustainability. 

It may not be the sexiest subject, but sustainability simply means whether golf will be able to exist in the future. To us as golfers, that's a pretty big deal. 

Sustainability is the single biggest issue affecting our entire planet – not just golf. There are big questions to be answered. Questions that will shape our lifetimes and those of future generations. 

Thankfully, golf – a sport often seen as environmentally unsustainable – is actually leading the way when it comes to sustainability in sport.

In our new issue, we have taken a detailed look at exactly what golf is doing to ensure it can – and will – have a sustainable future. 

Sustainable golf courses

Sustainable golf courses are leading by example when it comes to golf's long-term future

The end of plastic tees

Bamboo golf tees may replace plastic tees, helping the environment

Golf gear made from recycled plastic

Golf manufacturers are using recycled plastic to produce golf apparel and more

A tournament with zero waste

Golf tournaments like the Phoenix Open are now zero waste

The future of golf course design

Golf course architects now have sustainability at the forefront of their minds

Golf's greatest threat

Coastal erosion looks set to destroy numerous famous links golf courses

Also in the issue...

– How golf is supporting the NHS during Coronavirus

– We answer the 10 key questions about golf's revamped schedule

– The practice aids that actually work

– Why your noisy brain may be destroying your golf game (and how to stop it!)

– How to choose the perfect hybrid

– The best deals on used golf clubs

– Which ball alignment aid helps you hole the most putts? 

– Plus lots more!

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