ECOBIOBALL: The Golf Ball That Becomes Fish Food

Discussion in 'Environmental' started by Matt Rogers, Jan 27, 2010.

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  1. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Being a commando golfer that lives in the woods, I can account for a few of the estimated 300 million golf balls lost in USA. Although I would not think it was the worst thing out there, they say it takes up to 1000 years for a golf ball to degrade naturally. Enter the ECOBIOBALL - a golf ball that that degrades within 48 hours to reveal an inner core of fish food no less.

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    ECOBIOBALL: The Golf Ball with an inner core filled with fish food

    "ECOBIOBALL makes the ocean, the sea, rivers, lakes and ponds perfect driving ranges, creates no pollution and brings a clear added value to marine life, allowing golfers to improve the sustainability and biodiversity of the marine environment while practicing their favourite sport."

    Ok! Sure... perhaps their next ball will release chemicals to fight the algae problem created by tons of fish food in small ponds. :)

    Obviously this last bit seems a bit over-the-top to this 3reefer, but hey it is a start. It won't help my help my slice though.


    Source:
    Biodegradable golf ball feeds goldfish - CNN.com

    Albus Golf Web site:
    http://www.albusgolf.com/
     
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  3. mikeHVAC

    mikeHVAC Spaghetti Worm

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    I gold quite a bit over in palm springs and i just dont know if i would be convinced to use it.....-100 yards on your drive

    But it is a great idea! never thought of something like that
     
  4. bje

    bje Long-fin Bannerfish

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    Considering I recently read about a rich guy who has a yacht whom golfs off of the side of it and has a crew of people collecting the balls from the water. they go out into the water and setup little buoys for him to aim at, have a huge net, and swim around collecting as many golf balls as they can. Absolutely absurd. If he were using those golf balls it might make things a bit more eco friendly.
     
  5. mikeHVAC

    mikeHVAC Spaghetti Worm

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    I guess for the rich people to hit them into the ocean wouldnt be to bad of an idea
     
  6. stepho

    stepho Panda Puffer

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    I want to get some and try hitting them into my fish tank!!!!
     
  7. missionsix

    missionsix Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I thinks it's a sweet idea! Too bad they probably won't get used. Golfers seem to be picky about what they use.
     
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  9. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    For me, I would want my 3 iron to be made of the same stuff
    so I wont feel bad when I throw it into the same pond my ball from the topped T shot went into

    Steve
     
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  10. thepanfish

    thepanfish Flying Squid

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    They should make fishing lures like that, so when they snag...
    or ecobioballs so when you are done golfing, pop em in the sump...
     
  11. slocal

    slocal Torch Coral

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    Hahaha