Golfclub Ockenburgh

GEO Certified® 01/2016
Den Haag (Kijkduin),
Netherlands
Telephone: 070 3258904
Golfbaan-ockenburgh-1_club_image

On Tuesday 8 December I carried out an audit on Ockenburgh Golf Club in The Hague (the Netherlands). The audit consisted of discussing the provided documents, interviews with the GEO people responsible and a site visit. To introduce sustainable work on the golf course, Ockenburgh Golf Club has formulated ‘focus areas’ on all six objectives outlined by the GEO organisation. In general, the GEO commission made a good impression. Ockenburgh Golf Club works with great dedication and enthusiasm towards sustainability.

Op dinsdag 8 december heb ik…

Ronald Buiting, GEOSA, Accredited Verifier Read verifier report.

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Facility details

Golf Courses
Golfbaan Ockenburgh (9 holes, 3696 metres, year opened 1996)
1 Clubhouse(s)
2 Maintenance Facility/Facilities

Nature

Golfbaan Ockenburgh is omgeven door Natura 2000 gebieden: Solleveld&Kapittelduinen, Westduinpark, en het landgoed Ockenburgh. Het landschap is een Binnenduinrandbos (H2180C) met aangelegde duinplassen. De duinen rondom de baan zijn gedeeltelijk Puinduinen en zijn mogelijk verontreinigd. De golfbaan bestaat thans uit de volgende gedeelten, gescheiden door fiets- en wandelpaden n.l.

• hole 1, 2 en 9;
• hole 3, 4, 5, 7 en 8;
• hole 6.
Het clubhuis, driving range en oefengebied liggen in Sportpark Ockenburgh. De groenvoorziening in dit deel wordt onderhouden door de gemeente. Golfbaan Ockenburgh is een kleine en zeer druk bespeelde golfbaan. Er zijn weinig struwelen en bossages aanwezig op de golfbaan binnen de hekken, maar daarbuiten liggen natuurgebieden.
Nature
Ockenburgh Golf Course is surrounded by Natura 2000 areas: Solleveld and Kapittel dunes, Westduin park and the Ockenburgh estate. The natural scenery is an inland dune peripheral wood (H2180C) with artificial dune ponds. The dunes around the course are partially rubble dunes and are possibly contaminated. At present the golf course comprises the following parts, separated by cycle paths and footpaths:
holes 1, 2 and 9;
holes 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8;
hole 6.
The clubhouse, driving range and practice area are situated in the Ockenburgh Sports Park. The green spaces in this part are maintained by the municipality. Ockenburgh Golf Course is a small and very intensively played course. There are few scrubs and copses present on the cours

Consultation & Surveys

This golf facility consults the following organizations regarding landscape heritage conservation:

  • AVN: Algemene Vereniging van Natuurbescherming voor 's-Gravenhage e.o.
  • IVN: Instituut voor Natuureducatie en Duurzaamheid
  • HVB: Haagse Vogelbescherming
  • HMC: Haags Milieu Centrum
  • KNNV: Vereniging voor Veldbiologie

The following landscape assessments and surveys have been undertaken at this golf facility:

Title Author Date View document
Bestemmingsplan Kijkduin Ockenburgh Gemeente Den Haag 2015/03/06 Download
Beheerplan Solleveld Provincie Zuid-Holland 2013/04/23 Download
Gedragscode Flora en Faunawet Unie van Waterschappen Download
Gedragscode Flora en Faunawet Unie van Waterschappen Download
Boomveiligheidsrapport 2015 oosthoekgroep BV 2015/11/30 Download

This golf facility consults the following organizations regarding ecosystem protection and enhancement:

  • AVN: Algemene Vereniging van Natuurbescherming

The following ecological surveys have been undertaken at this golf facility:

Title Author Date View document
Bomen Bert Bruning 2015/03/06 Download
Vogeltellijst 2014 Dr.Ir.A.L.C.Smit 2014/12/24 Download
Flora en Fauna Ockenburgh 2015 A.L.C.Smit 2015/08/31 Download
Kwaliteitsbeoordeling golfbaan Ockenburgh 2015 Veenstra adviesbureau 2015/09/01

Rare, protected and notable species occurring at this golf facility:

Local name Scientific name
Nachtegaal Luscinia megarhynchos
Groene Specht Picus viridis
Tapuit Oenanthe oenanthe

This golf facility regularly monitors the following species as indicators of environmental quality:

Local name Scientific name
Nachtegaal Luscinia megarhynchos

Habitats & Designations

This golf facility does not feature any landscape designations.

