Rain Bird - Gold Partner



An Irrigation Partner for European Golf

Founded in 1933 Rain Bird has been synonymous with irrigation in the golf industry for almost 90 years, with technologically-advanced systems and quality products enabling club managers to perfect playing surfaces at golf courses of all types and sizes in more than 130 countries worldwide.

Rain Bird technologies, coupled with a dedicated Rain Bird Europe team provides unique support for the European golf irrigation market and for EIGCA members.

Our skilled golf sector staff work in close partnership with architects, specifiers, club owners, club and course managers and a trusted network of contractors and distributor partners delivering new systems, extensions and upgrades.

With a wealth of technical irrigation expertise within Rain Bird’s European team and golf architects are invited to draw on this to ensure each and every system is future-proof, sustainable and delivers the best solution for the customer’s needs while bringing your architectural vision to life.

With Rain Bird, Your System is Constantly Advancing

Rain Bird remains solely focused on irrigation, offering innovative, water-saving products and services including rotors, dripline, pumps, timers and controllers. The global leader in irrigation, Rain Bird R&D teams work with golf industry colleagues to develop and manufacture forward-thinking water, energy and time-saving innovations.

Our golf irrigation products are engineered to prepare every course for the future in a way no other manufacturer can. Whether a club is making small upgrades now, planning a major renovation in the future or researching systems for a new course, Rain Bird delivers precision irrigation for flawless playing conditions plus bottom-line benefits that keep club finances in top shape.

The Right Level of Control - Right Now

Designed to deliver a real-time response to changing conditions, Rain Bird Golf Central Control systems make it easy to automate and streamline irrigation management. Engineered with Timeless Compatibility™, Rain Bird technologies and products, from rotors to central control software, from the 80’s to the present day can be upgraded independently and still be controlled from a single PC. Using the same wiring, coils and communication protocols, systems can be updated with central control software without existing satellites, decoders and rotors becoming obsolete.

After Sales Service

Talented service engineers support the network of Rain Bird approved service providers to deliver after sale Global Service Plans, installation start-up, training, board exchange and on-site services. Global Service Plans for Golf Central Control are available to suit all requirements and locations. Basic plan features and benefits include:-

  • GSP Auto Cloud Back Up – Securing vital data, giving total piece of mind.
  • GSP Remote - Unlimited access and control of the site PC for the onsite team, the irrigation service company and Rain Bird engineers if a fault occurs.
  • GSP Chat - Native language support direct with the Rain Bird GSP engineers.

A Spotlight on Rain Bird

Introducing Rain Bird Europe

Tina Baumgärtner

Europe Sales Manager Golf, Rain Bird Europe
M +49 (0)179 617 4554
tbaumgaertner@rainbird.eu

Stuart Tate

European Golf Specification Manager, Rain Bird Europe
M +44 (0) 7956 49 79 99
state@rainbird.eu

Jimmy Sandison

Regional Golf Sales Manager - UK, Ireland, Iceland & Scandinavia
M +44 (0)7976 638859
jsandison@rainbird.eu

Shaun Anderson

Golf Specialist - UK, Ireland and Iceland
M +44 (0)7803 036831
sanderson@rainbird.eu

Gundars Vietnieks

Area Sales Manager Golf, Eastern Europe
M +37 1 26 288 548
gvietnieks@rainbird.eu

Antonio Farina

Area Sales Manager Golf – Mediterranean Countries; Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Turkey
M +39 3 88 05 76 374
afarina@rainbird.eu

Sven Weinberger

Golf Sales Specialist Central Europe & Netherlands
M + 49 (0) 172 255 5545
sweinberger@rainbird.eu

Julien Guigny

Regional Sales Manager Southwest Europe
M + 33 60 87 69 789
jguigny@rainbird.eu

Daniel Sanchez

Golf Sales Specialist, Spain and Portugal
M +34 67 85 59 656
dsanchez@rainbird.eu

Pierre-Henry Fiard - Rain Bird

Pierre-Henry Fiard

Golf Area Sales Manager – France, Belgium and North Africa
M +33 611 90 59 52
pfiard@rainbird.eu

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