“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 members 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
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.
Having issues getting your MRLK radio to work? Try the tips below! Check to see if your Com Port Settings are set to 9600 8,N,1 Make sure you have a null modem adapter at the remote radio Program your radios with the master radios serial number Do not place radios next to each other. They
Remote access to Rain Bird central control is as convenient as the Internet, with Rain Bird’s MI Series Mobile Controller software. This software runs on the central control computer to provide remote irrigation control via any web-enabled mobile device. Available in Advanced and Professional versions, users can activate sprinklers and programs; view which sprinklers and programs
Rain Bird rotors with memory arc enables the user to shift between three arc settings to selectively water fairways, roughs—or both. See how to easily adjust the arc setting with a flat head screwdriver.
A clear and unobstructed mounting location is necessary to obtain accurate rainfall readings. The Rain Can must be mounted level for proper operation of the tipping mechanism and accurate recording of rainfall. The mount for the Rain Can should be sturdy enough to allow very little to no movement in windy conditions, vibrations from movement due to wind will reduce accuracy.