Area of habitats / vegetation types, and associated designations at this golf facility:

Title Estimated Area (Hectares) Designation
Native Woodland 3 International
Scrub Vegetation 0.5 None

Turfgrass

Size and estimated species composition of amenity turfgrass maintained at this golf facility.

Estimated Area (Hectares) Turfgrass Species Sward Composition (%)
Greens 0.4 Hectares Poa annua 50%
Lolium perenne 40%
Tees 0.15 Hectares Lolium perenne 35%
Poa pratensis 35%
Fairways 4.0 Hectares Poa annua 60%
Lolium perenne 20%
Semi Rough 2.0 Hectares Poa annua 60%
Lolium perenne 20%

These turfgrasses are optimal for the circumstances at this club because:
The present situation is not optimal as reported in report Veenstra. Actions are taken for improvement.

This golf facility assesses mowing patterns every: year months

This golf facility consults the following individuals / organizations regarding its grassing plan:

  • Veenstra adviesbureau golfbanen BV
  • Jol Golf Design

This golf facility is making the following efforts to manage the playing quality expectations of customers:

Activity Description
Establishing clear internal policies for irrigation, fertilization, colour, cutting heights, overseeding etc We hebben ons uitgebreid laten adviseren door een onafhankelijke adviseur (Veenstra Advies) om een verbetering in te zetten naar meer duurzame grassoorten. Voor de komende jaren is hiervoor een verbeterplan opgesteld.

We have taken extensive advice from an independent consultant (Veenstra Advies) to launch an improvement towards more durable types of grass. For this purpose an improvement plan has been drawn up for the years to come.
Promoting the playing quality values of more naturalized turf, particularly fairways and semi-rough We hebben ons uitgebreid laten adviseren door een onafhankelijke adviseur (Veenstra Advies) om een verbetering in te zetten naar meer duurzame grassoorten. Voor de komende jaren is hiervoor een verbeterplan opgesteld.

We have taken extensive advice from an independent consultant (Veenstra Advies) to launch an improvement towards more durable types of grass. For this purpose an improvement plan has been drawn up for the years to come.
Promoting the financial benefits of presenting sustainable surfaces Door gebruik van passende grassoorten zal besproeien en bemesten worden verminderd.
Improving customer understanding around greens maintenance We hebben ons uitgebreid laten adviseren door een onafhankelijke adviseur (Veenstra Advies) om een verbetering in te zetten naar meer duurzame grassoorten. Voor de komende jaren is hiervoor een verbeterplan opgesteld.

We have taken extensive advice from an independent consultant (Veenstra Advies) to launch an improvement towards more durable types of grass. For this purpose an improvement plan has been drawn up for the years to come.
Demonstrating the direct relationship between environmental best practice and year round high quality playing surfaces We hebben ons uitgebreid laten adviseren door een onafhankelijke adviseur (Veenstra Advies) om een verbetering in te zetten naar meer duurzame grassoorten. Voor de komende jaren is hiervoor een verbeterplan opgesteld.

We have taken extensive advice from an independent consultant (Veenstra Advies) to launch an improvement towards more durable types of grass. For this purpose an improvement plan has been drawn up for the years to come.

Conservation & Enhancement

This golf facility is undertaking the following activities to conserve landscape character:

Activity Description
Allowing seasonal variation of course coloration and texture Door de gepande grassoorten zal de baan bij droogte geler worden


Through the types of grass planned the course will become yellower in the case of drought.
Appropriately matching mowing lines to contours Wordt uitgevoerd.

Being carried out
Protection and restoration of historic features Niet aanwezig.

Non-existent
Discreet on-course signage and furniture Zijn aanwezig op diverse plekken op de golfbaan

Present at various places on the golf course
Conservation of specimen trees De unieke zomereiken op spannende plekken in de baan worden in stand gehouden. De niet passende bomen zoals esdoorn, populier en witte abeel worden op termijn gekapt.

