Sprinklers operating on the 18th Green
Sprinklers operating on the 18th Green
Sprinklers operating on the 18th Green
Rain Bird 950E sprinklers
Water storage tank and pumphouse

HCEG Muirfield, Scotland

Installation of new irrigation system

MJ Abbott secured the contract to install a new irrigation system at Muirfield, the home of The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, following a tender and interview process. The irrigation design and tender process was undertaken by Adrian Mortram of Robin Hume Associates.

The scope of work 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.

Colin Irvine, Course Manager, commented: “We were impressed particularly by the measures adopted by the company to minimise damage and disruption during every project and by the great care taken over reinstatement, a vital factor at Muirfield where we strive to maintain impeccable course conditions at all times.”


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