The club was awarded a Certificate of Merit by the Technical and Scientific Commission of the "Impegnati nel Verde" (Committed to Green) Programme, the first recognition of the environmental policy of the club.
The introduction of Bermudagrass on fairways and tees helped to dramatically reduce water, fertilizer and pesticide use. For this achievement, Golf della Montecchia was granted the "Impegnati nel Verde" (Committed to Green) Environmental Award in the water class.
The R&A (Royal and Ancient of St. Andrews) included Golf della Montecchia in its “Case Studies” as virtuous example.
During the World Environment Day celebrations, Golf della Montecchia was selected by the Italian Golf Federation for its exceptional environmental commitment.
Golf della Montecchia was granted the “GEO Certified ecolabel”,the symbol of great golf environments around the world.
On the occasion of the IGTM 2014 (International Golf Travel Market), Golf della Montecchia was nominated for the IAGTO Sustainability Award, recognition reserved for the very best golfing destinations standing out for their environmental commitment, ranking second among over 120 candidate courses.
At the IGTM 2015 (International Golf Travel Market), Golf della Montecchia was nominated for the IAGTO Sustainability Award for the second time, recognition reserved for the top golfing destinations standing out for their environmental commitment.
Golf della Montecchia’s commitment was rewarded with the renewal of G.E.O environmental certification.
At the IGTM 2017 in Cannes Golf della Montecchia was awarded with the prestigious 2018 IAGTO Sustainability Awards. GEO’s citation for Golf della Montecchia stated: “For its wide-ranging environmental and community work and partnerships with a variety of educational institutions, GEO Certified® Golf Della Montecchia, in Italy, wins the Community Value category. Collaborative host of the Venice Open 2017, part of the US Kids Golf international junior tournament, approximately 300 families this year were introduced to Golf della Montecchia’s environmental commitment and their championing of sustainability in every aspect of operation.”
The 2018 edition of the Venice Open attained the GEO Tournament Certification for its environmental responsibility. It was the first Italian tournament and the first tournament for junior participants in the world to receive the certification.
Togheter with Golf Frassanelle and Terme di Galzignano Course, Golf della Montecchia have been registered in the “European Charter of Sustainable Tourism” network, an initiative of Federparchi and the Euganean Hills Regional Park supported by Europarc, a professional network of European protected areas. The Charter aims is to improve the management of protected areas for sustainable tourism.
During a ceremony held at the Italian Open, Golf della Montecchia was rewarded with the renewal of G.E.O. environmental certification.