The unique summer oaks at interesting places on the course are being preserved. The inappropriate trees such as maples, poplars and white abeles are to be felled in due course.
Screening and softening unsightly man-made features Ontsierende elementen worden afgeschermd met hekken met klimop en/of beukenhagen.
Disfiguring elements are screened off by fences with ivy and/or beechwood hedges.

This golf facility is undertaking the following activities to improve the landscape ecology of the golf course:

Activity Description
Minimizing the amount of amenity grass We hebben ons uitgebreid laten adviseren door een onafhankelijke adviseur (Veenstra Advies) om een verbetering in te zetten naar meer duurzame grassoorten. Voor de komende jaren is hiervoor een verbeterplan opgesteld.

We have taken extensive advice from an independent consultant (Veenstra Advies) to launch an improvement towards more durable types of grass. For this purpose an improvement plan has been drawn up for the years to come.
Connection of patches with external habitats De golfbaan staat in direct contact met Landgoed Ockenburgh en Natura 2000 gebied Solleveld.

The golf course has direct contact with Ockenburgh Estate and Natura 2000 Solleveld.

This golf facility is undertaking the following activities to improve the quality of habitats on the golf course:

Activity Description
Creation of botanically rich rough grassland De golfbaan is zeer compact en te klein voor ruig grasland


The golf course is very compact and too small for rough grassland.
Promoting species and structurally diverse woodlands In het voorjaar van 2014 zijn er op advies van het Haags Milieu Centrum op diverse kale plekken langs hole 8 en hole 7 ingezaaid met een B1 kleurrijk mengsel van ruderale plantensoorten. Ruderale soorten zijn afgestemd op de bodem die bestaat uit vergraven, omgewerkte gronden met aanwezigheid van puin. Bij de afslag van hole 4 is een gebied ingezaaid met het Tübinger mengsel (een zadenmengsel dat specifiek geschikt is voor bijen). Soorten die voorkomen in dit mengsel zijn o.a.: Boekweit, Goudsbloem, Kaasjeskruid, Klaproos, Korenbloem, Koriander, Mosterd en Phacelia.
In the spring of 2014, on
Maintenance of an appropriate balance of open water and aquatic vegetation door middel van de duikers tussen bepaalde watergebieden met elkaar te verbinden.



This golf facility is undertaking the following activities to conserve and enhance biodiversity on the golf course:

Activity Description
Provision of nesting and nectar for pollinators In 2015 worden nestkasten en bijenhotels geplaatst.

In 2015 nesting boxes and bee shelters are being installed.
To be carried out in 2015
Installation of nest boxes wordt in 2015 uitgevoerd
To be carried out in 2015
Creation of micro-habitats (eg log and stone piles) op bepaalde holes hebben we ver in de beplanting stronken laten liggen.

Water

Het leidingwater in clubhuis, werkplaats en toiletgebouw wordt geleverd door Dunea. De besproeiing van de baan gebeurt met water dat afkomstig is uit de vijver bij Hole 5.

Potable water in the clubhouse, workshop and lavatory building is supplied by Dunea. The watering of the course is done with water from the pond at hole 5.

Sources & Consumption

The following water audits have been undertaken at this golf facility:

Title Author Date View document
Monitoring Puinduinen TAUW 2014/04/30 Download
waterverbruik dunea 2015 Dunea 2015/07/15 Download

The water used at this golf facility is drawn from the following sources:

2014 Source(s) % of supply Total Consumption
Clubhouse(s) Public / Potable 100% 764 Cubic Metres
Golf Course Public / Potable 12,500 Cubic Metres
Maintenance Facility/Facilities Public / Potable 0 Cubic Metres
Other Public / Potable 0 Cubic Metres
2013 Source(s) % of supply Total Consumption
Clubhouse(s) Public / Potable 100% 566 Cubic Metres
Golf Course Public / Potable 15,000 Cubic Metres
Maintenance Facility/Facilities Public / Potable 0 Cubic Metres
Other Public / Potable 0 Cubic Metres
2012 Source(s) % of supply Total Consumption
Clubhouse(s) Public / Potable 100% 612 Cubic Metres
Golf Course Surface 0 Cubic Metres
Maintenance Facility/Facilities Public / Potable 0 Cubic Metres
Other Public / Potable 0 Cubic Metres

