Sustainable Management & GEO Certification
Acclaimed internationally, the GEO certification recognizes the commitments to sustainable management of golf courses around the globe.
Focusing on three areas, the label requires consistent sustainable management at the site level and specific environmental commitments across three impact areas – nature protection, use of resources and community value.
GVE supports golf courses in obtaining the certification offering expert advice and guidance. Initial sustainability audit of your course, to in-depth analysis and technical support, our team will cover all the requirements and provide an integrated solutions tailored to the local needs!
Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
As a multi-disciplined approach, integrated pest management consists of creating sustainable, balanced local ecosystems on your course such that pest populations have a difficult time to grow and develop.
Merging different preventions techniques, IPM include improved cultural practice, crop selection and biological control. The practice promotes soil health, support the protection of local biodiversity, and most typically lower pest management annual budgets.
Using drone technology, GVE offers you a detailed Normalised Difference Vegetative Index (NVDI) Map and green cover information turning raw images into a powerful visual tool helping clients to improve turf health, optimise spraying schedule and combat pests and disease. Using NIR and multispectral sensors, drone analysis can detect hydric stresses and pests prior to the development of symptoms visible to the naked eye.
Aerial Inspection & Precise Course Mapping
In need of precise aerial view of your course for inspection, plan maintenance or course renovation? Using professional, state-of-the-art drone technology which uses real-time kinematic positioning (RTK) , our well-trained team provides you with precise topographic and orthomosaic map of your entire course with a detailed view of each individual hole.
Get in touch and find out how we can make a real difference to your club providing you with an accurate and comprehensive overview of your site.
Promotional Aerial Photography & Fly-over Videos
From promotional aerial video of your course to short fly-over clips of the most stunning holes and 360° photoshoot of your brand-new installations, GVE offers customised aerial drone services to showcase your club and all the natural beauty it has to offer using professional technology. Get in touch now to discover how we can help you standing out from the crowd !