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Irrigation Education in Focus at FEGGA Conference 2022

The Federation of Golf Greenkeepers Association (FEGGA) is a not-for-profit umbrella organisation formed in 1996 for greenkeeper associations in Europe. With close ties to the EIGCA, GEO, BIGGA and many other government bodies, FEGGA’s main aim is to help greenkeepers to achieve the highest standard of course conditions and professionalism across the continent through educational programmes and environmental policies.

2022-06-23T07:46:04-07:00

U.S. Women’s Open at Pine Needles – Women Volunteers Breaking the Grass Ceiling

After the tremendous success at The Olympic Club last year, Rain Bird partnered with Syngenta for a 2nd year to get more women volunteers at the USWO. Ultimately, 27 women volunteered on the grounds crew at Pine Needles. Working with David Fruchte, Director of Golf Course Grounds, Rain Bird arranged the flights for the women volunteers traveling as far away as Washington and Oregon.

2022-06-22T16:13:00-07:00

Rain Bird Rotors for Community Putting Green at Marlay Park

Rain Bird has donated a number of Rain Bird 950 Series rotors, suitable nozzles, and adaptors for irrigating the new Marlay Park Putting Green in Dublin, Ireland, opening later this summer. This brand-new community facility is located in a suburban public park five miles from the centre of Dublin, close to where Pádraig Harrington

2022-06-10T08:30:34-07:00

The High Cost of Poor Water Quality on your Property

Golf course communities are well known for their valued amenities and gorgeous landscapes. Property managers are challenged with reducing their labor and maintenance costs while maintaining the high standards of their guests and residents. When Landscape Architects design layouts for numerous homes with multiple hydro-zones, it is assumed that high-quality water and efficient emitters are used.

2022-05-26T07:31:51-07:00

Rain Bird Appoints Golf Sales Specialist for Spain and Portugal and Regional Sales Manager Southwest Europe

Tina Baumgartner, Europe Sales Manager Golf at Rain Bird Europe comments: “Julian and Daniel are joining Rain Bird at an exciting time as technology is developing fast, helping our golf customers address the challenges of water management. They both have valuable customer service as well as varied technical expertise across many sectors and territories and we’re looking forward to welcoming them into the European team.

2022-05-03T08:18:48-07:00

Irrigation Audit Kit Draw Winner at BTME 2022

“I hadn’t been to anything like the BTME Continue to Learn session before so it was really good starting place for me, although I was surprised how much maths was involved. Having the kit now will really set us up for what we want to do over the next couple of years. We’ve just put in a borehole so being able to set up more effective course irrigation, knowing how much water is needed will be key. “

2022-04-05T07:51:02-07:00

Exceptional Abercrombie-Colt Course Restored to Glory – The Addington Golf Club, UK

“In the first phase from October 2020 through to March 2021 we worked with the client and golf architects to turn what’s a large scale, very forward-thinking approach into reality, on site and in the ground. It’s been very exciting and refreshing to see investment on this scale. The irrigation system is ultra-future-proof and uses the very latest technology including 65” screens for mapping course irrigation."

2022-03-09T12:40:11-07:00

New Rain Bird Golf Solenoid Valves (GSV) Offer Advanced Features and Extreme Surge Protection

Golf courses in lightning-prone regions, those that use reclaimed water and those that need water pressure regulation now have a new valve solution. Rain Bird Golf’s new GSV Series plastic and brass valves include numerous advanced features designed to enhance durability even under the most challenging conditions. “Valves are the heart of any irrigation system,”

2021-12-15T08:09:01-07:00

Central Europe Distributors Meet in Stuttgart, Germany

This autumn Rain Bird distributors from Central Europe gathered together in Stuttgart in Germany for the first time. Those making their way to this prosperous city, where many companies including Daimler, Porche, and Bosch are headquartered, included Roal GmbH from Switzerland, Stock GmbH from Austria, Smits from the Netherlands, and Pipelife. The aim of this event was for Rain Bird distributors to hear directly from Golf Service Plan (GSP) engineers about a range of different topics, as well as having the opportunity to meet colleagues and exchange ideas.

2021-12-06T13:47:23-07:00
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