Irrigation & Efficiency

The following areas receive irrigation at this golf facility:

Greens 2-3 days per week
Tees 2-3 days per week
Fairways 2-3 days per week

The irrigation system at this golf facility is:
Semi-automatic

The irrigation system at this golf facility is:

Serviced every 2 years

Upgraded every 5 years

Re-calibrated and checked for efficient application every 1 years

This golf facility is undertaking the following activities to maximize irrigation efficiency:

Activity Description
Selection of grass species We hebben ons uitgebreid laten adviseren door een onafhankelijke adviseur (Veenstra Advies) om een verbetering in te zetten naar meer duurzame grassoorten. Voor de komende jaren is hiervoor een verbeterplan opgesteld.

We have taken extensive advice from an independent consultant (Veenstra Advies) to launch an improvement towards more durable types of grass. For this purpose an improvement plan has been drawn up for the years to come.
Soil decompaction and thatch management Regelmatig prikken(holle pennen) en verticuteren
Regular pricking and aeration


Timing and dose of water application via halautomatisch systeem

Via semi-automatic system
Analysis of soil moisture op diverse lokaties wordt wekelijks het vochtgehalte gemeten incl pH waarde
At various locations the moisture content, incl. pH value, is measured weekly.
The sprinkling frequency is optimized per zone.
Incorporation of evapotranspiration rates and weather data er wordt gekeken wat de verdamping is en wat gaat komen en daarvan uit wordt er ook op reageert
Evaporation will be looked at and depending on result, action will be taken
Use of wetting agents ja
yes
Overall reduction in irrigated area per zone wordt de sproeifrequentie geoptimaliseerd
The sprinkling frequency is optimized per zone.
Targeting of sprinkler heads een keer per jaar door Fa. van Oosten

Once a year by the firm of Van Oosten

This golf facility is undertaking the following activities to conserve / reduce / minimize water consumption:

Activity Description
Low-flow urinals and toilets bij nieuwe clubhuis

In new clubhouse
Use of water efficient appliances bij nieuwe clubhuis

In new clubhouse
Use of efficient shower technology bij nieuwe clubhuis

In new clubhouse
Repairing leaks zo snel mogelijk

as soon as possible

Energy

De electra wordt geleverd door ENECO en de energie is duurzaam afkomstig van Zeewind Groene Stroom. Bij het nieuwe clubhuis worden duurzame technieken toegepast om het energie verbruik te minimaliseren.
Electricity is supplied by ENECO and the energy comes sustainably from Sea Wind Green Electricity. In the new clubhouse sustainable techniques are to be applied in order to minimize energy consumption.

Sources & Consumption

The following energy surveys have been undertaken at this golf facility:

Title Author Date View document
Eneco 2014 Eneco 2014/06/29 Download
water 2012 Dunea 2012/05/08 Download
Eneco 2015 Eneco 2015/06/24 Download

Consumption of renewable energy and resources at this golf facility:

2014 2013 2012
Biogas (Cubic Metres) 0 0 0
Biomass 0 0 0
First Generation Bio-Fuels (Cubic Metres) 0 0 0
Hydrogen (Cubic Metres) 0 0 0
On-site Hydro (kWh) 0 0 0
On-site Solar (kWh) 0 0 0
On-site Wind (kWh) 0 0 0
Renewable Grid Electricity (kWh) 50468 44230 45264
Second Generation Bio-Fuels (Cubic Metres) 0 0 0
Wood from sustainable sources 0 0 0

Consumption of non-renewable energy and resources at this golf facility:

2014 2013 2012
Coal 0 0 0
Diesel (Cubic Metres) 24.94 0
Heating Oil (Cubic Metres) 0 0 0
Hydraulic Oil (Cubic Metres) 20 0 0
LPG (Cubic Metres) 0 0 0
Natural Gas (Cubic Metres) 4844 5136 3768
Non-renewable Grid (kWh) 0 0
Petrol (Cubic Metres) 0.5
Propane / Butane (Cubic Metres) 0
Wood from unsustainable sources 0 0 0

Energy Efficiency

This golf facility is undertaking the following activities to diversify energy and fuel supply:

