See how the Rain Bird IC System and other innovative irrigation solutions helped this notorious Melbourne course design a tailored system, creating playing conditions that attract golfers from around the world.
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!
“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
The UK Rainfall Rescue Project is seeking volunteers to transfer hand-written rainfall data to digital form. Why? It could be the answer to a much better understanding of the frequency and scale of big droughts and floods. And, that will assist with planning for future flood and water-resource infrastructure.
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.”
Rain Bird Golf’s European team welcomed visitors from more than 14 countries to our stand at the British Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) held across three floors of the Harrogate International Centre, England.
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.