Rain Bird partners with the NGCOA to offer members a rebate on Rain Bird product purchases through the NGCOA Smart Buy program.
Watch this video to learn how the IC System eliminates the most common challenges of traditional systems. Less wire and fewer components means you have less to buy, install, maintain and troubleshoot.
Hoiana Shores Golf Club was awarded the “World’s Best New Golf Course in 2020” and is located in the internationally acclaimed Hoiana Integrated Resort. Hoiana is situated south of the ancient town of Hoi An, one of Vietnam’s Unesco World Heritage Sites. The goal was to create a world class sustainable links course while incorporating the native sand dune ecosystem on a unique site that overlooks the East Sea and the Cham Islands. The The golf course irrigation system uses the Rain Bird IC System, Cirrus central control, pump management software and Rain Bird's 700 Series rotors.
At Woking Golf Club (UK) a recently completed irrigation system renovation is paying huge dividends. Results out on the course have been both performance-enhancing as well as immediately visible, and there is now a waiting list of people wanting to join the club.
Carnoustie Golf Links, a flagship for innovation and sustainable management, has joined forces with Rain Bird and John Deere, aligning world leading irrigation, turf care and greenkeeping expertise in a major strategic partnership for the golf industry. The three organizations share long and impressive histories built on innovation, and are combining their strengths in this landmark partnership which will see a major investment in irrigation, greenkeeping and development of the game of golf at Carnoustie.
Rain Bird is honored to partner with the NGCOA in 2020 and has agreed to offer NGCOA members a rebate on Rain Bird product purchases through the NGCOA Smart Buy program. The rebate is eligible on ALL Rain Bird Golf product purchases, day to day, as well as project purchases...This includes pumps and filtration!
Rain Bird builds innovation into every rotor using high-efficiency nozzles, industry-leading surge resistance, and the largest throw range in a single rotor. Trusted by golf course professionals everywhere, Rain Bird rotors deliver peace of mind today and innovation for the future.
As the green industry’s labor shortage continues, many superintendents are struggling to manage everyday tasks with fewer crew members. Now, Rain Bird’s Golf Division is making that challenge a little easier by introducing its new 702/752 Series Rotors. These rotors replace Rain Bird’s current 700/751 Series electric and IC Valve-In-Head (VIH) Rotors and are designed to offer faster, easier adjustments with fewer parts reducing maintenance and inventory.
Rain Bird GSP's new Alert! is a solution to help you ensure optimal performance from the computers that operate your central control system. GSP can keep your PC up to date with the latest compatible patches ensuring uninterrupted irrigation system functionality.
“What’s really impressed me about the Rain Bird IC System™, is that it was so easy to install and it’s so easy to use,” Ryan says. “The main benefit of the system is the feedback - you can easily test every sprinkler on the whole golf course in less than a minute.”
At Gresskurs, a week-long educational event organised by the Norwegian Greenkeepers Association Rain Bird highlighted the increasing need for more efficient water management and providing a superior course experience for visitors.
Whether you’re expanding your course or looking for a cost-effective way to renovate with minimum disruption to play, with the new ICI+, you can upgrade your Rain Bird Two-Wire Satellite or LINK™ Satellite (radio) system to the latest IC System™ technology by simply swapping interface boards and connecting IC Rotors, IC Valves and IC CONNECT™ to the existing satellite MAXI™ Cable.
If you’ve ever wished your course could enjoy the benefits of our Integrated Control System™ (IC System) and companion IC CONNECT™ devices without undergoing a major renovation, Rain Bird Golf has a new solution that’s worth checking out. The new Integrated Control Interface Plus (ICI+), makes it possible to install satellites and the IC System on the same wire path. As a result, you can renovate or expand your existing satellite system in phases, at a lower cost and with less disruption to your golf course.
The Danish Greenkeepers Association (DGA) annual conference took place earlier this year and the main topic of the conference was climate change and how this affects golf courses. Joakim Ström, Rain Bird Golf Sales Manager for Scandinavia gave a presentation on the need for golf clubs to create a risk management strategy and how to make irrigation more efficient in drought conditions. Read the top 10 action items here.
Designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest, the 18-hole Hankley Common Golf Club is a dry, sandy, links-type course, with fine, free draining turf cut through swathes of heather. Irrigation consultant Roger Davey of Irritech designed a new irrigation system with a central pump station on a Rain Bird IC System™ with Stratus II™ Central Control with mobile interface (MI) and weather station. A double row system with Rain Bird 700 Series valve-in-head rotors was installed on fairways with back-to-back Rain Bird 751 Series rotors on greens and approaches and a combination of block and valve-in-head rotors on tees.