Activity Description
Adoption of green tariff grid supply 100%
Installation of photovoltaic and / or solar panels mogelijk in nieuw clubhuis
possibly in new clubhouse
Use of biodiesel and /or ethanol nvt (in NL wordt ongeveer 4% biodiesel toegevoegd aan diesel)

N.A. (in the Netherlands approx. 4% biodiesel is added to diesel)

This golf facility is undertaking the following activities to reduce energy consumption:

Activity Description
Investment in low-energy heating and air conditioning systems wordt meegenomen in Nieuw Clubhuis

To be incorporated in New Clubhouse
Optimizing thermostat levels for heating and refrigeration wordt meegenomen in Nieuw Clubhuis

To be incorporated in New Clubhouse
Enhancement of natural ventilation opportunities wordt meegenomen in Nieuw Clubhuis

To be incorporated in New Clubhouse
Upgrading of building insulation wordt meegenomen in Nieuw Clubhuis

To be incorporated in New Clubhouse
Use of natural light (e.g. sunlight pipes) wordt meegenomen in Nieuw Clubhuis

To be incorporated in New Clubhouse
Installation of low-energy lighting wordt meegenomen in Nieuw Clubhuis

To be incorporated in New Clubhouse
Use of motion sensor lighting wordt meegenomen in Nieuw Clubhuis

To be incorporated in New Clubhouse
Transition to energy efficient appliances wordt meegenomen in Nieuw Clubhuis

To be incorporated in New Clubhouse
Use of timers with appliances, heating and lighting wordt meegenomen in Nieuw Clubhuis maar wordt nu al toegepast in huidig clubhuis

To be incorporated in New Clubhouse, but is already being done now in the present clubhouse.
Educating staff and customers regelmatig artikelen in clubblad CHIP

Articles regularly in club magazine CHIP

Vehicles & Transport

The maintenance fleet at this golf facility uses the following fuel sources:

Ride-on Mowers Walking Mowers Utility Vehicles
Petrol 20% 100%
Diesel 80%

Additional vehicles operated by this golf facility use the following fuel sources:

Golf Carts Cars Buses
Grid Electric 100%

This golf facility has established the following schemes to encourage reductions in staff and customer transport emissions:

Activity Description
Car sharing incentives wordt gedaan bij competitie wedstrijden en bij bv herenochtend


Is being done for travelling to league games and, for example, to the weekly “men's morning”

Secure cycle parking is niet nodig
Not necessary
Promoting public transport routes and timetables Zeer lastig ivm bereikbaarheid
Very difficult in view of accessibility
Increasing equipment storage (e.g. lockers) wordt meegenomen in Nieuw Clubhuis
To be incorporated in New Clubhouse
Staff showers wordt meegenomen in Nieuw Clubhuis
To be incorporated in New Clubhouse

Supply Chain

De inkoop nan Ockenburgh Leisure B.V. beperkt zich tot dranken etenswaren ten behoeve van de leden en niet leden van de golfclub. Deze zaken worden betrokken bij vier lokale leveranciers. De herkomst van de dranken en etenswaren is derhalve lokaal.
The purchasing by Ockenburgh Leisure B.V. is confined to beverages and foodstuffs for the members and non-members of the golf club. These things are obtained from four local suppliers. The origin of the beverages and foodstuffs is therefore local.

Purchasing Policies

This golf facility undertakes the following ethical / environmental purchasing activities:

Activity Description
Measures to avoid waste at source Wordt meegenomen in nieuw contract.Voor ons inkoopbeleid is een intentieverklaring opgesteld. Op basis hiervan willen wij onze toeleveranciers motiveren om een actieve houding aan te nemen met betrekking tot duurzaam inkopen. Veelal hebben wij als golfclub geen directe invloed op de inkoop omdat dit ligt bij de horeca en groen aannemer, desalniettemin kunnen wij wel aansturen op verbeteringen.
To be incorporated in new contract. A declaration of intent has been drawn up for our purchasing policy. On the basis of this we want to motivate our suppliers to take an active attitude with regard to s
Use of local suppliers zoveel mogelijk
As much as possible
Use of local products zoveel mogelijk
As much as possible
Selection of certified products zoveel mogelijk
Use of recycled and recyclable products zoveel mogelijk
Use of accredited suppliers (e.g. ISO 14001) wordt meegenomen in nieuw contract.
To be incorporated in new contract

Supply Chain

An overview of the supplier network at this golf facility:

Total number of suppliers Total number of suppliers within 10 Kilometres Total number of suppliers within 100 Kilometres
Food & Beverage 4 4
Course Supplies 4 1 3

Turfgrass Inputs

This golf facility undertakes the following IPM activities:

Activity Description
Encouraging drought and disease tolerant grasses We hebben ons uitgebreid laten adviseren door een onafhankelijke adviseur (Veenstra Advies) om een verbetering in te zetten naar meer duurzame grassoorten. Voor de komende jaren is hiervoor een verbeterplan opgesteld.

