14 July 2014

The Open 2014 set to tee off at Royal Liverpool

The 143rd Open Championship takes place from 17th-20th July 2014 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake, where MJ Abbott installed a state-of-the-art Rain Bird irrigation system in Winter 2009/2010.

The Open 2014 set to tee off at Royal Liverpool

The Open 2014 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

The scope of the project included:

  • 550m³ Vulcan water storage tank complete with new borehole transfer pipework
  • 85m³/hr pump station designed and manufactured by MJ Abbott
  • Installation of mainlines pipework and replacement irrigation to greens, approaches, greens surrounds, fairways, high wear championship areas, tees and walkways
  • The irrigation equipment manufacturer specified was Rain Bird, utilising their latest IC technology
  • The system includes Rain Bird Nimbus 2 control system, weather station and radio remote control.

MJ Abbott continues to support and maintain the irrigation system.

Everyone at MJ Abbott would like to take this opportunity to wish Craig Gilholm and his course maintenance team all the very best for the Open Championship.

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