Utilizing Rain Bird’s unique capabilities allowed the course to be fully maintained and played throughout the project. The new irrigation areas were brought online as the project progressed, with full IC control while also allowing decoder-controlled areas to remain fully operational. Upgrading to IC has provided complete control, two-way, real time communication and peace of mind. The system that is now in place is much more efficient, with more effective coverage from the same amount of water.
“Superintendents are loving the new 702/752 electric and IC rotors,” said Altan Tolan, product manager for Rain Bird Golf. “Now, the same popular features are available in block models. And with Rain Bird’s Timeless Compatibility™, the new internals fit in any Rain Bird case from the 1990s.”
Strategic partnership will cover OR, WA, ID, AK, MT and Jackson Hole, WY Rain Bird Golf is pleased to announce Pacific Golf & Turf as the Rain Bird Golf Distributor throughout the Pacific Northwest. “This is an important golf market for Rain Bird, and Pacific Golf & Turf has a strong reputation in the golf
“Whether they are big or small, young or old, all dogs have a place in the underdog calendar — that’s what makes it so special and why Rain Bird loves being a part of it,” said Matthew Corentin, golf specification manager, Eastern U.S., Rain Bird Corp. “It might not be the first dog calendar, but it’ll definitely be the best!”
“It’s that public display, that we’re out there every day, that really drives me. We don’t want to put a bad foot forward, there’s no redo button for us. It’s a playing surface that we’re producing and water’s the biggest part of that. Nobody wants to play on something that’s soft, everybody wants green, firm and fast. And there’s a very fine line to that.” — Stephen Rabideau, CGCS, Director of Golf Courses, Winged Foot Golf Club
In an area of outstanding natural beauty in Berkshire in the UK with stunning panoramic views of the Thames Valley and Ridgeway, Goring and Streatley Golf Club is an 18-hole, par 71 course designed by golf course architect Harry Colt. Challenges of the site were evident Photo Credit: Goring & Streatley
The first Rain Bird® IC System™ to be installed in Turkey has already proved invaluable during the grow in of the new 18-hole course at the Regnum Ankara Golf & Country Club. Designed by Tim Lobb MEIGCA and set in 200 hectares of rolling terrain, the member's course is set to provide breathtaking vistas
Approached along an ancient avenue lined with seventy-five horse chestnut trees, Salems Golf Club is located on a historically important Högantorp’s farm site. Inaugurated in 1996, Salem 365! is a 27-hole facility considered one of the best in Sweden’s Stockholm region, with the 18-hole Salemsbanan and 9-hole Högantorpsbanan course with summer greens open all
With optimum levels proactively maintained, inputs will be lower and playing conditions improved. Less water and electricity will be consumed and remedial works such as chemicals and cultural practices will be minimized. Rain Bird Central Control allows for the user to set a required water use deficit on each program, area and even every station if required. This allows the Central to accurately apply just the required amount proactively to deliver consistent turf and playing conditions. When directly linked to a Rain Bird weather station this can be done automatically delivering peace of mind and ease of use for the user. Simply tick the box and allow Rain Bird to look after the turf before course staff and the golfers even notice the requirements.
Rain Bird is pleased to announce ‘Irish Turfcare Limited’ as distributor of Rain Bird Golf products and services for the island of Ireland. Irish Turfcare is dedicated to innovative products, services and environmentally sound practices. Rain Bird is confident that their distribution will bring many benefits to Irish Golf & Turf industry. Irish Turfcare
Adam now has a clear upgrade path for the future, and has future-proofed the course in terms of irrigation control. ICI Plus - It’s a game changer.
Renovating a golf course irrigation system is not an undertaking to be taken lightly. Whether it’s a complete system renovation or a partial one, following a seven-step renovation roadmap makes the process easier and less disruptive. Some key players share their experiences to help those considering a renovation in the future.
Curious about IC CONNECT and what is required to add it to your irrigation system? Below we answer some frequently asked questions. What sensors can the IC-IN work with? –IC-IN should work with any sensor that has a signal output of the following types: Voltage:0-10 VDC Current:4-20 mA DC Contact Closure: - Pulse Counting
To the south of Lake Maggiore against the backdrop of the mountainous massif of Monte Rosa, Castelconturbia Golf Course is a highly-rated 27-hole course covering more than a million square metres of gently undulating Italian countryside. Severe drought in 2017 presented the course with a significant challenge. After an
All Rain Bird Golf valve-in-head rotors are equipped with a top adjustable pressure regulator. Rotors are manufactured and sold with two factory settings, 4.8 Bars and 5.5 Bars. The pressure setting is set at the factory, tested, then color coded. Pressure setting is indicated by paint color on the PRS selector.