We have taken extensive advice from an independent consultant (Veenstra Advies) to launch an improvement towards more durable types of grass. For this purpose an improvement plan has been drawn up for the years to come.
Managing stress and wear door drukke bespeling daarna de grond weer te behandelen(prikken)
Enhancement of soil structure beluchten met holle pennen gevolgd door bezanden en doorzaaien. Door elke maand een bladsapanalyse te doen en op basis van die resultaten wordt actie op genomen.

Aeration with hollow pins followed by sanding and intensive seeding
Optimization of the growing environment We hebben ons uitgebreid laten adviseren door een onafhankelijke adviseur (Veenstra Advies) om een verbetering in te zetten naar meer duurzame grassoorten. Voor de komende jaren is hiervoor een verbeterplan opgesteld.

We have taken extensive advice from an independent consultant (Veenstra Advies) to launch an improvement towards more durable types of grass. For this purpose an improvement plan has been drawn up for the years to come.
Managing thatch levels minder beregenen en bezanden,meer verticuteren.

Less watering and sanding, more aeration
Managing surface moisture door te monitoren met een vochtmeter

By monitoring with a moisture meter
Establishing thresholds for pests and disease door de juiste voeding te geven en weinig watergebruik

By giving the right nutrition and little use of water
Scouting for pests and diseases door elke dag te kijken op en onder de grasmat

By looking at and under the turf every day
Monitoring / improvement of plant health maandelijks worden bodemmonsters genomen voor analyse en op basis van resultaten wordt actie genomen
Soil samples are taken monthly for analysis and action is taken on the basis of results.

Fertilizer use at this golf facility in the last three years (kg):

2014 2013 2012
Fairways - K - Inorganic 0 0 0
Fairways - K - Organic 36 42 0
Fairways - N - Inorganic 0 0 0
Fairways - N - Organic 24 30 0
Fairways - P - Inorganic 0 0 0
Fairways - P - Organic 20 25 0
Greens - K - Inorganic 0 0 0
Greens - K - Organic 45 32 0
Greens - N - Inorganic 0 0 0
Greens - N - Organic 66 60 0
Greens - P - Inorganic 0 0 0
Greens - P - Organic 30 12 0
Rough - K - Inorganic 0 0 0
Rough - K - Organic 0 0 0
Rough - N - Inorganic 0 0 0
Rough - N - Organic 0 0 0
Rough - P - Inorganic 0 0 0
Rough - P - Organic 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - K - Inorganic 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - K - Organic 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - N - Inorganic 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - N - Organic 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - P - Inorganic 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - P - Organic 0 0 0
Tees - K - Inorganic 0 0 0
Tees - K - Organic 11.25 11.25 0
Tees - N - Inorganic 0 0 0
Tees - N - Organic 16.5 16.5 0
Tees - P - Inorganic 0 0 0
Tees - P - Organic 7.5 7.5 0

Pesticide use at this golf facility in the last three years (kg):

2014 2013 2012
Fairways - Fungicide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Fairways - Fungicide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Fairways - Fungicide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Fairways - Herbicide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Fairways - Herbicide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Fairways - Herbicide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Fairways - Insecticide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Fairways - Insecticide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Fairways - Insecticide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Greens - Fungicide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Greens - Fungicide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Greens - Fungicide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Greens - Herbicide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Greens - Herbicide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Greens - Herbicide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Greens - Insecticide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Greens - Insecticide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Greens - Insecticide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Rough - Fungicide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Rough - Fungicide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Rough - Fungicide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Rough - Herbicide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Rough - Herbicide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Rough - Herbicide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Rough - Insecticide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Rough - Insecticide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Rough - Insecticide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - Fungicide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - Fungicide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - Fungicide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - Herbicide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - Herbicide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - Herbicide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - Insecticide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - Insecticide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Semi-Rough - Insecticide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Tees - Fungicide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Tees - Fungicide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Tees - Fungicide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Tees - Herbicide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Tees - Herbicide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Tees - Herbicide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0
Tees - Insecticide - Active Ingredient 0 0 0
Tees - Insecticide - Total Weight 0 0 0
Tees - Insecticide - Number of applications per year 0 0 0

