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.
The Ålands Golf Club recently upgraded the club's the existing Nimbus™ II Central Control system and replaced the original 30 year old PVC pipes with 19,500m of new HDPE polyethylene piping and 23,000 metres of 2-core control cabling. The new system will allow the club to be more accurate, use less water, achieve a better results, and improve the quality of greens no matter the season.
Auchterardar Golf Course in Scotland transformed its course with a new irrigation system using Rain Bird's IC System and Stratus LT Central Control. Hear how a team industry experts made it happen with minimal disruption.
Across the globe some of the highest-ever recorded summer temperatures as well as sudden, unprecedented rainfall, storms and flash floods are occurring. Given these weather extremes, how well has your club’s irrigation system been performing?
Gelendzhik Golf Resort, the first golf course located on the Black Sea coast in Russia, chooses Rain Bird's IC System, Stratus II Central Control and MI Series for the irrigation system.
Using the Rain Bird IC System with MI Series Mobile Controllers has given P.J. the irrigation flexibility he needs to maintain his course. The water window has been reduced to less than 5 hours and his crew now spends their time providing ideal playing conditions for their members.
Living Turf proudly announces their appointment as a primary distribution partner for the full range of Rain Bird Golf irrigation products across Australia. Both Living Turf and Rain Bird are long-standing and highly reputable brands within the golf industry and together they recognise that agronomy and irrigation are simply inseparable. Living Turf already distributes a
The long planned renovation at King’s course at Royal Bled got underway in 2015 when the Šolak family acquired the club. The redesign resulted in a different layout, extending the course to Championship length – some 6,800+ metres.
All golf courses have different challenges when it comes to efficient irrigation. The new low angle nozzle housing kit is another example of how Rain Bird is continuously innovating new products that help superintendents maintain beautiful, more playable courses with less water.
A completely redesigned Rain Bird booth welcomed golf industry professionals from across the globe at the 2019 Golf Industry Show in San Diego February 6th - 7th. The premier learning and networking event serving the business of golf course and club facilities, the GCSAA Golf Industry Show attracts more key decision-makers from every aspect of
Effective March 4th 2019, Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply will be the exclusive distributor for Rain Bird Golf irrigation products and pump stations in the state of Georgia. Ewing will stock a robust inventory of products as well as provide high-level training and service to current and future Rain Bird customers in the market. “We’re
Rain Bird’s bright new presence at the British Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) in January rapidly became a vibrant meeting and discussion place for golf and sports turf industry visitors from near and far. The annual event, run by the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) in the spa town of Harrogate, England, has expanded
Rain Bird International in the UAE in collaboration with our golf distributor Polyclean LLC organized a full day training session on December the 19th, 2018 for irrigation technicians from golf courses in the UAE as well as major golf contractors. The attendees where given a brief introduction to Rain Bird and the promotion of
The CGSA/Rain Bird Environmental Achievement Award recognizes a member of the CGSA who has held the position of golf course superintendent for a minimum of five years and who has distinguished themselves through dedication to the profession, performance as a golf course superintendent and contributions to their profession and their community by choosing a specific