Latest News

Back to Latest News back


The Bigger Ball spotlights its commitment to eco-friendly golf practices

The Bigger Ball spotlights its commitment to eco-friendly golf practices
July 9, 2023

BRAND POST: UK-based, The Bigger Ball, partners with golf clubs, golf societies, golf travel and golf event organisers to help them minimise their use of plastic and introduce more sustainable alternatives for the benefit of their members, visitors, staff and customers.

The Bigger Ball was founded in 2021 during COVID. While it wasn’t possible to get out and play golf, the team at The Bigger Ball - as enthusiasts of both golf and sustainability - questioned what they could do to be proactive and do their part to stop single-use plastic.

The Bigger Ball recognises the importance of protecting and preserving the environment. Sustainability is a core principle of their operations, from eliminating plastic golf tees, to exploring sustainable materials, they are committed to minimising their ecological footprint and promoting eco-friendly practices in the sport.

The Bigger Ball spotlight their ongoing sustainability initiatives and how they are driving positive change in the golfing community:

Removing Plastic Tees from the Game

“Our original passion and the first step towards sustainability in the golfing industry was to drive the end of plastic tees being used in the golfing industry all together, with the creation of our Bamboo Golf Tees. Bamboo is a sustainable and rapidly renewable resource, making it the perfect eco-friendly switch for golf tees.

“Plastic tees contribute to environmental pollution and take centuries to decompose. By introducing bamboo golf tees as a viable alternative, we have significantly reduced the usage of plastic and its detrimental impact on nature. Our tees are available in seven different sizes, ranging from 25mm to 83mm, to suit any shot needs.”

Exploring Sustainable Materials
“While Bamboo Golf tees are an excellent start, we don’t want to stop there. We’re continuously researching and developing sustainable materials to create apparel, accessories and, maybe even clubs in the future. Our dedicated team is committed to finding innovative solutions that uphold our commitment to sustainability without compromising on performance or quality. By exploring new materials, we aim to redefine the standards of eco-conscious golfing equipment.

Customisable Bag Tags crafted from wood

“One of our newer additions is our Customisable Bag Tags - these are the ideal complement for clubs, events, charities and corporations. These bag tags can be customised with your company name, logo or any preferred text, making it the perfect personal touch.

“Proudly made with high-quality craftsmanship in the UK, our tags are FSC-certified and are available for ordering in quantities as low as 12 tags, with flexibility on total numbers to suit your specific needs. Crafted from both natural and coloured kinds of wood, we offer a diverse range of options to match any personal design preference.”

Bamboo Fibre Golf Towels

“Our 100% sustainable Bamboo Fibre Golf Towels are both practical and an eco-friendly choice. Crafted from Bamboo fibre, they’re designed to be absorbent, quick-drying and easy-to-clean. For added convenience while playing, we’ve included a carabiner clip that securely attaches the towel to your bag, making it readily accessible whenever you need it (and it won’t fly off the back of your golf buggy).

“The soft microfibre material is ideal for keeping your clubs clean and maintaining their pristine condition throughout your game. With our Bamboo Microfibre Towel, you can enjoy the benefits of a high-quality, functional golf towel that will enhance your golfing experience, all the while making a conscious choice to support sustainable production practices.”

Collaborating and Engaging with the Golfing Community for Change

The Bigger Ball understand that sustainability is a collective effort. By joining forces, they aim to amplify their impact and drive change on a larger scale. From eco-friendly manufacturing processes to responsible sourcing, their collaborations focus on creating a sustainable golfing eco-system that benefits players, club owners and the environment.

They actively seek and are always open to new partnerships and collaborations with like-minded organisations and individuals who share their vision for a greener future.

They believe “awareness and education play a crucial role in promoting sustainability in the golfing industry and aim to spread awareness of the environmental impact of golfing equipment whilst advocating for sustainable alternatives. We aim to inspire golfers worldwide to make conscious choices that support a greener future.”

For more information contact The Bigger Ball at

Related Articles

22nd June 2022 - Golf Course 2030 Australia roadmap identifies issues relating to environment and sustainability

8th December 2020 - Vietnam eco-resort develops new grant scheme for sustainability projects

6th January 2020 - Country Club International and Golf Business Australia combine to reduce risk at Australian golf clubs

24th October 2019 - Shoalhaven sports grounds and golf courses benefit from recycled water initiative

6th October 2017 - Exmouth Golf Club in power supply system first

11th March 2017 - Global Goals for Sustainable Development report acknowledges golf’s certification system

23rd May 2023 - WOSUP’s reusable aluminium cups to be trialled at upcoming Wallabies test at Sydney’s CommBank Stadium

22nd January 2023 - Stadiums Queensland trials reusable drinking cups at venues

26th October 2020 - Sustainable event advocates release global guidelines for best practice of reusables at events

Support our industry news service
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

As an independent publisher, we need reader support for our industry news gathering so ask that - if you don't already do so - you back us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine and/or our online news.

Click here to view our subscription options.


supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all


SLE Worldwide Australia is a Managing General Underwriter specialising in insuring risks in the world of Sports, Leisure and Entertainment. Be it relaxing, playing, organising or watching sports,…

read more

Insurance / Venues


METRA Australia

With industry leading solutions in design and durability you can improve your facilities with our access control operations, payment systems and flexible personal locker storage solutions. Your…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Fitness / Recreation / Security


Summit Fitness

Summit Fitness Equipment is now part of NovoFit - see

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness


Technogym Australia

Technogym is the leading company in the Wellness and Fitness field all over the world. With 2,200 employees, 14 branches in Europe, U.S., South America, Asia  and Australia, Technogym exports its…

read more

Fitness / Technology / Wellness



ICP is an Australian-based company focused on indoor climbing. ICP will manage your project from initial design to completion and beyond, whether you're building an international-level climbing…

read more

Attractions / Fitness / Recreation



Commercial Aquatics Australia provides aquatic solutions nationwide and is one of the largest and most experienced companies specialising in the design, construction, renovation, service, maintenance…

read more

Aquatics / Design / Play / Waterparks


Myrtha Pools

Founded in 1961, Myrtha Pools® quickly became Italy’s première swimming pool company, and has since grown into one of the world's leading swimming pool construction…

read more

Aquatics / Design / Play / Waterparks / Wellness


Riedel Communications Australia Pty Ltd

We live for media production and global events, providing real-time networks for video, audio, data and communications.

read more

Entertainment / Events / Technology / Venues


get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business