This golf facility undertakes the following actions to optimize pesticide use:

Activity Description
Selection on the least toxic and lest persistent products Zoveel mogelijk biologische stoffen.

As far as possible biological substances
Selection of appropriate products for specific pests and diseases er wordt geen gebruik gemaakt van producten tegen ziektes en/of plagen
Spot-treatment with handheld sprayers and wipers indien van nood wordt er gedoucht bij het clubhuis
Showers for staff
Calibration and testing of sprayers zo weinig mogelijk besproeien ivm ziektes
watering will be as little as possible
Non-chemical weed control Handmatig onkruid verwijderen van de green zoals bv. Weegbree
Use of organic and biological products to improve plant health and resistance. Toepassevn van Micronutrients

Waste Management

The following waste audits have been undertaken at this golf facility:

Title Author Date View document
Ockenburgh Milieu audit Omgevingsdiens Haaglanden 2015/10/06 Download

This golf facility manages key waste streams as follows:

Re-use Recycle Landfill Incinerate
Glass false true false false
Plastic false true false false
Aluminium false true false false
Metal false true false false
Paper & Cardboard false true false false
Grass Clippings false false true false
Cores & Turf false true false false
Sand false true false false
Wood / Timber false true false true

This golf facility undertakes the following activities to continue the lifecycle of materials and resources:

Activity Description
Separation of recyclable materials wordt uitgevoerd


Being carried out

Establishment of recycling centers nvt onze baan is daar te klein voor

N.A.: Our course is too small for that.
Returning clipping to fairways and walkways maaisel wat wordt opgevangen wordt op het stortterrein opgeslagen
Clippings that are collected are stored on the dump.
Education of staff and customer education door artikelen in Clubblad CHIP en website

Through articles in club magazine CHIP and website

Pollution Control

Op dit ogenblik is er weinig geregeld op het gebied van Milieukwaliteit. Hier wordt de komende periode een actieplan voor opgesteld.
At the present moment few arrangements have been made as regards environmental quality. An action plan is to be drawn up for this purpose in the forthcoming period.

Water Analysis

This golf facility monitors water quality with the following frequency:

Chemical Biological Visual
Inflow Yearly Yearly Monthly
On-Site Yearly Yearly Monthly
Outflow Yearly Yearly Monthly

Waste Water

Waste water from this golf facility is managed as follows:

Discharges to Formal Discharge Agreement
Golf Course Ditch No
Clubhouse Mains Sewer No
Maintenance Facility N/A N/A
Wash Pad N/A N/A

Hazardous Materials

Hazardous materials at this golf facility are handled and disposed of as follows:

Secure Storage Registered Uplift
Detergents true true
Cooking Oils false true
Lubricants false true
Pesticide Containers false true
Fertiliser Bags false true
Oil Filters false true
Batteries false true

Pollution Prevention

This golf facility undertakes the following activities to prevent pollution from its maintenance facility and clubhouse:

Activity Description
Storage of equipment and hazardous products on covered, sealed impervious areas lekbak bij Dieselopslag

Drip tray at diesel storage
Maintenance of equipment on covered, sealed impervious areas onderhoud geschied bij Fa Oosthoek


Maintenance takes place at the firm of Oosthoek

Mixing of pesticides and fertilizers in covered areas gebruiken geen pesticiden.
no pesticides are being used
Installation of above-ground fuel tanks aanwezig

present
Provision of containment booms and absorbent materials Absorptiemateriaal is voldoende aanwezig en binnen handbereik

Absorption material is sufficiently present and within hand reach

This golf facility undertakes the following activities to prevent pollution on its golf course:

Activity Description
Eliminating leachate and run-off through careful timing of turf inputs Voorkoming van uitspoeling of afspoeling van stoffen door een goede timing van gewasbeschermingsmiddelen en meststoffen


