- Has developed several golf courses worldwide with an impact on the natural environment.
- Developing the largest residential settlement ever built on protected land, a golf course in Aberneenshire Scotland, Trump International Golf Links at Balmedie
- Planting Marin grass on the naural sand dunes course in Scotland to fight erosion.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds have expressed concern that at least two species might be threatened by the development.
'I think golf is Scotland's gift to the world,' Trump says. 'You can build golf courses anywhere, but everyone knows that Scotland is the birthplace, not only of my mother, but golf.
'And the two-and-a-half miles of ocean frontage in Scotland. I think it allows me to build what will be the greatest golf course anywhere in the world. That piece of land is absolutely meant for what we are doing.'
- Developed a Los Angeles course that ran into difficulties when, due to a combination of faulty plumbing and clunky bulldozers, the 18th hole fell into the Pacific Ocean. 'It cost $264 million.
"When I stand on the 18th hole of Trump International Golf Links, Scotland, I want to see the ocean. I do not want to see windmills," he said bluntly. "When I stand on the 18th hole of Trump International Golf Links, Scotland, I want to see the ocean. I do not want to see windmills," (Trump on the proposal to build wind farms near his $300 Golf course in Scotland)