22 Jul
Posted by Craig F. Zellers


USGA Women's Open ChampionshipThe U.S. Open is one of golfing’s premier annual events hosted by the United States Golf Association (USGA). In 2016, Cordevalle Golf Club in San Martin, CA was the host golf course for this coveted event. An event of this magnitude is no small undertaking and preparation for this event begins at least one year prior. Our company, "Golf Irrigation Consultants" was contracted by OB Sports to help map, inventory, prepare, and manage the irrigation system prior and through the Open Championship. In this article, I am going to outline the events along with the many challenges we faced in an effort to produce an A+ product for the best women golfers in the world! The lessons learned will help Golf Irrigation Consultants provide better services for other clients, and share learned lessons with industry professionals should they encounter similar challenges.

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19 Jul
Posted by John Hamilton

Troubleshooting Irrigation Solenoids is the first step in the electrical troubleshooting process. In this article we will look at a step by step approach on how to quickly identify if you have a bad solenoid which is not operating correctly. *We are not addressing power (Volt's) output problems from the Satellite and will assume that the voltage output is functioning correctly.

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14 Feb
Posted by Craig Zellers

images 4By Gary Kaye & Craig Zellers

Irrigation is one of the most expensive and complex parts of any golf course construction or renovation project. Adding sprinklers or re-working small portions of the golf course is routine for most Superintendents but if the project approaches or exceeds $100,000, you should probably seek outside advice. Managers, Superintendents and Boards of Directors should consider the following:

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