Prevention of washing out or washing away of substances by good timing of pesticides and fertilizers
Establishment of emergency spillage response plan is aanwezig bij oosthoek in de greenkeeper kantine

present
Establishment of pesticide-free zones gebruiken geen pesticiden.
pesticides are not used

Community

De communicatie met leden vindt plaats via het 3-maandelijkse clubblad CHIP, de website en de ledenvergaderingen. Via de website kunnen ook derden op de hoogte komen. Tevens vindt regelmatig overleg plaats met de gemeente en de buren.
Comunication with the members is taking place via the quarterly magazine CHIP, the website and annual meetings. The website is also available for interested parties. frequent meetings with City Hall and our neighbours.

Employment & Education

Typical staffing levels at this golf facility are:

Full Time Part Time Seasonal
Club Management 0.8
Course Management 1
Food & Beverage 1 6
Golf Coaching 2

The sustainability working group at this golf facility is comprised of:

  • Course Manager
  • Committee Members
  • Technical Specialist
  • Local Environment NGO

Employees at this golf facility receive the following formal and informal environmental education:

Activity Description
Storage, application and disposal of pesticides Door qualified greenkeeper
By quaified greenkeeper
Efficient water management Door qualified greenkeeper
By quaified greenkeeper
Management of accidents and emergencies AED aanwezig en EHBO- ers aanwezig en Marshalls worden regelmatig getrain.

AED is present and First-aid staff is present. Marshalls receive periodic training
Management of habitats and vegetation Oosthoek personeel is gecertificeerd volgens de Flora en Faunawet.
Oosthoek personel is certified.
Waste minimization, separation and recycling Door lokale contacter
By local contractor
Understanding of landscape and cultural heritage Voldoende aanwezig door vertegenwoordiging AVN, IVN, HVB

Community Relations

This golf facility engages with local community groups in the following manner:

Activity Description
Neighbours Overleg met Wijkvereniging en Wijkberaad Bohemen, Waldeck en Kijkduin

Regular meetings with local communties
Local Government Regelmatig overleg met Gemeente en Stadsdeel
regular meetings with City Hall

Local Community Groups Wijkvereniging BWK (Bohemen, Waldeck, Kijkduin)
Wijkberaad BWK (Bohemen, Waldeck, Kijkduin)
Media Posthoorn,
AD Den Haag
Loosduinse Courant
Local Businesses goed contact met lokale sponsoren via de Marketing Commissie
good contact with local sponsors by Marketing committee
Schools & Colleges International School The Hague

Land Use & Cultural Heritage

This golf facility provides access and diversified land use for others through:

Activity Description
Maintenance of existing public paths Door gemeente

By City
Installation of effective and welcoming signage Bij ingang clubhuis en Golfbaan

At entrance of Golfcourse
http://www.denhaag.nl/home/bewoners/to/Opgravingen-Ockenburgh.htm http://www.denhaag.nl/home/bewoners/to/Opgravingen-Ockenburgh.htm

No archaeological or heritage surveys have been undertaken at this golf facility.

This golf facility consults the following organizations regarding the conservation of cultural heritage:

  • Gemeente Den Haag afd Archeologie

This golf facility undertakes the following activities to conserve cultural heritage features:

Activity Description
Archaeology (Settlements / Agricultural System etc) Rapport: Den Haag Ockenburgh: Een forticicatie als onderdeel van de Romeinse kustverdediging 2012 ISBN 978-94-6067-109-8

Communications

This golf facility undertakes the following internal environmental communications:

Activity Description
Provision of newsletters, notice boards & poster display Clublad CHIP
Nieuwsbrief Leden
Posters hal clubhuis
Members evenings and course walks jaarlijkse vroege vogelwandeling

annual early Birdwatch tour

This golf facility undertakes the following social and environmental advocacy activities:

Activity Description
Website, press releases & brochures www.golfockenburgh.nl
Supporting campaigns lokale bladen zoals Walboduin, Posthoorn

local periodical magazines
Course walks / open days op verzoek wandelingen en jaarlijkse Open dag

annual Open day for neighbours and walks on request
Attending community meetings Overleg met Wijkvereniging en Wijkberaad
Meetings with local communities