Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland has appointed leading sportsturf contractor MJ Abbott Limited to install a new irrigation system.
It comprises fully-automatic irrigation to the greens, tees, approaches, fairways, walkways and green surrounds to both the Dunluce and Valley Courses. The project also includes a new 125mÂ³/hr pump station, 650mÂ³ capacity water storage tank, upgraded pump station electric supply and five new boreholes.
Toro Irrigation equipment will be used for the installation which has been designed and will be managed by Robin Hume Associates.
Work is due to begin this month with completion scheduled for March 2009.
Club secretary Wilma Erskine commented, “We selected MJ Abbott because of its wealth of expertise in the field of irrigation. We’re very pleased to be working with them.”
MJ Abbott Limited was established in 1965 and through steady growth has evolved to become one of the UK’s leading specialist sports contractors. Based in Salisbury, Wiltshire, the company has carefully developed its expertise in a wide range of products and services and now operates throughout the UK and Europe.
The company’s commitment to quality is backed up by significant investment in its infrastructure including one of the largest privately owned specialist machinery fleets in the UK.