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Golf's DP World Tour has signed a three-year partnership agreement with Berkhamsted's OCEANTEE that sees the company become the Tour's Official Sustainable Products Supplier.

Founded by trained marine biologist and qualified accountant Ed Sandison, OCEANTEE is on a mission to change how the industry and golfers think about plastic use and its environmental impact. The company was the first to produce golf tees made from bamboo - one of the fastest-growing and, therefore, renewable plants in the world - and has accessories and a men's and women's clothing range made entirely...

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