15 July 2013

The Open all set to tee off at Muirfield

The 142nd Open Championship takes place from 18th-21st July 2013 at Muirfield, where MJ Abbott installed a state-of-the-art Rain Bird irrigation system in Winter 2010/2011.

The Open all set to tee off at Muirfield

The 18th Hole at Muirfield

The scope of the project included:

  • 400m³ Vulcan water storage tank complete with new borehole transfer pipework
  • 98m³/hr pump station designed and manufactured by MJ Abbott
  • New timber pumphouse manufactured and installed by MJ Abbott
  • Installation of mainlines pipework and replacement irrigation to greens, approaches, greens surrounds, tees, walkways and connections into existing fairway watering
  • The irrigation equipment manufacturer specified was Rain Bird, utilising decoder based technology.
  • The system includes Rain Bird Nimbus 2 control system and weather station.

MJ Abbott continues to support and maintain the irrigation system.

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

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