Jim Fitterling, Dow Chair and CEO, honored with the Commissioners Award at the 2023 ROLEX LPGA Awards

Dow & Golf

Dow and its partners are imagining better for the planet by catalyzing action in and through sport – golf, specifically. Why golf? In our eyes, the sport’s undeniable connection to the environment, whether it be land and water usage or wildlife conservation, makes it perfectly positioned to lead the way in positive sustainable action. That’s why we believe, through our ambassadors, partners and this growing platform of golf, we can not only do our own part to advance sustainability but encourage and inspire others across the sports industry to do the same.

How can golf contribute to a more sustainable and equitable world?

Driving Sustainability: Imagining a Better Future Through Golf

Golf has the power to drive positive change through sustainable action on the part of golfers, gear manufacturers, course managers and tournaments. Explore this infographic to learn what the industry is already doing to make a change and learn how you can help Imagine Better for golf and for our planet – one person, one swing, one event at a time.

Team Dow Golf Ambassadors

Dow's golf ambassadors commit to becoming sustainable golf champions

Stay up-to-date on all things sport and keep up with our golf ambassadors as they vlog their journeys to carbon-neutral.


Maria Fassi


Katherine Kirk


Corey Pavin


Suzann Pettersen

Aerial view of a beautiful green golf course with a sand pit and water feature

Sustainable Golf Resources

LPGA Tour and Dow announce launch of ‘Celebrating the Green’ digital sustainability platform, new sustainability initiatives

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Dow teams up with the LPGA and LET as Official Sustainability Resource to advance environmental stewardship and inclusion through golf

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What drives the game of golf forward?

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OnCourse Software developed with GEO Foundation

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Our Partnerships

Dow recognizes the transformational power of sports. Sports can be a catalyst for driving innovation, inclusion and sustainability while fostering community and collaboration. With this belief as the driving force, we are proud to partner with both the PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour.


Female participation in golf is on the rise. In the U.S. in 2019, 36% of all junior golfers were girls compared to 15% in 2000. As an organization that strives to champion Inclusivity this excites us – and it’s a big part of why we’ve partnered with the LPGA Tour. Through this partnership, and as a founding partner of the LPGA’s new online platform, the LPGA Women’s Network, we are committed to helping foster inclusion and diversity, inspiring curiosity with STEM, and demonstrating our commitment to sustainability in and through the country’s most popular individual sport.

LPGA Tour and Dow official sustainability partner logo

LET and Dow official sustainability partner logo

PGA Tour logo

The PGA TOUR like Dow is a global organization. As the leading men’s professional golf organization, the TOUR provides playing opportunities for its professionals that span the globe. Our Dow sponsored athlete ambassadors on the TOUR help tell and amplify the conversation around materials science and the unique technologies that impact the world of golf. These conversations make Dow products more tangible and relatable to golfers worldwide.

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Sports Innovation Lab logo

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We love the LPGA Tour. And we decided to bring it to our own backyard of Midland, Michigan with the goal of making it the most sustainable, inclusive, team-oriented and dynamic event on the LPGA Tour. In its inaugural year, the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational (GLBI) accomplished an unprecedented milestone as it was awarded the LPGA’s Tournament of the Year. In line with Dow’s 5-year sustainability strategy, the GLBI was the first professional tournament to achieve GEO Certification® also in its first year and the first ever LPGA tournament to achieve carbon neutrality.

With a unique team-based tournament format, the Dow GLBI brings the world’s best female golfers together and fosters a sense of community and inclusion that positively impacts people’s lives, on and off the course. #TeamUp

View the 2021 Dow GLBI Full Sustainability Report

See the Community Impact by the Numbers

See the Environmental Impact by the Numbers

Hear from Chief Sustainability Officer, Mary Draves, on building more sustainable communities through events