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Top Courses Continue to Choose Rain Bird

Conway Farms Golf Club | Lake Forest, IL

"Rain Bird helped modernize the irrigation system at Conway Farms Golf Club with a new 2-wire IC system in conjunction with CirrusPRO™. The functionality, adaptability, and simplicity of CirrusPRO is one of the truly meaningful advances in technology in my 30-year career in the golf industry. Having real-time information at our fingertips is critical. All management staff can see not only what is being run on their tablets or phones but also what is next in the queue, with timing down to the second one when sprinklers will turn off and what will come on next. It allows us to customize as much as we want, ultimately giving us the flexibility to deliver water in the most efficient manner possible for any type of application we are looking for on a given day. CirrusPRO is no doubt a game-changer!"

—Conor Healy, Superintendent

Grass Clippings |Tempe, AZ

"When we inherited Rolling Hills Course in July 2023, the irrigation design, among other key parts of the property, was questionable at best. With the support of our local reps, we have been able to modify the golf course irrigation to fit our needs, optimize water usage, and bring life back into the course. When we built the new 9th hole and our 15,000 square foot putting green, we used a combination of Rain Birds irrigation heads to create something special for the golfing community. With our first season underway and more construction ahead, we will continue to deliver a world-class experience for our guests during the day, or under the lights at night."

—Scotty Hebert, Director of Agronomy

Lawrence Village Yacht $ Country Club  |  Lawrence, NY 

"We are a course that understands the importance of constantly improving. There were two deciding factors for selecting Rain Bird. The first was the ease of adding to the Rain Bird IC System™. The other deciding factor, and just as important, was the product support, of my primarily my salesman Alex Ludwig, and Rain Bird's GSP Team."

—Nick Pentz, Superintendent

Deerefield Golf & Country Club  |  Brockport, NY 

"We are a course that understands the importance of constantly improving. There were two deciding factors for selecting Rain Bird. The first was the ease of adding to the Rain Bird IC System™. The other deciding factor, and just as important, was the product support, of my primarily my salesman Alex Ludwig, and Rain Bird's GSP Team."

—Nick Pentz, Superintendent

Medalist Golf Club  |  Hobe Sound, Florida

“Rain Bird’s hybrid system and the ability to run both satellites and IC System from one computer was a huge selling point for us. Our Central Control is now the heart of the golf course. It runs everything.”

—Jason Jobson, Superintendent

Royal Drottningholm Golf Club  |  Drottningholm, Sweden

“Maintenance and diagnostics are easy with our new IC System. We can run more stations at the same time, making irrigation windows shorter and the system more efficient.”

—Eric Dahl, Course Manager

Halmstad Golfklubb  |  Halmstad, Sweden

“I am very pleased with how little maintenance our Rain Bird® IC System™ requires. With valve-in-head rotors throughout the course, we can precisely manage our irrigation. Rain Bird has proven to be a strong and honest partner.

—Stefan Ljungdahl, Course Manager

Somerset Hills Country Club  |  Bernardsville, New Jersey

“Rain Bird Central Control is simple and easy to navigate, while giving you the ability to micromanage water and create intricate new programs on the fly. I can take water management to another level. We are putting water exactly where we want it, when we want it and in the appropriate quantities.”

—Ryan Tuxhorn, Golf Course Superintendent

 Spyglass Hill Golf Course at Pebble Beach  |  Pebble Beach, California

"The expectations of this golf course, for our customers, is very high. Rain Bird and its products allows me to deliver that championship conditions, day in, and day out, throughout the whole growing season, especially during tournament preparation. The control factor and the ability to water to where I need to water is very important to the whole operation."

—Bob Yeo, Superintendent

Club Laval-sur-le-Lac   |  Laval-sur-le-Lac, Québec, Canada

“The flexibility in Rain Bird Central Control allows us to easily adjust watering on each station according to daily needs. When I need it for new sod or dry spots, I can quickly create a program to water any combination of stations throughout the course.”

—Mark Hopkins, Assistant Superintendent

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Pinehurst Resort & Country Club  |  Pinehurst, North Carolina

“We are excited to be installing Rain Bird’s IC System™ and CirrusPRO™ software at The Cradle and look forward to using this new technology on Pinehurst Resort’s 10th course. Our new partnership with Rain Bird and their dedication to the Green Start Academy is positioning Pinehurst to further improve our water management for the future.”

—Bob Farren, Director of Golf Course Management

The Nest Golf Club  |  Bonita Springs, Florida

“Our courses are sandy, and when the tubes in our old hydraulic system leaked, we could never find them because they don't leave a wet spot like they do further north. With that system constantly failing, we needed a change. Our new Rain Bird IC system gives us individual head control, allowing us to spot and address any issues quickly — for us, that's huge.”

—Jason Zimmerman, Director of Greens and Grounds

Shadow Wood Country Club  |  Bonita Springs, Florida

“Shadow Woods chose Rain Bird because of the customer service, timely response, and price. After Hurricane Ian almost all of our Satellite boxes were damaged and not working at 100% efficiency. Rain Bird stepped in, to deliver and install the new PAR+ES Satellite System in a timely manner, but also at a better price. After using Rain Bird irrigation central, we could not be happier.”

—Ryan Czaplewski, Preserve Golf Course Superintendent

The Covey  |  Big Easy Ranch, Texas

“Switching to the Rain Bird IC SystemTM and CirrusPROTM Software has been a complete game changer for us. The ability to make adjustments in the field has allowed us to maximize our water usage and minimize hot areas. Rain Bird goes far above the rest to improve their products and more importantly their relationships. We here at The Covey wouldn't want it any other way. ”

—Ben Lauber, Director of Agronomy

The Apawamis Club  |  Rye, New York

“At the end of the day, the decision to partner with Rain Bird, was a pretty easy one. The combination of industry-leading innovation; reliability and ease of use, help to expedite the process of building, scheduling and running programs. Ultimately, I can sleep better at night, knowing that irrigation functionality is one less thing that I need to worry about.”

—Jace Roman, Head Golf Course Superintendent

Carnoustie Golf Links  |  Scotland

“Carnoustie Golf Links, having established itself as a flagship for innovation and sustainable management, has now joined forces with Rain Bird and John Deere and the trio are committed to continuing a heritage of innovation by aligning world leading irrigation, turfcare and greenkeeping expertise in a major strategic partnership for the golf industry.”

—Craig Boath, Head of Sustainability

Oakland Hills Country Club  |  Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

"Rain Bird was the right partner for us at Oakland Hills through the decision-making process, the research process. When you do your due diligence and you ask the other clubs around from East coast, the West coast, the North, the South, from irrigation installers to irrigation consultants, and they keep coming back with two words: Rain Bird."

—Phil Cuffare, Director of Agronomy