Ian Williams Named Rain Bird Golf Specification Manager

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 07:54

TUCSON, Ariz. (March 8, 2016) –- Rain Bird’s Golf Division has named Ian Williams as its Golf Specification Manager for the U.S. market.

In his new role, Williams will serve as a single point of contact for golf industry specifiers, including architects, irrigation designers, consultants and contractors. His knowledge base will help these professionals develop optimum irrigation solutions for courses across the United States.

For the past five years, Williams has served as a district manager for Rain Bird Golf. He brings over 25 years of valued experience in the golf industry to his new position, including distribution, product support, construction and installation. In addition to co-authoring technical papers, Williams holds various industry certifications including Certified Irrigation Designer (CID) and Certified Golf Irrigation Auditor (CGIA). He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in plant and soil science from the University of Delaware.
“Ian’s extensive knowledge of Rain Bird products and services, along with his understanding of irrigation system design and installation makes him an excellent fit for his new position,” said J.R. Bergantino, Director for Golf and International at Rain Bird Corporation. “We feel his unique and diverse background will allow him to effectively support golf specifiers nationwide.”

Williams is based in Easton, Maryland, and can be reached by phone at (410) 517-4758 and by email at iwilliams@rainbird.com.


Rain Bird Corporation – Golf Division provides complete irrigation solutions to golf courses across the globe. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leading-edge products including pump stations, rotors, field controllers, map-based and mobile central control systems, decoders, swing joints, filtration systems, valves and irrigation accessories.  Central controls and pump stations are serviced and supported by a comprehensive Global Service Plan (GSP).  Rain Bird products and services are sold worldwide through an extensive distribution network.  For more information, please contact 1-800-RAINBIRD or visit www.rainbird.com.

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