Joining Rain Bird in September, Alastair is part of the growing team and will help strengthen Rain Bird’s position in the UK and Ireland markets.
In this newly created position, he will be in charge of visiting clubs, liaising with course personnel, providing support and spreading Rain Bird’s solutions of smart irrigation.
Alastair offers twelve years industry experience from Head Greenkeeper to Course Manager.
Starting with Crown Golf in 2004, Alastair worked towards Head Greenkeeper at Donnington Valley Golf Club before moving to a Course Manager position at Windlesham Golf Club in 2012. Alastair has a keen involvement in the golf industry and is active in organizations including BIGGA and GCMA Young Managers Group. He’s a keen golfer, providing him with a great understanding of both clubs and players’ expectations.
A few words from Alastair : "I am delighted to be joining as a team member with the Irrigation industry’s leading manufacturer particularly during this exciting yet challenging time for the Golf market. I'm looking forward to helping develop and support clubs, managers and green staff throughout the UK & Ireland, where possible delivering superior playing conditions for their members and customers by using efficient water management practices. Rain Bird have a proven track record for innovation and supporting customers throughout their irrigation decision making process”
Rain Bird, since 1933, have been Global Innovators and Market Leaders in the Golf Irrigation Industry, and are excited Alastair Higgs has chosen to join them as the newest member to the UK Golf sales team.
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