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Winged Foot Fine-Tunes Irrigation for Championship Conditions

“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

2020-08-19T13:58:27-07:00

Unique Rain Bird Hybrid Solution Reduces Future Operating Cost by 90%

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

2020-08-04T13:56:49-07:00

Running Your Central with Evapotranspiration (ET) Saves Time and Money

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.

2020-07-22T09:25:20-07:00

Irish TurfCare Limited Announced as Distributor for Rain Bird in Ireland

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

2020-07-22T09:33:02-07:00

Rain Bird Golf’s New 702/752 Series Rotors Offer Faster Adjustments, Less Maintenance

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.

2020-03-23T21:35:09-07:00

New Alert! Service from GSP Remotely Monitors Your Irrigation System – So You Don’t Have To!

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.

2020-06-01T15:26:33-07:00
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