Rain Bird Appoints Golf Sales Specialist for Spain and Portugal and Regional Sales Manager Southwest Europe

Tina Baumgartner, Europe Sales Manager Golf at Rain Bird Europe comments: “Julian and Daniel are joining Rain Bird at an exciting time as technology is developing fast, helping our golf customers address the challenges of water management. They both have valuable customer service as well as varied technical expertise across many sectors and territories and we’re looking forward to welcoming them into the European team.

2022-05-03T08:18:48-07:00

Irrigation Audit Kit Draw Winner at BTME 2022

“I hadn’t been to anything like the BTME Continue to Learn session before so it was really good starting place for me, although I was surprised how much maths was involved. Having the kit now will really set us up for what we want to do over the next couple of years. We’ve just put in a borehole so being able to set up more effective course irrigation, knowing how much water is needed will be key. “

2022-04-05T07:51:02-07:00

Exceptional Abercrombie-Colt Course Restored to Glory – The Addington Golf Club, UK

“In the first phase from October 2020 through to March 2021 we worked with the client and golf architects to turn what’s a large scale, very forward-thinking approach into reality, on site and in the ground. It’s been very exciting and refreshing to see investment on this scale. The irrigation system is ultra-future-proof and uses the very latest technology including 65” screens for mapping course irrigation."

2022-03-09T12:40:11-07:00

New Rain Bird Golf Solenoid Valves (GSV) Offer Advanced Features and Extreme Surge Protection

Golf courses in lightning-prone regions, those that use reclaimed water and those that need water pressure regulation now have a new valve solution. Rain Bird Golf’s new GSV Series plastic and brass valves include numerous advanced features designed to enhance durability even under the most challenging conditions. “Valves are the heart of any irrigation system,”

2021-12-15T08:09:01-07:00

Central Europe Distributors Meet in Stuttgart, Germany

This autumn Rain Bird distributors from Central Europe gathered together in Stuttgart in Germany for the first time. Those making their way to this prosperous city, where many companies including Daimler, Porche, and Bosch are headquartered, included Roal GmbH from Switzerland, Stock GmbH from Austria, Smits from the Netherlands, and Pipelife. The aim of this event was for Rain Bird distributors to hear directly from Golf Service Plan (GSP) engineers about a range of different topics, as well as having the opportunity to meet colleagues and exchange ideas.

2021-12-06T13:47:23-07:00

Rain Bird Europe announces new distributor in Turkey

“We’re delighted to announce that Rain Bird golf irrigation products will be available through Golf Med throughout Turkey. Golf Med is the perfect distribution partner for Rain Bird as they offer commitment, integrity and high levels of expertise in the golf business. They are ideally placed to support the growing Turkish golf market and we are confident that they can meet and exceed our customers’ needs and expectations“.

2021-11-15T13:02:07-07:00

Worcester Golf & Country Club reaping the benefits of installing a new Rain Bird IC System

"The renovation has given our reputation a real boost. With improved coverage, our MacKenzie course is more efficient in terms of water use and looks very well presented; our members are delighted with the results. With climate change making rainfall so unpredictable, what we’ve done so far improves the course and has an impact on the future sustainability of our club.”

2021-11-16T20:12:57-07:00

Rain Bird to join sustainability debate at Club Managers’ conference

Personnel from Rain Bird are set to share their water management expertise at the only major conference in Europe devoted to golf club management. Members of the Golf Club Managers’ Association (GCMA) will meet from 21-23 November at the Wyboston Lakes Resort in Bedfordshire, UK, for their annual conference and awards ceremony. A line-up of

2021-10-22T10:17:05-07:00

Gaining water efficiency with double row irrigation at German venue, Mannheim Viernheim

A few minutes from Mannheim city centre, Mannheim Viernheim Golf Club is one of the oldest clubs in Germany, located in the middle of the Rhine Neckar metropolitan region. The backdrop of the Käfertal Forest and 100-year-old trees for 40 fairway and green bunkers provides the perfect setting for a picturesque 18-hole course. This is

2021-10-21T11:47:43-07:00

Rain Bird and Scarabelli at Italian Golf Club Events this autumn

Two informative events for Italian golf clubs were held at Argentario Golf Club and Riviera Golf Resort in late September and early October, attracting attendees from several clubs in Emilia, Tuscany, Lazio and other Italian regions. Both days were jointly organised with a John Deere branch and golf dealers. Rain Bird combined forces with Italian

2021-10-15T12:16:33-07:00

Latest staff moves for Golf team at Rain Bird Europe

Since joining Rain Bird in 2020 as Regional Sales Manager for Central and Eastern Europe Tina has been developing business relationships in her territory and recruiting new staff to boost the experienced team that spans Europe. Reporting directly to Tina, Sven Weinberger has significant greenkeeping and irrigation experience gained at Fürth and Lauterhofen Golf Clubs, Schmidmühlen Golf and Country Club as well as project management at architectural and development firm BTT Bauteam Tretzel.

2021-10-04T10:43:38-07:00
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